Fonds GB 0210 LIBDEMS - Liberal Democrats Wales Records,

Identity area

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Liberal Democrats Wales Records,


  • 1984-1999 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.081 cubic metres (9 boxes).

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Name of creator

Administrative history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Liberal Democrats Wales, per Ms Helen Northmore-Thomas; Cardiff; Donation; June 1999

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The collection comprises minutes and agenda of the Liberal Democrats Wales meetings, 1987-1998; constituency papers, [c. 1987]-1997; financial papers, 1991-1998; correspondence, [c. 1985]-1998; conference papers, 1986-1998; election material, 1984-1999; party membership, 1989-1998; press and media relations, [c. 1985]-1998; party policy, 1991-1998; published materials, 1987-1994; and miscellaneous papers, [c. 1985]-1996.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are likely.

System of arrangement

Arranged as follows: minutes and agenda; constituency papers; financial papers; correspondence; conference papers; election material; membership; press and media relations; party policy; published material; miscellaneous papers.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Papers less than ten years old are not available for consultation without the permission of the donor. Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright regulations apply.

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Script of material

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales at NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 2000, pp. 54-57. The catalogue is available online.

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Papers relating to the Welsh Liberal Democrats donated by Mr Gwyn Griffiths and listed in Minor Lists and Summaries 1993, p. 86, and 1994, pp. 68-9 [Gwyn Griffiths Papers]. The National Library also holds the records of the Welsh Liberal Party.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

July 2006.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 2000, pp. 54-57;

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