Fonds GB 0210 MONLIB - Monmouth Liberals and SDP Papers,

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Monmouth Liberals and SDP Papers,


  • 1973-1987 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.029 cubic metres (3 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

The Monmouth Divisional Liberal Association, active from 1975, and the Monmouth Social Democratic Party, created when the SDP was formed in 1981, were combined in 1988, when the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party merged to form the Liberal Democrats.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Frances David, Abergavenny, Gwent, 1993.

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Scope and content

Records of the Monmouth Divisional Liberal Association, 1975-1988, including financial records, 1977-1987; correspondence, 1981-1988; newsletters, 1982-1986; lists of members, 1975; papers relating to the Gwent County Council elections, 1981-1985; and records of the Monmouth SDP, 1981-1986, including financial records, 1981-1986, and treasurer's correspondence, 1981-1986.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into two groups: Monmouth Divisional Liberal Association; and Monmouth SDP.

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Conditions governing access

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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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1994, p.36, at the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

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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 ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

June 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1994.

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