Fonds GB 0210 MONTLA - Montgomeryshire Liberal Association Records,

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Montgomeryshire Liberal Association Records,


  • 1895-1988 / (Creation)

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0.424 cubic metres (41 boxes); 5 large boxes (October 2012).

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The Montgomeryshire Liberal Association was formed in the late nineteenth century with the purpose of co-ordinating the political activities of the Liberal party and its successor bodies, the Social and Liberal Democratic Party and the Liberal Democratic Party, in the Montgomeryshire constituency.

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Deposited by the Association, 3 Park Street, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Powys, per the Secretary Organiser, between 1988 and 1991. A further group was received from Dr David Steeds, October 2012.

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Minute books, 1895-1971, of the Llandysilio Liberal Association, 1895-1909 and Montgomeryshire Liberal Association, 1920-1970; financial records; 1934-1989; administrative correspondence and papers, 1961-1984; files relating to the Liberal campaign in Montgomeryshire in the parliamentary elections, 1955-1983; constituency papers of Clement Davies, 1945-1962, and Emlyn Hooson, 1967-1979; press cuttings, 1962-1987; bound electoral registers for the parliamentary constituency of Montgomery, 1953-1983; papers relating to the Welsh Liberal Party, 1973-1979, the Montgomery in Europe Group, 1975, Young Liberals, 1970-1980, Liberal Party organization, 1977-1983, Supper Clubs, 1980-1983, Montgomeryshire Liberal Association Annual General Meetings, 1980-1985, Liberal Party Annual Conferences, 1980-1985, and the Welsh Campaign for Fair Votes, 1983-1984; printed materials, 1959-1987; Liberal party materials, 1963-1985; typescript draft policy statements, 1972-1974; Newsletters of the Montgomeryshire Liberal Association, 1978-1984; Association of Liberal Councillors, 1979-1984, and Focus, 1980-1982.

An additional group of records, 1904-1939, were received per Dr David Steeds comprising extensive files of correspondence, the minutes of the Association and its various committees and sub-committees, financial material, press cuttings and printed material. There are also many files deriving from the parliamentary general elections campaigns of the period 1906-29 in Montgomeryshire. There are also papers relating to the North Wales Liberal Federation, 1940-46, and the Liberal Federation of Wales, 1943-45. The records cover the period when David Davies, Llandinam (1880-1944) was the Liberal MP for Montgomeryshire, 1906-29, and the early years of its representation by his successor E. Clement Davies (1884-1962). This group remains uncatalogued.

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


Accruals are expected.

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Arranged into the following groups: minute books; financial records; correspondence and papers : administrative; correspondence and papers :specific subjects; parliamentary elections; Clement Davies; Emlyn Hooson; printed material; scrapbooks; electoral registers; financial records.

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Restricted access. Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Usual copyright regulations apply

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English, Welsh.

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A hard copy of the catalogue is available in 'Minor Lists and Summaries 1988' at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line.

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Further papers of the Montgomeryshire Liberal Association are NLW, Clement Davies Papers C/3; and NLW, Glansevern 8109-21. Other material relating to Liberal party activities in Montgomeryshire is in NLW, Lord Hooson Papers; NLW, Stuart Rendel Papers; NLW, Welsh Liberal Party Papers; and NLW, Mary Garbett Edwards Papers.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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


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May 2003


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Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries (1988); Montgomeryshire Liberal Democrats at ( and ( 08 May 2003.

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