GB 0210 NATLES
National Curriculum History Committee for Wales Records,
- 1978-1995 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.018 cubic metres (2 boxes)
Name of creator
The National Curriculum History Committee for Wales met for the first time in Cardiff on 10th February 1989. Its main aim was to strengthen the importance of history teaching in Wales as well as to discuss the content of the teaching of history. The chairman was the donor, Professor R.R. Davies.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by Prof. R. R. Davies, Department of History, UCW, Aberystwyth, in 1995.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Records of the National Curriculum History Committee for Wales, 1978-1995, including papers relating to the establishment and subsequent meetings of the National Curriculum History Committee for Wales, 1989-90; minutes, agenda, reports and articles for discussion at various meetings of the National Curriculum History Working Group, 1989, the History Development Group, 1990, The Historical Association, 1986-89, and the Association of History Teachers in Wales, 1988-9; copies of a WJEC report and examination papers, 1986-93; papers relating to assessment by the School Examinations and Assessment Council, 1989; correspondence from MPs and others, 1988-91; miscellaneous articles, reports, press cuttings and papers relating to teachers' conferences, 1978-93; and printed material on the teaching of history in Welsh schools, 1979-95.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are possible.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: National Curriculum History Committee for Wales; National Curriculum History Working Group; History Development Group; The Historical Association; Association of History Teachers in Wales; WJEC; School Examinations and Assessment Council; Correspondence; miscellaneous; and printed material.
Conditions of access and use area
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.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1996, pp.50-54, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Some of the papers predate the establishment of the National Curriculum History Committee for Wales.
Virtua system control number
Place access points
Name access points
- National Curriculum History Committee for Wales. (Creator)
- Great Britain. National Curriculum, History Committee for Wales -- Archives. (Subject)
- Great Britain. National Curriculum, History Committee for Wales. (Subject)
- Historical Association (Great Britain) (Subject)
- Association of History Teachers in Wales. (Subject)
- National Curriculum History Working Group. (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
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
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1996.