Fonds GB 0210 CLCLOWS - Papurau Dr Carl Clowes

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Papurau Dr Carl Clowes


  • 1970-2000 (Creation)

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2 large boxes; 0.058 cubic metres.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Dr Carl Clowes ; Pentraeth ; Donation ; March 2016 ; 99653111702419.

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Scope and content

Comprises records of Fforwm Iaith Genedlaethol, including administrative records, correspondence collected by Dr Carl Clowes as chairman, along with papers from Dr Clowes' involvement with the campaign for a Welsh Language Act in the 1980s and his campaign for a General Register Office for Wales.

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Accrual are expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into 2 sub-fonds; Fforwm Iaith Genedlaethol; Personal Campaigns.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets. File A1/3/3 contains personal details of members and is not currently available for viewing - embargoed until 2079 (s.40 Freedom of Information Act, 2000), while a completed copy of the 1981 census form for Dr Clowes' family has been removed from file B/1 and is not available for consultation until 2076: exemption s40, Freedom of Information Act 2000, but the remainder of the file is open.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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



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Dates of creation revision deletion

November 2016.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Robert Phillips. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: material in Papurau Dr Carl Clowes, Dr Carl Clowes biography on the Public Health Wales website (11/2016).

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