Fonds GB 0210 RHOCON - Rhondda Conservative and Unionist Association,

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Rhondda Conservative and Unionist Association,


  • 1971-1986 / (Creation)

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0.009 cubic metres (1 small box)

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Administrative history

The Rhondda Conservative and Unionist Association was created in 1973, serving the Rhondda area, Glamorgan. It consisted of the Mid-Rhondda branch, which had been established in 1971, and the Lower Rhondda branch, which often held joint meetings. The Association produced a newsletter.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by the Rhondda Conservative and Unionist Association per Mr Peter Leyshon, Tonypandy, Mid Glamorgan, 1986.

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Scope and content

Records of the Rhondda Conservative and Unionist Association, 1971-1986, including minutes of Executive Council meetings, 1973-1986; minutes of the Mid-Rhondda Branch, 1971-1976; minutes of Joint Branch meetings, 1976-1986; and photocopies of the Rhondda Conservative and Unionist Association Newsletter, 1976-1986.

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 as follows: minutes of meetings; photocopies of newsletters.

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Conditions governing access

Minutes of the Mid-Rhondda Branch Committee, 1972-1973, and of the Association's Executive Council meetings, 1973-1986, are closed until 2016. 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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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1987, p. 98, at the National Library of Wales.

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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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Dates of creation revision deletion

June 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1987.

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  • Text: Rhondda Conservative and Unionist Association.