Fonds GB 0210 SHLTRCMRU - Shelter Cymru Archive

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Shelter Cymru Archive


  • 1981-2015 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

3 large boxes and 8 small boxes; 0.158 cubic metres.

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Archival history

Donated by Shelter Cymru in December 2015.

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Scope and content

Archives of Shelter Cymru ca. 1981-2015 reflecting the work of the organisation in campaigning, researching and advocacy around issues related to homelessness and housing. The archive contains a number of publications as well as item such as banners, t-shirts and badges.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


Accruals are expected.

System of arrangement

The 2015 donation has been arranged into 8 series following the structure of the collection as arranged by Shelter Cymru; Reports, Fundraising and Campaigns; Projects; Subject Files; Training; Press and Media; Val Feld Award; Commissions. Original order has been retained within the files.

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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.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.


Preferred citation: Shelter Cymru Archive.

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

February 2016.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Robert Phillips. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: material in the Shelter Cymru Archive, Shelter Cymru WWW site (February 2016).

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