GB 0210 UMCW
United Missionary Council for Wales Records,
- 1921-1971 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.009 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator
The International Missionary Council was established in 1921 as an interdenominational Christian body to coordinate the activities of 'sending societies' (fundraising organisations) and 'field bodies' (overseas missionary operations). It became associated with the World Council of Churches in 1939, and, in 1961, it became integrated with the WCC as its Commission on World Mission and Evangelism. In Britain, Councils were established, one of which was the United Missionary Council for Wales.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by the United Missionary Council for Wales per the Rev. Ieuan S. Jones, Swansea, in 1984.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Records of the United Missionary Council for Wales, 1921-1971, comprising minutes and papers, 1921-1966, and an anniversary address, 1971.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
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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.
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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 1985 at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
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Subject access points
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Name access points
- United Missionary Council for Wales. (Creator)
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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
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by David Moore for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1985.