Fonds GB 0210 VALEGLA - Vale of Glamorgan Liberal Association Records,

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Vale of Glamorgan Liberal Association Records,


  • 1974-1987 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.018 cubic metres (2 boxes)

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Administrative history

Barry Constituency Liberal Association was formed in 1974, in Barry, Glamorgan; in 1983, boundary changes led to it being wound up, and replace by the Vale of Glamorgan Liberal Association, with branches in Barry, Sully and Wenvoe, from 1983 until 1988, fighting the 1983 and 1987 General Elections and the 1984 European election. In 1988, the Liberal Party and the SDP merged to form the Liberal Democrats. The Vale of Glamorgan SDP branch had been active from 1981, and had corresponded with the Lberal Association.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by the Vale of Glamorgan Liberal Association per Mr Tom Barron, Sully, South Glamorgan, in June 1988.

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Scope and content

Records of Vale of Glamorgan Liberal Association and Barry Constituency Liberal Association, comprising minutes of Annual General Meetings, 1974-1982; Executive Committee minutes, 1975-1987, papers relating to the Welsh Liberal Party, 1982-1987; Barry Town Liberal Association accounts, 1975-1984; correspondence concerning Prospective Parliamentary Candidate, 1981-1982 and with Vale of Glamorgan SDP, 1981-1985; notes on environment and planning in South Glamorgan, 1981-1982; general correspondence and papers, 1982-1987, including the proposed amalgamation with the SDP, 1987; election literature, 1983-1987; and papers relating to Sully and Wenvoe branches, 1983-1986.

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 into the following groups: minutes, etc; and correspondence, papers, etc

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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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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue, is available in 'Minor Lists and Summaries 1988', pp. 68-69, at the National Library of Wales.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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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

May 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries (1988)

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