Fonds GB 0210 WALMATO - WALMATO Archive

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  • 1979-2018 (Creation)

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4 boxes

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Biographical history

WALMATO (Welsh Association of Lecturers in Mathematics in the Area Training Organisation) was established in Aberystwyth on 10 March 1964 as a mutual-support group to share ideas in maths education. The annual conference was held at Gregynog Hall except for one occasion. Its aim was to study the content and teaching of Mathematics in particular in the primary and secondary education sectors. The members at the 2014 conference decided that it would be the last conference.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Professor Gareth Ffowc Roberts, Bangor, March 2018, 99859541502419.

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Scope and content

Papers, 1979-2018, relating to WALMATO’s activities, including minute books and papers relating to annual conferences held.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

This archive has been appraised according to the Library's guidelines (financial papers - bank books and receipt books, and Gregynog Marketing material); details are recorded in Departmental Appraisal Form AFE/2018/3.


System of arrangement

Arranged into three series in NLW as follows: administrative papers, conferences, and printed material.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library. = Disgwylir i ddarllenwyr sydd am ddefnyddio papurau modern yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru gydymffurfio â Deddf Gwarchod Data 1998 yng nghyd-destun unrhyw brosesu ganddynt o ddata personol a gasglwyd o gofnodion modern sydd ar gadw yn y Llyfrgell. Nodir y manylion yn yr wybodaeth a roddir wrth wneud cais am Docyn Darllen.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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  • English
  • Welsh

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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

September 2018.




The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: papers within the archive.

Archivist's note

Description compiled by Ann Francis Evans.

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