GB 0210 ABERBIB
Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group Papers,
- 1975-1995 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.027 cubic metres (3 boxes)
Name of creator
The Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group was established in 1970, 'to foster a scholarly interest in printed books, manuscripts and maps'. The Group currently has about sixty members, most of whom are current or former members of the staffs of the National Library of Wales and the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. The Group organises talks, residential symposiums, excursions and the occasional book exhibition.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by the Group per Mr Rhidian Griffiths, former Honorary Secretary, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, September 1989. and per Miss E. D. Paul, Honorary Secretary, 11 Nant Seilo, Penrhyn-coch, Aberystwyth, in January 1995 and in 1996.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Correspondence, 1975-1995; minutes of Annual General Meetings and Secretary's reports, 1976-1988; financial papers, 1976-1980; lists of members, 1976-1981; publicity material and miscellaneous papers, 1978-1989, and papers relating to symposiums, 1981, 1984, 1988 and 1992.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged by date of deposit.
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.
Language of material
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 1990, p. 1; 1995, p. 5; and 1997, p. 1; at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title from content of fonds.
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Subject access points
Name access points
- Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group. (Creator)
Genre access points
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
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1990,1995 and 1997; Exhibition of Members Catalogue (Aberystwyth, 2000); personal correspondence with Mr. Timothy Cutts, Secretary of The Aberystwyth Bibliographical Group, 2003.