- 1965-1985 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.135 cubic metres (15 boxes)
Name of creator
The Aberystwyth branch of the Labour Party lies in the parliamentary constituency of Cardigan; in 1964-1974, E. Elystan Morgan held the seat for the Labour Party. The branch received circulars and publications from Labour Party headquarters and the Welsh Council of Labour, and maintained membership lists and accounts. In 1983, the seat, now called Ceredigion and North Pembrokeshire, was unsuccessfully contested by Griffith E. Hughes for the Labour Party.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Robert Smith, Erw'r Llan, Aberystwyth, in 1990.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Records of the Aberystwyth Labour Party, 1965-1985, including Secretary's records, 1966-1981; bills and receipts, 1967-1980; circular letters and leaflets, 1967-1983; minute books, 1971-1980; membership lists, 1972-1975; Welsh Council of Labour circulars and leaflets, 1965-1975; General Election manifestos, 1966-1983; and publications, 1966-1984.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged in chronological order.
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 1991, pp. 1-2, 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
Virtua system control number
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Welsh Regional Council of Labour -- Records and correspondence (Subject)
- Welsh Regional Council of Labour. (Subject)
- Labour Party (Great Britain). (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
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 Annette Strauch and Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1991.