Fonds GB 0210 RONEVANS - Councillor Ron Evans Papers,

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Councillor Ron Evans Papers,


  • 1944-1987 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.247 cubic metres (23 boxes)

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Councillor Ron Evans was an active Labour Party supporter, and served as Secretary to the Ebbw Vale Constituency Labour Party, Monmouthshire, (from 1982, Blaenau Gwent Constituency Labour Party), 1951-1987 and a Gwent County Councillor. He was also the election agent to Aneurin Bevan (1897-1960) and Michael Foot (b. 1913) and a chairman of Gwent Health Authority.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Councillor Ron Evans, Gwent, 1988.

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Scope and content

Papers of Ron Evans comprising party records of the Ebbw Vale Constituency Labour Party, subsequently the Blaenau Gwent Constituency Labour Party, 1951-1987, including a minute book, 1980-1983, correspondence and papers of and concerning Aneurin Bevan, 1951-1972, general correspondence, 1956-1982, and constituency subject files, 1954-1987, some of which contain papers concerning Ebbw Vale and Blaenau Gwent Constituency Labour Parties and Michael Foot; papers relating to local government, 1965-1987, and general elections, 1959-1987; correspondence and papers concerning the South East Wales European Constituency Labour Party, 1978-1987; subject files concerning matters such as Local Government Reform and Devolution, 1961-1979, Gwent Health Authority, 1973-1985, Heads of the Valleys Standing Conference, 1965-1980 and the British Steel Corporation, 1966-1977; together with miscellaneous papers and printed materials, 1944-1987.

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: Ebbw Vale Constituency Labour Party (to 1982) and Blaenau Gwent Constituency Labour Party; local government; elections; South East Wales European Constituency Labour Party; subject files; and miscellaneous.

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Conditions governing access

Papers less than 15 years old may not be consulted without the written permission of the donor. Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Usual copyright regulations apply.

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available 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

April 2003.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Ron Evans Papers;

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