Fonds GB 0210 DPGRDS - D. P. Garbett-Edwards Records,

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D. P. Garbett-Edwards Records,


  • 1951-1997 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.172 cubic metres (6 boxes and one large folder)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

D. Peter Garbett-Edwards was the Secretary of the Mid-Wales Industrial Development Association between 1957 and 1977. From 1967 until 1977, he was the Chief Executive of the Mid-Wales Development Corporation and he was also Director of Development and Finance of the Development Board for Rural Wales from 1977 until 1987.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

D. P. Garbett Edwards; Llandinam, Powys,; Donation; 1994 and 1999

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Records accumulated by D. Peter Garbett Edwards, 1951-1993, including records relating to the Mid-Wales Industrial Development Association, 1957-1977; records relating to the Mid-Wales Development Corporation, 1973-1977; records relating to the Development Board for Rural Wales, 1978-1987; miscellanea, 1951-1996; and related printed material, 1966-1997.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into the following: 1994 group: Mid-Wales Industrial Development Association; Mid Wales Development Corporation; Development Board for Rural Wales; miscellaneous papers; and printed material. 1999 group: Mid-Wales Industrial Development Association; other papers; printed material.

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.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1994, pp. 13-15, and Minor Lists and Summaries, 2000, pp. 26-27, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogues can also be accessed online.

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related papers are NLW, Mary Garbett Edwards Papers, received in 1987, which include some publications of the Mid-Wales Industrial Development Association.

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Title supplied from donator of fonds.

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Institution identifier

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

May 2003 and September 2006


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Annette Strauch and J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1994 and 2000.

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