GB 0210 MIKELE
Mike Steele Papers,
- 1976-1996 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.009 cubic metres (1 small box) (1996); 4 large boxes (September 2007)
Name of creator
Mike Steele was the Lobby Correspondent of the Community Press Service in the House of Commons. He acquired a collection of political papers, relating mostly to Welsh affairs during the 1970s-1990s.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mr Steele, 1996 and September 2007.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers, 1976-1996, of political interest, including copies of speeches of various politicians, 1976-1996; miscellaneous papers, 1981-1994, including interview notes, drafts of newspaper articles, television news scripts, notes from Rhodri Morgan MP and Sir Bernard Braine MP; press releases, 1982-1995; miscellaneous papers, [c. 1980]-1992, concerning Welsh matters, including the Welsh language, Welsh language broadcasting, parliamentary constituency boundaries in Gwent, the Welsh Office, road tolls, the National Museum of Wales, the distribution of a political newspaper, Y Glorian, in Rhondda schools, devolution, Labour Party Young Socialists; printed parliamentary debates, 1977-1994; House of Commons reports, 1986-1992; and miscellaneous printed material, 1993-1995. Additional Papers of political interest, from the late 1980s to 2007, accumulated by the donor as Lobby Correspondent for the Community News Service, at the House of Commons. This additional group remains uncatalogued.
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: papers and correspondence; and 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.
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, 1997, p. 92, 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
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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 Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1997.