Fonds GB 0210 UWAGSOC - UWA Agricultural Society Records

Identity area

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UWA Agricultural Society Records


  • 1952-2001 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.058 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

The UCW Agricultural Society was founded in March 1898.

Archival history

The two groups (1987 and 2002) have been incorporated to create one description and papers from the first deposit have been renumbered.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Deposited by Dr R. J. Moore-Collyer, Department of Agriculture, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, October 1987, and donated by Dr Michael Rose, Institute of Rural Studies, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, September 2002.; C1987/43 & 0200210659

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The fonds comprises minutes books of the Society, 1952-1997, and files of correspondence and papers, 1960-2001, together with a file of correspondence with the Inland Revenue, 1960-1961.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


Accruals are expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into two series: minute books and correspondence and papers.

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 laws apply

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW replacing the list of the 1987 deposit contained in NLW Minor Lists and Summaries 1988.

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Papers of the UCW Agricultural Debating Society are also held at NLW

Related descriptions

Notes area


Previously called U.C.W. Agricultural Society Papers.

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Rules and/or conventions used

This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

February 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Nia Wyn Griffiths.

Accession area