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The South Wales Guardian and Amman Valley Chronicle

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB51

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Title: The South Wales Guardian and Amman Valley Chronicle

Short title: South Wales Guardian and Amman Valley Chronicle

Dates of creation: 1950 - Present

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 20 Volumes

Name of creator(s): South Wales Guardian and Amman Valley Chronicle; The Amman Valley Chronicle and East Carmarthen News.

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Amman Valley Chronicle and East Carmarthen News was established in 1913 in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire. It was absorbed by the South Wales Guardian Group, publishers of the South Wales Guardian, in 1959, which then became the South Wales Guardian and Amman Valley Chronicle. The newpaper is now part of the Newsquest Media Group.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Copies of South Wales Guardian, 1983, and bound copies, 1969-1971; and copy of Amman Valley Chronicle and East Carmarthen News, 12 October 1950.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by accession order.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the list is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
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ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Editor, South Wales Guardian, 39A Quay Street, Ammanford, 1983. Deposited by Mr D. L. James, Regional Librarian, Carmarthen Library, St Peter's Street, Carmarthen, 1985. Transferred from Pembrokeshire Record Office, 1991.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; The Town of Ammanford website (http://www.terrynorm.ic24.net/), viewed 17 October 2003; This is Ammanford website (http://www.thisisammanford.co.uk/) viewed 23 April 2004; British Library website (http://www.bl.org/) viewed 23 April 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: April 2004


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Ammanford (Wales) | Newspapers

Carmarthenshire (Wales) | Newspapers

Wales, South | Newspapers

Personal names

Corporate names

Amman Valley Chronicle and East Carmarthen News

South Wales Guardian and Amman Valley Chronicle

Places

Ammanford

Carmarthenshire