Reference code(s): GB 0210 WACTC
Held at: NLW
Title: Welsh Association of Community and Town Councils Records
Short title: Welsh Association of Community and Town Councils records
Dates of creation: 1948-1999
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.657 cubic metres (27 boxes)
Name of creator(s): Welsh Association of Community and Town Councils
Administrative and biographical history: The Welsh Association of Community and Town Councils (Cymdeithas Cynghorau Bro a Thref Cymru), later the Wales Association of Community and Town Councils, seeks to assist members of community councils and town councils across Wales. It was founded in 1976. It is based in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, and is organized into area committees. It publishes information and consultation material relating to local council matters in Wales, including a quarterly magazine, 'Bro'.
Scope and content: Records of the Welsh Association of Community and Town Councils, 1976-1999, comprising correspondence, 1976-1999, minutes of national and local committees, 1976-1992, administrative and financial records, 1963-1986, papers relating to annual conferences, 1977-1993, material relating to 'Bro', 1981-1986, and papers and publications relating to issues concerning local government, 1948-1995.
System of arrangement: Arranged by the date of deposit into the following: correspondence, papers and press cuttings; administrative papers; publications; Executive Committee; conferences; finance; community and town councils; local government; Local Government Boundary Commission; and miscellaneous.
Conditions governing access: Permission to consult these records must be obtained from the Association's officials. 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.
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1985, p. 66, 1989, pp. 92-93, 1994, p. 66, 1997, pp. 97-102, and 1999, p. 74, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Welsh Association of Community and Town Councils per Mr Gwynn Bowyer, Carmarthen, Dyfed, the Association's International Secretary, in July 1984 and December 1988, donated by Mr E. G. Millward, Aberystwyth, Dyfed, the Association's Treasurer, in October 1993, deposited by the Association
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes earlier publciations and records accumulated by the Association.
Archivist's note: Compiled by David Moore and J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries, 1985; 1989; 1994; 1997; and 1999; Bro: the paper of the Welsh Association of Community and Town Councils.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of description: June 2003 and September 2006