Records of the Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited
Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3442
Title: Records of the Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited
Short title: Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society, records
Dates of creation: 1923-1996
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 129 items
Name of creator(s): Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited
Administrative and biographical history: The Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited was active from at least 1923. It was reconstituted in 1977 as the Abergavenny and Border Counties Society. It organised the Abergavenny Horse Show and Agricultural Association, from 1958 the Abergavenny and Border Counties Show. The Show came to an end in 1996.
Scope and content: Records of the Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society and show, 1923-1996, including minutes, notices, agendas and other records relating to meetings, 1923-1996; financial records, 1947-1994, including invoices and statements, 1979-1991, receipt books, 1984-1994, paying in books, 1980-1989, bank statements, 1975-1985, cash books, 1957-1977, and journals, 1971-1988; correspondence relating to the show, 1972-1995; legal, contractual and property records, 1972-1979; marked catalogues, judging books, score sheets and other papers relating to competitions and judging, 1948-1994; show ground maps and trade exhibit entry forms, 1981-1995; official show catalogues, programmes and other publications, 1948-1996; prizes, photographs and posters, 1979-1996; entry forms, 1948-1992.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: meetings; financial; correspondence; legal contractual and property; competitions, judging and awards; show ground; publications; prizes, photographs and posters; proformas; other items.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Archival history: No information found
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of records of the Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited, 1922-1996.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: June 2004