Denbighshire Record Office

United Kingdom Commercial Travellers' Association - North Wales (later Colwyn Bay) Branch

Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/DM/103

Held at:

Title: United Kingdom Commercial Travellers' Association - North Wales (later Colwyn Bay) Branch

Short title: United Kingdom Commercial Travellers Association, North Wales and Colwyn Bay branches, records

Dates of creation: 1898-1957

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.0855 cubic metres (18 items)

Name of creator(s): United Commercial Travellers' Association, North Wales and Colwyn Bay branches

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The United Commercial Travellers' Association was founded in 1883 (it was also known as the United Kingdom Commercial Travellers' Association). By 1911, a branch had been formed in North Wales, later becoming the Colwyn Bay Branch. In 1976, the Association merged with the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Minutes, 1911-1940; rules and articles of association, 1948-1953; attendance register, 1909-1920; financial records, 1905-1956; correspondence, 1920-1956; papers relating to the Royal Commercial Travellers' Schools, 1923-1957; and printed material, 1898-1956.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes of Executive Committee; rough minutes; North Wales Life Governorship Association minutes; attendance register; cash account book; receipts and payments account book; receipts and accounts; applications for membership; general correspondence; Royal Commercial Travellers' School; printed rules and articles of association; printed annual conference minutes and reports; and books.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Denbighshire Record Office.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr David Smith, Rhos-on-Sea, per W. Flint, Esq., Colwyn Area Librarian, Colwyn Bay Branch Library, Colwyn bay, 1975.

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: Denbighshire Record Office, United Kingdom Commercial Travellers' Association - North Wales (later Colwyn Bay) Branch, catalogue; Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick, website (www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/), viewed 14 May 2004.

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

Date(s) of description: May 2004


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Trades unions | Wales, North, | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names

United Commercial Travellers Association | Colwyn Bay Branch

United Commercial Travellers Association | North Wales Branch

Places

Colwyn Bay

Wales