West Glamorgan Archive Service

County Borough of Swansea Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 BE 55

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Title: County Borough of Swansea Records

Short title: County Borough of Swansea, records

Dates of creation: [c. 1930s]-[c.1943s]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): County Borough of Swansea


Administrative and biographical history: The photographs of six colour-washed drawings showing various views of a design for post-war reconstruction are entitled County Borough of Swansea- replanning and reconstruction, preliminary rough sketches, and signed by the Borough Architect Ernest E. Morgan. There are construction drawings for Swansea after the Second World War. The Guildhall was opened in October 1934 in a decade of recession and high local unemployment. It is the civic centre of Swansea.


Scope and content: Preliminary reconstruction drawings for post-war Swansea, West Glamorgan,[c.1943]; description of the Guildhall, [1930s]; and photographs of six colour-washed drawings showing various views of a design for post-war reconstruction.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: drawings; photographs; and description of Guildhall.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, County Borough of Swansea Records, catalogue; City and County of Swansea website (www.swansea.gov.uk), viewed 3 August 2005.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: August 2005



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