Powys County Archives Office

Postcards received from Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Area Office

Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/DX/9

Held at:

Title: Postcards received from Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Area Office

Short title: Elan Valley and Rhayader, postcards

Dates of creation: [20th century]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (8 items)

Name of creator(s): Meirionnydd Archives

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Craig Goch, Pen-y-gareg, Careg-ddu and Caban Coch dams of the Elan Valley, Radnorshire, were constructed between 1893 and 1906. The nearby Claerwen dam was opened in 1952.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Postcards, [20th century], depicting the town of Rhayader and the dams and reservoirs of the Elan and Claerwen Valleys, Radnorshire.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: view letter cards; postcards.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Area Office.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Original title supplied from name of donor. Short 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: Powys County Archives Service, Postcards received from Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Area Office (R/DX/9), catalogue; Powys Digital History Project website (http://history.powys.org.uk), viewed 19 April 2005.

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

Date(s) of description: April 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Postcards | Wales | Powys

Reservoirs | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Corporate names

Gwynedd Archives Service

Places

Claerwen Valley

Elan Valley

Rhayader