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DB/7: Cambrian News


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Ref: DB/7

REFERENCE: DB/7
TITLE: Records of the Cambrian News
DATE(S): 1907-1958
EXTENT: 0.026m3
LEVEL: Fonds

SCOPE AND CONTENT:

REFERENCE: DB/7/1
DATE(S): 1917-1954
EXTENT: 1 File
LEVEL: File
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Posters published by the Cambrian News.
1. Poster advertising an auction to be held at the White Lion Hotel, Criccieth on 25 October 1917 for the sale of two properties: the premises of Arvon Stores, High Street, Criccieth and the leasehold house No. 21, Marine Terrace, Criccieth. 
2. Poster advertising an auction to be held in Dyffryn Ardudwy, Meirionydd on 26 October, 1917 [Welsh] 
3. Poster advertising the opening of the Penparcau Youth Club on 7 December, 1954 at the Old Penparcau V.P. School.

REFERENCE: DB/7/2
DATE(S): 1910-1958
EXTENT: 3 files
LEVEL: File
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 3 files containing correspondence of the Cambrian News from 1910-1954, mostly requests to the editor for advertising space in the paper but also includes receipts of payment and invoices as well as other documents.

REFERENCE: DB/7/2/1
DATE(S): 1916-1933
EXTENT: 1 file
LEVEL: Item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: File containing various correspondence including applications for advertising space in the Cambrian News and Welsh Farmers’ Gazette which are mainly advertisements for auctions of property, livestock and horses but which also include advertisements for jobs (domestics, teachers, labourers etc), houses/business premises to let and vehicles for sale. Requests for space also include the announcements of deaths and public meetings, notices of audit and announcements from councils regarding prices of food and fuel during wartime. Receipts of payment for these advertisements are also included as well as invoices sent to the Cambrian News from other businesses.

REFERENCE: DB/7/2/2
DATE(S): 1910-1954
EXTENT: 1 file
LEVEL: Item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Letters to the editor of the Cambrian News requesting advertising space as well as communicating articles, price lists, and details of products to be advertised, payments for advertisements and acknowledgements of advertisements printed. Also included are letters from businesses to the Cambrian News about accounts and orders made by the paper, as well as issues encountered due to wartime conditions. There are also a few items of correspondence with other papers (i.e, The Manchester Guardian, The Leicester Mail) and organisations (i.e, Merioneth Education Committee, Merioneth War Agricultural Executive Committee, Cardiganshire Agricultural Executive Committee).

REFERENCE: DB/7/2/3
DATE(S): 1910-1958
EXTENT: 1 file
LEVEL: Item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Copies of letters written by the Cambrian News to others requesting the settling of accounts as well as acknowledgements of advertisements printed. Other correspondence include invoices, bank statements, time sheets, requests for space in the paper including the announcements of deaths, advertisements for medical remedies by the company Gee’s Lobelline, advertisements for Golden Stream Tea, adverts for jobs (teachers/labourers/war office/nurses/domestics/apprenticeships), announcements of soldiers killed/wounded/missing in WW1. Also there are letters from the Rag Committee of the Aberystwyth Student Union (1954) requesting donations for the Save the Children Fund. Also a placard which reads, ‘These premises are immune from bagging, U.C.W. Inter-Coll Week’. 

REFERENCE: DB/7/3
DATE(S): 1915
EXTENT: 1 file
LEVEL: File
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Newspaper. Copy of The Aberystwyth Despatch: Cardigan Bay Visitor and Directory, dated 3 March 1915.

REFERENCE: DB/7/4
DATE(S): 1928
EXTENT: 1 file
LEVEL: File
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Newspaper. Copy of Y Ddraig Goch: Organ Plaid Genedlaethol Cymru, dated August 1928.

REFERENCE: DB/7/5
DATE(S): 1917-1921
EXTENT: 1 file
LEVEL: File
SCOPE AND CONTENT: File containing time sheets detailing rates of pay for the years 1917 and 1921.

REFERENCE: DB/7/6
DATE(S): 1953-1954
EXTENT: 2 files
LEVEL: File
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 2 files containing 27 packets of delivery notices dated between 1953-1954.

REFERENCE: DB/7/6/1
DATE(S): 1953-1954
EXTENT: 1 file
LEVEL: Item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: File containing 14 packets of delivery notices dated between 1953-1954.

REFERENCE: DB/7/6/2
DATE(S): 1953-1954
EXTENT: 1 file
LEVEL: Item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: File containing 13 packets of delivery notices dated between 1953-1954.

REFERENCE: DB/7/7
DATE(S): 1913
EXTENT: 1 file
LEVEL: File
SCOPE AND CONTENT: File containing 2 bungles of accounts written in pencil, dated 8 November 1913 and 11 November 1913.

REFERENCE: DB/7/8
DATE(S): 1930
EXTENT: 1 file
LEVEL: File
SCOPE AND CONTENT: File contains 1 payment book registered to “Cambrian News” (Aberystwyth), LTD. Payment slips within all dated 1930. 

REFERENCE: DB/7/9
DATE(S): 1907
EXTENT: Item
LEVEL: Item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Order book.
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