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DSO/127: Aberystwyth Ramblers Association


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REFERENCE: [GB0212] DSO/127
TITLE: Records of the Aberystwyth Ramblers Association
DATE(S): 1989 - 2011
LEVEL: Fonds
EXTENT: 0.006m3
SCOPE AND CONTENT:
The collection contains Agendas and Annual Reports, Group Newsletters, and Walks Programmes.


REFERENCE: DSO/127/1/1
TITLE: A notification letter for an open meeting for Ramblers in Wales
DATE(S): November 1989
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: 1 item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The letter expresses the desire of individuals for inauguration of a new Aberystwyth Group of the Ramblers in Wales and encourages ramblers to bring along potential participants. 
NOTE(S): There is an absent poster apparently sent to each rambler advertising the groups inauguration.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/1/2
TITLE: An agenda for the meeting in Buarth Hall
DATE(S): 22 November 1989
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: 1 item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The agenda describes structure of gathering outlining five steps the association took during gathering for further inauguration. Information for ‘The First Ramble’ was included.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/1/3
TITLE: One photocopy and two typed copies of a signature list in the meeting
DATE(S): 22 November 1989
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: 3 items
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Photocopy is of original signature list identifying names and contact details of ramblers attending meeting in Aberystwyth. Typed copies identify same names and contact details.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/1/4
TITLE: A notification letter, also describing the agenda, for a first General Meeting
DATE(S): 5 March 1990
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: 1 item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Letter states place, date and start time for ‘The General Meeting’. Agenda lists five topics discussed relating to inauguration of group followed by informal talk relating to footpaths.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/2
TITLE: A.G.M. Agenda and Annual Reports
DATE(S): October 2003 – November 2010
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: file
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Reports focus on maintenance and improvement of footpaths, funding, walking activities and threats and obstacles to group. Eminent association members are listed. Information regarding nominations, elections, meetings, rambling locations, and financial details for the year included. Photographs of activities, and members printed from 2004.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/3
TITLE: Aber Ramblers Newsletters
DATE(S): October 1994 – May 2011
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: file
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Known as ‘Aber Ramblers Newsletter’ from 1994 to Spring 2003 they changed to ‘Aber Ramblers Group Newsletter’ until 2008 whereby changed to ‘Cerddwr Aber Ramblers’. Illustrated with scenery sketches, poetry, picture jokes and photo’s of members, the newsletters feature accounts of, potential and future activities, recommended walks and scenery descriptions. Petition details and obstructions to group are mentioned. The condition of footpaths is described and walking statistics are illustrated.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/4
TITLE: Walk Programmes
DATE(S): 1989-1999
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: file
SCOPE AND CONTENT: An outline of walks that planned each year complete with walking difficulty grades, equipment needed and date/time. Some programmes have information similar to contents found in newsletters.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/5
TITLE: Walk Programmes
DATE(S): 1999-2010
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: file
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Outline of walks planned for each year with grades describing difficulty of walk, equipment needed and date/time. All programmes have information similar to contents found in newsletters.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/6
TITLE: Spare copies of walk programmes
DATE(S): May 1999- April 2010
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: file
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Outline of walks planned for each year with grades describing difficulty of walk, equipment needed and date and time. All programmes have information similar to contents found in newsletters.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/7
TITLE: C.C.W. Footpaths Survey
DATE(S): 1993-1995
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: file
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Correspondence between CCW Rs0w survey co-ordinator Donald Hoare and Mr. Patrick O’Brien working for Cambrian News. Including notes of survey equipment, finances and progress. Also contains manuals for ‘Public Rights of Way’, ‘Fieldwork Summary’ and rights of way codes.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/8
TITLE: ‘Use Your Paths’ project
DATE(S): 2005-2007
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: file
SCOPE AND CONTENT: A project encouraging regular use of footpaths. Included are two pamphlets and one postcard containing information on aims and objectives. Handwritten lists of grid referenced footpaths and their maintenance. Letter from Donald Hoare to Ramblers Assn. describing various footpaths and letter from Ceredigion Council relating to funding.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/9
TITLE: Journal of a climb of 14 x 3000ft. Peaks of Wales
DATE(S): 12-14 July 1990
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: item
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Journal of climb of Welsh peaks including events of climb and times of different events.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/10
TITLE: The ‘Mary Jones Walk’ ; Llanfihangle to Bala
DATE(S): 15 August 1992, Spring of 1989
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: file
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Celebratory walk for Mary Jones’s own walk was prepared, planned and researched. Included is one newspaper article celebrating ramblers achievement, another article from ramblers newsletter dated 1989 informing members of new opened route and brief description of Mary Jones’s walk 1880. Following is list of previous ‘Mary Jones Walks’, correspondence between Ramblers secretary and area engineer discussing problems encountered during preparations with list of obstacles and route itinerary.

REFERENCE: DSO/127/11
TITLE: John Ferguson : His Walks
DATE(S): 1998 - 2006
LEVEL: item
EXTENT: file
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Colour coordinated maps detailing the walks completed by John Ferguson.

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