University of the Third Age (U3A), Swansea Branch records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

D/D U3A 1/1-4 Minutes of the Executive Committee of the Swansea Branch of the U3A, 1988-2016

D/D U3A 2/1 Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Swansea Branch of the U3A, 1989-2016

D/D U3A 3/1 Other records, 1992-1995

Administrative / Biographical History

The concept of the University of the Third Age (U3A) began in France in 1973 and reached Britain in 1982. Its aim is to encourage continuing education among mainly retired people. The Swansea Branch of the University of the Third Age was established in 1988 and held its inaugural meeting at Townhill Community Centre on 12 December of that year. It organises social and learning events in the Swansea area.

Arrangement

Arranged into series by document type, then in date order.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records received by the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained

Accruals

Accruals are not expected.