Mrs. Eileen Blaker, Collection of Aberfan Disaster, Papers

Scope and Content

Personal Papers of Mrs. Eileen Blaker relating to the Aberfan Disaster comprising of two letters sent in November 1966 giving an account of the feeling of great loss in the area and of the evacuation of residents from their houses following the diasaster

Administrative / Biographical History

In October 1966 Mrs Eileen Blaker sent letters of condolence to family and friends in South Wales following the Aberfan Disaster. These letters are the replies she received in return giving first hand accounts of the aftermath of the disaster in the Aberfan area.

Arrangement

Personal Papers of Mrs. Eileen Blaker relating to the Aberfan Disaster arranged by item

Conditions Governing Access

No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by a private individual, 2002

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A detailed catalogue is available

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Appraisal Information

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Accruals

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