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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2078
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1952-1980
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.45 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Enfield and District Carnation Society


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Enfield and District Carnation Society was founded in 1946. Its members exhibited all types of pinks, carnations and other members of the Dianthus family at local shows. The Society organised two shows a year, and also arranged a programme of speakers at meetings and outings. It was affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society and to the British National Carnation Society. The Society was wound up in June 1977 due to falling numbers.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Enfield and District Carnation Society, 1952-1980, namely administrative and financial records, comprising minutes and reports of annual general meetings, 1953-1977; certificate of affiliation to the Royal Horticultural Society, 1952; lists of members, 1966-1969; committee meetings, 1946-1977; financial records, 1953-1977; correspondence, 1957-1980; records of shows, 1949-1977; printed material, 1957-1974, comprising tickets and membership cards, 1968-1973; newsletters and publicity, 1957-1974; information and promotional material, undated.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Records arranged into two sections: Administration and Finance (ACC/2078/001-057) and Printed Material (ACC/2078/058-070).

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in the London Metropolitan Archives on 6 February 1985.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
June to August 2010.

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