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Collection GD26 - Royal Air Forces Association: Stornoway Branch

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GB3002 GD26


Royal Air Forces Association: Stornoway Branch


  • 2007-2011 (Creation)

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0.2 linear metres

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Name of creator

Royal Air Forces Association: Stornoway Branch (1998-)

Administrative history

The Royal Air Forces Association (also know as the RAF Association or RAFA) was established in 1943. It is a charitable organisation that provides care and support to serving and retired members of the commonwealth’s Royal Air Forces.

A branch was formed in Stornoway in 1998 and produced a newsletter for its membership three or four times a year.

Archival history

Records held by a member of the association and gifted to Museum nan Eilean in 2012. Passed to Tasglann nan Eilean Siar, February 2013.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift: Mark Elliott via Museum nan Eilean : Accn A2013/003 (MnE SY0410)

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Scope and content

Newsletters 2007-2011 (incomplete series)

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Further accruals are possible

System of arrangement

Arranged chronologially

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Conditions governing reproduction

Reproduction requests are subject to preservation requirements. Copyright retained by Royal Air Forces Association: Stornoway Branch

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Paper records

Finding aids

Digital and manual item level list available in the searchroom of Tasglann nan Eilean Siar

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Catalogue and collection level description completed by David Powell, Project Manager & Archivist, Tasglann nan Eilean Siar, 12 March 2013. Catalogued according to ISAD(G) (2000) and NCA Rules (1998).

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