Sub-fonds 6. - 2011 Deposit

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2011 Deposit


  • 1986-1994 (Creation)

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2 bundles.

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Archival history

The papers in this group were deposited at the National Library of Wales by Gwynn Bowyer, the Secretary and former Treasurer of the Dyfed Area Branch (Cangen Talaith Dyfed) of the Celtic League.

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Scope and content

Papers accumulated by Merfyn Phillips as Secretary of the Wales Branch of the Celtic League, and also by Gwynn Bowyer as Secretary and Treasurer of the Dyfed Area, including correspondence and other administrative records, as well as material relating to Merfyn Phillips's role as Secretary of the Welsh Branch of the Cornish Language Council, his support of Modern Cornish in opposition to other variants of the language, his work with the Cornish publisher An Venton, and his contribution to the Llandudoch-Tredarzek Twinning Committee.

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Arranged as found.

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Language of material

  • Cornish
  • English
  • French
  • Irish
  • Manx
  • Welsh

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English, Welsh, Cornish, Irish, French and Manx.

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Further papers relating to the controversy about the Cornish language and its repercussions within the Celtic League are in the 2002 Deposit.

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Preferred citation: 6.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 2011 Deposit.