Fonds GB 0210 ABERORK - Aberystwyth Peace Network Records,

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Aberystwyth Peace Network Records,


  • 1979-1991 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.045 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

The Aberystwyth Peace Network, Cardiganshire, was founded in 1982 to co-ordinate various peace groups in Ceredigion, including the Anti-Falklands War Campaign CAAT (Campaign Against the Arms Trade), and Aberystwyth CND. It established links with Greenpeace and the Greenham Common Peace Camp. It has recently changed its name to Aberystwyth Peace and Justice Network.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Sonia Hancock and Shirley Tunley, Dyfed, between 1990 and 1992. Additional papers were received from Shirley Tunley, February 2006 and January 2008.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Records of the Aberystwyth Peace Network, 1979-1991, including records relating to the Campaign Against the Arms Trade, 1977-1985; correspondence and records concerning Greenham Common Peace Camp, 1982-1984; and records relating to Greenpeace, 1984-1985.

A further group of papers comprising printed copies of minutes of meetings of the Aberystwyth Peace and Justice Network, 2003-2005, and also minutes of meetings 2006 and 2007 of the Aberystwyth Peace and Justice Network were received. These remain uncatalogued.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into the following: Aberystwyth Peace Network; Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament; subject files; additional campaign for nuclear disarmament; and campaign against the arms trade.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright regulations apply.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1990, p.1, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Further papers are NLW, Ian and Thalia Campbell Papers.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

January 2004


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1990.

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