- 1979-1991 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.045 cubic metres (5 boxes)
Name of creator
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.
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.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
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.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds
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Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Aberystwyth Peace Network -- Archives. (Subject)
- Campaign Against the Arms Trade -- Archives. (Subject)
- Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp (Subject)
- Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. (Subject)
- Greenpeace UK. (Subject)
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Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
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.