File 1097. - Correspondence,

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  • 1955-1978. (Creation)

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Correspondence between John Legonna, figures in the Welsh, Breton and Celtic nationalist, socialist and literary communities, contributors and subscribers to 'Cilmeri', publishers, periodicals, banks, family and friends, concerning a wide range of political, literary and personal matters, especially the production and content of 'Cilmeri' and other publications, the New Nation Group, Plaid Cymru, Welsh republican groups, nationalist and socialist movements in Wales and other Celtic countries, the Celtic League and pan-Celtic politics, and Legonna's personal problems and arrangements at the end of his life, including his intended writing projects, together with articles, poems and reviews intended for publication in 'Cilmeri', including a curriculum vitae of Olier Mordrel, and also related press cuttings and lists of books available from Club Leabhar (the Highland Book Club).

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English, Welsh, French, Breton, Scots Gaelic and Cornish.

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Further papers relating to 'Cilmeri' are John Legonna Papers 1098; further correspondence is John Legonna Papers 1-36 and 76-1095; further political papers are John Legonna Papers 62-64, 73-75 and 1099; and further personal papers are in John Legonna Papers 37-48, 65-75, 1100 and 1104.

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Preferred citation: 1097.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 1097 (Box 14).