Fonds GB 0210 CYMFFYN - Cymdeithas Ffynhonnau Cymru Papers

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Cymdeithas Ffynhonnau Cymru Papers


  • 1982-2014 (Creation)

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0.018 m3 (2 small boxes).

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Cymdeithas Ffynhonnau Cymru ['Welsh Wells Society'] was launched in June 1996, with its first general meeting at the National Eisteddfod in Bala the following August. Eirlys Gruffydd was secretary. The language of the society is Welsh.

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August 2018.

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Papers of the society, and notes and research on individual wells, their histories and current condition, and well-lore.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

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  • English
  • Welsh

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Archivist's note

Compiled by Stephen Benham, Nov. 2018. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Cymdeithas Ffynhonnau Cymru Papers; Eirlys Gruffydd, 'Darganfod y dyfroedd byw: hanes Cymdeithas Ffynhonnau Cymru', Llafar gwlad, 100 (Gwanwyn 2008), pp. 21-24.

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