Fonds GB 0210 GWYITH - Gwyn Griffiths Papers,

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Gwyn Griffiths Papers,


  • 1970-1988 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.207 cubic metres (23 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Gwyn Griffiths (b. 1956) was the last chairman of the Welsh Liberal Party before it merged with the SDP to form the Social and Liberal Democratic Party in 1988.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Gwyn Griffiths, Clwyd, in 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1999.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers of Gwyn Griffiths, 1970-1988, including various Liberal Party pamphlets, 1970-1981; papers concerning the Welsh League of Young Liberals, 1975-1977; correspondence and papers concerning the Liberal Ecology Group, 1978-1984; correspondence and papers concerning the Liberal Parliamentary Association, 1986-1988.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged according to donation date.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

The donor's permission is required to see these papers. 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 NLW Minor Lists and Summaries 1989, pp.24-25, 1990, pp.36-37, 1991, pp.34, 1992, p.40, 1993, p.23, 1994, pp.26-27, and 2000, pp. 33-34.

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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

May 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1989.

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