Fonds GB 0210 MEURRI - Meurig Parri Papers,

Identity area

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Meurig Parri Papers,


  • 1972-1987 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.045 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Meurig Parri was a Plaid Cymru candidate for the Cardiff West Parliamentary constituency, Glamorgan, in the General Election of 1983. He was also an active member of many pressure groups such as Northern Ireland Veterans Against the War, Stop the Falklands War Committee and CND.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Meurig Parri, Bronallt, Taliesin, in 1988.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers of Meurig Parri, 1972-1987, mainly correspondence and papers relating to anti-war campaigns in Northern Ireland, the Falklands War and CND; general political affairs in Wales, epecially the activities of Plaid Cymru; Welsh language groups; the General Election of 1983, and local elections of West Glamorgan County Council and Cardiff West Parliamentary Constituency, 1979-1984.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into the following: Northern Ireland; Wales; Falklands War; and elections.

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

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1989, pp.65-66; 1990, pp.64-65, 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

Printed material has been transferred to NLW printed collections.

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Notes area


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, Meurig Parri Papers, Minor Lists and Summaries 1989; 1990.

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