File 1099. - Political papers,

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Political papers,


  • 1938-1977. (Creation)

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Typescript and manuscript copies of political essays and letters by John Legonna, many of them written for publications such as 'Baner ac Amserau Cymru', 'Wales' and 'Catalyst', with related press cuttings and letters, concerning Welsh and Celtic nationalism, the New Nation Group, Plaid Cymru, Welsh history, pacifism, the border of Wales and England, the border of Cornwall and England, Breton nationalism, Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg, the U.S.S.R. and its relations with Germany, and the relationships of Capitalism, Communism, Socialism, Fascism, Nationalism and Christianity, including a review of Ned Thomas, 'The Welsh extremist: a culture in crisis', and some observations on Saunders Lewis and Julian Cayo Evans, together with an invitation to Legonna to speak on national reconstruction at the Oxford Union, 1944, a review by John Davies of Plaid Cymru's performance in an Abertillery by-election, the agenda of a Welsh nationalist conference held at Caernarfon, 1943, a copy of the Liberal Review, 1944, and a notice of Labour Party meetings in Penryn and Falmouth.

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English and Welsh.

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Further political papers are John Legonna Papers 62-64 and 73-75.

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Preferred citation: 1099.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 1099 (Box 14).