File 6/1 - Correspondence

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  • 1991-1994 (Creation)

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1 bundle.

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Correspondence of the Secretary of the Wales Branch (including that of Merfyn Phillips after his resignation), and also of the Secretary of the Dyfed Area, with each other and with other officials and members of the League, the press, Members of Parliament, Dyfed County Council, Llandudoch Community Council, Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg, the Duchy of Cornwall, the Arts Council of Great Britain, the National Trust, the Celtica project, British Telecom, Sealink Stena Line, the European Commission's Department of Lesser Used Languages, prospective members of the League and others concerning the League's activities and concerns, notably the issue of linguistic authenticity in the Cornish language and the dispute concerning it which involved the Wales Branch and the Cornwall Branch and resulted in reassessment of the League's constitution and the resignation of the Secretary of the Wales Branch, as well as the use of Celtic languages by public bodies and businesses (with particular reference to the Welsh Language Bill), the proposed twinning of Llandudoch with Tredarzek in Brittany, Carn (content, design, publication and sales), the finances of the Wales Branch, the Celtica project in Machynlleth, claims of imbalance in press reporting, a proposed dictionary of modern Cornish, the European Economic Community, Irish politics, a proposed Cornish Arts Council, membership of the League, and social events, together with reports, agendas, minutes and resolutions of central and branch meetings of the League, the constitutions of both the League and the Dyfed Branch, circulars, newsletters, articles, copies of Carn, membership accounts and receipts, and associated notes, press cuttings and ephemera.

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  • Cornish
  • English
  • French
  • Manx
  • Welsh

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English, Welsh, French, Cornish and Manx.

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Preferred citation: 6/1

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Folder: 6/1 (Box 11)