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Griffiths, Gwyn, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 GWYITH

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Gwyn Griffiths Papers

Short Title: Griffiths, Gwyn, papers

Creation date(s): 1970-1988

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.207 cubic metres (23 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Gwyn Griffiths


Administrative/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.


Scope and content/abstract: 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.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to donation date.

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.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in 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, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Gwyn Griffiths, Clwyd, in 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1999.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Griffiths, Gwyn, | 1956- | Archives
Liberal Ecology Group | Records and correspondence
Liberal Parliamentary Association | Archives
Welsh League of Young Liberals | Records and correspondence
Welsh Liberal Party | Records and correspondence

Personal names
Griffiths , Gwyn , 1956-

Corporate names
Liberal Ecology Group
Liberal Parliamentary Association
Liberal Party (Great Britain)
Welsh League of Young Liberals


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