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Parri, Meurig, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MEURRI

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Meurig Parri Papers

Short Title: Parri, Meurig, papers

Creation date(s): 1972-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.045 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Meurig Parri


Administrative/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.


Scope and content/abstract: 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.


Language/scripts of material: English

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

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.

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.

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 Meurig Parri, Bronallt, Taliesin, in 1988.


Related material: Printed material has been transferred to NLW printed collections.


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

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Elections | Wales | Cardiff
Falkland Islands War, 1982
Pacifism | Northern Ireland
Parri, Meurig | Archives
Pressure groups | Wales
Welsh language | Societies, etc.
West Glamorgan (Wales). | County Council | Elections

Personal names
Parri , Meurig

Corporate names
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Plaid Cymru
West Glamorgan (Wales) | County Council

Cardiff (Wales)

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