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National Library of Wales
Plaid Cymru: Hydro Group papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 HYDRO

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Plaid Cymru: Hydro Group Papers

Short Title: Plaid Cymru: Hydro Group papers

Creation date(s): 1983-1986

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1 box

Name of creator(s): The Hydro Group


Administrative/Biographical history: The Hydro Group was a pressure group within Plaid Cymru. It was established at the Hydro Hotel, Llandudno, on the fringes of Plaid Cymru's 1982 conference. The main aim of the group was to re-establish self-government for Wales, unqualified by any ideological dogma, as the main aim of Plaid Cymru. It produced a newsletter, Tonnau/Waves from 1984-1986.


Scope and content/abstract: Constitution and rules of the Hydro Group and minutes of meetings, 1983-1986; correspondence, 1983-1986; copies of Tonnau/Waves, 1984-1986; study reports and questionnaires, 1983-1984.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement:

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, 1987, p. 52, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr Jonathan Edwards, Llanddarog, Dyfed, 1986.


Related material: Records of Plaid Cymru are National Library of Wales, Archif Plaid Cymru.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1987.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Decentralization in government | Great Britain | Wales
Plaid Cymru. | Hydro Group | Records and correspondence
Political parties | Wales
Pressure groups | Wales

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Plaid Cymru | Hydro Group


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