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Women's Archive of Wales/Archif Menywod Cymru: Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp collection

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DWAW9

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Women's Archive of Wales/Archif Menywod Cymru: Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp collection

Short Title: Women's Archive of Wales/Archif Menywod Cymru: Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp collection

Creation date(s): 1984

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.04 cubic metres (28 items)

Name of creator(s): Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In 1981, Greenham Common Air Base, Berkshire, became the target of an anti-nuclear protest that was to last for 19 years. Women protesting at the siting of Cruise missiles at the base set up the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp, which ran until the year 2000. A number of peace groups and other organisations took part in protests in 1984.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp, Berkshire, 1984, including: photographs, [c. 1984]; banners for the South Glamorgan Peace Festival, 1984; and a woollen blanket.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: Restricted access. Permission to consult must be obtained in advance from the Glamorgan Archivist.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Physical characteristics: Good condition

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed. Some items are likely to be transferred to a more appropriate repository.

Accruals: Accruals are possible.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Other collections in Glamorgan Archives: DWLE - Women for Life on Earth Records; DWAW10 - Women's Archive of Wales/Archif Menywod Cymru: Margery Lewis Collection - photographs of Women for Life on Earth Group at Greenham Common; DWAW13 - Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp - Jill Stallard Papers; DWAW38 - Women's Archive of Wales/Archif Menywod Cymru: Women's Peace camp, Greenham Common - photograph of banner; DXGC223 - Women for life on earth, poster showing banner carried on march from Cardiff to Brawdy; DWAW14 - Thalia Campbell papers relating to a sculpture to commemorate Greenham Common; DX736/1,2 - papers relating to the 10th years of Greenham Common. See also material in the Imperial War Museum Sound Archive, the CND papers held at the National Library of Wales, and material in the Feminist Archive South held at Bristol University Archives (reference DM2123). Some of the material held in the Feminist Archive South is listed on the online catalogue found at http://oac.lib.bris.ac.uk/DServe/ Please note that the material held at Bristol University is held in an outside repository and advance notice is needed to access material.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following sources wereed in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Handlist of records for Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp; Greenham Commons Women's Peace Camp website (www.iwm.org.uk/online/greenham/), viewed 05/04/2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Banners | Wales
Women pacifists

Personal names

Corporate names
Women's Archive of Wales

Places
Berkshire (England)
Glamorgan (Wales)
Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp ()

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