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Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Merched y Wawr, Arfon, papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/9727

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Title: Papurau Merched y Wawr, Arfon

Short Title: Merched y Wawr, Arfon, papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): 1968-1990

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 148 items

Name of creator(s): Merched y Wawr, Arfon

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Zonia Bowen started the national movement Merched y Wawr and the magazine Y Wawr in 1967. It is a Welsh-speaking society for women, with over 250 local branches, grouped into rhanbarthau (regions). Branches in Caernarfonshire were coordinated by Rhanbarth Arfon.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Merched y Wawr, Arfon, 1968-1990, comprising minutes and other records of Rhanbarth Arfon and individual branches, 1968-1990; accounts, 1986-1987; letters and circulars, 1977-1990; printed material, including books, programmes and booklets, 1969-1988; and 'Fy Iaith, Fy Ngwlad' record, 1985.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged broadly into the following: minutes; financial; correspondence; and printed material.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Merched y Wawr, catalogue; ANW, Casgliad Merched y Wawr, Rhanbarth Môn.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Merched y Wawr | Records and correspondence
Women | Wales | Gwynedd | Societies and clubs

Personal names

Corporate names
Merched y Wawr | Rhanbarth Arfon

Places
Caernarvonshire (Wales)

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