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Aberystwyth Peace Network, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ABERORK

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Aberystwyth Peace Network Records

Short Title: Aberystwyth Peace Network, records

Creation date(s): 1979-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.045 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Aberystwyth Peace Network


Administrative/Biographical history: The Aberystwyth Peace Network, Cardiganshire, was founded in 1982 to co-ordinate various peace groups in Ceredigion, including the Anti-Falklands War Campaign CAAT (Campaign Against the Arms Trade), and Aberystwyth CND. It established links with Greenpeace and the Greenham Common Peace Camp. It has recently changed its name to Aberystwyth Peace and Justice Network.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Aberystwyth Peace Network, 1979-1991, including records relating to the Campaign Against the Arms Trade, 1977-1985; correspondence and records concerning Greenham Common Peace Camp, 1982-1984; and records relating to Greenpeace, 1984-1985.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Aberystwyth Peace Network; Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament; subject files; additional campaign for nuclear disarmament; and campaign against the arms trade.

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 1990, p.1, 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 Sonia Hancock and Shirley Tunley, Dyfed, between 1990 and 1992.


Related material: Further papers are NLW, Ian and Thalia Campbell Papers.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1990.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004

Aberystwyth Peace Network | Archives
Campaign against the Arms Trade | Archives
Peace movements | Wales | Aberystwyth

Personal names

Corporate names
Aberystwyth Peace Network
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Greenpeace UK

Aberystwyth (Wales)
Cardiganshire (Wales)
Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp ()

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