Women in World War II,

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MSS 23072-3D.
  • Alternative Id.
      (alternative) vtls006852711
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      NLW MS 23072D Extent: 304 ff. NLW MS 23073D Extent: vii, 323 ff. Guarded and filed.
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

The second and third of three volumes (see also NLW MS 23701E) of typescript and manuscript accounts by women from Wales of their experiences in the Second World War, selections from which were published in Parachutes and Petticoats: Welsh Women Writing on the Second World War, ed. by Leigh Verrill-Rhys and Deirdre Beddoe (Dinas Powys, 1992). The material was submitted in response to an appeal in 1991 by the publishers, Honno. NLW MS 23073D comprises contributions not represented in the published volume; the reminiscences of Hilda H. Price (ff. 232-241) were published in Llafur, 6 (1992), 110-113. A copy of the complete archive has been donated to the Imperial War Museum, London.

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Acquisition Information

Honno (per Professor Deirdre Beddoe, Pontypridd); Donation (with NLW MS 23071E); 1992


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Preferred citation: NLW MSS 23072-3D.

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