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.
Papurau Merched y Wawr, Arfon
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- ReferenceGB 219 XM/9727
- Dates of Creation1968-1990
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh English
- Physical Description148 items
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Scope and Content
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.
Arranged broadly into the following: minutes; financial; correspondence; and printed material.
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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.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply
All records have been retained
Accruals are not expected