Women's Archive of Wales/Archif Menywod Cymru: Women's Peace camp, Greenham Common

Scope and Content

Letter card with photograph of banner at Women's Peace camp, Greenham Common.

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.


Original order retained.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Crin Morgan, Pontypridd.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Glamorgan Record Office.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Hannah Price for the Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History



Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

Other collections in Glamorgan Archives: DWLE - Women for Life on Earth Records; DWAW9 - Women's Archive of Wales/Archif Menywod Cymru: Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp Collection; 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; 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.