File NLW MS 23881E - Welsh delegation to Brittany

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NLW MS 23881E


Welsh delegation to Brittany


  • 1945-[1950] (Creation)

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142 ff.

Placed in melinex sleeves within ringed box at NLW.

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A collection of papers, 1945-[1950], accumulated by Dyfnallt in relation to the campaign on behalf of Breton nationalists, including papers, March-[?June] 1947, concerning the visit of a delegation from the National Eisteddfod Council, Dyfnallt among them, to Brittany and Paris in April 1947 (ff. 82-121), and including a copy of the first draft of the delegation's report (ff. 107-121).
Also included are manuscript and typescript drafts of various articles on the situation in Brittany (ff. 1, 4-5, 17, 23-30, 32-33, 35-44, 52-54), some in the hand of Paul Quentel (ff. 1, 4-5, 23-30); copies of 'Breton National News Service' newsletters for January and February 1947 (ff. 18-22); a copy of a draft statute for Brittany by the Parti National Breton, dated 10 February 1946 (ff. 8-14); typescript articles on Protestantism in Brittany (ff. 68-72) and the Irish harp (ff. 73-81); and newspaper cuttings, [June 1945]-[May 1947], mostly from various French language newspapers and Y Faner (ff. 122-142), including several articles by Dyfnallt (ff. 124-128, 130, 132, 135).

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Arranged at NLW as follows: papers; Welsh delegation; newspaper cuttings.

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English, Welsh, French, Breton.

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See also NLW MS 23879E, ff. 59-61, for letters sent by Dyfnallt during the visit to France.

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Cyngor yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol, Adroddiad y Ddirprwyaeth o'r Cyngor a Ymwelodd รข Llydaw yn Ebrill, 1947 (Cardiff, 1947).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23881E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23881E.