Record Details

CollectionMebyon Kernow
NGOMebyon Kernow
RepositoryCornwall Record Office
DescriptionMK does not have a formal archive, though individual members hold various amounts of interesting material. However this is not in a form that is accessible to researchers.

Mebyon Kernow has deposited a large amount of material with the Cornwall Record Office in Truro (ref. X/1186). This dates from the 1960s through to the 1990s and includes National Executive minutes, copies of reports, magazines, correspondence of a number of leading members and election leaflets, posters, etc. Further details are given below:

Election leaflets, 1965-2002; Pendennis and District Branch, correspondence, 1964-1967 with miscellaneous minutes and correspondence, 1974-1986; St Just, Pendeen Branch, minutes, 1978-1986 with miscellaneous reports and accounts, 1960s-1980s; miscellaneous files of letters sent or received by Richard Jenkin, 1969-1974, Robert Dunstone, 1960-1964, Paul Thomas, 1966-1967, Len Truran, 1968-1969; miscellaneous files of minutes, general and financial papers, 1969-1970; files of minutes, 1968-1973, other assorted papers, 1953-1956, 1959-1972; miscellaneous minutes files, 1970-1990, Annual General Meeting reports, 1960s-1970s; Forward Magazine, 1975-1976; Cavethas Flamank and Kevren Magazines; An Gof celebrations, 1977-1978; large box of letters and minutes, Robert Dunstone, 1964-1970; Len Truran letters, 1969-1970; Robert Dunstone letters, 1964-1968; Len Truran letters, 1974-1975; minutes, 1969-1970; Common Market papers, 1971-1976; Policy Committee minutes, 1970; Ted Chapman, miscellaneous papers, 1969-1970; miscellaneous letters, 1969-1970, 1968-1972, 1968-1978 with other letters and associated papers; Hayle Branch papers, 1969-1970; box of loose letters and other papers; loose correspondence of Robert Dunstone, late 1960s; Len Truran, 1974.

(source: contacts with Cornwall Record Office, June 2007)

Access RightsAccess is not restricted in any way.
Size of Collection6 boxes
Finding Aids/CataloguesThe collection has not been fully catalogued so there is currently no longer description than that given above, in either a paper or electronic format.
Reference of Catalogue
Additional informationThe Institute of Cornish Studies also holds a considerable amount of material relating to the Party.
Source of InformationDANGO Questionnaire (June 2007); contacts with Cornwall Record Office, June 2007.
Last Edited at13/09/2007 14:20:51