Archif Menywod Cymru / Women’s Archive Wales promotes the recognition of women in Welsh history and the preservation of sources of women’s history in Wales.
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Photograph of Gertrude Rosewarne, a Red Cross Nurse in the First World War.
News & Events
Setting the Record Straight
12th January 2020
The Setting the Record Straight project has begun recording the oral histories of current and former women AMs and the interview team is looking forward to a very busy 2020. Suzy Davies, Conservative AM for the region of South West Wales was one of the first to be interviewed. Many thanks for a very frank and interesting interview.Read More
Setting the Record Straight - the project has started!
29th November 2019
Setting the Record Straight: capturing the records and voices of women in Welsh politics – The project has started! On 12 November Ann Jones AM and Deputy Presiding Officer at the National Assembly transferred four boxes of her documents to be safeguarded in the Political Archive at the National Library.Read More
Women’s History Network Community Prize
2nd November 2019
Women’s Archive Wales winners of a ‘Highly Commended’ certificate in the Women’s History Network Community Prize!Read More
‘CENTURY OF HOPE’
24th October 2019
In a very pleasant event held at Y Drwm, in the National Library, on November 14th, members of Women’s Archive Wales transferred the archive of the very successful project ‘Century of Hope’ (funded by the National Heritage Lottery Fund) to be safeguarded for the future in the National Screen and Sound Archive.Read More