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Ysgol wyliau Llanwrtyd,

Notes in the hand of D. Morgan Lewis of lectures delivered at a Holiday School at Llanwrtyd, 9-19 August, 1921, by Professor W. Jenkyn Jones [University College of Wales, Aberystwyth] ('Yr Ysgol Sul'), the Reverend Fred Jones [Tal-y-bont, co. Cardigan] ('Ysgrifennu Cymraeg'), and Professor [E.] Ernest Hughes [University College of Swansea] ('Hanes Cymru '); together with brief notes of a lecture on Welsh music.

David Morgan Lewis.

Welsh tracts and pedigrees,

  • NLW MS 9628E.
  • File
  • [1520x1747] /

A volume of papers from the Mytton library at Halston, consisting of draft dissertations by Dr. Humphrey Foulks of Marchwiel and other papers:- 'a dissertation of the literature of the antient Britains'; 'a dissertation on the places of worship, judicature, and sepulture of the antient Britains'; 'a short dissertation on the state of the lordship of Denbigh'; 'an essay about the setting of land'; a fair copy of a preface to 'The modern Antiquity of Wales'; a draft title-page and preface to a projected edition of Robert Vaughan's British Antiquities Revived, and Sir John Wynn's 'History of his own family'; drafts and transcripts of letters and documents relating to Welsh history; transcripts from 'Mr. Owen Salisbury's painted book'; transcripts of annals of the rebellion in North Wales; pedigrees; lists of the sheriffs of Flint and Denbighshire to 1739, extended by another hand to 1741; transcripts of monumental inscriptions in Bangor [on Dee], Wrexham, Gresford, Marchwiel, and Montgomery; a valor of Bromfield and Yale, 11-12 Henry VIII; and holograph letters by Rees Powell, Llanharan, 1736, Thomas Lewis, St. Asaph, 1736, and E. Lloyd, Ripple, 1737.

Dr Humphrey Foulks and others.

Welsh literature,

A history of Welsh literature from the Cynfeirdd to the nineteenth century, and notes on Celtic deities, Welsh history and institutions, etc.

Sir Edward Anwyl.

Welsh literature and philology,

Drafts of articles relating to Welsh literature and history and to Celtic institutions; lists of Welsh words derived from English and of words common to both branches of the Celtic family; and a poem entitled 'Rhiangerdd Gwenfalwy o Gastell Caerphili' by 'Idwal Trefor', 1874.

Sir Edward Anwyl.

Welsh history,

A notebook containing excerpts relating to events in the history of Wales and to Welsh families and places, arranged under places, taken from William Dugdale: The Baronage of England (London, 1675-6).

Alcwyn C. Evans.

Transcripts by Robert Vaughan,

Transcripts by Robert Vaughan, Hengwrt of the Vitae duorum Offarum of Matthew Paris (the concluding paragraph only of the first Offa), and of a history of Wales entitled 'liber primum de Cambriae regimine bellico, sub Principibus Britannico sanguine aeditis'.
The latter is an incomplete copy of the first book of a projected treatise in three books.

Robert Vaughan.

Traethawd ar hanes Cymru,

  • NLW MS 23562D.
  • File
  • [19 gan., canol] /

An incomplete essay, [mid-19 cent.], on the history of Wales from the time of Vortigern to that of Owain Glyndŵr by John Edwards (Eos Glan Twrch).

Edwards, J. (John), 1806-1887.

Tour in North Wales

  • NLW MS 16351C.
  • File
  • [18 cent., last ¼]

A volume containing an account of a tour in North Wales in the form of transcripts, [18 cent., last ¼], of four letters, dated 20-28 September 1776, sent from Caernarfon (pp. 1-25), Tan-y-Bwlch, Merioneth (pp. 27-49), Denbigh (pp. 50-74) and 'Rhyd Dyn' [Rhyddyn], Flintshire (pp. 75-95), commenting mainly on Welsh history and castles.
The transcripts have been heavily corrected and emended in a different hand. The author, who appears to have resided at Rhyddyn, is not named but may be the Rev. William Warrington. His correspondents are identified as a Mr Eyton (p. 1) and a Dr Jeffries (p. 49). Also included are a preface (ff. v-vii) and several versions of a passage, in the same hand as the emendations, relating an encounter with some Irishmen (f. i verso).

Warrington, William

The Richards and Edwards families of Cardiff and Llandaff : Genealogical notes

  • NLW MS 16921E.
  • File
  • [1823x1860]

Family trees and genealogical notes and extracts relating to the Richards family of Cardiff and the Edwards family of Llandaff House (ff. 1-14 verso); historical notes relating to Wales and the Marches (ff. 15-26 verso); a licence, dated 1 December 1823 and signed by George IV and Sir Charles George Young, granting Thomas William Richards the right to adopt the surname of Edwards and to bear the arms of that family (f. 27); notes relating to the murder of William Powell of Glanareth, Carmarthenshire in 1770 (ff. 28-30); letters to Thomas William Edwards from Francis E. Stacey, 1848, ?vicar of Cardiff, and from Thomas [?John] Powell, rector of Llanhamlach, 1857, both relating to genealogical matters (ff. 31-34); and an extract from the pedigree of George Rice Rice-Trevor, 4th baron Dynevor (f. 35).

'The History of Wales ...'

Two volumes containing an essay entitled 'The History of Wales from the earliest period to The Present Time with an Introduction containing the history of The Migrations of the Kymry prior to their arrival in The Isle of Britain', awarded a prize at the Rhuddlan royal eisteddfod, 1850; and the draft of the introduction and a portion of the first chapter, with the adjudication, additional notes and a letter from Rowland Williams, one of the adjudicators.

The Hidden Kingdom,

A copy of a draft typescript outline, with manuscript revision, by Emyr Humphreys (b. 1919), of 'The Hidden Kingdom', a proposed volume of essays on the history and traditions of Wales to be edited by him, together with a covering letter, 1979, from the author to Saunders Lewis.

Emyr Humphreys.

T. Jones Pierce Papers,

  • GB 0210 TJPIERCE
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1964 (accumulated [c. 1939]-1964) /

Papers, 1899-1964, of T. Jones Pierce, relating to his research on medieval Welsh history, comprising mainly lectures, correspondence and transcripts. Research papers and lecture notes of W. Garmon Jones, Jones Pierce's tutor and research supervisor at the University of Liverpool, are also included.

Pierce, T. Jones (Thomas Jones), 1905-1964.

T. Duncan Cameron papers

  • GB 0210 DUNRON
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1990

Papers relating to organisations with which Cameron was involved, including brochures, 1979-1983, correspondence and papers, 1979-1986, relating to meetings and conferences of the Cambrian Archaeological Association; papers, 1981-1990, relating to Council for the Protection of Rural Wales investments, 1981-1984, and the Ceredigion branch, 1982-1989; circular correspondence and printed material relating to the National Trust, 1980-1984; circular correspondence and memoranda relating to Dyfed Archaeological Trust, 1981-1984; and correspondence, papers and notes relating to historical matters, 1978-1984, and Cardiganshire churches, [1980s].

Cameron, T. Duncan (Thomas Duncan), 1914-1994

Press cuttings

A collection of press cuttings relating to Welsh folklore, local history and antiquities compiled by J. C. Davies, with a poster of his lecture 'Un mlynedd ar bymtheg yn Ngwlad y Cewri', at Llanafan, 31 January 1893.

Peter Roberts & Angharad Llwyd notes,

  • NLW MS 23003A.
  • File
  • [1803x1866].

Notes on Welsh biography, history and topography in the hands of the Reverend Peter Roberts (1760-1819), rector of Halkyn, co. Flint, and Angharad Llwyd (1779-1866), written in the margins and on the interleaves of a copy of William Owen [-Pughe], The Cambrian biography ... (London, 1803).

Roberts, Peter, 1760-1819

Papurau Dr Emyr Wyn Jones,

  • GB 0210 DEMONES
  • Fonds
  • [1920x1988] /

Papers of Dr Emyr Wyn Jones, [1920x1988], comprising essays, articles, addresses, reviews and adjudications, mainly of a medical, historic or literary nature; together with some personal papers.

Jones, Emyr Wyn.

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