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Ann Clwyd Papers

  • GB 0210 ACLWYD
  • Fonds
  • 1912-2023

An archive of papers relating to Ann Clwyd's political and campaigning activities in Wales, the UK and internationally. The papers include correspondence, reports, parliamentary and Labour party papers and cover matters such as international development, human rights, healthcare standards and animal rights.

Clwyd, Ann, 1937-

James Griffiths papers

  • GB 0210 JAMTHS
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1975 (accumulated 1912-1975)

Letters, newspaper cuttings, notes, pamphlets and periodicals, typescripts, reports, volumes of parliamentary debates, and other papers of James Griffiths relating to the following: the coal industry and the South Wales Miners' Federation, 1912-1967; the Labour Party, 1919-1975; the Central Labour College, 1919-1922; National Insurance, 1931-1954; the Colonies, 1939-1972; his work as Secretary of State for Wales, 1964-1966; papers relating to Welsh affairs including devolution, the Welsh Reconstruction Advisory Council, education and local government reorganization, 1935-1975; constituency affairs, 1937-1969; overseas visits, 1936-1968; the Nigeria-Biafra War, 1968-1970; papers relating to his autobiography Pages from Memory, including letters from Gwilym Prys Davies and others, 1961-1969, notebooks, [1960s], typescripts, [1964]-1969, and cuttings of reviews, 1969; unpublished reminiscences, 1955-1974; notes and typescripts for lectures and speeches, 1940-1971; typescripts of broadcasts by Griffiths, 1937-1967; typescripts of articles and reviews, 1940-1974; newspaper cuttings, 1919-1974; and other miscellaneous personal matter, [1930s]-1975; and papers relating to Mrs Silyn Roberts, 1897-1954.

Griffiths, James, 1890-1975

Layers in the Landscape Archive

  • GB 0210 LITL
  • Fonds
  • 2015-2022

Manuscript, typescript, printed and digital material (comprising text, images, film and sound recordings) created as part of the 'Layers in the Landscape' project, which applied the concept of interdisciplinary and non-hierarchical 'deep mapping' - as interpreted by Mike Pearson, Michael Shanks and Cliff McLucas - to the submerged landscape of Cardigan Bay, and in particular the submerged forest at Borth; this ‘deep mapping’ would be both a process and a product, juxtaposing and combining disparate spatial narratives within a single multi-faceted platform. Originally inspired by the story of Bendigeidfran in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi (‘Branwen uerch Lyr’) and the legend of Cantre'r Gwaelod, and based on the academic work of Erin Kavanagh, the project brought together specialists from a range of creative and scientific disciplines to produce a response to the flooding of Cardigan Bay over 125,000 years under the umbrella of geomythology, which is the study of landscape and story. The results were presented in the form of both academic work and multimedia public events, including the 'Borth's Lost Legends' exhibition at Borth Station Museum (July-September 2017), the 'Layers in Lampeter' exhibition at University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) Lampeter (November 2017 - February 2022) and the 'Penrolio' performance at UWTSD Lampeter (January 2018). The theory of communication without hierarchy was tested by taking the project to as many different cultures, age groups and environments as possible (including art galleries, museums, schools, colleges, WI meetings, cinemas, cadet huts and village halls - the ‘Layers in the Landscape’ film alone has been shown in at least 14 countries around the world), and public responses to the project were treated as part of it. The project was funded primarily by the Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF) with support from UWTSD and private sponsors.

Kavanagh, Erin

An excursion to North Wales and Chester

  • NLW MS 24197B.
  • File
  • 1829

A manuscript account of an excursion to North Wales and Cheshire, 3-[6] September 1829, by Elizabeth Bower, [of Broxholme House, Doncaster], travelling with her husband John Seddon Bower (f. 1-19).
The couple left their lodgings at Crosby on 3 September and boarded the Prince Llewelyn steam packet at Liverpool (f. 1 verso), sailing along the North Wales coast (ff. 2-5) to Beaumaris (ff. 5-6 verso). They crossed the Menai Bridge (ff. 7-9) and proceeded to Bangor (ff. 9-10 verso), Conway (ff. 12-13 verso) and Chester (ff. 14 verso-18), returning to Liverpool and then Crosby on the [6] September (f. 19). Included are descriptions of Penrhyn Castle, Bangor (f. 11 recto-verso), and Eaton Hall, Chester (ff. 16-18).

Bower, Elizabeth, 1785-1858

Plas Gwyn Estate Records

  • GB 0210 PLASGWYN
  • Fonds
  • [1231]-1847

Estate and family papers of Panton of Bagillt, Flintshire, and Plas Gwyn, Anglesey comprising deeds of the estate in North Wales, 1507-1844; Panton family correspondence, notably that of Paul Panton and Paul Panton junior, 1752-1847; and papers of John Jones (1650-1727), dean of Bangor, including records relating to the diocese of Bangor, and antiquarian correspondence.

Panton family, of Bagillt and Plas Gwyn

Papurau Aneirin Talfan Davies,

  • GB 0210 ANEIES
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1980 /

Papers of Aneirin Talfan Davies, 1911-1980, consisting of diaries, 1956-1980; papers relating to his work with the BBC, including letters and scripts, [1940s]-[1970]; correspondence, drafts and notes reflecting his literary activities, including his lectures, books, articles, libretti and his editorial duties on Barn (there is comparatively little of his poetry present), 1941-[1979]; material such as letters, radio scripts and articles relating to literary figures such as Dylan Thomas, David Jones and T. Rowland Hughes, 1937-1973; correspondence and minutes of meetings, in connection with Llyfrau'r Dryw / Christopher Davies (Publishers) Ltd., Yr Academi Gymreig, The Guild for the Promotion of Welsh Music, the Welsh Arts Council, and a number of bodies within the Anglican Church in Wales, 1971-1977; letters from various prominent Welsh literary figures and successive Archbishops of Wales, 1972-1980; several volumes of press cuttings, 1911-1977; and personal papers, 1963-1974.

Davies, Aneirin Talfan

John Cowper Powys Manuscripts and Papers

  • Fonds
  • [?1778]-[2007]

Papers of and relating to the novelist John Cowper Powys (1872-1963) and other members of his family, including his correspondence with family, friends and associates, as well as published and unpublished literary works, diaries, lectures, essays, and material relating to his estate and literary executorship. Also included are correspondence and literary and personal papers of Powys's companion Phyllis Playter (1893-1982), as well as personal and estate papers of members of the Powys family including his father, Charles Francis Powys, his paternal grandfather, Littleton Charles Powys, his uncle, Littleton Alfred Powys, his aunts, the Johnson sisters, and his nephew, Francis Llewellyn Powys.

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

Llysnewydd Estate Records,

  • GB 0210 LLYYDD
  • Fonds
  • 1366-1954 (predominately 1600-1930) /

Deeds relating to the Llysnewydd estate in Carmarthenshire, 1429-1954, Pembrokeshire, England and Ireland, [early 14 cent].-1906; deeds, letters, accounts, etc., relating to industrial development, mainly coal mining, in the Gwendraeth valley, Carmarthenshire, 1645-1760, 1859-1913; deeds of the Gwastod Gwrda estate in the parish of Llanddewibrefi, Cardiganshire, 1731-1892; correspondence, 1704-1919; accounts, 1618-1899, 1945-1946; legal papers, 1707-1880; and maps and plans, 1801-1907.

Lewes family, of Llysnewydd and Dyffryn

Aberystwyth and District Football League Records,

  • GB 0210 ABERFOOT
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1970 /

Records of the Aberystwyth and District Football League, comprising minute books, 1934-1959 and 1965-1970.

Aberystwyth and District Football League.

Alyse Gregory letters

  • NLW MS 22100E.
  • File
  • 1932-1942

Forty-three letters, 1932-1942, from Alyse Gregory, author and wife of Llewelyn Powys, to James Venn, bookseller, of Weymouth, a Mr Dibben and another correspondent, with a postcard, 1937, from Llewelyn Powys to James Venn.

Gregory, Alyse, 1884-1967

Book of Counsels,

  • NLW MS 4390D.
  • File
  • 1839.

The Pand-namah or Book of Counsels by Sa'di of Shiraz (full name Musharrif ul-Din Muslih ibn'Abd Ullah) (d. 1291). Written in Nasta'liq, lapsing in places, especially in the margins, into Shikastah. Two columns to a page divided into four oblong compartments of irregular size. Headpiece and four illustrations in gold and colours. Borders and spaces between the lines in gold. Headings in red.


A Commentary on the Qur'an

  • NLW MS 1208D
  • File
  • [16 cent.]

A copy of Husain bin 'Ali al Wa'iz al-Kashifi's Persian commentary on the Qur'an-Mawahib-i-'Aliyyah.

Husain bin 'Ali al Wa'iz al-Kashifi, 16 cent.

The Hundred Grammatical Regents

  • NLW MS 4389B
  • File
  • Late 18 cent.-early 19 cent.

Mi'at-'awamil' or Mi'at-'amil', an adaptation of Abubakr Jurjani's Arabic treatise on the hundred grammatical regents, in Persian verse, in the forms of a qasidah.

Archif Sgriptiau BBC Scripts Archive

  • GB 0210 BBC
  • Fonds
  • 1931-2010

Radio and television scripts, 1931-2010, that were broadcast or intended for broadcast by the BBC in Wales.
See 'Finding Aids' below for detals of how to view and order material from different parts of the archive.

Some of the scripts contain language and ideas that could cause offence to readers.

BBC Wales

Pandy MSS

  • GB 0210 MSPANDY
  • Fonds
  • 1842-1936

Papers, 1842-1936, of or from the library of John Davies, pastor of Pandy and Forest Coalpit Calvinistic Methodist churches, both in Monmouthshire. The collection largely comprises material of Monmouthshire and Calvinistic Methodist interest and includes autograph sermons, diaries, correspondence and miscellaneous notebooks of John Davies.

Davies, John, 1843-1917

Jonathan Edwards Papers

  • GB 0210 JONEDS
  • Fonds
  • 2004-2024

Political papers of Jonathan Edwards, Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr. The papers comprise correspondence, speeches, campaign material, diaries, papers on policy and notes. Tops include the UK leaving the European Union (Brexit), devolution, agriculture, banking, assisted dying, transport and regulation of the press..

Edwards, Jonathan, 1976-

Aberglasney Restoration Trust papers,

  • NLW ex 2682.
  • File
  • [1996]-2002.

Correspondence, minutes of meetings and other papers, [1996]-2002, collated by William Wilkins, Director of Operations for the Aberglasney Restoration Trust.

Music book,

  • NLW MS 16663A.
  • File
  • [1740x1918] /

Music book, [1740x1918], of John Davies ('Siôn Dafydd y Crydd'), bookbinder, cobbler and musician, of Llanfihangel Ystrad, Cardiganshire, consisting mainly of notes on the theory of music and psalmody, largely transcribed from the works of William Tans'ur and others.
Also included is an epitaph to John Davies, apparently composed by David Davies, Castell Hywel (f. 86 verso), together with a related note, 1918, by John Jones, Aberaeron (f. 87).

Davies, John, 1722-1799

J. R. Davies PhD thesis, 'The Book of Llandaf...'

  • NLW Facs 921
  • File
  • 1997

A photocopy of John Reuben Davies's PhD thesis 'The Book of Llandaf in its Early Twelfth-Century Cambro-Norman Context' (University of Cambridge, 1997).

Davies, John Reuben

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