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David Jones letters to Nancy K. Sandars

  • NLW MS 23238E
  • File
  • 1964-1974

Twenty letters, 1964-74, from David Jones (1895-1974), artist and writer, to the archaeologist Nancy K. Sandars. As well as containing references to his work, the letters discuss a range of topics including the history and prehistory of Wales.

Jones, David, 1895-1974

David Jones letters to Tom Burns

  • NLW MS 21797E.
  • File
  • 1940-1971

Twenty-three letters, 1940-1971, from David Jones, artist and writer, to his friend T. F. (Tom) Burns, nineteen of which date from the period 1940-1944 and form a valuable source for the life and work of the writer during the war years. The princi...

Jones, David, 1895-1974

Lecture notes, &c.

Miscellaneous notes by Idris Davies, [?1933]-[?1951], comprising an essay on 'Poetry & Politics' (ff. 2-6 verso); notes on early Welsh poetry and on Welsh history (ff. 7-22); notes on English literature, apparently for lectures given...

Notes

Miscellaneous notes broadly relating to Welsh and Glamorgan history, Welsh literature and related subjects. They comprise: bundles of loose papers (T3/1-2) and notebooks (T3/3-14) containing notes and memoranda on a variety of historical subjects,...

'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', awarde...

Iolo MSS (1848)

Drafts and notes in the hand of Taliesin Williams for the volume Iolo Manuscripts, A Selection of Ancient Welsh Manuscripts, in prose and verse, from the collection made by the late Edward Williams, Iolo Morganwg,… with English translations and no...

Notes

Miscellaneous notes and papers of Iolo Morganwg, [18 cent., last ¼]-[1830s], on a variety of subjects, including (mainly Welsh) history (E8/1), religion (E8/2), Welsh and English literature, including Dr Johnson (E8/3), Bardism (E8/4) and biograph...

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 '...

Warrington, William

British Antiquities Revived

A draft tract entitled 'Proofes drawne from authorities and other reasons why Cadelh prince of Southwales was the eldest sonne of Roderic the greate (kinge of Wales) and that he and his issue after him had a superioritie over the rest of Wale...

Vaughan, Robert, 1592-1667

Humphrey Lhuyd's History of Wales,

  • NLW MS 23202B
  • File
  • [16 cent., second ½]

A volume, second half of XVI cent., probably in the hand of Thomas Powell (d. 1588), Parc y Drewen, Whittington, co. Salop, containing a much shortened text of Humphrey Lhuyd's English version of Brut y Tywysogion, upon which version David Po...

Powell, Thomas, d. 1588

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 s...

Robert Vaughan.

Miscellanea,

Miscellaneous papers and fragments containing notes, transcripts, lists, copies of his own poems, etc., by Edward Williams ('Iolo Morganwg') bound together in one volume. The contents include holograph copies of Welsh poems by Edward Wil...

'Iolo Morganwg'.

Lecture schemes,

Notebooks containing draft schemes of lectures on Welsh history for literary meetings in Merioneth, e.g. at Llanegryn and Talsarnau, 1897, and draft correspondence relating to the same.

George Owen's History of Wales,

A transcript of 'The number of the Hundreds, Castles, Parish Churches, and Fairs, ... the Names of the chief Lordships, Market Towns, Forests and great woods, Deer Parks, Havens, chief Mountains, and Hills, Notable Rivers, Monasteries, Priori...

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 C...

Sir Edward Anwyl.

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