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A Bibliography of Welsh Americana,

  • NLW MS 9278A.
  • File
  • [1901x1928] /

A bibliography, compiled by Henry Blackwell, of books, periodicals and newspapers in Welsh, or of Welsh interest, printed or published in America.

Blackwell, Henry, 1851-1928


  • NLW MS 10748D.
  • File
  • [18 cent.], 1828.

A volume of transcripts of poetry, mainly 'cywyddau' and 'englynion', by Iowerth Fynglwyd, William Llŷn, Huw Cae Llwyd, Gwilym ap Sefnyn, Dafydd Nanmor, Thomas Prys, Syr Dafydd Trefor, Aneurin Gwawdrudd ('Anearan Gwowdrudd'), Rhys Pennardd, Iolo Goch, Gutun Ceiriog, Siôn Mawddwy, Dio ap Ifan Du, Rhys Goch Glyndyfrdwy, Dafydd ap Edmwnd, Dafydd Ddu o Hiraddug, Philip John Philip, Siôn Philip, Owain Gwynedd, Ieuan Brydydd Hir, Siôn Cent, David Jones, Rhys Wynn, Siôn Tudur, Dafydd ap Gwilym, Dafydd Llwyd ap Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, Meredydd ap Rees, Llywelyn ap Gutun, Syr Owain ap Gwilym, Griffith Philip, Rowland Vaughan, Richard Philip, Edmwnd Prys, Robin Ragett, Tudur Aled, John Prichard Prys, Robert Klidro, Ellis Rowland 'o Harlech', Hugh Llwyd 'o Gynfal', Huw Morris, Lewis Morris, Mr. David Roberts, Rice Lloyd, Moris ap Robert, Bala, and Thomas Jones, Orsedd Las. The greater part of the volume was written in the early eighteenth century. Among slightly later hands at the end of the volume is that of William Jones of Orsedd Las. At the end of the volume is a letter from a Welsh emigrant, written from Delaware, 21 September, 1828.

David Greenslade Papers,

  • GB 0210 GREADE
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1992 /

Newsletters, programmes, publicity material and ephemera connected with Welsh societies in America, 1939-1985; in Canada, 1968-1985; miscellaneous North American Welsh societies, 1970-1985, including the Welsh National Gymanfa Ganu Association, 1970-1985; Women's Welsh Club of America, 1977-1984; Welsh Associated Youth of America and Canada, 1982-1985; Cymdeithas Madog, 1980-1985; and National Welsh-American Foundation, 1982-1984; further papers donated in 2005.

Greenslade, David.

Dr Clare Taylor typescripts

  • NLW ex 3011
  • File
  • 1973-1984

Ten typescript articles and transcripts, 1973-1984, nearly all written or compiled by Dr Clare Taylor, Aberystwyth.
They comprise: (i) 'America 1851-1852', dated April 1973, a translation by Mari Ellis of the diary of Iorthryn Gwynedd (NLW MS 9521A), with an introduction by Clare Taylor; (ii) 'The Phillipps Manuscript: A Chapter in Early Welsh Migration to the West Indies and to the United States', 1973, a transcript of NLW MS 92B with an introduction by Clare Taylor (the introduction only was published, with the same title, in National Library of Wales Journal, 19.3 (Summer 1976), 243-248); (iii) 'A Description of Trinidad 1881-1882', 1973, a transcript of [?part of] NLW MS 17267D; (iv-vii) 'A Victorian Guide to Wales', 1973 and undated, four volumes containing transcripts from nineteenth-century trade directories of descriptions of individual parishes in Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, Denbighshire and Montgomeryshire; (viii) an article, 1979, entitled 'The Journal of an Absentee Proprietor: Nathaniel Phillips of Slebech', concerning NLW, Slebech Estate Records 4292-4302; (ix) 'Isaac Williams of Cardiganshire – the Christian poet – an introduction to his nature poetry', 1984, an article subsequently published in Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion (1986), 115-126; and (x) 'NLW MS 15505 Picton Papers and Letters', [n.d.], consisting of transcripts (and in some cases translations from the Welsh) of letters of Welsh-American interest in NLW MS 15505E, as well as NLW MS 14111D and elsewhere. Items i-iv and viii-ix are photocopied or cyclostyled, while v-vii and x are carbon copies.

Taylor, Clare, 1934-

Gwaith 'Golyddan',

Two essays by John Robert Pryse ('Golyddan'): 'Mantais a ddeillia i'r Cymro o feddu gwybodaeth gyffredinol o'r iaith Seisnig', and 'Yr Ymraniad yn America'.

Golyddan, 1840-1862

Letters from Welsh emigrants in America

  • NLW MS 17441i-iiE.
  • File
  • 1846-1955

Two groups of letters from Welsh emigrants to America, 1846-1847, 1870-1878, together with letters relating to emigration from Wales, 1948-1955.


Biographical and bibliographical notes and collectanea; four letters, 1872, from Evan M. Williams, Mineral Ridge, Ohio, an emigrant from Merthyr Tydfil, to his parents and brother in Wales; copies of two letters [1925] from Leah Hughes, Brooklyn, an emigrant from Bodfari; etc.


A composite volume, probably of Spanish-American origin, containing songs with accompaniment for pianoforte or guitar, and a collection of 'Modinhas e Canҫonetas' by various composers dedicated to Snra. D. Thereza Benedicta of Brito de Cunha by Ignacio José Schlegel. Among the composers represented in the volume are Don José Acuna, José-Francisco Edolo, Joao Ribeiro, Alexandre José Pires, Joao Macedo, and Luiz Antonio Barboza Leitao. The volume is lettered on the upper cover and on the spine 'Vocal Spanish'.


Notebook of Berta Ruck, June 1918-September 1919, containing impressions of wartime life in North Wales and London and of her visit to the USA in 1919, later reworked and incorporated into chapters 16-25 of her autobiographical volume A Story-teller tells the Truth (London, 1935); also included are commonplace entries and extracts from letters received.

Out of the past,

  • NLW Facs 1008.
  • File
  • 2005-2006.

Photocopies of an article by W. N. Davis, Dinuba, California, relating to Stephen S. Jones and family who emigrated in 1878 from Cardiganshire to Jackson County, Ohio, together with copies of letters from America and from relations in Wales and poetry entered in a literary meeting in Oak Hill, 1893, together with a copy of an undated photoghraph of Stephen and Anna (Morgan) Jones taken in Jackson.

Overseas letters to David Lloyd

The file comprises a small group of letters, 1960-1966, from friends and acquaintances relating to David Lloyd's visit to the USA and Canada in 1961.

The William & Mordecai Evans log & stone house : : 1720-1763,

  • NLW ex 2587.
  • File
  • 2004.

A copy of a report prepared by William Stepp and Estelle Cremers, 2004, on the house which is situated in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and placed by the Pennsylvania Historical & Musueum Commission on The National Register of Historic Places in 2004. It was built for Welsh Quaker immigrants in 1720.

Three Landscapes,

Papers relating to the Three Landscapes project, comprising research papers, including photocopies, bibliographic records and US Geological Survey information; devising notes; draft, proof and final copies of project publications; project information and administrative papers; performed lectures papers, including research, notes, graphics and draft and final copies of presentations; and draft and final copies of graphic work created during the project.


Toriadau o bapurau newydd

One of two albums which belonged to Henry Blackwell (1851-1928), New York, containing press cuttings, mainly of Welsh and Welsh-American interest, from Welsh, English and American newspapers and journals, 1885-1892.

Ymweliad Marion Eames â'r Unol Daleithiau,

Deunydd printiedig, 1977-1986, yn ymwneud ag ymweliad Marion Eames â'r Unol Daleithiau yn 1984. Mae'r ffeil yn cynnwys llyfrynnau gwybodaeth a pamffledi nifer o sefydliadau o bwysigrwydd hanesyddol i'r Crynwyr yn Mhennsylfania a Washington; adroddiadau chwarterol Cymdeithas Harriton, 'The Curator's Quarterly Report', 1977-1982; a chopi o erthygl a ysgrifennodd Marion Eames yn sgil yr ymweliad yn trafod Bryn Mawr, Dolgellau, a Bryn Mawr (bellach Harriton), Pennsylfania, 1986. = Printed material, 1977-1986, relating to Marion Eames's visit to the United States in 1984. The file includes information booklets and pamphlets from various institutions of historical importance to the Quakers in Pennsylvania and Washington; quarterly reports from the Harriton Association, entitled 'The Curator's Quarterly Report', 1977-1982; and a copy of an article written by Marion Eames following her visit discussing Bryn Mawr, Dolgellau, and Bryn Mawr (now Harriton), Pennsylvania, 1986.

Llythyr o Wisconsin,

  • NLW Facs 1009.
  • file
  • [2006].

Llungopïau o lythyr, 1879, oddi wrth J. a W. James at eu teulu yn Nhalybont. Ymfudodd y pâr o Bontrhydfendigaid i Wisconsin yn 1847, ynghyd â throsiad i'r Saesneg. = Photocopies of a letter from J. and W. James, 1879, to their family in Talybont. The couple emigrated from Pontrhydfendigaid to Wisconsin in 1847, together with an English translation.