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A miscellany,

A Latin vocabulary, notes for the study of the Mabinogion, extracts from printed sources, notes on 'Y Gogynfeirdd' and their vocabulary, etc.

Sir Edward Anwyl.


Addresses by Meredith J. Hughes on 'Myth and legend in the literature of Wales', 1914, and 'Democratic Theory and Institutions', 1919; a hymn 'Ymwel a mi o Arglwydd da', and a poem entitled 'Afon Alun', 1924.

Durrant's Press Cuttings,

  • GB 0210 DURRANTS
  • Fonds
  • [1895]-[1939] /

Press cuttings relating to Wales and Welsh culture, such as religion, politics, literature, music, education, St. David's Day celebrations and the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol, individuals, and the National Library of Wales [1895]-[1939].

Durrant's Press Cutting Agency.

Erthyglau ac anerchiadau,

Articles and addresses by David Samuel mainly on Welsh literature, history and education, 1890-1909, and an account of his tour in the United States of America, 1889.

David Samuel.

Gilbert Turner letters to John Cowper Powys and Phyllis Playter

Some three hundred and fifty letters, 1945-1969, from Gilbert Turner to John Cowper Powys and Phyllis Playter, which include references to the novelist Elena Puw Morgan, Welsh language and literature, visits to North Wales, the writer's procurement of library books for the recipients and the preparation of typescript copies of Powys's Dostoievsky (1947) and Rabelais (1948). Turner continued corresponding with Phyllis Playter after John Cowper Powys's death in 1963.

Turner, Gilbert

Hanes Cymru,

An account of the early history of Wales and notes on Welsh place-names, literature, etc.

Sir Edward Anwyl.

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 notes by his son, the late Taliesin Williams (Ab Iolo) of Merthyr Tydfil (Liverpool: Welsh MSS Society, 1848).
Included are manuscript drafts of the Welsh texts on pp. 3-328 passim (T4/1), drafts of the English translations on pp. 341-496 passim (T4/2), drafts for the footnotes on pp. 332-489 passim (T4/3), a draft of pp. 331-507 passim combining text and footnotes (T4/4), and notebooks containing notes and memoranda relating to the volume (T4/5-11). Also included is a bundle of draft texts, relating mostly to Welsh saints in a format similar to T4/1 but which were either omitted from the volume or intended for another book on Bonedd y Saint (T4/12).

Lecture notes, etc.

  • NLW MS 2136B
  • File
  • 1864-1865

A manuscript containing a transcript of a lecture on The Influence of the Literature of Wales on that of other countries, given by Teilo at Llandilo, 16 March 1864; a note on Thomas Jones (Twm Sion Catti); material relating to the late Rev. John Evans, Llwynffortun, 1865.

Davies, William, 1831-1892

Letter from 'Ab Ithel'

A letter, 1855, from John Williams ('Ab Ithel') to [Evan Davies ('Myfyr Morganwg')].

Williams, John, 1811-1862


Autograph letters from a large number of people to Thomas and others, mainly relating to archaeology, Welsh history, literature and ecclesiastical affairs. The correspondents include B. Beedham, William Buckland, W. Boyd Dawkins, Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain'), J. P. Earwaker, D. Silvan Evans, R. W. Eyton, E. A. Freeman, Margaret Gatty, Reginald Heber, Felicia Hemans, H. Longueville Jones, John Keble, Sir Theodore Martin, Sydney (Lady) Morgan, Lord Mostyn, Samuel Rogers, W. F. Skene, Sir Arthur Sullivan, John Williams ('Ab Ithel'), Morris Williams ('Nicander') and Robert Williams (Rhydycroesau); an English poem entitled 'The Sixth Centenary of Dante's Beatrice 1890' by T. Tudno Jones; and a number of 'cut-out' autographs.

Letters to Jonathan Reynolds

Nearly two hundred autograph letters, 1855-1891, relating mainly to Welsh literary matters, and especially to Glamorgan, 1855-1899, to Jonathan Reynolds ('Nathan Dyfed') from contemporary Welsh poets and authors; miscellaneous poems; printed broadsides; press cuttings; etc.


Letters, 1835-1840, from David Owen ('Dewi Wyn o Eifion') to Richard Humphreys (Faerdref) , Ellis Owen and James Spooner (Tremadog), together with drafts of letters by David Owen relating to Welsh literary matters.


Three volumes of miscellaneous notes and fragments relating to Welsh literature, history, archaeology, etc.


Miscellaneous notes and extracts made by Walter Davies and dealing with the language, literature, and agriculture of Wales.


Three volumes of miscellaneous notes, extracts, drafts of letters, and memoranda by Walter Davies, dealing mainly with Welsh orthography, literature, etc.


Miscellanea mainly in the hands of John Jenkins and Walter Davies and relating to the history, literature, ecclesiastical affairs, and music of Wales; a document relating to the collation of Richard Humffreys to the living of Aberhavesp, February 21, 1628 9; a fragment in the hand of Edward Lhuyd; a letter from Maudline Nanne to Robert Vaughan, May 24, 1636; etc.


Two volumes of miscellaneous transcripts mainly in the hand of Walter Davies (Gwallter Mechain, 1761-1849), relating to the antiquities, history, topography, language, and literature of Wales. They include catalogues of Welsh manuscripts; transcripts of manuscripts of Evan Evans (Ieuan Brydydd Hir), of letters of Edward Lhuyd, Lewis Morris, Goronwy Owen, etc., of Strata Marcella abbey charters, of monumental inscriptions, of Evan Evans's transcripts of Richard Farrington's archaeological notes, etc.; notes on Llanerfyl, Llangadfan, and Garthbeibio, written by William Jones, Llangadfan, and sent by him, with letters, to Walter Davies; a letter, 1792, from Edward Williams (Iolo Morganwg) to Walter Davies; an extract, by Lewis Morris, from his Celtic Remains; Marwnad Lewis Morys ... by Goronwy Owen, in the autograph of Evan Evans; etc. Both volumes are indexed.

Evans, Evan, 1731-1788

Mostyn Manuscripts

  • GB 0210 MSMOSTYN
  • Fonds
  • [late 12 cent.]-[early 20 cent.]

Manuscripts, [late 12 cent.]-[early 20 cent.], formerly part of the library of the Mostyn family of Mostyn Hall, Flintshire, comprising transcripts and extracts from Giraldus Cambrensis, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Dares Phrygius, Nennius, Gildas, David Jenkins (Judge Jenkins), Sir John Wynn of Gwydir, Lydgate's 'Life of Our Lady', Leland's Itinerary, 'Chroniques de France', historical manuscripts such as Brut y Tywysiogion and Brut y Brenhinoedd, Welsh romances and the Mabinogion; collections of mainly Welsh poetry, among them the seventeenth-century volumes Llyfr Coch Nannau and Llyfr Gwyn Corsygedol, containing poems by Dafydd ap Gwilym, Guto'r Glyn, Tudur Aled, Siôn Cent and others; genealogies, pedigrees and histories; official papers relating to Caernarvonshire; catalogues of the Mostyn and Gloddaeth libraries, 1692-1842; etc.


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