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Brythonydd Papers

  • GB 0210 BRYYDD
  • Fonds
  • [early 18th century]-1952 (accumulated [1891x1952])

Papers of Brythonydd and others, [early 18th century]-1952, comprising essays and notes on Teifiside history, 1902-1909; notes on sermons and lectures; diaries, 1906-1923; transcripts of various historical, literary and religious material including Ystradyfodwg parish records, 1735-1930, and Howel Harris' diaries, 1738-1771; transcripts of poetry by Cardiganshire poets including Gwinionydd; letters, 1898-1952; vestry books and account books of Cenarth and Penbryn and other parishes, [pre 1798]-1876; records of Libanus, Treherbert including minute books, registers and account books, 1842-1946; papers of Benjamin Williams (Gwinionydd), including letters, sermons, 1855-1890, essays, notes and poetry; papers of David James (Defynnog), Treherbert, relating mainly to the column he edited in The South Wales News and including sermons and adjudications of his uncle, Benjamin Thomas (Myfyr Emlyn), 1875-1928; papers of John Morris Jones (Ioan Cunllo), John Thomas, Charles Davies, Thomas Cynfelyn Benjamin, Lewis Jones, Treherbert, Rees Price, David Price, Joseph Davies and Rhys Lloyd Jones, Troed-yr-aur, and others, consisting mainly of poetry, accounts, letters, addresses, notebooks and sermons, [19th century]-[20th century].

Williams, D. Pryse (David Pryse), 1878-1952

Cerddi 'Cerddwyson',

  • NLW MSS 22861iB & iiE.
  • File
  • 1900-1936, 1991.

A notebook (MS 22861iB) mainly containing pasted-in newspaper cuttings of poems in Welsh by David Morgan ('Cerddwyson', 1862-1935), Merthyr Tudful, composed between 1900 and 1929, with manuscript additions. Items found loose inside the volume have been filed separately (MS 22861iiE); they comprise two pamphlets: the periodical Cenad Hedd for March 1910, which contains an article on Maggie Morgans, the poet's mother, and Lledu'r Gorwelion (Merthyr Tydfil, 1928), being the printed version of Cerddwyson's address to the Congregationalists of the North Glamorgan Association on his retirement as chairman in October 1927; together with two related newspaper cuttings, 1936-1991.

Morgans, David, Cerddwyson, 1862-1935.

Cerddi Iwan Llwyd

  • NLW ex 2073
  • File
  • 2000

Allbrintiau o bedair ar ddeg o gerddi a gyfansoddwyd gan Iwan Llwyd ar gyfer arddangosfa, 8 Ebrill-30 Medi 2000, yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru, i ddathlu chwecanmlwyddiant dechrau gwrthryfel Owain Glyn Dŵr. Fe'u cyhoeddwyd yn Owain Glyn Dŵr 1400-2000 (Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru, Aberystwyth, 2000). Ceir hefyd gywydd 'Teulu Owain Glyndŵr' nas cynhwyswyd yn y gyfrol.

Llwyd, Iwan, 1957-

Dail Pren gan Waldo Williams,

  • NLW MS 23706C.
  • File
  • [1956]

Twelve holograph poems by Waldo Williams, [1956] (ff. 1-10), written down from memory with the encouragement of Prof. J. Gwyn Griffiths and Dr Kate Bosse-Griffiths at their flat in 1 Eaton Crescent, Swansea; with the exception of 'Arfau' (ff. 6 verso-7), all the poems appeared in the volume Dail Pren (Llandysul, 1956). Also included are page proofs of the first typesetting of Dail Pren prepared by Gwasg Gomer in June 1956 (ff. 11-103), arranged by the poet with the help of Prof. Griffiths and Dr Bosse-Griffiths and including a few manuscript emendations in the hand of Prof. Griffiths.
The first typesetting differs significantly from the first published version of November 1956, with the poet having omitted twenty of the sixty-three poems and added twenty-three new poems.

Williams, Waldo, 1904-1971

Eisteddfod Gadeiriol Sir Ddinbych, 1922,

A holograph copy of the adjudication by T[homas] Gwynn Jones [professor of Welsh Literature, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth] on the four poems submitted for the chair competition at the Denbighshire Chair Eisteddfod [held at Denbigh, 3, 5, 6 June], 1922.

Erthyglau, etc. gan T. Gwynn Jones

  • NLW MS 12584C.
  • File
  • 1919-1926

Holograph copies of articles, etc., by T[homas] Gwynn Jones [professor of Welsh Literature, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth], published in Y Darian, 1919-1926, including a series of articles entitled 'Iwerddon' (18, 25 Medi, 2, 9, 16 Hydref 1919, subsequently published as a booklet (50 pp.) under the same title, Aberdar, 1919); a series of articles entitled 'I Leddfu Gofid' (26 Mai, 9, 16, 23, 30 Mehefin, 7 Gorffennaf 1921, subsequently published as a booklet (63 pp.) under the title Peth Nas Lleddir, Aberdar, 1921); an essay entitled 'Colofnau Mwg' ( 16 Rhagfyr 1926, subsequently published in the author's Beirniadaeth a Myfyrdod, Wrecsam, 1935, pp.119-27); reviews of Saunders Lewis: A School of Welsh Augustans, Wrexham, 1924 (29 Mai 1924), and of Kate Roberts: O Gors y Bryniau. Naw Stori Fer, Wrecsam, 1925 (7 Mai 1925); a letter headed 'Tafodiaith', in reply to a correspondent's observations in Y Darian, 4 Mehefin 1925, on comments by T. Gwynn Jones in his review of O Gors y Bryniau (see above) on the author's use of dialect (11 Mehefin 1925); and adjudications on 'englynion' submitted in a literary competition organised by Y Darian (28 Rhagfyr 1922), on the 'rhieingerddi' and 'myfyrdraethau' submitted for competition at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, 1923 (16 Awst 1923; for the adjudication on the 'rhieingerddi', see also Cofnodion a Chyfansoddiadau Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 1923 . . . Barddoniaeth a Beirniadaethau, pp.95-6), on the chair poems and 'englynion' submitted at the Cardiff and District Welsh Societies Eisteddfod, 1925 (2, 9 Ebrill 1925), and on the short stories submitted in a competition organised by Y Darian, 1925 (26 Tachwedd 1925). Most of these items are listed in A Bibliography of Thomas Gwynn Jones. Reprinted from The Bibliography of Denbighshire, Part 3, Wrexham, 1938. See also the supplement to this work, published in Denbighshire Historical Society Transactions, vol. 5, 1956, pp. 131-49.

Jones, T. Gwynn (Thomas Gwynn), 1871-1949

Henry Davies Papers,

  • GB 0210 HENIES
  • Fonds
  • [c. 1884]-1932 /

Papers relating to Henry Davies ('Abon'), 1884-1932, including poems, [c.1884]-1932; and letters and cards, 1895-1904.

Davies, Henry, Abon, 1864-1941

Huw T. Edwards Papers

  • GB 0210 HUWRDS
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1974 (accumulated [c. 1923]-1974)

Letters addressed to Huw T. Edwards, 1929-1970, and carbon copies of letters sent by him, 1945-1969, concerning politics, literature, and the Council for Wales and Monmouthshire, including letters to and from political figures in the Labour Party and Plaid Cymru, and Welsh literary figures; pocket diaries, 1929-1968; minute books of the North Wales Labour Federation, 1923-1930; reports and memoranda concerning the activities of the Council for Wales and Monmouthshire, political life in North Wales, and the activities of TWW, 1935-1966; press cuttings relating to Edwards' political career and the activities of the Council for Wales and Monmouthshire, 1930-1968; illuminated addresses and distinctions presented to him, 1933-1969; miscellaneous printed items, 1912-1967; poems by him, 1950-1958; and other personal papers, 1926-1967; and acquired papers, notably letters from Sir Owen M. Edwards to Hughes and Son, Wrexham, printers, 1894-1895.

Edwards, Huw T. (Huw Thomas), 1892-1970

J. Glyn Davies Papers,

  • GB 0210 JGLIES
  • Fonds
  • [17 cent.]-2016 (with gaps)

Papers of J. Glyn Davies, mainly letters, many relating to antiquarian, academic and library interests, including 400 from Robert Scourfield Mills ('Owen Rhoscomyl'), 1903-1919, almost 200 from Jennie Thomas relating to Llyfr mawr y plant, 1920-1950, and 150 from T. Gwynn Jones, 1908-1947; papers of his family, including the Tanycastell Collection, 1821-1858; and manuscripts collected by him, including the Henblas manuscript (Welsh poems by various authors, 1664-1685) and the Gwallter Mechain manuscripts.

Davies, J. Glyn (John Glyn), 1870-1953

J. M. Howell Papers,

  • Fonds
  • 1871-1960 /

Papers of John Morgan Howell of Aberaeron, 1871-1960, including exercise books containing a memorandum for 1871 and a history, in Welsh, of Dr Thomas Phillips, Neuaddlwyd, by J. M. Howell; books of press cuttings containing articles relating to Aberaeron, 1873-1931, operas, 1920-1960 (collected by G[eraint] M. Howell), and the poetry, 1889-1921, of Margaret Aeron Davies; and articles by J. M. Howell, 1897; family correspondence, 1888-1926, and miscellaneous letters and papers, 1875-1946; a volume of typescript copies of Christmas carols in Welsh composed by J. M. Howell, collected and bound by J. Seymour Rees, 1941; and a pedigree of the Howells family of Penybaily, parish of Llangunllo; together with some papers of his daughter, the late Mrs Nesta Poulgrain (née Nesta Howell), including a diary of a journey to Naples [by Mrs Poulgrain, 1937]; and exercise books, containing a copy of the diary and poetry (1918).

Howell, John M.

Lewis Lewis ('Awenfab o Wynfe') Papers,

  • GB 0210 LEWISLEW
  • Fonds
  • 1732-1982 /

Literary, family and business papers, 1732-1982, of Lewis Lewis ('Awenfab o Wynfe', 1837-1906), poet, of Gwynfe, Carmarthenshire, his son, Dr Ivor Lewis, St Asaph, and other members of his family, including drafts of poetry by Lewis Lewis; denominational diaries, 1848-1908; and letters, including correspondence, 1854-1947, between Lewis Lewis and relatives and friends in the United States and Canada.

Lewis, Lewis, 1837-1906.

Llawysgrifau Llinos Wyre

  • Fonds
  • [1894]-1931

Llawysgrifau William H. Griffiths (Llinos Wyre), [1894]-1931, yn cynnwys tair cyfrol o dorion o'r wasg (NLW MSS 8298D, 8300-1B) ac un casgliad llawysgrif (NLW MS 8299E) o'i gerddi ac alawon. = Manuscripts of William H. Griffiths (Llinos Wyre), [1894]-1931, consisting of three volumes of press cuttings (NLW MSS 8298D, 8300-1B) and a volume of manuscript transcripts (NLW MS 8299E) of his poems and melodies.

Llinos Wyre, 1851-1931

Llyfr nodiadau Caradog Prichard

  • NLW MS 22396C.
  • File
  • 1959-1961

Notebook, 1959-1961, of Caradog Prichard, poet and journalist, containing a fragment of a diary, in English, 3 November 1959-26 January 1960 (ff. 3-14 rectos); 'A Scheme For A Daily Newspaper In The Welsh Language' (ff. 16-18 rectos); notes for, and fragmentary draft of, Un Nos Ola Leuad (1961) (ff. 18v, 19-23 rectos, 61v); numerous drafts of poems, mainly of parts of 'Cân yr Hen' from his ode 'Cymru'; and miscellaneous notes and personal memoranda.

Prichard, Caradog, 1904-1980

Llyfrau nodiadau,

Notebooks, 1946-71, in Welsh, of Kate Davies containing reviews of her published books and lecture notes, 1969, on Castellhywel, Llandysul, in 1906-7, and on the poetry of her father, Daniel Thomas (1866-1942) and David Davies, Penlôn, Gyfeile, Llandysul, beirdd gwlad, along with copies of their poems. Miscellaneous papers found loose inside the volume have been filed separately (MS 23116iiD).

Kate Davies.

Meic Stephens papers

  • GB 0210 MEIPHENS
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1987

Correspondence, 1970-1977, accumulated by Meic Stephens in the course of editing Artists in Wales, volumes 1-3 (Llandysul, 1971-1977), from artists in the fields of literature, drama, music and the visual arts; letters, 1977-1978, from poets invited to contribute to Green Horse : an anthology by young poets of Wales edited by him (Swansea, 1978); letters, 1978-1979, relating to The Welsh Language Today (second edition, Llandysul, 1979); and correspondence, 1986-1987, between Meic Stephens and Lady Amy Parry-Williams relating to the former's translations into English of essays by T. H. Parry-Williams, published in The White Stone - six essays by T. H. Parry-Williams (Llandysul, 1987).

An additional consignment of the papers of Meic Stephens. This group remains uncatalogued.



  • NLW MS 21754E.
  • File
  • [c. 1940]-1960 /

Manuscript and typescript notes of lectures, addresses and articles, [c. 1940]-1960, by David James Jones ('Gwenallt') relating to his upbringing and the background to his poetry, Christianity and society, Communism, the decline of religion, the poet and Christianity, hymnology and hymnists, and aspects of poetry and literary appreciation.

Gwenallt, 1899-1968

Tro'r Haul Arno

Deunydd yn ymwneud â'r flodeugerdd Tro'r Haul Arno (1982), gan gynnwys rhagair i'r gyfrol gan yr aelod seneddol Dafydd Elis Thomas a llythyr oddi wrth yr Athro John Rowlands ynghylch cyhoeddi ail-argraffiad o'r gyfrol.

Papurau Eifion Wyn,

  • GB 0210 EIFWYN
  • fonds
  • 1839-1980 /

Papurau Eifion Wyn yn cynnwys copïau llawysgrif o'i gerddi, 1885-1925, rhai ohonynt wedi eu cyhoeddi yn Caniadau'r Allt (1927) ac O Drum i Draeth (1929); ei gyfieithiadau o farddoniaeth a rhyddiaith, 1906-1923; pregethau, emynau a chaneuon, [c.1914]-1921; cerddi gan eraill, 1889-1926; beirniadaethau cystadlaethau eisteddfodol, 1915-1925; llythyrau a gohebiaeth â llenorion, 1894-1926; llythyrau at ei wraig, 1922-1950; cofnodion cofrestru aelodau'r teulu, 1864-1941; tystysgrifau eisteddfodol, 1905-1924; deunydd printiedig,1908-1927; llyfrau, yn cynnwys gwaith gan Eifion Wyn, 1866-1930; dyddiaduron Eifion Wyn, 1919-1920; dyddiaduron ei dad Robert Williams, 1894-1900; a phapurau'n perthyn i'w ŵyr Penri Williams, 1926-[1980] = Papers of Eifion Wyn comprising manuscript copies of his poems, 1885-1925, some of which were published in Caniadau'r Allt (1927) and O Drum i Draeth (1929); translations by him of poetry and prose, 1906-1923; sermons, hymns and songs, [c. 1914]-1921; translations of his poetry by others, 1907-1924; poems addressed to him, 1919-1921; poems by others, 1889-1926; adjudications of eisteddfod competitions, 1915-1925; letters and correspondence with literary figures, 1894-1926; letters to his wife, 1922-1950; family civil registration records, 1864-1941; eisteddfod certificates, 1905-1924; printed matter, 1908-1927; books, including Eifion Wyn's works, 1866-1930; diaries of Eifion Wyn, 1919-1920, diaries of his father Robert Williams, 1894-1900; and papers belonging to his grandson Penri Williams, 1926-[1980].

Eifion Wyn, 1867-1926.

Papurau barddonol

Mae'r gyfres yn cynnwys llyfrau nodiadau o gerddi, emynau a nodiadau, 1862 - [1937], a nifer ohonynt yn cynnwys amgaeëdigion, un yn dyddio i 1964. Mae'r gyfres hefyd yn cynnwys amlen o gerddi yn cynnwys rhai cyfieithiadau o gerddi Robert Herrick, John Donne ac Andrew Marvell, heb eu dyddio, a saith pryddest eisteddfodol, [c. 1889] - [c. 1891].

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