File TAD 8 - Y Teithiadur Cyfansawdd

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Y Teithiadur Cyfansawdd


  • 1924, [1964] (Creation)

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1 envelope.

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John Humphreys Davies (1871-1926) of Cwrtmawr, Llangeitho, Cardiganshire, was a bibliographer, and Principal of the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1919-1926. He had a deep interest in Welsh literature and culture, manifested in his acquisition of a vast collection of Welsh manuscripts, books and deeds. Davies was one of the chief supporters of the National Library of Wales before and after its foundation, and he bequeathed his collection to the Library.

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A composite tour journal, in English, compiled, 1924, by T. I. Ellis, J. H. Davies, Annie J. Hughes-Griffiths and Herbert Morgan while on a three week tour on the Continent (32 ff.). Also included is one leaf of an article by T. I. Ellis entitled 'Teithiadur Cyfansawdd (V)' reproducing parts of the journal in translation, and another manuscript article, 'Deugain mlynedd yn ôl' by T. I. Ellis, [1964], reflecting on the forty years elapsed since the trip (9 ff.).

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  • English
  • Welsh

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English, Welsh.

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See also TF7/1, 3.

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T. I. Ellis, Dilyn Llwybrau (Llandybïe, 1967)

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  • Box: T. I. Ellis and Mari Ellis papers TAD 8 (Box 58)