Sub-fonds 1958 Bequest. - Gorsedd y Beirdd and the National Eisteddfod,

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1958 Bequest.


Gorsedd y Beirdd and the National Eisteddfod,


  • 1917-1957. (Creation)

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8 boxes.

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Papers, 1917-1957, of Winifred Coombe Tennant, mainly relating to 'Gorsedd y Beirdd' and to the National Eisteddfod of Wales. They include correspondence, 1917-1954, concerning the Gorsedd and the National Eisteddfod, her efforts to assist British prisoners of war, 1940-1941, and general interest; minutes, memoranda and reports of various committees associated with Gorsedd y Beirdd, 1922-1954; articles by Winifred Coombe Tennant and other miscellaneous papers, 1918-1947; press cuttings, photographs, postcards, badges and other ephemera, 1917-1954; printed material, including Gorsedd proclamation programmes, 1918-1954, programmes of Gorsedd meetings, 1925-1951, lists of officers and members of the Gorsedd, 1923-1949, 1924-1959, 1947, annual reports of the Eisteddfod Council, 1937-1950, Eisteddfod programmes, 1917-1952, articles and other items relating to Gorsedd y Beirdd and eisteddfodau, 1918-1957.

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Arranged into: correspondence; Gorsedd papers; and miscellaneous printed matter.

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English and Welsh.

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Preferred citation: 1958 Bequest.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 1958 Bequest.