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Alun Oldfield-Davies Papers

  • GB 0210 ALUVIES
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1988

Papers of Alun-Oldfield Davies, 1928-1988, relating mainly to the artist and writer David Jones, including an original water-colour inscription, 1954; photographs of inscriptions, personalised and sent as greetings cards , 1958-1961; letters from David Jones to Alun Oldfield-Davies, 1954-1962; papers concerning the fate of David Jones's manuscripts and pictures, 1971-1976; miscellaneous items including lists of works by David Jones for exhibitions, 1972-1976, a radio talk broadcast in 1954 and articles on his life and work, 1954-1988. The additional papers comprise a copy of John Morris-Jones, Penillion Omar Khayyam (Gregynog Press, 1928), formerly in the possession of Colonel Richard C. Ruck (1887-1973), containing his manuscript annotations in Persian, Welsh and English, with letters from his widow concerning the bequest of the volume to Alun Oldfield-Davies, 1973-1974; and a notebook containing reminiscences in Welsh ('Stori fy mywyd') of the Reverend Jonathan Oldfield-Davies (1876-1960), Congregationalist minister and father of Alun Oldfield-Davies.

Oldfield-Davies, Alun, 1905-1988

Welsh Methodist (Wesleyan) Archives,

  • GB 0210 WELIST
  • Fonds
  • 1770-1974 /

Baptism registers: Dinas Mawddwy Circuit, 1897-1966; Machynlleth Circuit, 1808-1897; Llandeilo Circuit, 1814-1863; Merthyr Tudful (Merthyr Tydfil) Circuit, 1837-1867; Bryn-Mawr Circuit, 1843-1882; Aberdare Circuit, 1857-1933; Tredegar Circuit, 1843-1916; Hanley (Staffordshire), Welsh Circuit, 1893-1924; and Stockton-on-Tees (Durham), Welsh circuit, 1872-1903; burial registers, Bont-goch, 1882-1931, and Tregaron, 1830-1944; Welsh Assembly, agendas, 1899-1917, and minutes, 1899-1902; North Wales District, District Committee minutes, 1816-1892, and Synod minutes, 1892-1902; trust-property schedules, 1860-1893; Home Mission Fund accounts and papers, 1875-1903; and Sunday Schools schedules, 1868-1880; First North Wales District, Synod minutes, 1903-1944; Home Mission Fund accounts, 1929-1967; trust-property returns, 1943-1955, and Ministers Allowance Fund accounts, 1918-1921; Second North Wales District, Synod minutes, 1903-1940; First and Second North Wales Districts, Home Mission Fund and Chapel Fund papers, 1903-1927; South Wales District, District Committee and Synod minutes, 1829-1974; Chapel Fund accounts, 1858-1951; Chapel Committee minutes and reports, 1858-1894; trust-property schedules and returns, 1860-1962; and Foreign Mission reports, 1846-1917; Circuit records, comprising Quarterly Meeting minutes, accounts, circuit-schedule book, trust-property schedules, Sunday School schedules, Temperance schedules, circuit plans and membership lists, for Abercynon Circuit, 1928-1931; Aberdare Circuit, 1857-1960; Aberdare & Abercynon Circuit, 1960-1968; Abergele Circuit, 1951-1960; Aberystwyth Circuit, 1845-1971; Amlwch Circuit, 1871-1873; Bagillt Circuit, 1895-1898; Bangor Circuit, 1843-1890; Beaumaris Circuit, 1892-1895; Blaenau Ffestiniog Circuit, 1867-1920; Bryn-Mawr Circuit, 1873-1969; Bryn-Mawr and Tredegar Circuit, 1928-1968; Cardiff Circuit, 1847-1889; Cardigan Circuit, 1810-1838; Cilfynydd Circuit, 1891-1898; Conwy Circuit, 1868-1871; Corwen Circuit, 1864; Crickhowell Circuit, 1851-1852; Denbigh & Llanrwst Circuit, (copy) 1818-1819; Dinas Mawddwy Circuit, 1907; Ebbw Vale & Crickhowell Circuit, 1860-1873; Ferndale Circuit, 1881-1909; Glamorgan Mission, 1943-1948; Hanley (Staffordshire) Circuit, 1873-1926; Holyhead Circuit, 1867-1879; Holywell Circuit, 1814-1871; Holywell & Mold Circuit, 1834-1835; Lampeter Circuit, 1871-1933; Lancashire Welsh Mission, 1906-1939; Leeds Welsh Mission, 1906-1923; Liverpool Welsh Circuit, 1845-1871; Liverpool Shaw Street Circuit, 1878-1907; Liverpool Oakfield Road Circuit, 1907-1954; Liverpool Chester Street Circuit, 1871-1881; Liverpool Mount Zion Circuit, 1881-1955; Llandeilo Circuit, 1824-1952; Llandeilo & Brecon Circuit, 1824-1831; Llanelli Circuit, 1894; Llanfair Caereinion Circuit, 1839-1895; Llanfyllin Circuit, 1845-1914; Llanidloes Circuit, 1832-1948; Llanrwst Circuit, 1885-1902; London Welsh Circuit, 1877-1878; Machynlleth Circuit, 1848-1968; Manchester Welsh Circuit, 1879-1961; Merthyr Tudful (Merthyr Tydfil) Circuit, 1873-1940; Mold Circuit, 1851-1877; Pont-y-pridd (Pontypridd) Circuit, 1898-1925; Porthmadog Circuit, 1889-1892; Pwllheli Circuit, 1877-1932; Ruthin Circuit, 1830-1868; Ruthin & Corwen Circuit, 1856-1863; St David's Circuit, 1894; South Wales Mission, Pont-y-pridd, 1893-1898; Swansea Circuit, 1823-1913; Swansea & Llanelli, 1961; Towyn Circuit (Tywyn, Merionethshire), 1898-1970; Tredegar Circuit, 1866-1928; Tregarth Circuit, 1865-1867; Ystumtuen Circuit, 1862-1946; Caernarfon & Bangor English Circuit, 1857-1861; Holyhead English Circuit, 1859-1859; Newtown English Circuit, 1868-1870; Swansea English Circuit, 1859-1860; and Wrexham English Circuit, 1845-1847; chapel records, comprising miscellaneous leases, accounts, Sunday School registers, membership lists and other papers, for: Aberareon, Aberaman, Abercegor, Abercynon, Aberdare, Aberdaron, Aberdyfi, Aberystwyth, Ammanford, Bangor, Barmouth, Bedlinog, Birkenhead, Blaenau (Crickhowell), Blaenau Ffestiniog, Bont-goch, Brontecwyn, Bryneglwys, Caerau (Treorci circuit), Caernarfon, Caersws, Caerwys, Capel Dewi, Capel Ficer, Cardigan, Cefncoedycymmer, Cendl, Cilfynydd, Cilgwyn, Cnwch-coch, Coundon (Durham), Crickhowell, Cwmbrwyno, Cwmllinau, Dinas Mawddwy, Dowlais, Ebbw vale, Eglwys-bach; Eglyws-fach; Glaspwll; Gurnos; Hanley (Staffordshire); Hirwaun; Holyhead; Lampeter; Leeds; Liverpool (Shaw Street, Oakfield Road, Plimsoll Street, Spellow Lane, Bootle, Mynydd Seion, and Garston); Llanarmon-yn-Ial; Llandeilo; Llandybie; Llandysul (Lampeter circuit); Llanelli (Brecknockshire); Llanelli (Carmarthenhire); Llanerfyl; Llanfairfechan; Llanrwst; Llagynidr; Llawr-y-glyn; London (Wilson Street); Machynlleth; Manchester (Hardman Street and Gore Street); Manod; Merthyr Tydfil; Merthyr Vale; Mountain Ash; Mynydd Bach (Cardiganshire); Mynydd-bach (Carmarthenshire); Nant-y-glo; Neath Abbey; Nebo; Newcastle Emlyn; New Quay; Pembrey; Pennal; Pen-y-craig; Pontgadfan; Pontlotyn; Pont-rhyd-y-groes; Pontypridd; Porthaethwy (Menai Bridge); Pwllheli; Quakers Yard; Rhigos; Rhostryfan; Rhyd-y-foel; Ruthin; St David's; Senghennydd; Stockton-on-Tees; Swansea (Tontine Street and Alexandra Road); Tafarnau Bach; Talwrn; Tonypandy; Towyn (Tywyn); Tregaron; Treharris; Tre'r-ddôl; Widnes; Ynysybwl; Ystalyfera; and Ystumtuen, 1820-1976; Methodist Book-Room, Bangor, accounts, minutes and correspondence, 1824-1939; and copies of printed diaries, with entries, 1840-1908, and Methodist Pocket Book, with entries, 1812.

Welsh (Wesleyan) Methodist Connexion.

United Reformed Church (Province of Wales) Records,

  • GB 0210 UNIREFURCH
  • Fonds
  • 1868-1973 [accumulated 1973] /

Records collected by the United Reformed Church in Wales, 1868-1973, including Wood Street English Congregational Church, Cardiff, registers, 1891-1959, and roll books, minute books and accounts, 1868-1972; St John's English Congregational Church, Flint, subscription books, 1970-1973; English Congregational Union of North Wales, minutes and other papers, 1882-1970; Flintshire District English Congregational Union, minutes and other papers, 1935-1972; Montgomeryshire English Congregational Union, minutes, 1928-1973; trust deeds and legal papers, 1948-1968; Pembrokeshire English Congregational Union, meeting attendance book, 1952-1972; and miscellaneous correspondence, printed material and addresses, 1954-1972. ; church accounts, 1930-1949 ; minute book of Wood Street Congregational Church, Cardiff, 1868-1873; attendance book of Association and executive committee meetings of the Pembrokeshire English Congregational Union, 1952-1972.

United Reformed Church in England and Wales. Province of Wales.

Herbert Stanley Jevons Papers,

  • GB 0210 HERONS
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1963 /

Papers mainly relating to the published work of Herbert Stanley Jevons, 1895-1963, correspondence on overseas development, coal and economics, 1909-1949; correspondence on housing in Wales, 1912-1914; papers relating to Ethiopia, 1935-1955, including correspondence with Emperor Haile Selassie I, 1937-1953; letters between Herbert Stanley Jevons and John Maynard Keynes, 1930-1936.

Jevons, Herbert Stanley, 1875-

Coleman Collection of Deeds,

  • GB 0210 COLEMAN
  • Fonds
  • [16th century]-[19th century] /

Deeds and other documents collected by James Coleman relating to Anglesey, Brecknockshire, Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, Caernarfonshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Glamorgan, Merionethshire, Monmouthshire, Montgomeryshire, Pembrokeshire, and Radnorshire, in Wales; and Cornwall, Cumberland, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Shropshire, and Suffolk, in England, [16th century]-[19th century].

James Coleman.

D. R. Davies Collection of Drama Scrap Books,

  • GB 0210 DRDIES
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1982 (accumulated [c.1920]-1982) /

Scrapbooks containing press cuttings etc., 1900-1982, relating largely to Welsh drama, theatrical activities and popular entertainment in Wales and amongst Welsh communities in English cities, including material on dramatists of Wales, 1932-1953; drama in Wales, 1922-1982; Welsh actors, 1932-1946; theatre cuttings, 1931-1953; fairs, folklore and folk-dancing in Wales, 1936-1938; children's theatre, 1959-1967; Welsh National Theatre, 1900-1978; and information on theatre in Ireland, Scotland, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Greece, Russia, America, and other countries.

Davies, D. R., (of Aberdare), 1919-1978

Welsh Liberal Party Papers,

  • GB 0210 WELLIBPAR
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1988 (accumulated 1966-1988) /

Records of the Welsh Liberal Party, 1966-1988, including Executive Committee and General Council minutes, 1967-1987; Annual General Meeting papers and correspondence, 1982-1987; correspondence and papers relating to local government reform and electoral reform, transport, economic policy and nationalisation, Welsh affairs, devolution, and Welsh Liberal Party structure and finance, 1963-1987; papers relating to annual conferences, 1968-1987; papers relating to parliamentary and other elections, 1969-1989; correspondence and papers relating to individual parliamentary constituencies, 1970-1980; Local Government and Parliamentary Boundary Commission submissions, 1981-1983; Standing Committee and Policy Directorate papers, 1975-1982; press releases, 1980-1988; party publications, 1975-1981; records of county Liberal Associations, 1973-1988; and records of Caernarfon Division Liberal Association, 1961-1975.

Three additional files comprising minutes of meetings of the Welsh Liberal Party, 1981-2 and 1987. This group remains uncatalogued.

Welsh Liberal Party.

Welsh Folk-Song Society Records,

  • GB 0210 WELFOLK
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1993 /

Records of the Welsh Folk-Song Society, 1908-1993, including minutes, 1908-1957; correspondence, 1915-1975; reports, 1931-1957; financial papers, 1928-1953; publication material relating to the Journal, 1909-1954; executive committee and annual general meeting minutes, 1958-1993; and folk song material, including words and music collected by W. Emrys Cleaver, with related correspondence and notes, 1959-1964, and composed and arranged songs with related correspondence and notes, [1960s]. The correspondents include many prominent composers and musicians.

A further five volumes belonging to the Welsh Folk-Song Society were received. These remain uncatalogued.

Welsh Folk-Song Society.

Clifford Evans Papers,

  • GB 0210 CLIFFNS
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1985 /

Personal papers, 1926-1971, including scrapbooks, 1926-1951; programmes and posters of productions in which he acted or directed, 1936-1971; papers relating to St David's Theatre Trust; and a letter from Dylan Thomas, 1948.

Evans, Clifford, 1912-1985

Welsh Secondary Schools Association Records,

  • GB 0210 WSSA
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1984 /

Records accumulated by Dr John Herbert, 1968-1984, comprising Welsh Secondary Schools Association records, minutes and papers, 1968-1984; and Headmasters' Association and Secondary Heads Association minutes, correspondence, discussion papers and related material, 1969-1984.

Welsh Secondary Schools Association; Headmasters' Association; Secondary Heads Association; John Herbert.

National Savings Movement (Wales) Records,

  • GB 0210 NATSAV
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1978 /

Records of the National Savings Movement in Wales, 1919-1978, including the following : files containing minutes, correspondence and memoranda of local savings committees in Wales, 1942-78; minute books of local savings committees in Wales, 1938-78; reports of proceedings of annual conferences, National Savings committees, National Savings assemblies, and commissioners' reports for North and South Wales, 1919-77; correspondence and memoranda relating to the Wales Publicity Committee, 1948-77; files relating to special campaigns and anniversaries, 1940-77; files of accounts closed or dissolved, 1966-76; files of press cuttings relating to the movement, 1946-76; miscellaneous items, 1924-77, comprising mainly copies of the journal Savings, 1924-39, the movement's News Letter, 1945-76, and the Weekly Campaign Circular, 1943-8.

National Savings Movement.

F.C. Carter Collection of Deeds,

  • GB 0210 FCCARTER
  • Fonds
  • [early 14th century]-1820 (accumulated [early 20th century]) /

Deeds and other documents, [early 14th cent.]-1820, relating to properties in Wales and England; and other material, including miscellaneous wills and a remembrance roll for Monmouthshire Assizes, 1586.

Carter, F. C.

Ian and Thalia Campbell Papers,

  • GB 0210 IANELL
  • Fonds
  • 1958-2008

Papers and ephemera relating to the Peace Movement, 1976-[1990s]; the Labour Party, 1975-1996; Trade Union activities, [c. 1980s]-[1990s]; the Peace and Nuclear Disarmament movement, 1976-[1990s], including the Greenham Common Peace Camp, the 'Peace Marches' from Cardiff to Greenham Common, the camp at Brawdy Royal Air Force base, Pembrokeshire, and other women's peace camps, and the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND); Nuclear Energy and Green Movement, 1973-[1990s]; feminist issues, 1958-1990; issues including animal rights, Europe, the NHS, pensions, public transport, the Poll Tax, unemployment and the United Nations, [c. 1990s]; posters relating to the activities of the various groups and societies supported by them, [c. 1980s]-[1990s], regarding numerous issues, campaigns and events, including the peace movement, the environment, human rights and the 1989 `War on Want' Benefit Concert for Central America, and correspondence with MPs, 1982-1992.

Ian and Thalia Campbell.

Archif Cwmni Theatr Hwyl a Fflag,

  • GB 0210 HWYLFFLAG
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1995 (crynhowyd1981-1995) /

Papurau, 1974-1995 (1981-1994 yn bennaf), yn cynnwys sgriptiau, manylion parthed gwahanol weithdai a chynyrchiadau (gan gynnwys rhai gan gwmnïau eraill), papurau gweinyddol a chyllidol, cofnodion a gohebiaeth pwyllgorau, a phapurau yn ymwneud â pherfformwyr, theatrau a sefydliadau theatrig eraill yng Nghymru (yn cynnwys Cymdeithas Theatr Cymru, 1975-1990, Theatr Gymraeg Gwynedd, 1985-1988, Cymdeithas Ddrama Cymru, 1991-1992, a Chymdeithas Celfyddydau Perfformiadol Cymru, 1983-1994), ynghyd â lluniau, posteri a rhaglenni = Papers, 1974-1995 (mainly 1981-1994), comprising scripts, details regarding various workshops and productions (including some by other companies), administrative and financial papers, committee minutes and correspondence, and papers relating to performers, theatres and other Welsh theatrical organizations (including Cymdeithas Theatr Cymru, 1975-1990, Theatr Gymraeg Gwynedd, 1985-1988, Cymdeithas Ddrama Cymru, 1991-1992, and the Society of Performing Arts in Wales, 1983-1994), together with photographs, posters and programmes.

Cwmni Hwyl a Fflag.

John Sheringham Papers,

  • GB 0210 JOHHAM
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1995 /

Papers of John Sheringham mainly reflecting his research interests, including his research into Montgomeryshire place-names, 1980-1995, medieval Welsh history and laws, 1984-1995, and Breton history, 1988-1989; typescript notes on Welsh law, 1986-1990; typescript drafts of published works, and papers of the Machynlleth and District Civic Society, 1979-1993, and the Aberystwyth and District Civic Society, 1990-1994.

Sheringham, J. G. T.

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.

Welsh Library Association Papers,

  • GB 0210 WELION
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1999 /

Papers of the Welsh Library Association, formerly the Wales and Monmouthshire Branch of the Library Association, 1931-1987, comprising papers relating to annual conferences and general meetings, 1951-1980; papers realting to the Welsh Arts Council and Welsh Books Council, 1968-1973, and the College of Librarianship, Wales, 1969-1978; papers relating to bibliographical work undertaken in Wales, 1967-1974; financial records of the Association, 1966-1999; and papers relating to the Kathleen Cooks Bequest, 1987-1993.

Welsh Library Association.

Frank H. Cleaver Papers,

  • GB 0210 FRAVER
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1985 /

Papers of Frank H. Cleaver, 1924-1985, mainly accounts, including personal, family and household expenses, 1924-1985; expenses for his work in Argentina, 1929-1931; and summaries of accounts, 1949-1968.

Cleaver, Frank H., [alive 1929-1985]

Lists of works relating to Wales, &c.

  • NLW MS 6721C
  • File
  • Late 19 cent.

One of two volumes containing lists of topographical and other works relating to Wales, extracts from various books and journals, and a few engraved prints, etc., probably collected by H. Gough, who was responsible for some of the drawings of heraldic arms relating to Cardiff which are included in the collection.

Evelyn Whiting Papers,

  • GB 0210 EVEWHI
  • Fonds
  • 1689-1970 (accumulated [1950s]-[1970s]) /

Research papers of Evelyn Southall Whiting, 1689-1970, relating to the history of Quakerism in Wales and the Welsh Border, including documents, 1689-1839, relating to Quakerism; papers and notes on Quakers and Quakerism in Wales, 1875-1970; and correspondence, 1950-1969.

Whiting, Evelyn Southall.

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