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Additions to Pennant's Outlines of the Globe

Thomas Pennant's copy of his Outlines of the Globe. The View of Hindoostan. Vol. II. Eastern Hindoostan (London, 1798), containing original water-colours and hand-coloured and pen-and-ink drawings, and extra illustrations not contained in the published work. Included are two drawings by Thomas Pennant, the original water-colour headpiece by William Angus, and water-colours by Thomas Pennant and Moses Griffith, Junior. Plates, drawings and engravings found loose inside the volume have been tipped in between the relevant pages. Other items loose inside (26 ff.) relating to the work include notes by Thomas Pennant; and eight letters to Thomas Pennant, 1798, including a letter from the Royal Society thanking him for their copy of his work, and letters from Thomas Daniell (1), John Douglas, bishop of Salisbury (3) and Patrick Russell (1).

Thomas Pennant and others.

Papers relating to the book Beyond belief: a chronicle of murder and its detection (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1967), including typescript ...,

Papers relating to the book Beyond belief: a chronicle of murder and its detection (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1967), including typescript drafts with manuscript revision, 1966-7 (L3/1-3); a bound file of Emlyn Williams's preliminary notes (L3/4); correspondence and papers, 1966-72 (L3/5); research material, 1966-9 (L3/6); Emlyn Williams's notebooks, c.1966 (L3/7-9); draft screen plays, 1968-9 (L3/10-12) and completed screen play, 1979 (L13); film script 1985 (L3/14); and reviews (L3/15-16).

Cofnodion Ymgyrch Senedd i Gymru / Parliament for Wales Campaign Records,

  • GB 0210 PARWAL
  • Fonds
  • 1988-2000 /

Parliament for Wales Campaign records, 1988-2000, including minutes, accounts, correspondence, and files relating to membership, branches, policy, activities and publications.

A further consignment of papers were recived comprising correspondence, minutes of meetings and financial papers. This group remains uncatalogued.

Osmond, John

Sgriptiau BBC Scripts (Adneuon 1960-1997 Deposits)

Sgriptiau a chopïau o sgriptiau, yn Gymraeg a Saesneg yn cynnwys sgyrsiau, 1937-1975; dramâu, 1937-1975; rhaglenni nodwedd, 1937-1975; sgyrsiau nodwedd, 1938-1975; Awr y Plant (sgyrsiau; storiâu, dramâu a rhaglenni nodwedd; ac amrywiol), 1932-1974; ysgolion,1935-1975; Good Morning Wales, 1970-1975; storiâu, 1970-1975; cerddoriaeth,1937-1975; crefydd,1943-1975; rhaglenni chwaraeon,1972-1975; cyfres wreiddiol o sgriptiau y BBC yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru, 1935-1977; Wales Today, 1972-1993; a Heddiw, 1973-1982./Scripts and copies of scripts, in Welsh and English comprising talks, 1937-1975; plays, 1937-1975; features, 1937-1975; talks features, 1938-1975; Children's Hour (talks; stories; plays and features; and miscellaneous), 1932-1974; schools, 1935-1975; Good Morning Wales, 1970-1975; stories, 1970-1975; music, 1937-1975; religion, 1943-1975; sports programmes, 1972-1975; original series of BBC scripts at the National Library of Wales, 1935-1977; Wales Today, 1972-1993; and Heddiw, 1973-1982.

BBC Wales

Sgriptiau BBC Scripts (Rhodd 2019 Donation)

Scripts, 1931-2010, of BBC radio and television programmes that were broadcast - or intended to be broadcast - in Wales. The scripts cover a wide range of subjects including news, drama, light entertainment, music, sport, religion, education and children's programmes.

Some of the scripts contain language and ideas that could cause offence to modern readers.

BBC Wales

Letters to J. M. Traherne, &c.,

Letters, 1836-1856, to John Montgomery Traherne from John Webb (Cardiff and Tretire), C. G. Young (College of Arms), R. Reece (Cardiff), Catherine Jones (Bath), W. J. Rees (Cascob), Samuel Fenton (Fishguard), Edward V. Ulverson (Cowbridge), D. Jones Lewis (Gilfach) John Jones ('Tegid'), Charlotte E. Guest, J. Johnson (Cowbridge), Joseph Hunter (London), George Grant Francis (Swansea), L. W. Dillwyn (Swansea), C. K. Kemeys Tynte ( Halswell), J. Davies (Reynoldston), Viscount Adare, H. T. Talbot, Richard Watson (bishop of Llandaff), Daniel Rock (London), Evan Evans (Caerphilly), William Rees (Llandovery), W. Powell (Abergavenny), Richard Whately (Dublin), E. W. Richards (St. Andrews Rectory, Dinas Powis), George Lisle (St. Fagans), Charles Hamilton Smith (Plymouth), James H. Todd (Dublin), J. E. Richard (Pyle), W. H. Swytley (Cardiff), W. H. Smyth, John W. Nicholl, Henry, seventh duke of Beaufort, J. Forshals (British Museum), D. Griffiths (Llanilid), C. E. Long (London), Evan Morgan (Llantwit Major), T. G. Ragland (Cambridge), Philip Tollemache (Bramham Biggin), V. G. Huber, Robert Oliver Jones (Fonmon Castle), W. C. Trevelyan (Nettlecombe, Taunton ), H. Douglas (Durham), E. Davis Protheroe, W. D. Conybeare (dean of Llandaff), D. Jeffreys (Neath), Edward Price (Gelligaer), J. M. Derick ( London), Frank Howard (London), William Bromet, C. H. Hartshorne, Alfred Ollivant (bishop of Llandaff), William Floyd (Cardiff and London), E. Melville (St. Davids), C. R. M. Talbot (Margam), Robert Valentine Leach (Briton Ferry), Lady Bute (Mountstuart), E. H. Tracy (British Embassy, Vienna), etc.; to Chancellor [W. Bruce] Knight from David Jeffreys; and to John Johnes, Dolau Cothi, from D. Jones Lewis, Gilfach.

The Richards and Edwards families of Cardiff and Llandaff : Genealogical notes

  • NLW MS 16921E.
  • File
  • [1823x1860]

Family trees and genealogical notes and extracts relating to the Richards family of Cardiff and the Edwards family of Llandaff House (ff. 1-14 verso); historical notes relating to Wales and the Marches (ff. 15-26 verso); a licence, dated 1 December 1823 and signed by George IV and [Sir] Charles George Young, granting Thomas William Richards the right to adopt the surname of Edwards and to bear the arms of that family (f. 27); notes relating to the murder of William Powell of Glanareth, Carmarthenshire in 1770 (ff. 28-30); letters to Thomas William Edwards from Francis E. Stacey, 1848, ?vicar of Cardiff, and from Thomas [?John] Powell, rector of Llanhamlach, 1857, both relating to genealogical matters (ff. 31-34); and an extract from the pedigree of George Rice Rice-Trevor, 4th baron Dynevor (f. 35).


  • NLW MS 22333B.
  • File
  • 1776-1814.

A volume of verse, 1776-1814, by various authors, connected with the family and friends of the Rev. Henry Thomas Payne (1759-1832), archdeacon of Carmarthen, including several compositions relating to the marriage of Maria Payne to the Hon. John Hyde and their departure for India (ff. 14 verso-15 verso).
The authors include Sir William Jones (f. 4 verso), Henry Mackenzie (ff. 10-12), Anna Snelling (ff. 14 verso-15 verso), Thomas Lyttelton, Baron Lyttelton (ff. 17 verso-18), Robert Jephson (f. 31 verso), Edward Young (f. 32), Peter Pindar (f. 40 verso), Charlotte Finch, Countess of Winchilsea (f. 41), Anne Ingram, Viscountess Irvine (ff. 49 verso-50), Thomas Powys (ff. 56 verso-57 verso), and the Rev. Thomas Payne (ff. 59 verso-60). The verses include riddles and charades (ff. 33, 35 verso, 38 recto-verso) and epitaphs (ff. 46 verso-47, 54).

Letters: Vaughan- Zimmern,

The correspondents include: Herbert M. Vaughan (10), 1914-1925, T. J. Waddingham, Plas Hafod (2), 1922, Morgan Watkin (10), 1915-1925, Percy E. Watkins, 1916, Charles Webster (9), 1922-1926, Dame Olive Wheeler (2), 1925 and undated, and Professor A. E. Zimmern (7), 1919-1920 and undated.

Vaughan, Herbert M. (Herbert Millingchamp), 1870-1948

Letters to Thomas Jones

The file consists of miscellaneous, unrelated letters, 1908-1955, addressed to Dr Thomas Jones on a very wide range of subjects and issues. Many discuss political, public and educational life in Britain. Several discuss the world of publishing. The file includes letters from Clement Attlee, 1950, Lord (David) Davies, Llandinam, 1920, Huw T. Edwards, undated, H. J. Fleure, 1955, James Griffiths, 1955, D. Dilwyn John, 1955, Major Edgar Jones, 1951, Professor Lily Newton, 1955, Sir Thomas Parry, 1955, Lord Sankey, 1934, A. J. Sylvester, 1955, Sir Ben Bowen Thomas, 1939, David Thomas, Bangor, 1955, Gildas Tibbott, 1955, Sir Wyn Wheldon (3), 1955, and Sir Alfred Zimmern, 1926.

Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967

Lord Thomas of Gwydir Papers

  • GB 0210 THOWYDIR
  • Fonds
  • 1938-2007

Peter Thomas, Lord Thomas of Gwydir (1920-2008), was the first Conservative Secretary of State for Wales (1970-1974) and the first Welshman to become Chairman of the Conservative Party (1970-1972). Born in Llanrwst, where his father was a solicitor, he read Law at Jesus College, Oxford. After the war, where he served in the RAF and spent four years as a prisoner of war, he continued with his studies and became a barrister, and was called to the Bar at the Middle Temple in 1947; took Silk in 1965. He was elected as the Member of Parliament for Conway between 1951 and 1966 and for Hendon South between 1970 and 1987. After retiring from the House of Commons at the 1987 General Election, The Right Honourable Peter John Mitchell Thomas, QC, was created Baron Thomas of Gwydir, of Llanrwst in the County of Gwynedd.

Thomas, Peter, 1920-

Papurau unigolion ac amrywiol

U 1-7: Papurau, c.1940au-90au, o eiddo Nans Jones, 7 Melrose Avenue, Pen-y-lan, Caerdydd, aelod teryngar o Blaid Cymru ac, am gyfnod maith, cyfrifydd a threfnydd Adran Merched y Blaid. Trosglwyddwyd nifer o luniau i Adran y Darlunau a'r Mapiau [199800411]. (Adnau C1998/15).

Letters to Dedwydd Jones

Some one hundred and thirty letters and cards, 1966-1994 and n.d., to Dedwydd Jones, mostly from actors, playwrights and other prominent theatrical and literary figures in response to receiving copies of his works. Among the correspondents are Alan Ayckbourn (3) 1975-1981, Stanley Baker (4) 1968-1975, Cyril Cusack (2) 1968, Anthony Hopkins (1) 1987, Eugène Ionesco (1) 1974, Glyn Jones (10) 1969-1978, J. Saunders Lewis (1) 1969, Spike Milligan (2) 1977-1978, John Osbourne (3) 1991-1993, Siân Phillips (1) n.d., Kate Roberts (10) 1971-1977, Harry Secombe (1) 1982, and Sam Wanamaker (9) 1990-1993.

2 Plus 2 archive

Some two hundred and eighty letters and cards, 1968-1992, to Dedwydd Jones from various correspondents, mainly relating to the literary periodical 2 Plus 2, of which he was executive editor, 1983-1985; together with a number of poems and short stories submitted for publication by writers from Britain, Ireland, Australia, North America and India. The correspondents and contributors include Dannie Abse (8, with two poems) 1968-1992, Samuel Beckett (1) 1983, Tony Curtis (4, with one poem) 1983-1984, Brian Friel (1) 1991, Nigel Jenkins (2) 1987, Jan Morris (17) 1975-1991, Peter Redgrove (6, with four poems) 1983-1984, and Iain Crichton Smith (one short story, [c. 1984]).

Dedwydd Jones correspondence

  • GB 0210 MSDEDW
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1994

Papers, 1966-1994, comprising letters and cards to the playwright Dedwydd Jones, mostly from actors, playwrights and other prominent theatrical and literary figures.

Jones, Dedwydd

Scripts of plays,

  • NLW ex 2767.
  • File
  • [1979].

Scripts: 'White plains' and 'You can't believe Al Johnson all the time' by Ewart Alexander (Commissioned by the Llanover Hall Arts Centre); 'The Alphabet', 'Shifts' and 'Joan again' by John L. Hughes; 'The drummer' by Dedwydd Jones; 'Happy ever after' by Elaine Morgan; and 'Small change' by Peter Gill.

Alexander, Ewart, 1931-

Iolo, or The Mystery Of The Thirteenth Stone

Script of three-act play by Dedwydd Jones titled Iolo, or The Mystery Of The Thirteenth Stone, based on the life of the antiquarian, poet and literary forger Edward Williams ('Iolo Morganwg'); together with covering letter, synopsis and brief critical evaluations.

Jones, Dedwydd

Dedwydd Jones plays,

Letters, [1973?] and 1974, from Dedwydd Jones enclosing typescript copies of his plays, ‘Reflections of Genesistrine’ and ‘Bard’. A published version of ‘Bard’ is also included.

Jones, Dedwydd

Correspondence : J,

Includes letters from Mike Jenkins (14), Nigel Jenkins (15), Alun R. Jones (8), A. G. Prys-Jones (88), Bobi Jones, D. Gwenallt Jones, David Jones (2), Dedwydd Jones (15), Don Dale-Jones (7), E. H. Jones (2), Emrys Maldwyn Jones (6), Gwyn Jones (92; with an additional note amongst the letters of Alice Jones), Harri Pritchard Jones (4), Jack Jones (4), Jonah Jones, Phyllis M. Jones (2), Ray Howard-Jones (4), Sally Roberts Jones (7), T. Gwynn Jones, and William Glynne-Jones (27).

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