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O.M. Edwards: letters to his wife Ellen Edwards

The series comprises personal letters written from Oxford, Cardiff, London and other places discussing his career and professional activities, as well as illuminating the complex relationship, full of tensions and problems, between husband and wife. The letters also refer to many members of the family and to a host of prominent contemporary figures, amongst them Sir Edward Anwyl, Thomas Edward Ellis, Sir John Morris-Jones, Sir John Rhys and Daniel Lleufer Thomas. There are many references to Llanuwchllyn and Penllyn more generally and to O. M. Edwards's wide-ranging services to Wales, including his editorship of a number of journals and his work as Chief Inspector of Schools in Wales after 1907.

Edwards, Elin, Lady, 1868-1919

Letters from university principals to O. M. Edwards

The series contains letters with a mixture of personal and professional news. Many of the letters refer to matters relating to the University of Wales and the individual colleges: academic matters, research, appointments and buildings. There are also numerous references to developments in secondary education in Wales and to relations between the schools and the university. Some of the letters arrange meetings with O. M. Edwards. There are a few references to contemporary political life.

Letters from Sir John Morris-Jones to O. M. Edwards

The file comprises letters in which Sir John Morris-Jones discusses his career and activities, the contents of Welsh journals and literary matters (notably the contents of the journals edited by O. M. Edwards), his research work and publications. There are also numerous references to the University of Wales and to higher education and to academic matters more generally.

Morris-Jones, John, 1864-1929

Letters to Eirene White

The file comprises letters reflecting the wide range of functions and events which Lady White attended and the large number of committees and public bodies with which she was associated. There are particularly interesting and revealing letters relating to the problems which faced the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology, University College, Cardiff, and Coleg Harlech. Several of the correspondents write appreciatively in response to a documentary programme entitled The Baroness broadcast on BBC2 television during June 1988. The correspondents include Eric, Lord Ashby, 1988, James Callaghan, 1988, Gwilym, Lord Prys-Davies, 1988, Cledwyn Hughes, Lord Cledwyn of Penrhos, 1988, Barry Jones MP, 1988, Principal Robert Steel, 1988, and David, Lord Gibson Watt, 1988.

Ashby, Eric, 1904-1992

Papurau amrywiol

Papurau amrywiol, 1927-2003, gan gynnwys tystysgrif Norah Isaac am ennill yr ail wobr am adrodd 'Y Crythor Dall' gan [Syr John Morris-Jones] yn Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Caergybi 1927; papur arholiad llenyddiaeth Gymraeg Norah Isaac yn dwyn stamp Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Treorci 1928; ei nodiadau, 1945, ar gyfer y Pwyllgor Ymgynghorol ar Addysg yng Nghaerdydd; atgynhyrchiad o [Idris Ll. Foster, Y Gymraeg yn yr Ysgolion Gramadeg (Undeb Cymru Fydd, 1952), gyda sylwadau wedi'u hychwanegu gan Norah Isaac; llungopi o adolygiad, [1950x1958], o 'Hamlet yn Gymraeg - a gan ferched yn unig. Campwaith yn y Barri' ac o adolygiad Mati Rees o Norah Isaac, Crwydro Gorff a Meddwl [Abertawe, 1980]; llyfr nodiadau'n cynnwys sgwrs Norah Isaac ar gyfer rhaglen 'Wythnos i'w chofio', 1976; a thaflen angladd Norah Isaac, 11 Awst 2003.

Torion papur

Torion papur, [1920x1963], yn ymwneud â Iolo Morganwg, llenyddiaeth Gymraeg, crefydd, diwylliant ac addysg yng Nghymru. Yn eu plith ceir un bwndel o dorion, 1954-1956, o ysgrifau 'Cartrefi Cymru' gan Bob Owen, Croesor, yn Y Cymro.

Owen, Bob, 1885-1962

Torion papur

Torion papur amrywiol, 1934-1978, y mwyafrif yn cynnwys cyfeiriadau at genedlaetholdeb, addysg Gymraeg, a chrefydd a diwylliant Cymru. Ymddengys mai torion a grynhowyd gan Elizabeth Williams yw'r rhain, ac yn eu plith mae erthyglau ganddi hi a G. J. Williams ar yr iaith Gymraeg. Ceir hefyd nodiadau ar ddiwylliant, crefydd ac iaith, nifer gan ac yn llaw Elizabeth Williams.

Autograph Letters

One of four volumes comprising three hundred and sixty-four autograph letters and copies and drafts of letters of the period 1787-1930. The two main groups among them are those addressed to 'Nefydd' and Daniel Jones, but there are also two very much smaller groups of letters to Benjamin Jones ('P. A. Môn') and Benjamin Thomas, Baptist minister at Culmstock, Devon, and nephew of Joshua Thomas, Leominster. They are generally of personal, religious, or Baptist interest, although a number of letters addressed to 'Nefydd ' relate also to his educational activities. -- Among the subjects discussed in MSS 7163-6 are British Schools at Penmorfa, Llandygwydd, Devynnock, Llandilo, Abertillery, Llantrisant, Cwmdare, and Five Roads, Llanelly, and appeals for financial assistance for the Baptist churches at Caernarvon, Tenby, Cwmsarnddu, Llanfyllin, and Stanhope Street, Liverpool. Letters from America are chiefly of a denominational character. David Thomas, Llwyn, discusses the reaction in Carmarthenshire to the French Revolution and refers to meetings held at Carmarthen and Llandovery to pledge loyalty to the Government and to burn an effigy of Tom Paine. Several of the letters are endorsed with sermon notes and memoranda by 'Nefydd' and Daniel Jones. -- The writers in the present group include: Benjamin Owen, Pant Llin, Bodeiliog Uchaf, and Denbigh; Owen Owens, Pwllheli and Beaumaris; Edward Palmer and others on behalf of the Working Men's Hall, Shrewsbury; John Parry, Blaenau; Jas. Peake, Hereford, to Aneirin Jones; John Peter, Bala; Evan Phillips, Abercarn; Jno. Phillips, Graigarw Cottage; J. G. Phillips, Five Roads, Llanelly; W. T. Phillips, Llanelly; Dafydd Phylip, from 'Swyddfa Mr. Gomer', Swansea, and Browyr; Thos. Pierce, Liverpool; C. A. Price, Glenvelyn; Thomas Price, Aberdare; Elizabeth Prichard to the Overseers of the parish of Liverpool; John Prichard, Llangollen; T. Prichard Evans, Ystrad Mynach; Wm. Prosser, London; Jno. Radcliffe [Liverpool]; Thomas Raffles and James Widows, Liverpool, on behalf of the West Lancashire Auxiliary of the London Missionary Society; Margaret Rees, Llandovery; W. Rees, Peterston-super-Ely; Brinley Richards, Kensington; J. Richards, Pontypridd; J. Richards, Five Roads, Llanelly; Sarah Richards, Monmouth; W. Richards; Anne Roberts, Bringoleu; Jane [Roberts]; John Roberts, Glyndyfrdwy; John Roberts, New Quay; John and Jane Roberts to Mrs. Ann Griffith, Bodffary; Robert Roberts, St. Asaph; 'Nefydd' to Ellis Evans, Daniel Jones, etc.; Job Evans and others, Llantrisant; Maria Rogers; Wm. Roos, artist, London; John Rowland, Abergavenny, to Mrs. Rowland at Odiham, and to Daniel Jones; M. Rowland, Preston; M. and J. Rowland; David Rowlands, Pwllheli; Thos. Rowlands, Liverpool; D. Saunders; David Smart, Ruthin; O. Smith to [Benjamin] Thomas at Culmstock, Devon; W. Spurrell, Carmarthen; and Mary Stephen, Swansea.

Autograph letters

One of two volumes comprising a group of two hundred and twenty-four autograph letters and copies and fragments of letters covering the period 1823-1917 and addressed chiefly to 'Nefydd'. -- There are references to British Schools at Holywell, Abertillery, Llanelly, and Pantyphilip; a proposal to transfer Ellis Evans's Baptist manuscripts to Llangollen Baptist College; a proposal to publish the works of 'P. A. Môn'; Baptist activities in America and Australia; the Baptist cause at Caerleon and in Monmouthshire generally; a proposal to safeguard 'Carnhuanawc's library; and the Vronissa Lead Mine, Ruthin. David Morris, writing from Tasmania, states that on the night of his wife's funeral he was given ten shillings by 'Shoni Sgubor Fawr'. -- The writers include: Joseph Burton, Northampton; David Bowen to William Thomas; Evan W. and Edward David, Radyr Court, Cardiff; Wm. David, New York; Edwd. Davies, Blackwood; H. Beaver Davies, Bethesda and Llannerchymedd; John Davies, Bryn Mawr; John Davies, Llanhyddel; J. C. Davies, Holywell; Robt. Davies, Bookseller, Llansannan, to William Jones and 'Nefydd'; Thomas Davies, Haverfordwest; W. R. Davies, Dowlais; Robert Ellis ('Cynddelw'); Benjn. Evans, Hirwaun; David D. Evans, Pontrhydyryn; David Evans, Llaneurug; David Evans, Principality Office, Cardiff; D. M. Evans, Llanelly; Ellis Evans, Cefnmawr; John Evans, Cowbridge; Jno. Evans, Brecon; E. Francis, Llanover, on behalf of Lady Llanover; John and Margaret Gould and John P. Harries from Minersville, Pennsylvania, to 'Nefydd' and Howel Thomas; Cornelius Griffiths, Aberafan; Lady Hall [afterwards Lady Llanover]; Maria Hope [Liverpool]; J. Hiley [Llanwenarth]; Huw [Jones], Cefnbychan; H. W. Hughes, Maesteg; John Ceiriog Hughes ('Ceiriog'); William Hughes, Llanelly; John Humphreys, Liverpool; J. Humphreys, Newport (Pembs.); Huw Huws, Ystradyfodwg; D. Lloyd Isaac, Llangamarch and Pontypool; Elias James, Taff's Well; Jno. James, Bridgend; J. Spinther James, Llandudno; Wm. James, Tredegar; Jas. Jarman, on behalf of the Particular Baptist Church at Swindon, to the annual Association at Caersalem, Victoria, Monmouthshire; Wm. H. Jenkins, Pantyphillip, near Fishguard; Philip John, Aberdare; Aneurin Jones, Gelligroes; Daniel Jones; D. R. Jones, Liverpool; E[dward] Jones, Hibernian Schools, Liverpool; Edward Jones, Liverpool; [Evan Jones] ('Gwrwst'), Castleton, near Newport; George Jones, Melbourne, Victoria; H. W. Jones, Carmarthen, to James Rowe, Risca; Hugh Jones, Cefnmawr, to the Stanhope Street Baptist Church, Liverpool; Ifano Jones, Cardiff, to H. Williams, Nantyglo, and W. R. Roberts ('Ap Nefydd'), London; John Jones, Liverpool; John Jones ('Talhaiarn'); John Jones ('Tegid'), Nevern; J. Edred Jones, Utica, New York; J. R. Jones and Elizabeth Rowland Jones; John Jones, printer, Brynmawr; L. Jones; Mathew T. Jones, Tongwynlais; R. Jones [Liverpool]; Theophilus Jones, New York and Philadelphia; Thos. Jones; William Jones [from Anglesey]; W. B. Jones, Liverpool; Wm. B. Jones, Brooklyn, New York; John Kelly, Bontnewydd; Caleb Lewis, Blaenau, to ['Ap Nefydd'] and [Hugh] Williams; Robert Littler, New York; E[llen] Llewellyn, London; J. C. Mann, for the National Church Insurance Company; Mary Manuel, for Lady Llanover; Owen Michael, Blaenavon and Bridgend; J. Vyrnwy Morgan, Cardiff, to H. Williams, Treforest; John Morgan, Brierley Hill; Thomas Morgan, assistant overseer, Blaenau; William Morgan, Holyhead; and Margaret Morris and David Morris, Tarleton, Tasmania.

Pamphlets on the Welsh language

The file comprises a publication entitled "The place of Welsh and English in the Schools of Wales; Summary Report by the Central Advisory Council for Education (Wales) = Lle'r Gymraeg a'r Saesneg yn Ysgolion Cymru: Crynodeb o Adroddiad y Cyngor Canol ar Addysg (Cymru), 1953 and a programme for a conference entitled "Y Gymraeg Cyfrwng y Dyfodol" held at the University College of North Wales, Bangor in 1985.

University College of North Wales

Notes on Welsh grammar,

Notes on Welsh grammar, idioms, loan words and dialect words, the teaching of Welsh in schools, etc. by David Samuel, D. Tecwyn Evans, Sir John Morris-Jones, T. Gwynn Jones, Sir John Rhys, etc.

David Samuel and others.

'Brad y Llyfrau Gleision',

Press cuttings of articles, letters, etc., many of them by Evan Jones ('Ieuan Gwynedd'), condemning the Reports of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the State of Education in Wales (London, 1847).

'Ieuan Gwynedd' and others.

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