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Account of Wales,

  • NLW MS 21895C.
  • File
  • [1561x1571] /

An unpublished historical and topographical account of Wales by John Gwynne of Llanidloes, co. Montgomery, Surveyor of North Wales and servant to Sir William Herbert, first Earl of Pembroke, the author's presentation copy to Sir William Cecil...

Gwynne, John, surveyor of North Wales.

Cymdeithas Lenyddol y Gerlan, Bethesda,

  • NLW MS 11024C.
  • File
  • 1906-1919.

A minute book of the Literary Society of Gerlan Calvinistic Methodist Church, Gerlan, Bethesda, Caernarvonshire, covering (with some gaps) the period 1906-19. Among the entries are detailed reports of lectures by Principal [Thomas] Rees, Bangor (o...

David Jones letters to Nancy K. Sandars

  • NLW MS 23238E
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  • 1964-1974

Twenty letters, 1964-74, from David Jones (1895-1974), artist and writer, to the archaeologist Nancy K. Sandars. As well as containing references to his work, the letters discuss a range of topics including the history and prehistory of Wales.

Jones, David, 1895-1974

David Jones letters to Tom Burns

  • NLW MS 21797E.
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  • 1940-1971

Twenty-three letters, 1940-1971, from David Jones, artist and writer, to his friend T. F. (Tom) Burns, nineteen of which date from the period 1940-1944 and form a valuable source for the life and work of the writer during the war years. The princi...

Jones, David, 1895-1974

David Jones letters to Valerie Wynne-Williams

  • NLW MS 24167i-iiE.
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  • 1958-1974

One hundred and twenty-four autograph letters, 1959-1974, from painter-poet David ('Dafydd') Jones, all addressed to Valerie ('Elri') Wynne-Williams (née Price), with the exception of two to her husband Michael ('Mihangel&...

Jones, David, 1895-1974

History of Wales,

  • NLW MS 23181C.
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  • 1896, [c. 1970] /

An essay on the history of Wales by an unidentified author, 'Historicus', 1896, together with a related letter, [c. 1970], from Prys T. J. Morgan to Ralph A. Griffiths.

'Historicus' and Prys T. J. Morgan.

Humphrey Lhuyd's History of Wales,

  • NLW MS 23202B
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  • [16 cent., second ½]

A volume, second half of XVI cent., probably in the hand of Thomas Powell (d. 1588), Parc y Drewen, Whittington, co. Salop, containing a much shortened text of Humphrey Lhuyd's English version of Brut y Tywysogion, upon which version David Po...

Powell, Thomas, d. 1588

J. M. Thompson notes on Wales,

  • NLW MS 22880B.
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  • 1902.

A volume containing notes, 1902, on the landscape and history of Wales, probably in the hand of James Matthew Thompson (1878-1956), fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, extracted from various printed sources, notably Thomas Pennant's Tours in ...

Thompson, J. M. (James Matthew), 1878-1956.

Peter Roberts & Angharad Llwyd notes,

  • NLW MS 23003A.
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  • [1803x1866].

Notes on Welsh biography, history and topography in the hands of the Reverend Peter Roberts (1760-1819), rector of Halkyn, co. Flint, and Angharad Llwyd (1779-1866), written in the margins and on the interleaves of a copy of William Owen [-Pughe],...

Roberts, Peter, 1760-1819

Tour in North Wales

  • NLW MS 16351C.
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  • [18 cent., last ¼]

A volume containing an account of a tour in North Wales in the form of transcripts, [18 cent., last ¼], of four letters, dated 20-28 September 1776, sent from Caernarfon (pp. 1-25), Tan-y-Bwlch, Merioneth (pp. 27-49), Denbigh (pp. 50-74) and '...

Warrington, William

Traethawd ar hanes Cymru,

  • NLW MS 23562D.
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  • [19 gan., canol] /

An incomplete essay, [mid-19 cent.], on the history of Wales from the time of Vortigern to that of Owain Glyndŵr by John Edwards (Eos Glan Twrch).

Edwards, J. (John), 1806-1887.

Welsh tracts and pedigrees,

  • NLW MS 9628E.
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  • [1520x1747] /

A volume of papers from the Mytton library at Halston, consisting of draft dissertations by Dr. Humphrey Foulks of Marchwiel and other papers:- 'a dissertation of the literature of the antient Britains'; 'a dissertation on the place...

Dr Humphrey Foulks and others.