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Invitations etc.,

Miscellaneous cards and tickets, 1889-1924 and undated, collected by J. H. Davies. They include calling cards, readers' tickets, invitations and admission cards, menus and toasts, and annual membership cards. They relate to events at, among other institutions, the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, the University of Wales, the Guild of Graduates of the University of Wales, the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, the National Library of Wales, the National Eisteddfod and the Welsh Bibliographical Society.

Letters to J. H. Davies, etc.,

Letters and postcards to J. H. Davies (many relating to publications by the writers) from the following correspondents: John Ballinger, Cardiff, 1907, and Aberystwyth, 1915 (enclosing a letter from Francis Green to John Ballinger relating to a calendar of deeds and documents) (2), F. F. Bretherton (general secretary of the Wesley Historical Society), Sunderland, 1920 (writer's book on early Methodism in Chester, the new Proceedings), C. H. Browning, Ardmore, Penna., 1913 (The Welsh Settlement of Pennsylvania, Prospectus for Thomas Allen Glen, Welsh Founders of Pennsylvania, etc.), D. Davies, 1915 (loan of copies of Seren Gomer), David Davies, Harlech, 1913-14 (3) (Ardudwy a'i Gwron), D. Caxton Davies for William Lewis, Printers, Ltd, Cardiff, 1924 (The Letters of Goronwy Owen), J. Hugh Edwards, House of Commons, 1912 (material relating to T. E. Ellis for a book on the rise and development of Welsh nationality), A. Owen Evans, Llanfaethlu Rectory, 1918 and 1922 (2) (his researches and publications, enclosing a leaflet, 1880, about spitting in chapel), David Evans, Whitland, [19]15 (enclosing poster concerning Parke sale, some of the articles had belonged to Daniel Rowlands, Llangeitho), Evan Evans, Aberystwyth, 1909-10 (notices of Tregaron Pension sub-committee meetings in connection with The Old Age Pensions Act 1908), E. Vincent Evans, London [19]08 (Bibliography [of Welsh ballads]), J. Ceredig Evans, New Quay, [19]22 (arrangements to stay in Aberystwyth), Tom Evans, Felinfach, [19]08 (application for the post of Dairy Instructress at the University College of Wales by his sister, Miss Emma Evans), H. M. Green (on behalf of the Principal), University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1905 (enclosing photographs [wanting]), T. Mortimer Green, Registrar, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1905 (notice of meeting), G. Stewart Griffiths, Liverpool, [19]24 (family history), H[ugh] O[wen] Hughes, Newport, 1907 (writer's application for the post of Assistant Commissioner under the Small Holdings and Allotments Act 1907, testimonials enclosed), David Jones, [Melbourne and London] 'off Port Said' [19]24 (appreciation of The Life and Opinions of Robert Roberts), M. H. J[ones], [1918] (on a postcard to M. H. Jones from the Reverend R. James, Llanwrtyd, 1918, enquiring about the date of birth of William Williams, Pantycelyn), Mostyn [Lewis], London, undated (notice of writer's arrival in Aberystwyth), W. A. Lewis, Liverpool, 1923 (John Jones ('Myrddin Fardd'), Enwogion Sir Gaernarfon, 'Myrddin's opinion regarding orthography, etc.), T. R. Morgan, Swyddffynon, 1922 (Dafydd Jones o Gaeo, etc.), T. J. Owen, Marsh, Huddersfield, 1922 (2) (pamphlets attributed to Dafydd Jones o Gaeo), Alfred Neobard Palmer, Wrexham, 1905 (Roman Station at Holt and its Welsh name), J. W. P. Parry, N[ational] P[rovincial] Bank, Aberystwyth, 1924 (Mrs Hughes's dividends, financial matters), F. E. Rees, Cardiff, 1922 (enclosing draft regulations and standing order of the University of Wales Guild of Graduates), T[homas] Richards, Maesteg, 1923 (his researches relating to the Puritans), George Stinchcombe, Fishponds, Bristol, 1911 (his family connection with Thomas Charles of Bala, his application for the post of Inspector under the National Insurance Scheme), R. M. Thomas, Carmarthen, 1907 (notice of Welsh Church Commission meeting), J. L. Wheatley, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (resolution relating to government grants, etc.), Hannah Williams, Llandegai, 1922 (thanks for copy of 'Morris' letters'), H. J. Williams, Calvinistic Methodist Book Agency, Carnarvon, 1923 (binding of Enwogion Sir Gaernarfon), O. Gaianydd Williams, Rowen, 1923 (enquiry regarding an edition of Thomas Richards (Coychurch) dictionary by the Trefriw press), R. Peris Williams, Wrexham, undated (circular regarding a movement to erect a memorial column on the grave of Morgan Llwyd in Rhosddu, Wrexham), T. Meredith Williams, Llanddewi Vicarage, Aberayron, 1916 (pedigree of Archdeacon Meredith, Meredith family of Ffosybleiddiaid), and Tom Williams, Aberystwyth, [19]21 (spare copies of Cymru'r Plant). There are also a few other items, including papers relating to (?) The Student and letters from the following: H. Tobit Evans, Carmarthen, 1901, [to D. Silvan Evans] (enclosing two booklets by writer's daughter and her friend, the dictionary), [W. A. Griffiths], Devonport, [19]06 (return of 'the old memorandum book, Richard Griffiths of Trederwen) (incomplete), J. D. Hughes, Rhosddu, Wrexham, [18]93 (enquiring regarding the report in Montgomeryshire Collections relating to the trial concerning the Llandysilio estate and the Jones claimant [see Mont. Coll., Vol. VIII (1875) p. 249-64]), M[orris] R[oberts], Rhosybol Vicarage, Rhosgoch, 1916 [to [the Reverend William (John) Morgan] 'Penfro' (contribution to Y Cyfaill [Eglwysig]), Thomas C. Smith, London, 1861, to the editor of The Builder (pamphlet on slate quarries), and ?W[illiam] T[homas], Park Glas, Carmarthen, undated (Testament Newydd 1641 etc.).

Notes by J. H. Davies,

A jotter containing short notices by J. H. Davies on 'Llwynrhys', 'Guild of Graduates of the University of Wales' [i.e. Reprints of Welsh Manuscripts] and [Robert Roberts, ('Y Sgolor Mawr')], the last in pencil. Also included are a list of (?) farm names and a printed Appeal for funds to provide a National Memorial to the Reverend Principal Thomas Charles Edwards.

Sir John Edward Lloyd,

The letters, 1897-1924, discuss the work of the Guild of Graduates of the University of Wales, especially its Literature Section, the publication of Gweithiau Morgan Llwyd o Wynedd, and the work of re-printing the Welsh classics by the Guild. There are also references to the internal politics of the University of Wales and the colleges at Aberystwyth and Bangor and to other appointments in which Sir John Edward Lloyd had an interest.

Lloyd, John Edward, Sir, 1861-1947