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We have listed our new acquisitions below, and the list will be updated regularly. It takes us a while to get documents ready for the public, therefore you may not find the items on this page in the on-line collections. If you would like to know more about anything listed below please contact us.

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Watkins/Trubshaw papers (further items) (Ref: ADX/1652 addl)
1. Print by Gwen Davies (to be transferred to the School of Art, Aberystwyth)
   
   2. Framed portrait miniature of James Trubshaw.

Acc.No: 3896   Date of material: 18th and 20th c   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Papurau Dafydd Morris Jones (Ref: DMJ)
Ledger, D. Jones, carpenter, Llanafan
   
   Ledger, DT Jones, architect, Aberystwyth
   
   Plans of houses by DT Jones
   
   Plans of village halls, ditto
   
   Plans of the General Eisteddfod 1952 field
   
   Painting of Llanbadarn church by Alfred Worthington

Acc.No: 3895   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

School and university magazines / Cylchgronau ysgolion a phrifysgol (Ref: DMJ)
The Ardwynian, 02/1934 - 07/1950
   
   The Link, Aberaeron School magazine
   
   Aberystwyth University OSA magazines
   
   Aberystwyth University Rag magazines
   
   Other miscellaenous magazines

Acc.No: 3894   Date of material:    Extent: 3 boxes   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Pencil sketches (digitised version only) of doorway of St. Paul's Wesleyan Methodist Chapel and the beach (Ref: ADX/1715)
Pencil sketches (digitised version only) of doorway of St. Paul's Wesleyan Methodist Chapel and the beach by the depositor's great uncle, Charles Percy Shelley. CPS was a brass-foundry manager in Birmingham but also a gifted artist, engraver, poet and writer for Birmingham Central Literary Magazine. The depositor allowed us to take copies of the images, the former of which we identified as a doorway to St Paul's Wesleyan Chapel (demolished 1992)
Acc.No: 3893   Date of material: 1904 ?   Extent: 2 items   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Rat poison box / pecyn dal gwenwyn llygod mawr (Ref: ADX/1714)
Rodine rat poison box with photocopied directions for use sold by Jones Chemists, Tregaron
   
   Pecyn dal gwenwyn llygod mawr efo llungopi o'r cyfeiriadau at ei ddefnyddio. Gwerthwyd gan Eser Jones, Fferyllydd, Tregaron

Acc.No: 3892   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open/agored Not yet in the catalogue

Further papers of David Lewis Jones (Ref: DLJ addl.)
Papers relating to the career of Captain John Gwalia Jones, incl. family photographs,
   
   Scrapbook on WW1 and other matters of local interest
   
   Assorted microfilms
   
   Charity Commissioners reports

Acc.No: 3891   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Wedding photograph (Ref: ADX/1713)
Group photograph of unidentified wedding party. Labelled in pencil on margin 'HH Davies & Son, Aberystwyth'
Acc.No: 3890   Date of material: 1920s   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Papers of I.T. James (Ref: ADX/1712)
Papers relating to the wartime career of I.T. James, in particular his time as a Japanese POW
Acc.No: 3889   Date of material: 1940s mostly   Extent: 1 box   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Alderman M. Ll. Gwarnant Williams and family (Ref: ADX/1711)
Various photographs and books in relation to Alderman M. LL. Gwarnant Williams and family who was Chair of the Education Committee in the 1950s. Includes Alltyblaca Unitarian chapel book, 1840-1915
Acc.No: 3888   Date of material: 1840-1915, 20th century   Extent: 1 box, out size phot   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Invoices, shop in Cardigan, and other items (Ref: ADX/1710)
Invoices from suppliers to a shop in Pendre (JG Morgan, Clothing Mart), Cardigan. Also letters and other papers, some with a Devon connection, link unknown.
Acc.No: 3887   Date of material: 1920-1930s mostly, some later   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Cymdeithas Hanes Tregaron a'r Cylch (Ref: DSO/173)
Cofnodion Cymdeithas Hanes Tregaron a'r Cylch
Acc.No: 3886   Date of material: 1998-2019 approx   Extent: Bundle   Access: Some DP issues Not yet in the catalogue

Further items for the Museum Collection (Ref: MUS/266/3; MUS/490; MUS/491; MUS/492)
MUS/266/3. Factory Book for Young Persons and Children under the Factory Act 7 Vic. C.15 for Llanddewi Aberarth
   
   MUS/490 Aberystwyth What to See and How to See It n.d.( handwritten annotation July 1941)
   
   MUS/491 Aberystwyth What to See and How to See It n.d. ( contains British Railway excursion timetable to Barmouth 1957)
   
   MUS/492 Erthygl: 'Aberayron yn ei galar' gan 'Un a'i fachgen ar y Mor' 1892
   
   MUS/493 Concert programme 1954
   
   MUS/494 Guidebook: Cardigan Bay Illustrated, early 20th c

Acc.No: 3885   Date of material: 19th - 20th c   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

David Lewis Jones Collection (further items) (Ref: DLJ)
Material relating to the Neuaddlwyd Chapel missionaries who went out to Madagascar and the 200 year exhibition held at the Tabernacle Vestry, Aberaeron. Includes memory stick containing powerpoint display and a microfilm entitled 'Madagascar Box 1, London Missionary Society.
Acc.No: 3884   Date of material: 20th century   Extent: 1 box   Access: open; the photocopies of the 'Testitamenta' cannot be reproduced Not yet in the catalogue

Friendship Album (Ref: ADX/1709)
Gift of friendship album from Bella to Maggie [Margaret] on her birthday on the 31st January 1902 containing drawings, observations and poems from friends and family in Aberaeron.
Acc.No: 3883   Date of material: 1902-1922   Extent: 1 volume   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

N. Cards. Geological survey and Eagle Brook Mine plan (Ref: ADX/1707)
Field slips for the geological survey of 'Aberystwyth 163', the northern area of Ceredigion incl. Aberystwyth town (and also Allt Wen to Wallog by RA Waters) created by Richard Cave. Also linen plan of Eagle Brook Mine.
Acc.No: 3881   Date of material:    Extent: 1 box   Access: Open (but check for DP) Not yet in the catalogue

Lampeter Enclosure Map (Ref: ADX/1706)
Map of Lampeter Commons Inclosure by John Rees. With schedule.
Acc.No: 3880   Date of material: 1856   Extent: 1 item   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Penparcau Carnival Committee records (Ref: DSO/172)
File containing minutes and other records incl. photographs of Penparcau Carnival.
Acc.No: 3879   Date of material: Late 1980s   Extent: 1 file   Access: Some DP issues Not yet in the catalogue

Llanwenog Home Guard (Ref: ADX/1705)
Photocopy of group photograph of Home Guard, No. 3 Platoon (Llanwenog), 'C' Company, 3rd Battalion Cardiganshire Home Guard. All individuals identified.
Acc.No: 3878   Date of material: Modern copy of 1940s original   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Ysgol Llanwenog School (Ref: LWE/R/2; LWE/SR/1)
LWE/R/2 Llanwenog School Pre-School Age Register 1963-2009
   
   LWE/SR/1 Llanwenog School Summary Register 1984-1989

Acc.No: 3877   Date of material: 1963-2009   Extent: 2 items   Access: DP restricted Not yet in the catalogue

Bethel, Parcyrhos - cofnodion ychwanegol (Ref: ANC/83 addl)
Llyfr cyfrifon 1930-1952
   
   Llyfr casgliadau y Capel 1927-1951
   
   Adroddiadau blynyddol 2004, 2017, 2018
   
   Rhaglen Cwrdd Nadolig Ysgol Sul Bethel, 18 Rhagfyr 1994

Acc.No: 3876   Date of material: 1927-2018   Extent: 6 eitem   Access: Agored Not yet in the catalogue

Photographs by George Nicol (Ref: ADX/1704)
Photographs by the late George Nicol, Chief Photographer at the Royal Commission on the Nacient and Hostorical Monuments of Wales, Aberystwyth 1970-1991.
   
   Includes: Three colour photographs, apparently of an amateur drama production; B/W group photograph of RCAHMW staff outside Edleston House, Queen's Road; two b/w prints of chapel interiors (possibly Siloh, Queen's Road - demolished in the early 1990s); three b/w prints of a chapel's interior (possibly United Reformed Church or St. David's); b/w photograph of the Nanteos Cup.

Acc.No: 3875   Date of material: 1970s-1980s   Extent: 10 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Postcard of Borth (Ref: ADX/1703)
Coloured postcard of 'Borth from N. Sands', with beach at low tide in the foreground and sea-front houses in the distance. Posted on 8 August 1907 by 'H.C.' to Mrs. Baker, Harlesden Lodge, Harlesden, [London] N.W.
Acc.No: 3874   Date of material: 1907   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Postcard of Ty Mawr, Llyfnant Valley (Ref: ADX/1702)
B/W postcard of Ty Mawr, Llyfnant Valley, with river, drystone wall, trees, a board advertising refreshments and a number of visitors shown against the backdrop of the house. Posted on 12 September 1905 by 'F.G.' to Miss Eva Pool of 89 Grove Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham.
Acc.No: 3873   Date of material: 1905   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Postcard of Blaengeuffordd (Ref: ADX/1701)
B/W postcard of 'Blean Geuffordd, Penllwyn' showing houses along the A44 with hills and fields in the background. Posted on 31 August 1945 by ?Nina, Les and Daphne to Miss Edith Illege, c/o Mrs McGeoch, Codsall, Staffs.
Acc.No: 3872   Date of material: 1945 or earlier   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Royal British Legion Women's Section, Tregaron Branch (Ref: DSO/171)
Records of the Royal British Legion Women's Section, Tregaron Branch
Acc.No: 3871   Date of material:    Extent: 1 box   Access: TBC Not yet in the catalogue

Aberystwyth Inner Wheel Club (Ref: DSO/170)
Records incl. minute books of the Aberystwyth Inner Wheel Club. List in box.
Acc.No: 3870   Date of material: 1994-2016   Extent: 7 items   Access: Some DP issues Not yet in the catalogue

Llanilar Community Development Association (Ref: DSO/169)
Two files containing documents relating to the application to HLF for funding to develop Canolfan Hen Ysgol in Llanilar
Acc.No: 3869   Date of material: c. 2000 onwards   Extent: 2 files   Access: TBC Not yet in the catalogue

Local history books (Ref: ADX/1042/2-5)
2. Llanfair Clydogau: Battle's Over - A Village Remembers by Sally Leech. Llanfair Clydogau Community, 2018
   
   3. Woilliam Jones: Politics, Glandenys and the Lovers' Graves by Alan Leech. Published by the author, 2017
   
   4. Dan Jenkins - a Biography: His Life and Times in Cardiganshire and Carmarthenshire by Alan Leech. Y Lolfa, 2011. NB. Some water damage.
   
   5. Y Wladfa Fach Fynyddig situated in the parishes of Llanddewi Brefi and Llanfair Clydogau by David Williams, former vicar of Llanfair, Dyffryn Clwyd. First published by the author in 1963, updated and reprinted by Alan and Sally Leech in 2017

Acc.No: 3868   Date of material: 2011-2018   Extent: 4 vols   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Recycling centre impact assessment (Ref: CSC/DESH/10)
Ceredigion Materials Conservation Association (CMCA), Aberystwyth: Environmental Impact Statement [for a proposed recycling and waste processing centre on Glanyrafon Estate, Aberystwyth] by Environmental Consultants Richard Swayne and James Walmsley
   
   This report was part of the planning application and was submitted to the County Council with it.

Acc.No: 3867   Date of material: October 2001   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Ceredigion Coast Path / Llwybr Arfordir Ceredigion (Ref: CSC/DESH/9)
Ceredigion Coast Path: Summary and Assessment of Consultation Responses
   
   Dept. of Environmental Services and Housing, Ceredigion County Council
   
   
   
   Llwybr Arfordir Ceredigion: Crynodeb ac asesiad o'r materion ymgynghori
   
   Adran y Gwasanaethau Amgylcheddol a Thai, Cyngor Sir Ceredigion

Acc.No: 3866   Date of material: 2002   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open/agored Not yet in the catalogue

Llan-non newsletters (Ref: ADX/1700)
Llan-non newsletters, the first named Cylchlythyr Llan-non Newsletter; Cloncan Llan-non Chat thereafter.
   
   1. Vol 1, Spring 2018
   
   2. Vol 2, Summer 2018
   
   3. Vol 3, Autumn 2018
   
   4. Vol. 4, Spring 2019

Acc.No: 3865   Date of material: 2018 onwards   Extent: accruing   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

League of Friends of Bronglais Hospital (further records) (Ref: DSO/155 further records)
League of Friends of Bronglais Hospital and Community Health Services
   
   Minute Book July 1998-May 2012

Acc.No: 3864   Date of material: 1998-2012   Extent: 1 vol   Access: Open but check for DP Not yet in the catalogue

Merched y Wawr Tal-y-bont a'r Cylch 2016-17 (Ref: DSO/33/13/5)
Llyfr lloffion clawr caled yn cynnwys lluniau a chofnod gweithgareddau Merched y Wawr Tal-y-bont a'r Cylch yn 2016-17
Acc.No: 3863   Date of material: c. 2017   Extent: 1 gyfrol   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Photographs of various football teams (Ref: ADX/1699)
26 Team photos includes Aberystwyth, Penparcau & Talybont & some out of county
Acc.No: 3862   Date of material:    Extent: 26 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Bethel, Eglwys y Bedyddwyr, Aberystwyth Adroddiad 2018 (Ref: ANC/60 addl)
Bethel, Eglwys y Bedyddwyr, - copi o anerchiad adroddiad Bethel 2018 gan Peter M. Thomas; rhestr o swyddogion, cyfeillion yr achos, ystadegau, y gyllideb gyfan. Aelodaeth Bethel 2018. Datganiad o genhadaeth yr Eglwys. Cyfrifau cyllidol blynyddol.
Acc.No: 3861   Date of material: 2018   Extent: 8 single-sided A4   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Llanfarian Community Council Minutes and Documents (Ref: Llanfarian CC)
Records of the council including minutes, financial records etc.
Acc.No: 3860   Date of material:    Extent: 6 plastic sacks   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Photographs relating to the life of Gwilym Evans, of Iorwerth Avenue, Aberystwyth and the Plant Breeding Station ( laterly IGER) (Ref: GE/09)
A wide assortment of photographs relating to the domestic and professional life of Gwilym Evans and his family.
Acc.No: 3859   Date of material: c1900 - 1970s   Extent: 1 box   Access: May be some restricted material but most should be open Not yet in the catalogue

Records of the Llanfihangel Geneu'r Glyn Women's Institute ( WI ) (Ref: D/WI/LGG addl)
Photograph albums, scrapbook 2015, branch history 1993-2011, branch tablecloths, selection of generic booklets &c.
Acc.No: 3858   Date of material: 1951-2015   Extent: 2 boxes   Access: May be restricted access due to DP issues Not yet in the catalogue

Community Council records of Geneu'r Glyn 1974-2015 (Ref: Geneu'r Glyn CC)
Records of the council including minutes, financial records etc.
Acc.No: 3857   Date of material: 1974 - 2015   Extent: extensive   Access: minutes and financial records open, may be restricted access on other items Not yet in the catalogue

Records of Penrhiwllan Women's Institute ( WI ) (Ref: D/WI/PRL)
Monthly meetings books ( 1989-1999) , minute books (1980 - 2007 ) committee minute books ( 1980-2013), branch tablecoths, attendance register, subscription book, thank you cards and other ephemera &c.
Acc.No: 3856   Date of material: 1980 - 2013   Extent: 2 boxes   Access: Some restricetd access - DP Issues Not yet in the catalogue

Atgofion / Recollections Vyrnwy J Lewis, Photograph relating to Troed rhiw seiri Mourning cards from Cardiganshire, (Ref: ADX/744 addl; ADX/1382 addl)
ADX/744 addl
   
   Atgofion / Recollections Vyrnwy J Lewis of Scuborycoed
   
   Copy of photograph " Plant [children of] Troed rhiw seiri ",
   
   ADX/1382 addl.: Mourning cards from Cardiganshire, many from Salem and Cwmsymlog

Acc.No: 3855   Date of material: c. 1880s-1980s   Extent: 2 items, 1 bundle   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Further records of Aberporth Women's Institute (WI) (Ref: D/WI/ABP)
Minute Books 1978 - 2011, Record Books 1947 - 1983, Committee Minute Books 19467 - 2007, questionnaire about records and artefacts held by Aberporth WI
Acc.No: 3854   Date of material: 1947 - 2011   Extent: 25 items   Access: Possibly restricted access for DP Not yet in the catalogue

Further records of the Women's Institute ( WI ) (Ref: D/WI/FED , D/WI/LIR , D/WI/EGL, D/WI/AAE, D/WI/CEN)
1. Short plays suitable for the WI from Aberaeron branch and 3 volumes Press Reports (undated)
   
   2. Photos relating to a litter-picking events Eglwys Fach branch 2015-2018
   
   3. Photo and Cambrian News article from Llanilar branch litter pick 2018
   
   4. Photo relating to Cenarth branch litter pick (2018?)
   
   5 . Photos associated with the Ceredigion Federation, some individuals identified.

Acc.No: 3853   Date of material: 1950s ? - 2015   Extent: 1 box ( dispersed )   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Records of Cardigan Women's Institute (Ref: D/WI/CRD)
Records of Cardigan Women's Institute comprising some administrative material but mostly cards, telegrams &c. relating to the Golden, Diamond and 80th anniversaries of the branch, with some generic material on running a branch. Also a copy of "Village Voices : A Portrait of Change in England's Green and Pleasant Land 1915-1990: A 75th Anniversary Celebration of Rural Britain by the WI"
Acc.No: 3852   Date of material: 1979-1990   Extent: 1 box   Access: Generally open but there are some DP issues and restricted access Not yet in the catalogue

School report of E.S. Salmon (Ref: ADX/1643 addl.)
One page synopsis showing Welsh Joint Education Committee Examination results for the Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE) exams taken by Evelyn Sandra Salmon.
Acc.No: 3851   Date of material: 1967   Extent: 1 page   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Records of Cardiganshire and Ceredigion Federation of Women's Institutes (Ref: D/WI)
1.Photograph album compiled by Mrs E. Martin Jones of Penparcau and presented to Cardiganshire WI 1981 including photographs of WI events 1923 - 1972
   
   2, 'Canu'r Gan' Cor Sefydliad y Merched Ceredigion Federation Choir in Song and in Friendship 1970s-2015
   
   3. Album : Ceredigion Women's Institute Choir travel to Belgium and Flanders September 3rd - 8th 2015 with photographs and narrative.
   
   4. NFWI Annual reports for 1926, 1939,1941,1945,and 1947

Acc.No: 3850   Date of material: 1923-1972, 1981   Extent: 1 volume   Access: Presumed open but check for DP issues Not yet in the catalogue

Further records of Borth Women's Institute (Ref: D/WI/BOR)
Notebook of committees
   
   Photographs
   
   Shield trophies acquired by WI
   
   Ceredigion Federation publications

Acc.No: 3849   Date of material: 1970s-1990s   Extent:    Access: presumed open, may be some DP issues Not yet in the catalogue

Mynach [Ponterwyd] WI records (Ref: D/WI/MYN (POE))
WI Institute Record Book 1938-1948 for Ponterwyd WI ( overwritten on front as Mynach )
   
   WI Committee Minute Book 1938-1951for Ponterwyd WI ( overwritten on front as Mynach )

Acc.No: 3848   Date of material: 1938-1951   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Records of Penparcau WI (Ref: D/WI/ PNP)
Accounts 1926-1961
   
   Attendance Register 1974-2000
   
   NFWI Centenary Scrapbook ( 1915-2015)
   
   Photgraph album (probably 2016)
   
   Folder of items relating to Penparcau WI 90th Anniversary celebrations

Acc.No: 3847   Date of material: 1926- 2016   Extent: 1 box   Access: Some DP issues with attendance register. Not yet in the catalogue

Further records of the Ceredigion WI Federation and also branch records for Penparcau and Llanwenog Wis (Ref: D/WI; D/WI/LWE; D/WI/PNP)
Penparcau WI photographs 1953 and 2014 with many members identified.
   
   Llanwenog WI Pathway Project folder and 2 Officer's Memorandum books1986-1988 and 1989 - 1997 [?]
   
   Federation : 4 copies 'Public Eye' ( 2004/5), 'Llais WI Voice : a modern voice for women' November 2006, WI 90th Anniversary Souvenir Brochure
   
   Set of unused notelets produced by Ceredigion Federation of WI's to commemorate the 1915-2015 NFWI centenary

Acc.No: 3846   Date of material: 1953-2015   Extent: Several items   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

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