Recent Acquisitions

New documents are always arriving at the archives, and we're very pleased about that! If you have a document or collection you would like to deposit please contact us.
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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Items relating to Uppingham School and Borth (Ref: ADX/1843/1-5)
1. Uppingham By the Sea 1876-7 : a narrative of the year at Borth by JHS (Macmillan and Co. 1878)
   2. Borth Lyrics by Edward Thring MA ( John Hawthorn, Uppingham 1881)
   3. The Borth Centenary Magazine (1977) an illustrated narrative of Uppingham's sojourn in Borth
   4. The Reverend Edward Thring : an illustrated booklet on his life n.d. but 2021 ?
   5. Programme for the bicentenary exhibition celebrating the birth of Edward Thring. 2021

Acc.No: 4189   Date of material: 1878 - 2021   Extent: 5 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1843) 

Items relating to Llanybydder and Alltymynydd (Allt-y-Mynydd; Allt y Mynydd) Sanatorium (Ref: ADX/1631/6-9)
6. Group photograph of 'Llanybyther Home Guard, No. 7 Platoon D Coy., 5th Carms. Batt.' with all the individuals identified. 1940s.
   7. Postcard: West Wales Sanatorium. Unused. C. 1920s
   8. Postcard: Sanatorium, Llanybyther. Unused. C. 1920s
   9. Postcard: Nurses' Quarters and Dining Hall, West Wales Sanatorium. Postally used in 1922. Poor condition.

Acc.No: 4188   Date of material: 1920s-1940s approx.   Extent: 4 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1631) 

Photographs and copies of documents of the late Meurig and Eileen Jones (nee Evans) of Llanafan. (Ref: ADX/1842)

Acc.No: 4187   Date of material:    Extent: 1 box   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

'Right to Buy' sample files [CLOSED] (Ref: CDD/AD/1)
Three files documenting the process of selling council houses to tenants under the Housing Act 1980 ('Right to Buy').
   Wikipedia: The Housing Act 1980 was an Act of Parliament passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom that gave five million council house tenants in England and Wales the Right to Buy their house from their local authority. The Act came into force on 3 October 1980 and is seen as a defining policy of Thatcherism.

Acc.No: 4186   Date of material: 1987-2013   Extent: 3 files   Access: CLOSED Not yet in the catalogue

Photographs and other items (Ref: ADX/1841)
Photographs of and by Glynn Pickford and Myf Pickford (from the family papers of William Corfield)
   Digital scans of photographs by William (Bill) Corfield (originals retained by the depositor).

Acc.No: 4185   Date of material: 1920s-1990s   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Ysgubor y Coed Community Council records (Ref: Ysgubor y Coed PC & CC addl)
Ysgubor y Coed Community Council records
Acc.No: 4184   Date of material:    Extent: 1 box   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Cymdeithas Bowlio Merched Ceredigion / Ceredigion Ladies Bowling Association (Ref: DSO/190)
Programmes for the Annual Luncheon
   20th Annual Luncheon and Presentation of Trophies, Conrah Hotel, Chancery, 27 October 2012
   26th Annual Luncheon and Presentation of Trophies, Llanina Hotel, Llanarth, 27 October 2018

Acc.No: 4183   Date of material: 2012-2016   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(DSO/190) 

Dyddiaduron amaethyddol Tom Hughes (Ref: ADX/1840)
Dyddiaduron amaethyddol Tom Hughes yn ymwneud
Acc.No: 4182   Date of material: 1913-1959   Extent: 1 archive box   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Neges o'r Tri Phlwyf / Three Parish News (Ref: EC/15)
Parish magazine for Llandre, Llangorwen, and Talybont,
   1. June 2017

Acc.No: 4181   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Hanesion Ilar / Ilar Intelligence (Ref: EC/14)
Cylchgrawn Plwyf i Lanilar gyda Rhostie, Llangwyryfon, Llanfihangel Lledrod a Llanwnnws
   The Parish Magazine for Llanilar with Rhostie, Llangwyryfon, Llanfihangel Lledrod and Llanwnnws
   No. 2, Mawrth-Ebrill/March-April 2012

Acc.No: 4180   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Political ephemera, local elections 5 May 2022 (Ref: ADX/1839)
Leaflets, posters and other ephemera promoting parties and candidates in the local elections on 5 May 2022
Acc.No: 4179   Date of material: 2022   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Aberystwyth and District Probus Club (Ref: DSO/16 addl.)
Aberystwyth and District Probus Club programmes.
   Programme 2012-2013
   Programme 2013-2014

Acc.No: 4178   Date of material: 2012-2013   Extent: 2 items (for now)   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Political ephemera, Llanbadarn Fawr (Ref: ADX/1838)
Newsletters and other political ephemera including candidate leaflets prior to the local by-election on 18 July 2019
Acc.No: 4177   Date of material: 2018-2019   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Political ephemera, European Parliament elections on 23 May 2019 (Ref: ADX/1837)
Leaflets, posters etc. promoting local candidates in the last European Parliament elections held in the UK before it left the EU.
Acc.No: 4176   Date of material: 2019   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Photographs and local ephemera (Ref: Items additional to: ADX/1619; EC/7; ADX/1570)
2 b/w photographs of the Aberystwyth-Carmarthen railway line (tunnel at Tyngraig) (ADX/1619 addl.)
   Booklet by Cynog Dafis, former local MP, on the rise and fall of the Liberal Party in Ceredigion (2017) and other political ephemera relating to the 2017 general election (added to ADX/1570)
   Local ephemera (assorted, added to appropriate collections)
   Parish magazines and leaflets (added to EC/7)

Acc.No: 4175   Date of material: c. 2016-2017   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Further records of Aberporth W.I, (Ref: D/WI/ABP)
2 boxes of material including videos, minutes, printed material etc.
Acc.No: 4174   Date of material: 1974-2017 with earlier printed items   Extent: 2 boxes   Access: tbc Not yet in the catalogue

Our Family Story by Maureen Gruffydd Jones (Ref: ADX/1788/4)
Addenda (2021)
Acc.No: 4173   Date of material: 2021   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1788) 

Items relating to the life of L.M.Evans of Llanfarian and Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1836)
1, Exercise book of Private L.M.Evans containing recipes and details of her daily log ( e.g. timetable ) training in the Women's Land Army (?) July- August 1943
   2. "George VI King and Emperor" by Major J.T. Gorman, a book presented to Lilian Evans of Llanfarian Council School at the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth May 12th 1937. All Cardiganshire School children received this volume.
   3. "Patsy's Reflections : Learn to cook by pictures" a strip cartoon cookbook published by a subsidiary of the Daily Mirror newspaper dealing with cooking under post-war rationing and austerity.

Acc.No: 4172   Date of material: 1937-1946   Extent: 3 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1836) 

Further Records of Aberporth WI (Ref: D/WI/ABP)
1. Purple file (2014-2015) on the geography and history of Aberporth and celebrating 100 years of the WI a month by month record of activities.
   2. Black file on more activities undertaken by Aberporth WI in 2015.
   3. Green file : a portfolio illustrating the range of meetings, activities and involvement of Aberporth WI from the 1st January 2007 to the 31st December 2007.

Acc.No: 4171   Date of material: 2007, 2015.   Extent: 3 files   Access: adequate Not yet in the catalogue

Material collected for a book on the London Welsh dairy industry. (Ref: ADX/1515 addl.)
2. Correspondence and other material collected and collated during the writing of Cows, Cobs & Corner Shops - The Story of London's Welsh Dairies / Y Lon Laeth I'r Ddinas - Hanes Llaethdai Cymru Llundain
   3. Exercise book belonging to the donor's mother in 1920 when she returned to Caerwedros School to improve her English

Acc.No: 4170   Date of material: 1920,   Extent: 1 box   Access: Some DP Restrictions as there are contact details in the correspondence Not yet in the catalogue

Lampeter Borough Deeds (Ref: LPM/SE/4/14- 22)
A series of mortgage deeds relating to the business of the borough
Acc.No: 4169   Date of material: 1868-1956   Extent: 1 bundle   Access: open Show catalogue(LPM/SE) 

Photographs of Dihewid (Dihewyd) (Ref: ADX/1835)
1. The school Dihewyd, with children outside n.d. 1930s?
   2. Dihewyd post office an chapel n.d.
   3.Streetview of Dihewyd with message on reverse and addressed to Jane Davies, Crosswood, Dihewid

Acc.No: 4168   Date of material: 1930s- 1950s   Extent: 3 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1835) 

Ceredigion Housing Options / Dewisiadau Tai Ceredigion (Ref: CSC/LS/1)
Booklet/Llyfryn: Ceredigion Housing Options / Dewisiadau Tai Ceredigion
   Contains advice and information on the available assistance with housing in the county, with the aim of preventing homelessness.
   Produced by Ceredigion County Council's Lifestyle Services.

Acc.No: 4167   Date of material: 2022   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(CSC/LS/1) 

Documents relating to the professional life of Delyth Fletcher (Ref: )
1. Sale particulars for the Machynlleth Estate 1951
   2. Papers relating to the Welsh Liberals (Delyth's mother)
   3. Documents and ephemera from the 1969 Urdd Eisteddfod in Aberystwyth
   4. Urdd Gobaith Cymru &Welsh Serenades 1960s and 1970s
   5. Photos of Llanwrin School Montgomeryshire

Acc.No: 4166   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Home: An Anthology (Ref: ADX/1834)
Booklet: 'Home is an anthology of poems and stories by writers in Mid Wales. All profits go to Aberaid, and Aberystwyth-based group set up to raise awareness of the refugee crisis'
Acc.No: 4165   Date of material: 2018   Extent: 1 vol   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1834) 

Colour photographs of events at Ottakars Bookshop, 27 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth 1998 onwards (Ref: DB/123)
Photos of events at Ottakars Bookshop 1998 onwards until the takeover by Waterstones including midnight opening for Harry Potter publication release, and visits of many famous authors
Acc.No: 4164   Date of material: 1998 -   Extent: 1 box   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Eisteddfod and Agricultural Show Programmes and other ephemera (Ref: ADX/1833)
Eisteddfod and Agricultural Show Programmes and other ephemera.
   Retrieved from Ceredigion County Council Finance Department, Grants Files

Acc.No: 4163   Date of material: 2007-2010   Extent: 31 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Songbooks and sheet music (Ref: ADX/1824 (further material))
Welsh songbooks for children, sheet music, some Welsh, some English.
Acc.No: 4162   Date of material: c. 1900-1935   Extent: 1 box   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Further records of Ceulanamaesmawr parish council (Ref: Ceulanamaesmawr PC)
Gohebiaeth Amrywiol 1951-1979; Biliau 1950-1959; Hen Brisiau'r Gladdfa; Crynodeb Ariannol 1949-1950, 1950-1951, 1953-1954, 1954-1955, 1955-1956, 1956-1957, 1957-1958; Llyfr Precept Book 1940-1948.
Acc.No: 4161   Date of material: 1950-1979   Extent: 2 boxes   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Plans, correspondence and reports relating to the development of the Ceredigion Archives build within the Old Town Hall (Ref: CSC/DECS/RO/28)
Collected and created by the County Archivist, Information and Records Manager
Acc.No: 4160   Date of material: 2001-2010   Extent: 1 box   Access: Restricted access at present Not yet in the catalogue

Estate maps and sales catalogues, Llanrhystud area (Ref: ADX/1832)
Estate maps and sales catalogues, Llanrhystud area
Acc.No: 4159   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Ephemera relating to tourism in Ceredigion and beyond (Ref: ADX/1831)
1. Colour postcards, one postally used, of locations in Cardiganshire visited during holidays taken by David and Irene Palmer in the 1970s and 1980s.
   1/1. Devil's Bridge
   1/2. Llandysul Church
   1/3. The Harbour, Aberaeron
   1/4. General view, Tregaron
   1/5. Llyn Brianne, Upper Towy Valley
   1/6. The Harbour, Aberaeron
   1/7. Frongoch Mine, stope
   1/8. Frongoch Mine, Cornish Engine House
   1/9. Approaching Tregaron
   1/10. Lampeter from the hills
   2. Printed guides, booklets and leaflets
   2/1 Guidebook: Cilgerran Castle, Department of the Environment Official Guidebook 1971
   2/2 Leaflet: West Wales, Historic places cared for by the Department of the Environment on behalf of the Secretary of State for Wales. 1974
   2/3 Booklet: Wales, Rural Crafts and Industries. Published and designed by the Wales Tourist Board. 1977
   2/4 Guidebook: Wales and The Marches By Rail: a guide to the routes, scenery and towns 1988
   2/5 Booklet: Cambrian Coast, It's just a Train ride away. Regional Railways 1992-1993
   2/6 Booklet: Great Railway Journeys Start Here: Britain's Scenic Railways 1992
   2/7 Guidebook: Eglwys Y Plwyf Llanddewi Brefi Parish Church 2001

Acc.No: 4158   Date of material: 1971-2001   Extent: 17 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1831) 

Scrapbooks of letters to newspapers (Ref: ADX/1830)
Five scrapbooks of letters to newspapers on assorted subjects sent by David Meredith of Aberystwyth.
Acc.No: 4157   Date of material:    Extent: 5 vols   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Slides of topographical nature (Ref: ADX/1829)
Wooden box of assorted slides, mostly of topographical nature. Source and photographer unknown.
Acc.No: 4156   Date of material: c. 1961-1962   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Cytun - further records (Ref: DSO/121 (further items))
Records of Cytun: Churches Together in Aberystwyth (branch now defunct). 2 files of notes and records from the Chair.
Acc.No: 4155   Date of material: 1995-1996   Extent: 2 files   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Photographs of Plas Abermad (Ref: ADX/1828)
Digital scans of album of black and white photographs of Plas Abermad. These appear to be taken after Abermad School closed (or maybe during the summer holidays when the building stood empty)
Acc.No: 4154   Date of material:    Extent: 56 TIFF files   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Cymdeithas Ceredigion Llundain / London Cardiganshire Society (Ref: DSO/189)
Llyfr Cofnodion / Minute Book 20.2.1923 - 25.4.1951
   Llyfr Cofnodion / Minute Book 21.7.1965 - 10.7.95
   Llaw lyfrau /Handbooks 1934 - 1939; 1950 - 1984
   Rhaglenni Ciniawau Blynyddol / Annual Dinner Programmes 1971; 1983 - 1989; 1991

Acc.No: 4153   Date of material: 1923-1984   Extent: 1 box   Access: open ( may be some DP issues in 2nd Minute Book) Not yet in the catalogue

Election postcard for George Fossett Roberts candidate for Cardiganshire (Ref: ADX/1827)
Election postcard for George Fossett Roberts candidate for Cardiganshire with portrait photograph. Printed by Evans Bros 17 Pier Street Aberystwyth. Fossett Roberts was the unsuccessful Conservative candidate in the 1910 election.
Acc.No: 4152   Date of material: 1910   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1827) 

Royal visit to the Welsh Plant Breeding Station 1955 (Ref: ADX/1826)
Order of Proceeedings of the Visit of Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh to the Welsh Plant Breeding Station 1955 and two tickets for the event
Acc.No: 4151   Date of material: 8 August 1955   Extent: 3 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1826) 

Explore Your Archive 2020 (Ref: CSC/RO/10)
Material created by Ceredigion Archives for and during the Explore Your Archive 2020 campaign. Some electronic items.
Acc.No: 4150   Date of material: 2020   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Explore Your Archive 2019 (Ref: CSC/RO/9)
Material created by Ceredigion Archives for and during the Explore Your Archive 2019 campaign. Some electronic items.
Acc.No: 4149   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Explore Your Archive 2018 (Ref: CSC/RO/8)
Material created by Ceredigion Archives for and during the Explore Your Archive 2018 campaign. Some electronic items.
Acc.No: 4148   Date of material: 2018   Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Aberystwyth Steampunk 2018 (Ref: CSC/RO/7)
Material created by Ceredigion Archives for and during the Aberystwyth Steampunk 2018 event in the Old College, Aberystwyth.
Acc.No: 4147   Date of material: 2018   Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Ysbryd y Mwynwyr / Spirit of the Miners (Ref: CSC/CE/SM/5-6)
5. Cylchgrawn Gwanwyn 2006 / Spring 2006 Newsletter
   6. Folder containing agenda and list of attendees at the inaugural meeting of Ceredigion Mines Group, Plas Antaron Hotel, Aberystwyth 25 March 2006. and two sheets of headed notepaper.

Acc.No: 4146   Date of material: 2006   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Aberystwyth University Chemistry Dept. (Ref: ADX/1825)
Photograph of the staff, academic and technical, in the Chemistry Department of UCW Aberystwyth.
   A few individuals identified on reverse.

Acc.No: 4145   Date of material: 1959-early 60s approx.   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1825) 

Papers of Canon Seamus Cunane of Cardigan (Ref: )

Acc.No: 4144   Date of material: twentieth and early twenty first century   Extent: 3 shelves   Access: closed until agreements are I place Not yet in the catalogue

Llyfrau gan D. Geraint Lewis (Ref: ADX/1339/14-16)
14. Berfau: A Check-list of Welsh Verbs (2021)
   15. Yr Ansoddeiriau: A comprehensive collection of Welsh Adjectives (2021)
   16. y Diarhebion: Casgliad o Ddiarhebion Cyfoes / A Compendium of Contemporary Welsh Proverbs (2022)

Acc.No: 4143   Date of material: 2021, 2022   Extent: 3 vols   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Lovesgrove papers (Ref: Lovesgrove (L))
Correspondence of Gladys Elizabeth Clifton and others associated with Lovesgrove and the family's interests in India.
Acc.No: 4142   Date of material: 1890s-1960s?   Extent: tbc   Access: tbc Not yet in the catalogue

Documents relating to the Bronant area (Ref: ADX/1824/1-6)
1. Bound typescript, illustrated: Portrait of a Welsh Rural County by Jane Elinor Evans (later Jones) completed in 1968
   2. Llawysgrif: Hen atgofion ardal Bronant (JE Evans). 2 gopi
   3. Atgofion David Morgan (1946)
   4. Penillion D. Morgan
   5. Hunangofiant Hen Geffyl
   6. Hanes Dr Rees Bronant

Acc.No: 4141   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1824) 

Documents and photograph from the estate of the late Edwin Davies, Padarn Dairy (Ref: ADX/1823)
Photograph album of the Roberts family of Lluest Gwilym or Lluest Farm, inscribed Bible (1906), miscellaneous photographs and WWII certificates.
Acc.No: 4140   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

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