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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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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 Not yet in the catalogue

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 Not yet in the catalogue

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:    Extent:    Access:  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 Not yet in the catalogue

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/1339/14-15)
14. Berfau: A Check-list of Welsh Verbs (2021)
   
   15. Yr Ansoddeiriau: A comprehensive collection of Welsh Adjectives (2021)

Acc.No: 4143   Date of material: 2021   Extent: 2 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. 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

Papers of Teleri Bevan (Ref: ADX/1822)
Papers of Teleri Bevan, some relating to Welsh cobs
Acc.No: 4139   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: TBC Not yet in the catalogue

Cyngor Cymuned Llansantffraed Community Council (Ref: Llansantffraed PC & CC)
Cofnodion/Minutes:
   
   
   
   3 Mehefin/June 2008-4 Medi/September 2012
   
   2 Hydref/October 2012-3 Tachwedd/ November 2015

Acc.No: 4138   Date of material: 2008-2015   Extent: 2 gyfrol/vols   Access: TBC Show catalogue(Llansantffraed PC & CC) 

From Uppingham to Borth, From Borth to Uppingham (Ref: ADX/847/10)
The Borth Centenary Magazine commemorating the evacuation of Uppingham School to Borth during the typhoid outbreak in 1875-77.
Acc.No: 4137   Date of material: 1977   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Merched y Wawr Melindwr ac Aberystwyth (Ref: DSO/33/3; DSO/33/16)
Further records of the Merched y Wawr branches at Melindwr (DSO/33/16) and Aberystwyth (DSO/33/3)
Acc.No: 4136   Date of material: 1983-2017   Extent: 1 box   Access: open tbc Show catalogue(DSO/33/16) 

Family and other photographs relating to Penybont, Llangwyryfon and area from the family of Edwin James. (Ref: ADX/1821)
Photographs, memorial and wedding cards relating to the Llangwyryfon area and connected with the family of Edwin James, Penybont. The family were carpenters, funeral directors and smallholders
Acc.No: 4135   Date of material: c1900 -   Extent: 1 box   Access: open tbc Not yet in the catalogue

Documents relating to the life of Morfudd Davies (nee Thomas) 1917-2014, Griffith George Davies 1913-1991 and Dinah Davies (Ref: ADX/1544 (further items))
To be catalogued :
Acc.No: 4134   Date of material: 20th century   Extent: 1 box   Access: open (tbc) Not yet in the catalogue

Cerdd ddathlu canmlwyddiant Capel Horeb, New Cross (Ref: ADX/1820)
Llawysgrif: Cerdd 9 pennill ar adeg 'Dathlu Canmlwyddiant Capel Horeb, New Cross, Aberystwyth' gan Mrs Barbra Elizabeth Davies, nain y rhoddwr. Hefyd trawsgrifiad y gerdd.
Acc.No: 4133   Date of material: 7 October 1959   Extent: 1 eitem   Access: Agored Show catalogue(ADX/1820) 

Fideo ardal Pontarfynach / Devil's Bridge film (Ref: ADX/1819)
Film compilation of archival stills and footage of Devil's Bridge and surrounding area. Compiled by Anne Marie Carty, Care to Connect Project, for the launch of Canolfan Mynach in Devil's Bridge in October 2021.
   
   
   
   Includes photographs from ADX/570.

Acc.No: 4132   Date of material: 2021   Extent: 1 file   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1819) 

View of Pontrhydfendigaid (Ref: ADX/1818)
Copy b/w photograph showing 'The Village, Pontrhydfendigaid' with Red Lion public house foreground left.
Acc.No: 4131   Date of material: n.d.   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1818) 

Photograph of old motorcycle (Ref: ADX/1817)
Colour photograph of vintage Raleigh moped with Cardiganshire registration number KEJ 25 (1959)
Acc.No: 4130   Date of material: c. 2020   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1817) 

Aberystwyth Christian Aid photographs (Ref: DSO/184)
Colour photographs of Aberystwyth annual Christian Aid Shop, a fundraising event organized by Aberystwyth Christian Aid. Some people are identified.
Acc.No: 4129   Date of material: 1980s   Extent: 19 prints   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

St Michael's Church interior (Ref: ADX/1816)
Colour print (from digital scan) depicting 'Interior of second St. Michael's church, Aberystwyth'. Artist unknown.
Acc.No: 4128   Date of material: n.d.   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1816) 

3rd Cards. Battalion Home Guard by J. Davies and J.E. Lloyd (Ref: ADX/1150/2)
Book detailing the story of the 3rd Cards Home Guard (see also ADX/1150 for photocopy of the same book) which covered the area including New Quay, Llanon, Cribyn, Llanwnen, Lampeter, Llangeitho, Blaenpennal Tregaron, Llanddewi Brefi and across to the Breconshire border.
Acc.No: 4127   Date of material: 1947   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1150) 

A Good Name Hath Endured (Ref: ADX/1815)
Book: A Good Name Hath Endured: The history of Shaw & Sons 1750-2020 by Crispin Williams
Acc.No: 4126   Date of material: 2020   Extent: 1 vol   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1815) 

Photograph of a picnic at Piercefield (Ref: ADX/1814)
Photograph of a picnic at Piercefield taken on the 29th July 1892. D.J. Lewis Photographer, 15 Great Dargate Street, Aberystwyth.
Acc.No: 4125   Date of material: 29 July 1892   Extent: 1 photograph   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1814) 

Documents relating to the Llandysul and some areas in Carmarthenshire (Ref: ADX/1813)
Documents relating to the Llandysul and some areas in Carmarthenshire
Acc.No: 4124   Date of material: 18th-19th century   Extent: 1 bundle   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Restaurant bill: Casablanca, Eastgate, Aberystwyth (Ref: CSC/RO/6)
Bill for the final Christmas dinner held at the Casablanca restaurant by members of staff of the Archives, Information and Records Management Service, with choices and prices listed.
Acc.No: 4123   Date of material: 2019   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(CSC/RO/6) 

Further records of the Llanilar Community Development Association and Llanilar School Records (Ref: DSO/120/2, CDC/ED/47/1-2)
DSO/120/2 Further records of the Llanilar Community Development Association relating to the project to convert the old school into a community amenity :
   
   1. Lever arch file containing correspondence
   
   2. Tender, preliminaries and general conditions, specification and bill of quantities for proposed refurbishment by Lionel Curtis, chartered architect, Aberystwyth
   
   3. Report on tenders
   
   4. Plans of proposed refurbishment
   
   5. 1906 2nd edition Ordnance Survey Map X.SE ( Llanilar )
   
   6. 1906 2nd edition Ordnance Survey Map XV. NE ( Lledrod)
   
   
   
   CDC/ED/47
   
   1. Plan of proposed concreting of playground extention 1931
   
   2. Eight group photographs of Llanilar schoolchildren ( one original, others photocopied with many children identified)

Acc.No: 4122   Date of material: 1906, 1931, 2002-2005 and others   Extent: 1 box plus 3 plans   Access: Restricted Access Not yet in the catalogue

Cardiganshire County Council Driver's time-keeping log (Ref: CDC/ED/VA/37)
Time-keeping book produced under the Road and Rail Traffic Act 1933 for drivers for Cardiganshire County Council driver G.H.V. Jones working for the Visual Aids Department December 1965-January 1967
Acc.No: 4121   Date of material: 1965-1967   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Books of secondary school statistics and education in Wales (Ref: CDC/ED/46/1-18)
Reports and inspections of secondary schools in Wales 1914 - 1948, reports of the Board of Education 1930-1939 and other publications relating to education in Wales
Acc.No: 4120   Date of material: 1914-1962   Extent: 1 box   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Cardiganshire County Council Smallholdings Correspondence (Ref: CDC/V/2/21-23)
Correspondence relating to Cardiganshire County Council
Acc.No: 4119   Date of material: 1949-1968   Extent: 1 box   Access: restricted access Not yet in the catalogue

Civil Defence Records for the county of Cardiganshire (Ref: CDC/CD/)
Civil Defence Records of Cardiganshire County Council
Acc.No: 4118   Date of material: 1949-1970   Extent: 2 boxes   Access: Restricted access Not yet in the catalogue

Childhood reminiscences (Ref: ADX/1812)
Childhood reminiscences of Arthur Chater of Aberystwyth 1930s-1940s
Acc.No: 4117   Date of material: 2021   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1812) 

Books by Nigel Richardson about the Uppingham School and Borth (Ref: ADX/847/8-9)
Books by Nigel Richardson about the Uppingham School and Borth. Uppingham School evacuated to Borth during the typhoid epidemic of 1875-77, beginning a long association between the School and Borth. These two books tell the story from two perspectives: Borth's and Uppingham's.
   
   ADX/847/8 A Spring Invasion. Uppingham School at Borth 1876-7 (2 copies and a PDF file)
   
   ADX/847/9 A Great Deliverance. Uppingham's Typhoid Epidemic 1875-7 (2 copies and a PDF file)

Acc.No: 4116   Date of material: 2021   Extent: 4 vols & 2 PDF files   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

MIND War Memorials Survey (Ref: ADX/1811)
Electronic book (PDF format): Final report for a project undertaken by Mind Aberystwyth to produce a survey of War Memorials across the Northern part of Ceredigion and beyond.
   
   
   
   The idea of the project was to provide mental health service users with an experience of archaeological field survey to boost self-esteem and promote good mental health and wellbeing by producing high standard data enabling damaged or defaced monuments to be reconstructed should the need arise.
   
   
   
   An Archaeology for Mental Health project.

Acc.No: 4115   Date of material: 2017   Extent: 1 file   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1811) 

Tourist Information Booklet (Ref: ADX/1810)
"The Charms of Cardigan Bay Resorts, Wales' Holiday Playground : Booklet of information regarding fourteen of the most charming, delightful and fascinating holiday centres" includes Cardigan, Aberystwyth, and other resorts beyond Cardiganshire
Acc.No: 4114   Date of material: n.d. but c. 1947   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1810) 

Byr Hanes am Blwyf Nantcwnlle (Ref: ADX/1809)
Byr Hanes am Blwyf Nantcwnlle gan y Parch. E. Edwardes M.A. Cambrian News 1930
Acc.No: 4113   Date of material: 1930   Extent: 1 volume   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1809) 

Llyfrau gan D. Geraint Lewis (Ref: ADX/1339/13)
13. Enwau Cymru ac Enwau'r Cymry : Y berthynas annatod rhwng wlad a'i phobl (2020)
Acc.No: 4111   Date of material: 2020   Extent: 1 volume   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Working papers of Councillor T.Haydn Lewis (Ref: CSC/5/1)
File of papers relating to part of the career of Dyfed and Ceredigion County Councillor T Haydn Lewis, member for Ferwig until 2017. The papers relate mostly to roads and footpaths in south Ceredigion
Acc.No: 4110   Date of material: 1993-2009   Extent: 1 file   Access: RESTRICTED ACCESS - DP ISSUES Not yet in the catalogue

Hafod Estate Abstract of Title and photographs relating to Brynglas, Brynafan (Ref: ADX/1808)
1. Abstract of the Title of Mr John James Rennie to properties known as Hafod Estate in the County of Cardigan. A copy of a typescript document.
   
   2. Photographs of exterior and interior of Brynglas, Brynafan, Llanafan with text describing the cottage ( now demolished) [ In Electronic Collections ]

Acc.No: 4109   Date of material: 1947 - 1988   Extent: 2 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1808) 

Transcriptions of gravestones at St Michael's, Aberystwyth (Ref: CPR/ASTM/293/1-2)
1. St Michael's Churchyard, transcription of headstones 1972. Surnames, in alphabetical order
   
   2. St Michael's Churchyard, transcription of headstones 1972.Listed by original placement of gravestones. Does NOT include descriptions of gravestones themselves.

Acc.No: 4108   Date of material: 1972 but database later   Extent: 2 items   Access: open Show catalogue(CPR/ASTM) 

Additonal items for the H.C. Jones Collection (Ref: ADX/34/18)
1. Printed account of the family of Robert Griffith Davies "Bob the Roller" (1878-1959 )
   
   2. Copy of article from The Border Mail 12th May 2014 concerning H.C. Jones career as a writer

Acc.No: 4107   Date of material: 2014-2015   Extent: 2 items   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Orders of Service (Ref: ADX/1346/15 - 16)
15. Order of service for the funeral of Michael John Corlett May/June 2015
   
   16. Order of Service for the funeral of Alan Nigel Morley 1945-2015

Acc.No: 4106   Date of material: 2015   Extent: 2 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1346) 

Sioe Talybont Show programme 2015 (Ref: DSO/51)
Sioe Talybont Show programme 2015
Acc.No: 4105   Date of material: 2015   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(DSO/51) 

Welsh Mines Preservation Trust (Ref: DSO/96/addl)
Welsh Mines Preservation Trust newsletter no.33 Spring 2015. Paper copy
Acc.No: 4104   Date of material: 2015   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Receipts relating to Lampeter (Ref: ADX/1807)
Receipts from business conducted by Roderick Evans, Chemist of Lampeter with other local tradesmen including W. Jones, meat purveyor, High Street Lampeter, the Old Quarry Aerated Water Company, Lampeter, David James, White Hall, Lampeter (corn, flour,salt, oil cake, condiment and food merchants ) and others.
Acc.No: 4103   Date of material: 1901-1902   Extent: 17 items   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Photographs of lady cyclist (Ref: ADX/1806)
1. Photograph of bicycle with seated woman beyond titled "On road to Aberystwyth August 1959" and overleaf "'A' pouring milk 16 miles from Aberystwyth".
   
   2. Photograph of woman cycling in shorts entitled "On Road Home!! 70 miles to go. August 1959" on reverse " 'A' cycling home".

Acc.No: 4102   Date of material: 1959   Extent: 2 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1806) 

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