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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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Welsh elections May 2016 and Euro referendum, June 2016 ephemera (Ref: ADX/1523)
2016 political ephemera, largely relating to the elections to the Welsh Assembly, election of the Police and Crime Commissioner, and the referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union
Acc.No: 3490   Date of material: 2016   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Museum leaflets and ephemera (Ref: CSC/MUS/1)
Leaflets, posters, and other ephemera from Ceredigion Museum post-2013 reorganization of Ceredigion Council's departments and services. Some are in electronic format only.
Acc.No: 3489   Date of material: 2013 onward   Extent: accruing   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Music programmes (Ref: ADX/1522)
Programmes for concerts:
   
   1. London Philharmonic Orchestra Tour of South Wales November-December 1963. Includes a performance at the King's Hall, Aberystwyth on 28 November 1963
   
   2. UCW Aberystwyth Dept. of Music Choral Society concert, King's Hall, Aberystwyth, 16 March 1964

Acc.No: 3488   Date of material: 1963-1964   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1522) 

Albums of ephemera associated with the office of Chair of Ceredigion District Council (Ref: ADX/1521)
Albums of photographs and ephemera associated with the office of Chair of Ceredigion District Council when it was held by Cllr. Mrs. Cecilia P. Barton
Acc.No: 3487   Date of material: 1975-1976   Extent: 3 albums   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Photographs (Ref: ADX/1520)
Photographs depicting Forestry Commission work, mostly in Cardiganshire.
Acc.No: 3486   Date of material: 1940s-1970s   Extent: 48 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1520) 

Various items and ephemera (Ref: ADX/1519)
Various items and ephemera, mostly in electronic format (loaned for scanning)
   
   
   
   The physical items are:
   
   1. Pamphlet: The Student Movement, Welsh Localised Edition, October 1910 [refers to the student section of the Christian missionary movement]
   
   2-4. Three record sleeves, no date, possibly 1940s. Two are printed with 'Evered Davies & Son, 26 Pier Street, Aberystwyth'
   
   
   
   The electronic items are a selection of family ephemera mainly relating to Mr C White’s military career and his antique furniture business, but also incorporating letterheads, programmes and other items of interest.

Acc.No: 3485   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

The Tranquilian Travellers (Ref: ADX/1518)
Book: The Tranquilian Travellers by Evan Yardley. Published by Repro2000, Aberystwyth. No date but author's handwritten dedication to 'Les' is dated 2000.
Acc.No: 3484   Date of material: c. 2000   Extent: 1 vol.   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1518) 

Ysbyty Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth and chapel reports (Ref: DSO/159; ANC/76; ANC/77)
DSO/159/1. Llais, newsletter of Bronglais General Hospital
   
   1. Llais vol. 1 no. 1, August 1967
   
   2. Llais vol. 1 no. 3, December 1967
   
   3. Llais, January 1968
   
   4. Llais, February 1968
   
   5. Llais, March 1968
   
   6. Llais, April 1968
   
   7. Llais, May 1968
   
   8. Llais, June 1968
   
   9. Llais, July 1968
   
   10. Llais, August 1968
   
   11. Llais, September 1968
   
   12. Llais, October 1968
   
   13. Llais, November 2016
   
   14. Llais, January 1969
   
   15. Llais, March 1969
   
   16. Llais, April 1969
   
   17. Llais, May 1969
   
   18. Llais, June 1969
   
   19. Llais, August 1969
   
   20. Llais, September 1969
   
   21. Llais, October 1969
   
   22. Llais, November 1969
   
   23. Llais, February 1971
   
   24. Llais, March 1971
   
   25. Llais, April 1971
   
   26. Llais, July 1971
   
   27. Llais, September 1971
   
   
   
   DSO/159/2. Programme of official opening of the Bronglais Hospital post-graduate centre, nurse training unit and residential accommodation on 19 April 1973
   
   
   
   ANC/76/1. Eglwysi Annibynnol Bow Street a Borth: Adroddiad am y flwyddyn 1952
   
   ANC/76/2. Eglwysi Annibynnol Gogledd Ceredigion: Capel y Morfa, Borth, Adroddiad 1987
   
   
   
   ANC/77. Eglwys Rehoboth Taliesin (Methodistiaid Calfinaidd): Adroddiad am 1989

Acc.No: 3483   Date of material: 1967-1973   Extent: 28 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Llanddeiniol tithe map and schedule (Ref: TMD Llanddeiniol)
Llanddeiniol tithe map and schedule
Acc.No: 3482   Date of material: 1840   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Llancynfelin (Taliesin) School records (Ref: LCY)
Records of Llancynfelin School deposited after it closed in 2016
   
   
   
   Logbook 1976-1995 - LCY/5
   
   Logbook 1995-2008 - LCY/6
   
   
   
   Admissions Register 1954-2009 - LCY/R/2
   
   
   
   Summary Register 1987-1992 - LCY/SR/1

Acc.No: 3481   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Cwmpadarn Primary School records (Ref: CDC/ED/22 additional)
Records of the Cwmpadarn Primary School, Llanbadarn Fawr, deposited after the school closed in 2016.
   
   
   
   Includes material relating to the process of closure, governors' records, headteacher's reports, policy booklets etc., as well as albums of photographs.
   
   Also arrived with the above, the Padarn Cup and its wooden display case.

Acc.No: 3480   Date of material:    Extent: 4 boxes & 1 case   Access: TBC Not yet in the catalogue

Various school records (Ref: CSC/ED/27; POS; LDY; CDC/ED/44; CDC/ED/45)
Further records of several primary schools: Pontsian, Llandysul, Coedybryn.
   
   
   
   CBL/2: Coedybryn School logbook 1931-2000, 2016
   
   CBL/R/2: Coedybryn School Admissions register 1921-1968
   
   CBL/R/3: Coedybryn School Admissions register 1971-2014
   
   
   
   CSC/ED/27: Coedybryn School, photograph albums, yearbooks, etc.
   
   
   
   POS/2: Pontsian School logbook 1914-1972
   
   POS/3: Pontsian School logbook 1972-1993
   
   POS/4: Pontsian School logbook 1993-2006
   
   POS/5: Pontsian School logbook 2006-2015
   
   POS/R/2: Pontsian School, admissions register 1962-2016 (overlaps with previous one).
   
   POS/SR/ - Pontsian School, summary registers
   
   2. 1958-63
   
   2. 1963-68
   
   3. 1968-73
   
   4. 1974-78
   
   5. 1978-83
   
   6. 1983-87
   
   POS/AR: Pontsian School attendance registers x 9 (sampled):
   
   1. Form 1, standards 5-7, 1945/46
   
   2. Form 2, 1945/46
   
   3. Form 2, 1946/47
   
   4. Form 1, standards 4-7, 1948/49
   
   5. Form ?, 1949/50
   
   6. Form 1, 1950/51
   
   7. Forms 2, 3, 4, 1951/52
   
   8. Forms 2, 3, 4, 1964/65
   
   9. Forms 2, 3, 4, 1975/76
   
   POS/X: Pontsian school, other records:
   
   1. Stocks and Stores Book 1902-23
   
   2. Stocks and Stores Book 1931-50
   
   3. Stocks and Stores Book 1951-70
   
   4. Weekly Return of school meals, 1974-75
   
   
   
   CDC/ED/44: Misc. records relating to Pontsian School.
   
   
   
   CDC/ED/45: Llandysul Teachers' Centre / Canolfan Athrawon Cylch Llandysul, minutes book 1971-79.
   
   
   
   Llandysul School (British, then Council) logbooks
   
   LDY/C/1: 1867-1911
   
   LDY/C/2: 1911-1975

Acc.No: 3479   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Restricted (100 years) Not yet in the catalogue

Newspaper cuttings' book concerned with the Wheatley family of Evesham, Cheltenham and Aberystwyth (Ref: DB/105)
Cuttings relating to the businesses and careers of members of the Wheatley family of Aberystwyth, Cheltenham and Evesham. The family's main premises were at London House Evesham ; W.K. Wheatley and sons also had premises in Terrace Road Aberystwyth selling pianos & other instruments. The business was regularly promoted by performances including Wheatley's String Band. W.R. Wheatley was a pianist & organist, giving recitals in Aberystwyth . W.K. Wheatley was attached as organist to the Congregational Church in Portland Street.. Miss Wheatley sang in concerts.
Acc.No: 3478   Date of material: 1880 - 1911   Extent: 1item   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Penfoel Bird and Animal Hospital (Ref: DSO/158)
Records of the Penfoel Bird and Animal Hospital.
Acc.No: 3477   Date of material: 1970s onward   Extent:    Access: Some DP restrictions Not yet in the catalogue

Celtic Conference Report (Ref: ADX/1517)
1. The Celtic Conference 1917: Report of the Meetings held at Birkenhead, Sept. 3-5.
   
   2. [inside the above] Letter, in Welsh, on the Welsh Book Co., Liverpool headed notepaper from JR Morris, one of the proprietors, to the Revd. Creigfryn Jones.

Acc.No: 3476   Date of material: 1917   Extent: 1 vol & 1 f.   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1517) 

Efrydiau Catholig (Ref: ADX/1516)
2 rifyn o gylchgrawn 'Efrydiau Catholig' a gyhoeddwyd yn Aberystwyth
   
   1. Cyfrol 1 (1946)
   
   2. Cyfrol 2 (1947)

Acc.No: 3475   Date of material: 1946-1947   Extent: 2 gyfrol   Access: Agored Show catalogue(ADX/1516) 

London dairies images on CD-ROM (Ref: ADX/1515)
CD-ROM of digital images from old photographs of Cardiganshire Welsh milk businesses, some used in the book 'The London Milk Trail'. Also printed list of captions relating to images in the book and on the disc.
   
   The original images appear to be mostly form the 1930s.

Acc.No: 3474   Date of material:    Extent: 1 disc and 3 ff.   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Booklet about Aberystwyth Castle (Ref: ADX/1514)
A Chronological Summary of the chief events in the history of the Castle of Aberystwyth compiled by a member of the Aberystwyth Town Council, for the sole benefit of John Davies, the one-armed Labourer employed by the Town to clean the Castle Walks and preserve the Ruins.
   
   Third edition, printed in Aberystwyth by E. Williams & Son, Bridge Street.

Acc.No: 3473   Date of material: 1853   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1514) 

Aberystwyth & District Civic Society (further records) (Ref: DSO/18/12-)
Records of the Aberystwyth & District Civic Society (mostly financial)
Acc.No: 3472   Date of material: 1978-2012 onwards   Extent: 1 box   Access: Some DP restrictions Not yet in the catalogue

Gair o'r Garn (Ref: ANC/37/3)
Cylchgrawn Capel y Garn (Methodistaidd Calfinaidd), Bow Street
   
   Cyfres newydd rhif 34 (Calan 2016)

Acc.No: 3471   Date of material:    Extent: accruing   Access: Agored Not yet in the catalogue

Cardiganshire Constabulary (Ref: ADX/1513)
5 photographs printed as postcards (unsent except when indicated), and one large mounted photograph, of the officers of Cardiganshire Constabulary.
   
   1. Group photograph of twelve uniformed police officers and three men in civilian clothes (possibly retired officers?). Inscription on the back indicates that one of the uniformed men may be the Deputy Chief Evan Evans. The postcard was sent from Aberystwyth on 6 December 1930 to PC Jones at Llandysul Police Station by 'E.J.E.' (possibly the Deputy Chief Evan Evans)
   
   2. Group photograph of 25 police officers. Inscription on the back identifies three of them: back row, 4th from left is PC 39, William Jones; back row, end is PC Owen; middle row, 4th from left is Eben Jones, (brother of William, above). Photograph is by Culliford of Aberystwyth. No date.
   
   3. Group photograph of four police officers. Identified on the back as: 1st left - PC Dan... ; 2nd left - PC 39, William Jones. No date.
   
   4. Group photograph of approx. 74 police officers. PC 39, William Jones, in in the back row centre. No date.
   
   5. Photograph of 4 police officers outside Lloyd's Bank, possibly in Aberystwyth. PC Ishmael is third from left.
   
   6. Larger mounted photo of approx. 40 police officers, several identified in attached note. No date.

Acc.No: 3470   Date of material: 1st half of the 20th century   Extent: 5 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1513) 

The Ystwythian and The Ardwynian (Ref: ADX/1512)
Copies of the Aberystwyth County School Magazines
   
   1. The Ystwythian vol. 13 no. 1 (Michaelmas 1916)
   
   2. The Ystwythian vol. 13 no. 3 (Midsummer 1917)
   
   3. The Ardwynian vol. 25 no. 11 (February 1946)
   
   4. The Ardwynian vol. 25 no. 12 (July 1946)
   
   5. The Ardwynian, vol. 26 no. 1 (February 1947)

Acc.No: 3469   Date of material: 1916-1947   Extent: 5 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1512) 

Musica Cambrensis (Ref: DSO/157)
Records (minutes, correspondence, leaflets and misc.) relating to the setting up of an Aberystwyth-based chamber music orchestra. The director was to be Aneurin Huws (now a well-known actor). The venture was unsuccessful because it failed to secure Arts Council funding.
Acc.No: 3468   Date of material: 1980s   Extent: 2 files   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Aberystwyth Water Works ledger (Ref: AWW/1)
Ledger labelled 'Aberystwyth Water Works - Account of houses supplied 1837' recording streets and individuals to whom water was supplied, as well as locations of 'Public Pumps for the Poor'. The records start in 1837. Some streets were only added in 1865.
Acc.No: 3467   Date of material: 1837-1865 approx   Extent: 1 vol.   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

William Henry Palmer (Ref: ADX/1511)
Photograph by Gyde of Aberystwyth of W. H. Palmer, proprietor of the Bellevue and the Queen's Hotels, Aberystwyth.
   
   [laminated copy of late19th/early20th century original]

Acc.No: 3466   Date of material:    Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1511) 

Cardiganshire Constituency Labour Party (Ref: DSO/156)
Records of the Cardiganshire Constituency Labour Party
   
   1. Executive Committee minutes 1950-1957
   
   2. Executive Committee minutes 1966-1970

Acc.No: 3465   Date of material: 1950-1970   Extent: 2 vols   Access: Open Show catalogue(DSO/156) 

Cofnodion Merched y Wawr Cylch Teifi, Aberteifi [Cardigan] (Ref: DSO/33/9)
Cofnodion Merched y Wawr, Cylch Teifi (Aberteifi [Cardigan])
Acc.No: 3464   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

More items from the Museum (Ref: MUS)
Large transfer from Amgueddfa Ceredigion Museum
Acc.No: 3463   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Papers of Meurig Jones (Ref: ADX/1510)
Papers of Meurig Jones (1904-1962), a geographer b. Brynaman (Carms.), including his UCW Aberystwyth Master's dissertation on the Teifi Valley drainage system.
   
   With biographical note from the depositor.

Acc.No: 3462   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1510) 

Pte. Morgan Jones, Monarch, Tregaron (Ref: ADX/1509)
Cerdd gan 'ei gyfaill' H. O. Edwards, Isfryn, Blaencaron, am Pte. Morgan Jones a fu farw Hydref 16eg 1915 yn y Rhyfel Mawr.
   
   [Poem commemorating Pte. Morgan Jones who died in the Great War]

Acc.No: 3461   Date of material: c. 1918   Extent: 1 eitem   Access: Agored Show catalogue(ADX/1509) 

Cwmystwyth Mine photograph (Ref: ADX/1508)
Modern copy of old photograph of the dressing mills at Cwmystwyth Mines. The buildings are disused and are falling into dereliction, with parts of the roof missing.
Acc.No: 3460   Date of material:    Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1508) 

Dissertation on history of education in Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1507)
Carys E. Jones: Aspects of the recent history of primary education in Aberystwyth with selected educational documents
   
   With several inserts
   
   (BA thesis, Single Honours Education, UCW Aberystwyth 1970-71)

Acc.No: 3459   Date of material: 1971   Extent: 1 vol.   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1507) 

Pte. Jacob Dilwyn Llewellyn (Ref: ADX/1506)
Photocopy of the wartime diary of Pte. Jacob Dilwyn Llewellyn, and 3 biographical notes. Originally of Garnant, Carmarthenshire, Llewellyn studied at Aberystwyth University from 1908. Later, he was a teacher at Kenyon College, near Manchester, Ackfield Grammar School, Surrey, and, finally, at Resolfen County School. He died at the Battle of the Selle in October 1918.
Acc.No: 3458   Date of material:    Extent: 4 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

General Election 2015 ephemera (Ref: ADX/1505)
Political ephemera from 2015, mostly relating to the General election on 7 May
Acc.No: 3457   Date of material: 2015   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Henllan marriages register (Ref: PR/HEN/6)
Register of marriages for the Henllan parish church of St. David's. Sent to Ceredigion Archives when the church closed in 2016. One entry only, dated 2000.
Acc.No: 3456   Date of material: 2000   Extent: 1 vol   Access:  Show catalogue(PR/HEN) 

The Ceredigion Herald (Ref: TCH)
The Ceredigion Herald - The New Weekly Newspaper for the County of Ceredigion
   
   
   
   First issue was published on 1 April 2016.

Acc.No: 3455   Date of material: 2016   Extent: 1 item but see note   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Eisteddfod Tregroes (Ref: D/EIS/17)
Testunau ac eitemau eraill yn gysylltiedig i Esteddfod Tregroes ym 1903 a 1904, gan gynnwys cerddi ac ysgrifiadau eraill.
Acc.No: 3454   Date of material: 1903-04   Extent:    Access: Agored Not yet in the catalogue

Alternative England and Wales (Ref: ADX/1504)
Book: Alternative England and Wales by Nicholas Saunders et el.
   
   The England and Wales version of the celebrated guide to alternative living, Alternative London.

Acc.No: 3453   Date of material: 1975   Extent: 1 vol   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1504) 

Aberystwyth Town FC: Fallen Heroes of the Great War (Ref: ADX/1503)
Book: Aberystwyth Town Footbal Club: Fallen Heroes of the Great War by Gil Jones and David Steeds
   
   With biographies of Aberystwyth FC players who died in WW1.

Acc.No: 3452   Date of material: c. 2014   Extent: 1 vol   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1503) 

Photographs (Ref: ADX/1502)
Two photographs of a late 19th or early 20th century date.
   
   1. Photograph of children and teachers, Ystumtuen School. Photograph by J. Meurig Edwards, Bow Street
   
   2. Photograph of a family group by Guy Hughes & Co., Pwllheli. This photograph was found in the frame behind the one above.

Acc.No: 3451   Date of material: circa 1900   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1502) 

Further items from the Museum (Ref: MUS)
Further items from the Museum
Acc.No: 3450   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

'Amryw' - detholiad o ysgrifiadau crefyddol (Ref: ADX/1501)
Bound volume with 'Amryw' ['Various] stamped on spine, containing collected printed ephemera of a devotional nature (all in Welsh): poems, hymns, sermons, letters, biographies of ministers, and a series of yearbooks of two Bible Societies: Aberaeron & Neighbourhood, and Aberystwyth and Neighbourhood, 1855-1860. These Societies were apparently non-denominational and the yearbooks list their members and the chapel they belong to, as well as the members' financial contributions to the Society.
Acc.No: 3449   Date of material: c. 1850-1860   Extent: 1 volume   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1501) 

League of Friends of Bronglais Hospital (Ref: DSO/155)
Records of the League of Friends of Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth
Acc.No: 3448   Date of material:    Extent: 1 box   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Llwynpiod Merched y Wawr (Ref: DSO/33/2 further items)
Additional items from Llwynpiod Merched y Wawr including 2 photograph albums
Acc.No: 3447   Date of material: 1972 - 2016   Extent:    Access: Agored/open Not yet in the catalogue

Photograph of the Cardigan RDC (Ref: ADX/1500)
Framed group photograph depicting 15 members of the Cardigan Rural District Council for the years 1910-1913.
Acc.No: 3446   Date of material: C. 1910   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1500) 

Philomusica of Aberystwyth (Ref: DSO/154)
Records of Philomusica, the Aberystwyth-based orchestra.
Acc.No: 3445   Date of material: 1992 onwards   Extent: 1 box   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Llanerchaeron Volunteers newsletters (Ref: DSO/153)
Llanerchaeron Volunteers (National trust) Newsletters. Not quite a complete set.
Acc.No: 3444   Date of material: 1991 onwards   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Cook's Handbook 1932 (Ref: ADX/1499)
Thomas Cook holidays brochure entitled 'Summer Holidays at Home - Cook's Handbook for the British Isles 1932'
Acc.No: 3443   Date of material: 1932   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1499) 

Burma Star Association and other items (Ref: MUS/434)
Papers of William Herbert Morris of 2, Brook terrace, Llanbadarn Fawr, who served in the RAF in Burma and India during WW2. Includes records of the Aberystwyth branch of the Burma Star Association.
Acc.No: 3442   Date of material:    Extent: 7 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Records of Tregaron Welfare Institute Casual Wards (Ref: CDC/WEL/TWI/1)
(1)Hardware and crockery - supplement to inventory ledger 1937 - 1949, showing items received and given out
   
   (2) Weekly net provisions issued from stores account for inmates, officers and servants April 1938-March 1940
   
   (3) Admission and Discharge Book for the Casual Poor June 1941 - January 1943
   
   (4) Daily diet sheets for Tregaron Welfare Institute ( possibly just for casual wards?)
   
   April 1944 - September 1945

Acc.No: 3441   Date of material: 1937 - 1949   Extent: 4 volumes   Access: Some DP material in Show catalogue(CDC/WEL/TWI) 

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