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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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Ar Lan y Mor & Tir a Mor (Ref: CSC/DESH/7; CSC/DESH/SAC/3)
CSC/DESH/7
   
   Ar Lan y Mor: Newyddion Arfordir a Chefn Gwlad Ceredigion / Ceredigion Coast and Countryside News
   
   Rhif/no. 9, Haf/Summer 1999
   
   
   
   CSC/DESH/SAC/3
   
   Tir a Mor: Newyddion Ardal Gadwraeth Arbennig Bae Ceredigion / Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation News
   
   Rhif/no. 4, Haf/Summer 1999

Acc.No: 3662   Date of material:    Extent: possibly accruing   Access: Agored/open Not yet in the catalogue

Business ephemera 2016-2017 (Ref: DB/110)
Leaflets, menus, programmes and other business ephemera collected from local businesses in Aberystwyth and Ceredigion
Acc.No: 3661   Date of material: 2016-2017 approx.   Extent: 1 file   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Commemorative menu card for a retirement dinner for Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd (Ref: ADX/1612)
Commemorative menu card for the retirement dinner of Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd (John Thomas, Lord Chief Justice ) at the Senedd and hosted by the Counsel General for Wales Mick Antoniw on 27th October 2017 with englyn by Emyr Lewis
Acc.No: 3660   Date of material: 2017   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1612) 

Hanes, Hynafiaethau ac Achyddiaeth Llanarth, Henfynyw, Llanllwchaiarn a Llandyssilio-gogo (Ref: ADX/1611)
Llanarth, Henfynyw, Llanllwchaiarn a Llandyssilio-gogo gan D.J.Davies. W. Spurrell Carmarthen 1930
Acc.No: 3659   Date of material: 1930   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1611) 

3 inch discs containing the records, correspondence and documents of the Aberystwyth and District Football League 1993-2005 (Ref: DSO/42 addl.)
3 inch discs containing the records, correspondence and documents of the Aberystwyth and District Football League 1993-2005
Acc.No: 3658   Date of material: 1993-2005   Extent: 35 items   Access: tbc Not yet in the catalogue

Cyngor Cymuned Llansantffraed Community Council : Cofnodion / Minutes 2004 - 2008 (Ref: Llansantffraed CC)
Cyngor Cymuned Llansantffraed Community Council : Cofnodion / Minutes 2004 - 2008
Acc.No: 3656   Date of material: 2004 - 2008   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Records of Mynach and Penllwyn Women's Institute, and Leri Group Minute Book (Ref: D/WI/MYN; D/WI/PLW; D/WI/LER (TBC))
Records of Mynach and Penllwyn Women's Institute, and Leri Group Minute Book
   
   1. Leri Group minute book 1972 - 2001
   
   2. Minute books of Mynach & District WI 1976-2013 (9 volumes and 2 x typescript notes)
   
   3. Mynach and District tablecloth
   
   4. Penllwyn WI Centenary scrapbook 2015
   
   5. Penllwyn Committee Minute Book 1983-1997
   
   6. Publications : Pathway to the 21st Century and Pathways to the Future (x 2)

Acc.No: 3655   Date of material: 1976-2013   Extent: 2 boxes   Access: open tbc Not yet in the catalogue

Photographs of the Gogerddan Estate (Ref: ADX/1610)
Photographs of the Gogerddan Estate
   
   1. The marriage of Mr Bancroft and Miss Jones, which took place at Gogerddan in 1914 (confirmed by online newspaper article despite inscription on back which reads 1912)
   
   2. Group of unidentified people on the drive at Gogerddan c. 1910
   
   3. Photograph of the front (?) of the house at Gogerddan. N.d. c. 1960?
   
   
   
   The donor's father was a stable-boy at Gogerddan, his grandfather a carpenter, and his great grandfather a gardener on the estate.

Acc.No: 3654   Date of material: c1910-1960   Extent: 3 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1610) 

Slide collection relating to the natural history of Ceredigion and other matters (Ref: ADX/1609)
Slide collection relating to the academic career and private interests in natural history of David B James ( d. 2017) author of 'Ceredigion : Its Natural History' and other works.
Acc.No: 3653   Date of material: 1960s - c. 2010   Extent: 5 cubic feet   Access: tbc but probably open Not yet in the catalogue

Casgliad / Collection of G.M. Jones and D.L. Jones of Aberaeron (Ref: DLJ (further records))
Scrap books compiled by G.M. Jones and D.L. Jones
   
   Collection of Welsh ballads
   
   Five files of photographs relating to Aberaeron ( streets and scenes, carnivals and celebrations, Aberaeron people, railway and transport & sea, sailors and harbour).
   
   Four scrapbooks containing newspaper cuttings, photographs, funeral cards and other ephemera concerning Aberaeron, Lampeter and Cilcennin and further afield in Wales and beyond.
   
   35mm slides, many are copies of old photographs and paintings, some relating to the "Exhibition of paintings of sailing Ships and Ships Equipment" staged in Aberaeron in 1971. A copy of the catalogue is also included.
   
   1898 electoral register for Aberaeron
   
   2 catalogues for Cardiganshire Horticultural Society Show ( 1938 and 1946)
   
   Contemporaneous article on the Welsh Educatio Conference at Aberystwyth 1870
   
   Programme of the Lampeter Eisteddfod 1894
   
   Monograph "On the importance of a national collection of public documents for Wales" by J. Herbert Lewis MP ( 1912)
   
   An article on the claim of the National Library of Wales to be included in the Copyright Bill etc. (1911)
   
   And other items
   
   
   
   Cyfansoddiadau Buddugol Eisteddfod Caersalem ( Llanbedr 1870)
   
   Llawlyfr yr Ymwelydd ( Visitor's handbook ) Undeb yr Annibynwyr Cymreig, Cyfarfodydd Llanbedr Pont Steffan 1910
   
   TO BE FINISHED

Acc.No: 3652   Date of material: 19th - 20th century   Extent:    Access: tbc Not yet in the catalogue

Papers of Benjamin Evans, butler to William Buck of Stradmore (Ref: ADX/1608)
Papers of Benjamin Evans, butler to William Buck of Stradmore
Acc.No: 3651   Date of material: 1850-1933   Extent: 1 box   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1608) 

Examination papers (Ref: ADX/1607)
Examination papers for entry to secondary schools (Cardiganshire Education Committee, 1948) and O levels, (Welsh Joint Education Committee, 1952)
Acc.No: 3650   Date of material:    Extent: 16 items   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Croeso i Gymru, Welcome to Wales (Ref: ADX/1606)
Guidebook, 'Croeso i Gymru, Welcome to Wales: Come to Wales - the country that is different', published by the Welsh Tourist and Holidays Board, Llandrindod Wells. Undated, but c. 1955.
Acc.No: 3649   Date of material: 1950s   Extent: 1 item   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1606) 

Lluniau a derbyniadau / photographs and receipts (Ref: ADX/1605)
Photographs (Lledrod Home Guard, members of Ceredigion District Council) and receipts for goods purchased by Gorslas Farm, Llangwyryfon. Also notes about the items taken at time of donation.
Acc.No: 3648   Date of material: 1899-modern   Extent: 9 eitem/items   Access: Agored/open Not yet in the catalogue

South Wales, The Country of Castles. (Ref: ADX/1604)
Book, 'South Wales: The Country of Castles. Its Annals, Antiquities and Attractions (Fourth Edition)'. Issued by the Great Western Railway Company, Paddington Station, London, general manager Felix J.C. Pole. General regional guide, albeit with a bias towards castles, aimed principally at attracting American visitors. Includes list of golf courses. Paper covered with folding map and illustrated by black and white plates.
Acc.No: 3647   Date of material: 1924   Extent: 1 item   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1604) 

Invoices, T.C. Jenkins, Eagle House, Aberystwyth, 1897 (Ref: ADX/1603)
Invoices from T.C. Jenkins (late Evan Williams) family grocer, Eagle House, 26 Great Darkgate St., Aberystwyth, both made out to Mrs Davies, Pier St., for a sack of flour per T.G.J. & N.L. Jones, on 10 and 26 October 1897. First invoice has illustrated advertisement for Mazawattee Tea, the second, an altogether more splendid document, one in black, blue and red for Armour's Extract of Beef.
Acc.No: 3646   Date of material: 1897   Extent: 2 items   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1603) 

Enwau tai a ffermydd Bont Goch (Ref: ADX/1602)
Book, Enwau tai a ffermydd Bont Goch (Elerch), Ceredigion: the house and farm names of Bont-goch (Elerch), Ceredigion, by Richard E. Huws, 2017.
Acc.No: 3645   Date of material: 2017   Extent: 1 item   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1602) 

Postcard, Youth Fellowship Camp, Devil's Bridge (Ref: ADX/1601)
Valentine's real photograph postcard, 'Youth Fellowship Camp from valley, Devil's Bridge'. Pencoed Holiday Fellowship Camp (1927-1984) was located beside the A4120 just north of Devil's Bridge. It accommodated 80 in 1962 and in 1959 was a 'group of green-ainted timber huts' around a large dining hall offering rustic toilet facilities and primitive sanitation amongst the trees. The huts remain, in a fashionably decayed condition.
Acc.No: 3644   Date of material: 1955   Extent: 1 item   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1601) 

Postcard, Our Tank Bank (Ref: ADX/1600)
Postcard by Goodall of Bolton, 'Our Tank Bank - A "Safe" Investment', black and white print, photograph of WWI 'male' tank with sentry whilst 'customers' purchase bonds and certificates from staff inside. Message on reverse, 'Clive, with best wishes for Xmas from Aunty Emma'. 'Tank banks'were sent out to cities by the National War Savings committee in the winter of 1917-18.
Acc.No: 3643   Date of material: 1917   Extent: 1 item   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1600) 

Records of Bethel Independent Chapel, Parcyrhos, Cwmann, Lampeter (Ref: ANC/83)
Records of the chapel including minute books of the Sunday School, membership lists, list of ministers and officials of the chapel, financial records including account books and other items
Acc.No: 3642   Date of material: 1855 - 2017   Extent: 4 boxes, 1 plan   Access: tbc Show catalogue(ANC/83) 

Transcriptions, Welsh translation of Culpeper? (Ref: ADX/1599)
56 notebooks or parts of, 10 of which are bound with covers, thought to contain passages from 'Y Llysieulyfr Teuluaidd', Culpeper's 'Complete Herbal', copy thought to have belonged to Martha Evans, Llanarth. Transcribed by Frances Charlot and Tim Davies of Carne, Cilcennin
Acc.No: 3641   Date of material: 1893   Extent: 56 items   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Two Blumen des Heiligen Landes; Blodau o'r Aighpt; Flowers of the Holy Land (Ref: ADX/1598)
Two books with olive wood slab covers, with title, 'Jerusalem', containing 12 tissue-covered pages with pressed flowers, each attributed to different biblical locations. Addressed from Port Said to: 1. M.A. Morgan, and 2. Mrs Catherine Williams, Aberarth, Catherine's book is rather damaged.
Acc.No: 3640   Date of material: 1904   Extent: 2 items   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

John Hughes diary, 1907 (Ref: ADX/1597)
Congregational Year Book belonging to John Hughes, Cornelofan, Llanilar. Completed with Welsh language entries as well as selected notes from previous year. Covered in brown paper, with owner's name.
Acc.No: 3639   Date of material: 1907   Extent: I item   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Postcard, unidentified group photograph, sent from New Quay to Llandudno (Ref: ADX/1596)
Postcard, unidentified group photograph, mixed group of 23 persons, men, women and children, quite informal, but all in best clothes. Sent on 10 August from New Quay to Miss Nellie Howell at Newport House, Augustus St., Llandudno, 'Are you enjoying yourself. I've had a very good time. Hope you'll do ditto, D'.
Acc.No: 3638   Date of material: 1910   Extent: 1 item   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1596) 

Cabinent cards, photographs of Blaendyffryn (Ref: ADX/1595)
Three cabinet cards by J. Price of New Quay, with New Quay on stamp crossed out and 25 Lammas Street, Carmarthen, written in. Photographs of Blaendyffryn mansion and grounds, Bangor Teifi. The house was offered for sale in 1881 and may have been refurbished thereafter. Price was active in New Quay in 1884, but had moved to Carmarthen by 1901. Compare photograph of 186-70 in Francis Jones' Historic Cardiganshire Homes (2004), 23-4.
Acc.No: 3637   Date of material: c. 1885   Extent: 3 items   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1595) 

Postcard, Toll and Due List, New Quay Harbour (Ref: ADX/1594)
Valentine's Postcard, W 7158. Toll and Due list, New Quay Harbour, black and white.
Acc.No: 3636   Date of material: 20th c   Extent: 1 item   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1594) 

Postcard of Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1593)
Digital reprint, black and white photograph taken from North Parade, showing Hillman van, EJ 7480, registered to the Cardiganshire War Agricultural Committee in 1945, the clocktower, demolished in 1956, and the old Police Station, lacking its blue lamp since closure in 1952.
Acc.No: 3635   Date of material: 1952-1956   Extent: 1 item   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1593) 

Portrait of a soldier (Ref: ADX/1592)
Photographic portrait of an unidentified WW1 soldier wearing uniform similar to that of the Royal Field Artillery. Found at 2 Edgehill Road, Aberystwyth following house clearance on sale of the house. Not connected with the donor or donor's family.
   
   Large size, very poor condition

Acc.No: 3634   Date of material: 1914-1919   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1592) 

Llanwenog & Talybont Women's Institutes (Ref: D/WI/LWE; D/WI/TLB)
Llanwenog and Talybont Women's Institutes' records
   
   3 lever arch files plus 2015 centenary scrapbook. Also minute books and other records from Talybont

Acc.No: 3633   Date of material: 1926 - 2015   Extent: 2 boxes   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Footpaths and footbridges files (Ref: CDC/HI/9; CDD/TS/8)
County Council and District Council files relating to footpaths, footbridges etc.
Acc.No: 3632   Date of material: 1949-1980s   Extent: 3 boxes   Access: TBC Not yet in the catalogue

Records of Ceredigion Museum (Ref: CSC/MUS (TBC))
Admin files from Ceredigion Museum and some Aberystwyth Yesterday material
Acc.No: 3631   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: To be established Not yet in the catalogue

Eglwysfach WI Centenary Scrapbook (Ref: D/WI/EGL/10/4)
Printed book: Eglwysfach WI Scrapbook for the NFWI Centenary Year (2015)
Acc.No: 3630   Date of material: 2015   Extent: 1 vol   Access: Open Show catalogue(D/WI/EGL) 

Royal British Legion, Aberystwyth Branch (additional) (Ref: DSO/124 addl)
Further records of the Aberystwyth Branch
Acc.No: 3629   Date of material:    Extent: 2 boxes   Access: TBC Not yet in the catalogue

Royal British Legion, Ceredigion Branch (Ref: DSO/164)
Records of the Ceredigion Branch of the Royal British Legion.
Acc.No: 3628   Date of material:    Extent: 2 boxes   Access: TBC Not yet in the catalogue

Ysgol Llanwenog School (Ref: CSC/ED/28; LWE)
Cofnodion Ysgol Llanwenog: lluniau, llyfr log, cofrestr dderbyniadau ayyb
   
   Records of Llanwenog School: photographs, log book, admissions register etc.

Acc.No: 3627   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Possible DP issues Not yet in the catalogue

Postcard, Lampeter (Ref: ADX/1591)
Coloured postcard depicting Llettytwpa Wood and Unitarian Chapel, Lampeter. Published by the Cambrian News, no. 59875. Unused.
Acc.No: 3626   Date of material: Early 20th c.   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1591) 

Tocyn theatr / theatre ticket (Ref: ADX/1590)
Tocyn ar gyfer perfformiad comedi newydd 'Na fernwch' gan Gwmni Edna Bonnell, Pwll yn Neuadd goffa Felinfach ar 14 Mawrth 1953
Acc.No: 3625   Date of material: 1953   Extent: 1 eitem / item   Access: Agored / open Show catalogue(ADX/1590) 

Mariamne Johnes' book (Ref: ADX/1589)
1. Small leather-bound volume containing 'Jeannot et Colin', a comedy in three acts (in French), by M. de Florian. Published in Paris in 1786. The volume is signed and dated by its owner, Mariamne Johnes of Hafod Uchtryd: 'Mariamne Johnes. 1801.' under a Hafod bookplate.
   
   2. B/W postcard depicting Hafod Uchtryd. Posted in 1913 from Bridgend by Irene and Rhoda ?Bunge to Miss Buckle, 6 Orchard Cottage, Porthcawl but readdressed to Roehampton, St Stephen's Rd, Cheltenham.

Acc.No: 3624   Date of material: 1786   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1589) 

Merched y Wawr Tregaron (Ref: DSO/33/8 (addl.))
Cofnodion Merched y Wawr, cangen Tregaron.
Acc.No: 3623   Date of material:    Extent: 1 bocs   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Merched y Wawr Beulah (Ref: DSO/33/7 (addl.))
Cofnodion Merched y Wawr, cangen Beulah
Acc.No: 3622   Date of material: 1974-2015   Extent:    Access: TBC Not yet in the catalogue

Ymddiriedolaeth Ystrad Fflur / Strata Florida Trust (Ref: DSO/45)
Ymddiriedolaeth Ystrad Fflur / Strata Florida Trust
   
   1. Poster: Dathlu Ystrad Fflur / Celebrating Strata Florida (digwyddiad / event 15-16 Gorffennaf / July 2017)
   
   2. Rhaglen y digwyddiad uchod / Programme of the above event.

Acc.No: 3621   Date of material: 2017   Extent: 2 items (accruing?)   Access: Agored/open Show catalogue(DSO/45) 

Clwb Ffermwyr Ifanc Tregaron a'r Cylch / Tregaron Area Young Farmers Club (Ref: DSO/44)
Effemera Clwb Ffermwyr Ifanc Tregaron a'r Cylch / Tregaron Area Young Farmers Club Ephemera
   
   1. Cwysi Ceredigion 2017
   
   2. Cymanfa Rali 2017
   
   3. Rhaglen Rali'r Sir 2017

Acc.No: 3620   Date of material:    Extent: accruing?   Access: Agored/open Show catalogue(DSO/44) 

Ceredigion Museum newsletters (Ref: CSC/MUS/3)
Newsletters issued by Ceredigion Museum.
Acc.No: 3619   Date of material: 2013 onwards   Extent: accruing   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Bae Ceredigion CAMRA (Ref: DSO/65)
Cwrw Ceredigion, the free magazine of Bae Ceredigion branch of Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA)
   
   - Autumn/Winter 2016
   
   -Spring/Summer 2018

Acc.No: 3618   Date of material: 2016 onwards   Extent: accruing   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Friends of Ceredigion Museum (Ref: DSO/63/1)
Newsletter 2017
Acc.No: 3617   Date of material:    Extent: possibly accruing   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Gwyl Hen Linell Bell / Far Old Line Festival (Ref: ADX/1588)
Gwyl Hen Linell Bell / Far Old Line Festival
   
   1. Fy Aberystwyth: 100 o storiau / My Aberystwyth: 100 stories. Arad Goch, 2017
   
   2. Mat cwrw / Beer mat
   
   3. Taflenni / Leaflets

Acc.No: 3616   Date of material: 2017   Extent:    Access: Agored / open Show catalogue(ADX/1588) 

Isaac Hopkins of Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1587)
Photocopies of documents relating to Isaac Hopkins, mariner and later Aberystwyth councillor.
Acc.No: 3615   Date of material: 1860s-1890s   Extent:    Access: Opejn Not yet in the catalogue

Documents relating to 54 Portland Street, Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1586)
Two documents relating to no. 54 Portland Street, Aberystwyth, bequeathed by its owner, Aldwyth Ethel Penry (d. 1971), to the Trustees of the English Congregational Church, Portland Street, Aberystwyth.
   
   1. Will of Aldwyth Ethel Penry, containing the above bequest and others. 16 December 1968
   
   2. Deed of Assent relating to the above premises. 16 December 1971

Acc.No: 3614   Date of material: 1968 and 1971   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1586) 

Guide to Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1585)
A Guide to Aberystwyth and The Devil's Bridge with a Tide Table. Abel Heywood's Penny Guide series.
Acc.No: 3613   Date of material: c. 1888   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1585) 

Photographs of Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1584)
2 b/w contact prints of photographs of Aberystwyth seafront taken by donor's parents during their honeymoon in August 1934.
   
   1. The Old College and the New Promenade
   
   2. Marine Terrace and Constitution Hill.

Acc.No: 3612   Date of material: 1934   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1584) 

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