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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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Minute books of Aberaeron Urban District Council 1895-1919, 1952-1970 (Ref: ANU/SE/1/1-5, 10-15 (new numbers))
1.Urban District Council Minute Book1894-1899
   2.Urban District Council Minute Book1899 - 1904
   3. Urban District Council Minute Book1905-1910
   4. Urban District Council Minute Book1910-1915
   5.Urban District Council Minute Book1915-1921
   10. Urban District Council Minute Book1952-1955
   11.Urban District Council Minute Book1955-1958
   12.Urban District Council Minute Book1958-1961
   .13.Urban District Council Minute Book1961-1964
   14.Urban District Council Minute Book1964-1967
   15.Urban District Council Minute Book1967-1970
   [1971-1974 in existing collections]

Acc.No: 3390   Date of material: 1894-1970   Extent: 11 volumes   Access: open Show catalogue(ANU/SE) 

Henfynyw Community Council (Ref: Henfynyw PC & CC)
Records of Henfynyw Community Council
Acc.No: 3389   Date of material:    Extent: 2 boxes   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

The Evangelical Magazine for the Year 1802 (Ref: ADX/1480)
Bound volume entitled 'The Evangelical Magazine for the Year 1802' collecting a number of issues for that year, and also for 1794 and 1795. 'The Profits arising from the sale of this magazine are applied to the Relief of the Widows of Gospel Ministers, of different denominations, under the direction of the following Stated Contributors [list, all ministers of religion, follows; a number are depicted in engravings interspersed through the volume]
   Vol. 10, printed in London.

Acc.No: 3388   Date of material: c. 1802   Extent: 1 vol   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Medical book in Welsh (Ref: ADX/1479)
Dr. Buchan's Domestic Medicine: Y Meddyginiaeth Deuluaidd by/gan William Buchan (translated into Welsh by/wedi ei gyfieithu i'r Cymraeg gan Hugh Jones). Cyhoeddwyd gan/published by L E Jones, Caernarfon, 1831.
   [the book is in poor condition, with the title page, some pages of the preface, and the last two pages missing but the spine is stamped 'Buchan', making identification possible]

Acc.No: 3387   Date of material: 1831   Extent: 1 vol   Access: Agored/open Not yet in the catalogue

Material relating to Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1478)

Acc.No: 3386   Date of material: 20th century   Extent: 1 box   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Letter from Matthew Williams concerning Llangorwen (Clarach) church and associated material (Ref: ADX /1477)
Letter from Matthew Williams to John Henry Parker publisher and bookseller of Oxford concerning the consecration of Llangorwen (Clarach) Church in 1840 and the restoration of the church at Llanbadarn fawr. The letter bears an early Penny Black stamp. There is also some modern correspondence and a copy of an article from the newsletter of the Friends of the National Museum Wales concerning the discovery of the letter in California.
Acc.No: 3385   Date of material: 1 Oct 1840 ( and material 2004-15)   Extent: I small bundle   Access: open but has high face value Not yet in the catalogue

Papers relating to the family of T.G.G. Herbert of Aberaeron (Ref: ADX/1476)
Papers relating to the family of T.G.G. Herbert of Aberaeron
Acc.No: 3384   Date of material:    Extent: c. 60 items   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Notebook of David Evans of Esgerfach, Llanrhystud and London (Ref: ADX/1475)
1. Notebook of David Evans (early 19th c.) . Born Esgerfach, Llanrhystud 1777 detailing names and dates concerned with his immediate family.
   2. Account of the life of David Evans (transcripts of [1] and comments)

Acc.No: 3383   Date of material:    Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Cofnodion Merched y Wawr Talybont (Ref: DSO/33/13/4)
Llyfr Cofnodion, Hydref 1999-Hydref 2014
Acc.No: 3382   Date of material: 1999-2014   Extent: 1 volume   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Staff of Cardiganshire schools (Ref: CDC/ED/43)
Index cards containing details of staff (teaching and otherwise) employed in Cardiganshire schools in the early 20th century. Arranged by school district, then by school.
Acc.No: 3381   Date of material: c. 1905-1920   Extent: 2 drawers full   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

References for Islwyn Jenkins (Ref: ADX/1474)
Two testimonials for Islwyn Jenkins, a teacher who worked in schools in Cardiganshire.
   1. From D.I. Jones, Chairman of School Managers, Tregaron Non-Provided School. Islwyn Jenkins was headmaster there 1939-1940. 2 December 1942
   2. From J. Lloyd Jones, headmaster of Lampeter Secondary School. Wishes Islwyn Jenkins were a permanent member of staff there instead of merely a supply teacher. 14 June 1946

Acc.No: 3380   Date of material: 1942-1946   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Cellan school photo (Ref: ADX/1473)
Group photograph of staff and pupils at Cellan school, 1938.
   [Electronic file and photocopy only]

Acc.No: 3379   Date of material: orig. 1938; copies 2014   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Ceredigion Archives: early photographs (Ref: DYC/RO/13)
Photographs depicting an unidentified member of staff of Ceredigion Archives. The photographs were taken during the period 1974-1996 when Ceredigion was part of the larger administrative county of Dyfed, and appears to date from the 1970s or possibly early 1980s.
   1. At her desk
   2. In the strongrooms in the basement of Swyddfa'r Sir, the home of the archives until 2012.

Acc.No: 3378   Date of material: Unknown;   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Capel Bethel, Aberystwyth (Ref: ANC/60/ addl)
Further records of Capel Bethel, Aberystwyth
   1. Rhaglen/Programme: Oedfa o Ddiolchgarwch a Chomisiynu / A Service of Thanksgiving and Commissioning, 31 Ionawr/January 2015
   2. Seren Cymru: Wythnosolyn y Bedyddwyr cyfrol 4987, 4977, 4978
   3. Llyngopiau/Photocopies: Seren Cymru 4982 tudalen flaen/front cover 'Oedfa i ailgysegru organ pib' & erthygl/article 'Bethel Welsh Baptist Chapel, Aberystwyth'

Acc.No: 3377   Date of material: 2014-2015   Extent: accruing   Access: Agored/Open Not yet in the catalogue

Save Our Sea / Achubwch Ein Mor (Ref: DSO/150)
File of records of the campaigning group Save Our Sea.
   The group was founded in 2006 to campaign against the granting of licences for oil and gas exploration in Cardigan Bay.
   The file contains correspondence, press cuttings, reports and other miscellaneous material.

Acc.No: 3376   Date of material: 2006-2009   Extent: 1 file   Access: Ope, Not yet in the catalogue

Record of Eurfyl Jones' school career in Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1472)
Record of Eurfyl Jones' school and Sunday school career in Aberystwyth
Acc.No: 3375   Date of material: 1912-1923, 1948   Extent: 1 volume   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Llanon WI (Ref: D/WI/LNO)
Financial records of the Llanon branch of the Women's Institute
Acc.No: 3374   Date of material: 1938-1990s   Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Material relating to the Borth Bog (Ref: ADX/1471)
Maps, reports, correspondence, and other documents relating to the Borth Bog. Also other miscellaneous documents.
Acc.No: 3373   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1471) 

Register of Electors for the Parish of Llangoedmore, County of Cardigan (Ref: ER/1896)
Occupiers List of Voters for the Parish of Llangoedmore: Persons entitled to vote in Parliamentary and/or County Electors
Acc.No: 3372   Date of material: 31 July 1896   Extent: 1 doc   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Headed bill of sale for M. M. Dearman, Builder and Contractor (Ref: ADX/1470)
Headed (unused) bill of sale for M. M. Dearman, Builder and Contractor: Upper Mill, Llangrog, Llandyssul, Cardiganshire
Acc.No: 3371   Date of material: 1950-1959   Extent: 1 item   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1470) 

Library Collection Additional Material (Ref: LIB/79)
Printer's copies of posters advertising local social events: Aberteifi Advertiser
Acc.No: 3370   Date of material: 1956-1957   Extent: 41 items   Access:  Show catalogue(LIB/79) 

Promotional material for 'Y Gwyll' / 'Hinterland' (Ref: ADX/1469)
Beer mat promoting 'Y Gwyll' / 'Hinterland'
Acc.No: 3369   Date of material: 2013   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1469) 

Llanilar Community Carnival 2014 Programme (Ref: ADX/1468)
Llanilar Community Carnival 2014 Programme
Acc.No: 3368   Date of material: 2014   Extent: 1 doc   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1468) 

Photographs of the 'Johann' on Llanon Beach (Ref: ADX/1467)
Three photographic images relating to the ketch 'Johann', Llanon Beach: taken from a postcard.
Acc.No: 3367   Date of material:    Extent: 3 docs   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1467) 

Visitors' Book for Brynmair, Park Avenue, Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1466)
Visitors' Book for Brynmair, Park Avenue, Aberystwyth. Brynmair provided Bed & Breakfast accommodation in the summer, and accommodation for students in the winter. Interleaved is a short bibliographical note relating to the donor.
Acc.No: 3366   Date of material: 1935-1961   Extent: 1 vol   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1466) 

Llanilar School Centenary Celebration Brochure (Ref: LIL/X/1)
Llanilar School Centenary Celebrations brochure, dated Saturday 17th September 1960
Acc.No: 3365   Date of material: 1960   Extent: 1 doc   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Slides of local interest (Ref: ADX/1465)
Slides of local interest
Acc.No: 3364   Date of material: 1970s approx.   Extent:    Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1465) 

The Welsh Cellar - further records (Ref: DB/53 addl.)
Further records of the business.
Acc.No: 3363   Date of material: 1960-1974   Extent: 1 box   Access: To be determined Not yet in the catalogue

Pwy Sy'n Gwisgo'r Trowsus? (Ref: ADX/1464)
DVD of 'Pwy Sy'n Gwisgo'r Trowsus?'. Produced by Boom Pictures Production Ltd., Cardiff
Acc.No: 3362   Date of material: 2014   Extent: 1 DVD   Access: Agored Show catalogue(ADX/1464) 

Diary of Thomas Jenkins (Ref: ADX/1463)
Diary of Thomas Jenkins of Brynbach, Ystrad Meurig, 1863
Acc.No: 3361   Date of material: 1863   Extent: 1 vol   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1463) 

Two National Eisteddfod programmes and an 'Accidents in the Home' booklet (Ref: ADX/1462)
National Eisteddfod Programme, Aberystwyth, 1952; National Eisteddfod Programme, Aberystwyth, 1992; RoSPA booklet, 'Accidents in the Home'.
Acc.No: 3360   Date of material: 1952-1992   Extent: 3 items   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1462) 

Cardiganshire County Council: Weights and Measures Department (Ref: CDC/WM/118)
Records of Standards Book, 1911-1973. Interleaved is a memo from the Department of Trade and Industry regarding the conversion of fees to decimal currency, 1971; and an Indenture relating to Decimal Grain Rates, 1930-1960
Acc.No: 3359   Date of material: 1911-1973   Extent: 1 vol   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Printed booklets on the Welsh woollen industry and an Eisteddfod programme (Ref: ADX/1461)
Printed booklets on the Welsh woollen industry and an Eisteddfod programme
Acc.No: 3358   Date of material: c.1970-2012   Extent: 3 items   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1461) 

Student Assignments relating to Course HA114, 'Tracing your Ancestors: Research Beginnings', Aberystwyth University Department of Lifelong Learning (Ref: ADX/1460)
Three student assignments relating to the above course.
Acc.No: 3357   Date of material: 2011   Extent: 3 items   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1460) 

Judith's Dark Secrets (in the Kitchen) (Ref: ADX/1459)
An autobiographical recipe book by Judith Russill. Published by Gomer Press, Llandysul: 2009
   ISBN: 978-0-9563592-0-9

Acc.No: 3356   Date of material: 2009   Extent: 1 file   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1459) 

Borth WI (Ref: D/WI/BOR)
Album and notebooks from the Borth branch of the Women's Institute
Acc.No: 3355   Date of material: 1950s - 1980s   Extent: 5 items   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Pwyllgor Efeillio Aberystwyth & Saint Brieuc Twinning Committee (Ref: ABT/T/5)
Pwyllgor Efeillio Aberystwyth & Saint Brieuc Twinning Committee - cofnodion bellach / further records
Acc.No: 3354   Date of material:    Extent: 1 box   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Margaret Evans Album (Ref: ADX/1458)
Margaret Evans Album [electronic scans]
Acc.No: 3353   Date of material: 1910s-1940s approx.   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Curlew Weavers (Ref: DB/102)
Brief history of Curlew Weavers written by Roger Poulson (son of the business creators)
Acc.No: 3352   Date of material: n.d. [c.2005]   Extent: 1 item   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Howard C. Jones Collection: Additional Items (Ref: ADX/34/17)
Family history material compiled by H. C. Jones, comprising a collection of family biographies, 2013; a family tree; newspaper published articles on H. C. Jones' childhood in Aberystwyth; and an accompanying CD.
Acc.No: 3351   Date of material: 2012-2013   Extent: 1 file   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

European Parliamentary Elections 2014 (Ref: ADX/1457)
Electoral literature, comprising: list of polling stations and classes of persons entitled to vote; list of parties; and publicity leaflets
Acc.No: 3350   Date of material: 2014   Extent: 1 file   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1457) 

Records relating to the Pipe Organ at Bethel Chapel, Baker Street, Aberystwyth (Ref: ANC/60 addl)
Material relating to the restoration and re-consecration of the pipe organ, 2014. Comprising final Pilgrim Trust grant report, history of the organ, re-consecration programme, newspaper cutting, financial material, and two CDs of digital images.
Acc.No: 3349   Date of material: 2013-2014   Extent: 1 file.   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Mrs. Jones of Penylan's Newspaper Cuttings Album (Ref: ADX/1456)
Album of newspaper cuttings and telegraphs relating to local events: Wales and England. Annotated, 'This Book of Cuttings belonged to Mrs. Jones (nee Elizabeth Jordan) wife of Morgan Jones of Penylan'. Interleaved is a Local Government 1972 map for Dyfed, showing electoral divisions; and a sale catalogue for Penylan, Llechryd, Cardigan, December 1979.
Acc.No: 3348   Date of material: 1875-1905   Extent: 1 file   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1456) 

Ephemera relating to public houses in Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1455)
Copy of black and white photograph showing exterior of the Black Horse, Trefechan; old Jamaica Rum bottle label; photocopy of leaflet for Fountain Inn, Trefechan, Aberystwyth
Acc.No: 3347   Date of material: n.d. [c. late 19th/early 20th century]   Extent: 3 items   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1455) 

Ceredigion County Scout Council (Ref: DSO/2/4/3-)
Statements of Accounts, 1990-1996 (incomplete); County Secretary's Expenditure, 1990-c.1994; Accounts of Exchange Visit Between Ceredigion and Hungary, 1994; Wales Directory of Leaders etc., 1979-2002; Lottery Registration Certificate, 1998; Minor Accidents Records, 1996-2004, Notes and correspondence, 1st Llandysul Group, 1973-1974; material relating to a report on scouting in the county, c.1995; Registration Forms (various scout groups), 1925-1999; Executive Committee Meeting notes, 1978; papers relating to retirements and obituaries, 1989-1996; newsletter and papers relating to lease of building, 1st Lampeter Scout Group, 1996-2003
Acc.No: 3346   Date of material: 1925-2003   Extent: 1 box   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

New Quay deeds (Ref: ADX/1454)
Deeds relating to properties in New Quay
Acc.No: 3345   Date of material: 1789-1867   Extent: 4 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1454) 

Records of Ceredigion branches of the Women's Institute including Llangeitho Women's Institute (Ref: D/WI/LGE)
Records of Ceredigion branches of the Women's Institute
   Llangeitho :
   1/1Committee Meetings 1923-1927 ( contains memberships lists)
   1/2.Committee Meetings 1928-1959
   1/3.Monthly Meetings 1959 -1976
   1/4.Monthly Meetings 1976 - 1990
   2/1. Accounts ( 8 volumes 1976- 2012)
   2/2 A subscription book ( 1 volume) 1997-2011
   2/3 A payments and receipts book ( which also contains names of the officials for each year) (1 volume) 1969-1985

Acc.No: 3344   Date of material: 1923-1990,   Extent: 4 boxes   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Cyngor Tref Llanbedr Pont Steffan / Lampeter Town Council (Ref: LPT)
Cofnodion Cyngor Tref Llanbedr Pont Steffan / Records of Lampeter Town Council 1974-2011
Acc.No: 3343   Date of material: 1974 -2011   Extent:    Access: Agored / open Not yet in the catalogue

Lampeter calendar (Ref: ADX/1453)
Calendar produced by Cymdeithas Hanes Llambed / Lampeter History Society. Contains reproductions od old photographs and postcards of Lampeter and notes on the images used.
Acc.No: 3342   Date of material: 2014   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1453) 

Charity records (Ref: T/CHA)
Charity records transferred from the Charity Commission.
   - File 48580: Hester Bowen's charity (4 deeds)
   - File 96604: Hope Chapel charity (declaration of trust)

Acc.No: 3341   Date of material: 1832-1918   Extent: 2 files   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

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