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ADX/1483: Programmes and ephemera, Aberystwyth and UCW Aberystwyth
[GB 0212] ADX/1483Title:
Programmes and other ephemera relating to Aberystwyth and to University College of Wales AberystwythDate(s):
19 itemsScope and Content:
ADX/1483/1 A Book of Aberystwyth Verse
edited by Charles Davies and Edward K. Prosser, The Welsh Outlook Press, Newtown. Printed book of student verse in Welsh and English, 54 pages. Signed ‘with best wishes’ from A. Gwyneth Lloyd and June D. Poole, 13 June 1928.
1928 or earlier
Exhibition catalogue: Catalogue of Paintings, Drawings, Maps, Manuscripts, Rare Books, Fine Bindings etc. in the Exhibition Gallery of the National Library, Aberystwyth. With a frontispiece drawing depicts the Exhibition Gallery.
Two bills from Jones’s Stores, 2 Northgate Street, Aberystwyth, advertising Stephenson’s Furniture Cream, with a message from a boy called Eurfyl to his mother, written in Welsh with bad spellings. He and another do not like where they are, they were homesick on Friday night, and he is asking his mother to remember to fetch them.
Printed programme on pink card for Cymdeithas Lenyddol Salem, M. C. Aberystwyth [Salem Calvinistic Methodist Chapel Literary Society], 1925-26, with a list of officers and committee, the programme and Rules. Printed by John Morgan of Aberystwyth.
Printed programme for 1926-7 on yellow card for Cymdeithas Lenyddol Salem, M. C. Aberystwyth [Salem Calvinistic Methodist Chapel Literary Society] with a list of officers and committee, the programme and Rules. Printed by R. G. Bennett, Aberystwyth.
Programme in Welsh for a meeting of Cymdeithas Lenyddol Salem, M. C. Aberystwyth [Salem Calvinistic Methodist Chapel Literary Society]. Meeting with a Competition for music and poetry. Some poems are printed, and there is a list of judges.
2 February 1927
Programme for the 24th Annual Reunion Celebration of the Aberystwyth County School Old Pupils Association, with a list of officials and committee including a whist score in pencil. The player was Eurfyl Jones.
27 December 1926
Official Programme and Ticket on blue card for the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, Inter-Coll Week Matches, February 19-26. Includes team names and scores. Issued by Authority of the Central Athletic Board and Entertainments Committee, with officers’ names given.
Official Programme, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth Christian Union, first and second terms. Officers’ names are given.
Official Programme and Ticket, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, Inter-Coll Week Matches, February 18-25. Departures and arrivals of teams are given, and also details of Social Events. Written in ink inside are 28 signatures, and six on the outside – possibly of players. Printed by R, G. Bennett, Pier Street (Aberystwyth).
Programmes for the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth Students’ Representative Council Michaelmas Soiree including a Concert and Dramatic Entertainments. With names of the committee and executive.
Saturday 6 November 1926 and Friday November 4 1927.
Programmes in Welsh for University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, ‘Noson Lawen Cymry’r Coleg’, with officer’s and participants’names given.
7 February 1926 and 6 February 1928
Programmes for the University College of Wales Aberystwyth St. David’s Day Celebrations, with speeches, a dance, a concert, refreshments and dramatic entertainments. Names of the committee and of people taking part are given. On the back pages some humorous quotations and announcements.
25 February 1927 and 25 February 1928
Programme of the University College of Wales Aberystwyth ‘Sixth Festival of Orchestral and Choral Music’ at the University Hall. The conductors were Dr. Vaughan Williams, Sir Hugh Allen, Sir Walford Davies, Sir Adrian Boult, and Mr Gustav Holst. There were five concerts. Works included Vaughan Williams’ Mass in G. Minor. Details of concerts, rehearsals, and a Cymanfa Ganu conducted by Dr J. Lloyd Williams. Enclosed is a folded seating plan with prices and operational details.
26 - 29 June 1925
Programme of the University College of Wales Aberystwyth Athletic Sports at Vicarage Field. With a list of patrons, of the committee, and in ink the numbers of the students who won the races. Also record times for races from 1901 to 1926, and on the back details of a Sports Concert.
30 April 1927
Souvenir Programme of the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth Tenth Annual Gymnastics Display at the Coliseum, Aberystwyth. Named were the Chairman and the Mayor, and there are articles by H. E. R. Morris and Major H. F. Stimson the lecturer in Educational Gymnastics. With two black and white photographs, and Aberystwyth advertisements – Dicks the Boot People, Sydney V. Galloway - bookshop, Baird – University Outfitter, Longley tobacco, and the Cambrian News.
23 February 1928
Two University College of Wales, Aberystwyth Orders of Proceedings for Congregation of the University for Admission to Degrees at University Hall, North Road Aberystwyth. Names of the students and Honoris Causa recipients and their degrees are given.
22 July 1927 and 22 July 1929
University College of Wales, Aberystwyth’s Inaugural Address Session, Order of Proceedings. The address was given by the Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin.
Programme for a ‘Grand Test Concert’ at the Coliseum Aberystwyth with names of the adjudicators and details of the competitions. With some handwritten figures and calculations.
Programme in Welsh for a performance of ‘Blodwen’, an opera by Dr. Joseph Parry, by the Porthmadog Opera Choir. With a cast list and the ‘story’ of the scenes in each act. The choirmaster was Mr. J. Lewis Jones, the conductor was Mr. Jack Edwards.
28 January 1927
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