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ABY/X/42: Aberystwyth Yesterday: Nanteos Mansion Ephemera



Acc.2551

Ref: ABY/X/42

Reference: ABY/X/42
Dates: c.1920s-1983
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 13 Items
Scope and Content: Nanteos Mansion Ephemera



Ref: ABY/X/42/1
Date(s): n.d. [post 1971]
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Guide Book

Illustrated Guide Book to Nanteos by Geoffrey and Rose Bliss, printed by the Cambrian News. Includes a Powell family tree.



Ref: ABY/X/42/2
Date(s): 1983
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Official Opening Invitation

Invitation to a Buffet Lunch for the Official Opening of Nanteos from Mrs Edwina Colegate and Mrs Anne Dix, 27 May 1983.



Ref: ABY/X/42/3
Date(s): 30 August 1983
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Newspaper Cutting

Illustrated newspaper cutting from Y Cymro entitled Bywyd newydd i Blas Nant Eos ['New life for Nant Eos Mansion'] by Lyn Ebenezer, with photographs of Clementina Mirylees and Edwina Collgate.



Ref: ABY/X/42/4
Date(s): 1961
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Film Script

Typewritten film script for 'Dirgelwch Nanteos' [The Mystery of Nanteos] recorded on Monday 11 September and broadcast on 26 September, 1961. It concerns a guided tour of the mansion, the Nanteos cup, and the claims made for it.



Ref: ABY/X/42/5
Date(s): n.d.
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Postcard of the Nanteos Cup

Postcard with a sepia photograph of the Nanteos Cup and a brief description.



Ref: ABY/X/42/6
Date(s): n.d.
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Craft Class Leaflet

Leaflet and booking form for Craft Classes at Nanteos.



Ref: ABY/X/42/7
Date(s): n.d. [post 1971]
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Aberystwyth Yesterday at Nanteos

Leaflet advertising Nanteos, including its becoming the home of the 'famous Aberystwyth Yesterday exhibition' (two copies).



Ref: ABY/X/42/8
Date(s): n.d.
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Notes relating to the Public Opening

Handwritten notes explaining the opening of Nanteos to the public.



Ref: ABY/X/42/9
Date(s): n.d.
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: History of Nanteos

Handwritten notes on some of the antique features of Nanteos and its cup.



Ref: ABY/X/42/10
Date(s): n.d. [c.1960s?]
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Trem Tros Nanteos

Tom Evans' script, in Welsh, for the film about Nanteos, including notes relating to his plans to interview people who had seen the cup, and a poem about the graveyard of the dogs " Mynwent y Cwn.



Ref: ABY/X/42/11
Date(s): 29 May 1976
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Nanteos House and Gardens

Photocopied cutting from the Western Mail entitled 'Haunting melodies of Nightingale's Brook', written and illustrated (with a pen drawing) by Mary Traynor and Judith Berrisford.


Ref: ABY/X/42/12
Date(s): 1920s
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Rent Receipt

Receipt for the rent of Brynafon on the Nanteos Estate, received from Mr and Mrs Griffiths.



Ref: ABY/X/42/13
Date(s): n.d.
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Headed Notepaper

Blank sheet of headed notepaper with a small picture of Nanteos in a cartouche.

Ref: ABY/X/42/14
Date(s): 1957
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Sale catalogue

Catalogue of the 'Valuable Surplus Furnishings and Effects at Nanteos, near Aberystwyth to be Sold by Auction on the premises by Russell, Baldwin & Bright, Ltd.' on 9-10 October 1957 'by direction of Mrs. J.S. Mirylees'
Some annotations. Also newspaper clipping pasted to front cover, being a funeral notice for Elizabeth Mirylees nee Riddell.

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