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National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services: 2014 Accessions

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  • Dannie Abse (1923-2014), poet, novelist and dramatist: additional personal papers 2009-2013 (Dannie Abse Papers)
  • Emyr Edwards (fl 1973-2014), playwright, critic and chief examiner in drama, Welsh Joint Education Committee: complete set of his plays, in typescript 1973-2014 (Dramâu Emyr Edwards)
  • Peter Hain (b 1950), politician: additional papers (Peter Hain Papers)
  • Daniel Jenkyn Jones (1912-1993), composer and conductor: additional papers and sound recordings (Daniel Jones Archive)
  • Thomas Gwynn Jones (1871-1949), Celtic scholar: shorthand diary of his trip to Egypt, perhaps the basis for his travel book 'Y Môr Canoldir a'r Aifft', the Mediterranean and Egypt 1905-1906 (NLW MS 24058B)
  • Griffith Jones (1683-1761), rector of Llanddowror, education reformer: fair copy volume of sermons, probably in the hand of Evan Evans c1761 (NLW MS 24057B)
  • Haf Morris (1933-2012), cerdd dant setter, teacher and adjudicator: music manuscripts (NLW ex 2853)
  • John Morris (b 1931), Lord Morris of Aberavon, MP: additional papers (John Morris Papers)
  • John Parry (1888-1965), driver, Royal Field Artillery: diaries on active service, with papers rel to enlistment, training and demobilisation, and related family research papers c1916-1919 (NLW ex 2865)
  • John Cowper Powys (1872-1963), novelist and writer: letters (100) to Dinah White, nurse to his son Littleton Alfred Powys during the latter's terminal illness, with related family corresp 1953-1954 (NLW MSS 24060-24063)
  • B George Rees (fl 1939-1941), churchman, Workers Education Authority tutor: letters and photographs sent to Rev Rees during his time as literature tutor at the Maesteg Unemployed Centre, incl letters from authors incl Dylan Thomas, WH Auden, WG Wells and Emlyn Williams 1939-1941 (NLW MS 24059F)
  • Henry Richard (1812-1888), MP Secretary of the Peace Society: letters from Elihu Burritt, American diplomat and peace campaigner, discussing the peace movement and effects of the Civil War 1861-1862 (NLW MS 24045F)
  • Winifred Coombe-Tennant (1874-1956), JP, suffragist and political campaigner: diaries 1897-1928 (Winifred Coombe Tennant Papers)
  • Philip Edward Thomas (1878-1917), poet and prose writer: letters (3) to his father, Philip Thomas, rel to the death and posthumous reputation of Edward Thomas 1917 (NLW MS 24044D)
  • Honno Welsh Women's Press, co-operative publishing company, Aberystwyth: records, incl minutes, accounts and corresp c1986-2014 (Papurau Honno Papers)
  • Centre for Alternative Technology, eco-centre, Machynlleth: records incl oral history project on the establishment and early work of the Centre c1973-2014 (The Centre for Alternative Technology Archives)
  • Y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, Welsh language development body for higher education: records (Archifau'r Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol)
  • Papers rel to campaigns by Rev Alwyn Thomas around referenda on Sunday opening of licensed premises in Wales 1961-1968 (North Wales Temperance Union Records)
  • Pedigree book of the Lloyds of Clochfaen, Llangurig, Montgomeryshire and Plas Madog, Ruabon, Denbighshire, mostly compiled by JYW Lloyd of Clochfaen c1850-1900 (NLW MS 24066F)
  • Letters (2) from Rev Sydney Bowen Williams, Vicar of St Martins, Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, to Dr Daniel Jones, rel to arrangements for the funeral of Dylan Thomas 1953 (NLW MS 24044D, ff. 15-18)
  • Papers of Rev R M Verity, Vicar of St Mary the Virgin, Fordingbridge, rel mainly to the funeral of Augustus John and unveiling of his memorial, incl letters from the John family 1954-1975 (NLW ex 2890)
  • Records rel to erection and adaptation of hospital buildings in Wales incl corresp, contracts, drawings, maps and plans c1930-1999 (NHS Wales Services Archive)