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Alun Owen Papers


Collection of the works of Alun Owen, playwright (1925-1994). The papers provide an insight into his life as an actor and writer. It includes drama scripts, theatre programmes, photographs and the little red "Lion Brand" note books in which he used to write his plays before they were typed by his wife
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Sale Catalogues

Collection of sale catalogues, maps and plans of freehold and leasehold properties together with articles and effects in the counties of Anglesey, Caernarfon, Carmarthen, Denbigh, Flint, Merioneth, Montgomery and Radnor in Wales, and in the counties of Stafford and Cheshire in England, 1777-1984
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Anglesey Hunt Records and Artefacts


Variety of records and artefacts of the Anglesey Hunt, touching upon the different aspects related to it, e.g. the balls and other festivities, the point to point races and steeplechases, the procession through the town of Beaumaris, the Harriers.
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Pamplin Papers

William Pamplin (1806-1899) was a botanist, botanical publisher, bookseller and agent for exchange and distribution of seeds, plants and herbarium specimens, was a central figure among nineteenth-century botanists. The collection contains letters addressed to William Pamplin along with a few other miscellaneous items dating from 1806-1886. There are well over 200 correspondents, nearly all of them eminent botanists of the day, British and foreign. Amongst the correspondents are Charles Darwin, Sir William Jackson Hooker and Friedich Martin Jozef Welwitsch.
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Sir Ifor Williams Papers


The correspondence forms the heart of this collection. Ifor Williams was the Professor of Welsh at Bangor University but was also great letter writer. He corresponded with University academics, celtic specialists reflects academic life, social life and personal life in the first hald fo the 20th century.
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Beaumaris and Anglesey Collection

The Beaumaris and Anglesey collection is a collation of the administrative records of the borough of Beaumaris, Anglesey from the 17th to the 20th century. The records provide a valuable and complete insight into the life of a borough in Wales and its development over the centuries.
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Penrhyn Correspondence – Quarry Strike


Correspondence relating to the Penrhyn Quarry Strikes of 1896-1897 and 1900-1903. On 22 November 1900 nearly 3,000 men walked out of the Penrhyn Quarry, which was owned by Lord Penrhyn. The quarrymen were locked out for three years and the community of Bethesda, Gwynedd, never fully recovered. Previously, in 1896, the quarrymen had been locked out for about eleven months because of a dispute between the workers and the owners, concerning the minimum wage. On that occasion, the workers were forced to return to work without gaining any concessions.
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Cymru 2000

Cymru 2000 was a television series produced by Ffilmiau'r Bont for S4C and presented by Merfyn Jones. The 13 programmes traced the history of Wales during the 20th century and included around 200 interviews with notable Welshmen and women. Here is a collection of transcripts of the interviews conducted for Cymru 2000. Amongst the interviewees were men and women prominent in politics, literature, broadcasting, music, sport, and who had an influence, large or small, on Wales in the 20th century.
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