Copies of Welsh cultural and religious periodicals, 1830-1954, notably Y Dysgedydd and Y Geninen; reports, programmes, handbooks and lists relating to Undeb yr Annibynwyr Cymreig (the Union of Welsh Independents), 1874, 1908-1949, Cymanfa Ddirwestol Gwynedd ('Gwynedd Temperance Assembly'), 1926-1931, and Merionethshire and Welsh Independent Churches, 1904-1948; miscellaneous poetry, 1850-1904; recipes, 1894; and printed ephemera relating to Merionethshire, 1883-1974.
Ceri Evans Papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 220 Z/DBG
- Dates of Creation1830-1974
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialWelsh, a few items are in English
- Physical Description474 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Miss Ceri Evans, of Rhydymain, Llanfachreth, Merionethshire, collected various periodicals and ephemera relating mainly to Nonconformist denominations, temperance associations, and Welsh culture.
Arranged into the following: periodicals; Undeb yr Annibynwyr Cymreig; Cymanfa Ddirwestol Gwynedd; Independents in Merionethshire and Wales; and miscellaneous.
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Casgliad Miss Ceri Evans, Glaneiddion, Rhydymain, catalogue; The Enchiridion website (www.dsg.freeispshares.co.uk/Enchiridion/), viewed 8 October 2004.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply
All records have been retained
Accruals are not expected