Category: archives & special collections

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales joins WHELF

We are very pleased to announce that the library of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is now a member of WHELF. The library at the Museum supports the work of the curatorial staff and houses collections in Archaeology, Fine

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RCAHMW relocates to the National Library of Wales

Story courtesy of Heritage of Wales News (http://heritageofwalesnews.blogspot.co.uk/) One of Wales’ leading heritage organisations has today announced that it will be moving to new offices at The National Library of Wales (NLW) in 2016. Work is already under way at

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Pob hwyl / farewell Peter !

Alison Taylor from SCOLAR (Special Collections and Archives) blogs about the retirement last month of Peter Keelan (Head of Special Collections at Cardiff University) Source: Pob hwyl / farewell Peter ! | Special Collections and Archives (SCOLAR) Casgliadau Arbennig ac

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Vacancy: Head of Special Collections – SCOLAR

Cardiff University Library Service is seeking to appoint to the role of Head of Special Collections and Archives (SCOLAR). This is an exciting time as the University continues to implement its ambitious ‘Way Forward’ strategy, which aims for the University

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From Dylan Thomas Day to CILIP Cymru Wales #CILIPW15: why Thursdays can be great!

I hope you don’t mind but as it has been such an uncharacteristically fantastic end to a week, I thought I might share some of the happenings… What do a statistician, an artist, three poets and a ‘colloquy’ of historians

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Arthurian Collection donated to University Library and Archives at Bangor University

Bangor University can now boast the largest collection of Arthurian books in Wales and the north of England, following an agreement with Flintshire County Council, who have donated a rare and valuable Arthurian Collection to the University’s Library and Archives.As

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Using archives and special collections in teaching at Swansea University

With thanks to Elisabeth Bennett, Ian Glen, Chris Hall and Sian Williams, ISS, Swansea University for this guest posting. We have just come to the end of a busy term with ‘Practice of History’ students. ‘The Practice of History’ is

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RWCMD becomes home to largest lending collection of plays

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama now houses the largest lending collection of plays in English. The valuable collection of  over 100,000 play texts, theatre literature and manuscripts, includes scripts from well-known playwrights such as David Hare, Harold

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“Lost ” Dylan Thomas notebook acquired by Swansea University

Swansea University has today (Tuesday December 9th) successfully ensured that a recently rediscovered Dylan Thomas notebook will remain in Wales and be accessible to scholars. The University successfully bid £85,000 at an auction in Sotheby’s for the notebook, which lay

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“Universities Wales” showcase of research projects

The following content is from the Universities Wales website: “How do Welsh universities advance the world around us? Today’s global society faces a raft of challenges – to our people, to our economy, and to our environment. Research at Wales’

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