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Research Resources: Welsh Studies

J. Speed, Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World. 1662

J. Speed, Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World. 1662


Microfilm collections for Welsh studies


A-Z list of all journals and magazines


A-Z list of Welsh local newspaper holdings

A-Z list of all newspapers


List of Welsh maps

Resource Guides

English language travel books dealing with Wales: A bibliography by Dr. Diana Luft, WELSH

Welsh emigration: A bibliography of books, journals, newspapers, archives and websites on Welsh emigration to America, Canada, Patagonia and other countries.

Welsh language travel literature: A bibliography by Dr. Diana Luft, WELSH

Welsh Local Acts database

Special Collections

Aberdare Hall student library (19th-20th C.) literature, history, etc. [uncatalogued] [Newport Road]

Almanacs collection (16th-20th C.) [semi-catalogued]

Anglo-Welsh literature collections (18th-20th C.) [strand/theme]

Ann Griffiths collection (18th-20th C.) Welsh hymns, religion [partly digitised]

Archives of Plaid Cymru (20th C.) devolution publications [print and microfilm]

Astronomical Society of Wales (20th C.) [uncatalogued]

Bangor tracts collection (18th-19th C.) religion, history, literature

Baptists' collection from Bangor College (19th-20th C.) [uncatalogued]

Bernard Knight literary papers (20th C.) literature, crime fiction [archive]

Border Counties collection: Wales/England (18th-19th C.)

Bute Papers (NLW) (19th C.) business, history [microfilm]

Cardiff Astrological Society collection (19th-20th C.) [uncatalogued]

Cardiff Trades Union Council archive (20th C.)

Carmarthen collection (17th-19th C.) religion, history, education, science

Celtic Studies collection (published 18th-20th C.) [strand/theme]

Children’s Literature collection (18th-20th C.) English, Welsh, comics [uncatalogued]

Crown Servants' papers (1515-1698) [microfilm]

Dave Thomas press cuttings (1940s-1990s) coalfield closures [archive]

David Wynne archive (20th C.) music

Despatches from US Consuls in Cardiff, Wales (1861-1906); Despatches from US consuls in Swansea, Wales (1892-1906) [microfilm]

Donated Welsh collections (18th-20th C.) ex-library [uncatalogued]

Edward Thomas book collection (19th- 20th C.) [uncatalogued]

Edward Thomas archive (19th-20th C.) literature

Enoch Salisbury archive (19th C.) Welsh, business, politics [semi-catalogued]

European Documentation Centre (20th C.)

Grace Williams archive (20th C.) music

Hymnology collection (18th-20th C.)

Local Acts collection (18th-20th C.)

London-Welsh manuscripts (17th-19th C.) [microfilm]

Medieval Welsh literary manuscripts (12th-15th C.) [microfilm]

Morfydd Owen archive (20th C.) music

Popular newspaper journalism archives (Keith Waterhouse, Victor Davies, Marcus Morris, Joan Reeder, Tom Hopkinson, Trevor Phillpot, Richard Stott, press cuttings collections) (20th C.) [semi-catalogued]

Prints and illustrations collection (Welsh, 17th-19th C.) [strand/theme] [uncatalogued]

Raymond Williams' book collection (20th C.)

Royal Commission on Ancient Monuments in Wales (all periods)

Salisbury collection (20th C.) standard loan collection [Arts and Social Studies Library]

Salisbury rare books collection (16th-19th C.)

Sir Bryan Hopkin archive (20th C.) economics 

Sir Julian Hodge archive (20th C.) business [semi-catalogued]

Staff / alumni personal collections (Jarman, Ashton, Lewis, Thomas, Mathias, Carter) (16th-20th C.) [semi-catalogued]

Turner pharmacy collection (19th-20th C.) [print and manuscript] [uncatalogued]

UCAC Welsh language teachers’ union archive (20th C.)

University College Cardiff records (19th-20th C.) [archive]

University College Cardiff, and later Cardiff University student publications and newspapers (19th-20th C.)

University College Cardiff, University of Wales College of Medicine, UWIST, Cardiff University records (19th-20th C.) [Cardiff University Institutional Archive]

Wales Local Reports – General Board of Health (1848-1857)

Welsh almanacs collection (16th-20th C.) [semi-catalogued]

Welsh ballads collection (18th-20th C.) [partly digitised]

Welsh Bibles collection (16th-19th C.) 

Welsh chapels collection (19th-20th C.) Bryntirion, Trehill, Hawen [uncatalogued]

Welsh dialect / linguistics theses (20th C.)

Welsh maps collection (19th-20th C.) [uncatalogued]

Welsh newspapers collection (19th-20th C.)

Welsh small magazines (20th C.)

Welsh tours / travels / migration collection (18th-20th C.) [strand/theme]

Welsh tracts collection (19th C.)