First World War

Books, newspapers, journals, archives and ephemera from the period 1914-18, covering a wide range of topics.

Topics

Art

Art, illustration and cartoons.

Literature

Poetry, plays and novels.

Children's literature

School stories, fairy tales and other works for children.

Music

Hymnals, lyrics and sheet music.

Concerts

Music festivals / cymanfaoedd canu.

Eisteddfodau

Programmes and lists of subjects.

Politics

Books, archives, newspapers and journals.

Religion

Disestablishment, pro-war movements, and conscientious objectors.

Business and industry

Economy, trade and commerce.

Education

Includes works on the Welsh language, and the history of Cardiff University.

Rebuilding Britain

Architecture and town planning in post-war Britain.

Travel and leisure

Travel accounts and guides.

Medicine and science

Biological (medicine, pharmacy, psychiatry) and earth sciences (chemistry and geology).

Causes and outbreak

Sources on events leading to the outbreak of war.

Wartime

Wartime sources, including accounts from the front.

Post war

Post war sources and the League of Nations.