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View a digital selection of some of the many archives held at the Library.

Sing the National Anthem of Wales, or venture back to Flint in the 17th century and witness some of the witch trials. These archives offer a rich insight into Welsh life across the ages.

Strata Marcella (Wynnstay Estate Rec)

Medieval charters of the Cistercian abbey of Strata Marcella, near Welshpool

Witchcraft (Court of Great Sessions Rec)

Testimony given in cases of witchcraft in seventeenth-century Flintshire

St Asaph Notitiae

A survey of the population of the St Asaph diocese in the 1680s

Vestry Book

The vestry book of the parish of Lampeter for the period 1777-1803

Collectanea Menevensia

Two volumes, 1820, documenting the history of the diocese of St David's

The National Anthem

The earliest copy of Hen wlad fy nhadau and its earliest sound recording

Sir John Rhŷs Papers

Letters and cards from Whitley Stokes, 1871-1909

Cardiganshire Great War Tribunal (Appeals) records

Search through transcriptions of more than 10,000 pages of appeals against compulsory service in the armed forces during the First World War

Lloyd George Diary

The diary of David Lloyd George (1863-1945) for the year 1886

Lloyd George Letters

Letters from David Lloyd George to his brother, William

Alun Lewis Papers, Poetry

A manuscript relating to the first edition of poems, Raiders' Dawn and other poems, by Alun Lewis (1914-1955).

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