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Welsh emigration

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

  • Bibliographies and directories
  • Histories of emigration
  • ‘Pre-Columbian’ Welsh voyages
  • Biographies of Welsh emigrants
  • Descriptions of travel and emigration experience
  • Geographically- or genealogically-specific studies
  • Welsh involvement in foreign wars
  • Welsh religious influence
  • Welsh language abroad
  • Welsh culture: myth, music and art
  • Welsh festivals abroad
  • Literature by or concerning Welsh emigrants

 

 

English language travel books dealing with Wales

A bibliography by Dr. Diana Luft, WELSH

  • Eighteenth and nineteenth century travel books on Wales
  • Eighteenth and nineteenth century guide books on Wales
  • Eighteenth and nineteenth century guide books on specific places
  • Twentieth century travel books on Wales
  • Twentieth century guide books on Wales
  • Twentieth century guide books on specific places
  • Travel books by other Europeans on Wales
  • Travel books by Welsh authors on specific places
  • Fabricated travel books
  • Collections of pictures and photographs

 

 

Welsh language travel literature

A bibliography by Dr. Diana Luft, WELSH

  • Travel literature outside Wales
  • Travel literature inside Wales
  • Bilingual guides
  • Collections of travel literature
  • Travel literature for children
  • Overseas explorers and exploration
  • Foreign missions and missionary literature
  • Welsh translations of travel literature
  • Fictional travel literature
  • Books in English

 

 

Illustrated sources

A guide by Alison Harvey, Special Collections and Archives

  • Literary, scientific, medical and women's periodicals and miscellanies
  • Newspapers
  • Art and architecture
  • Children's literature
  • Novels, plays and poetry
  • Travel literature
  • Ballads and almanacs
  • Cardiff Rare Books
  • Prints
  • Posters and propaganda
  • Comics and graphic novels

 

 

Women's history and gender studies

A guide by Alison Harvey, Special Collections and Archives

  • Bibliographies and reference works
  • Biographies
  • Children's literature
  • Conduct, etiquette and advice manuals
  • Crime
  • Databases
  • Diaries and autobiographies
  • Education
  • Fashion and dress
  • Health and medicine
  • International affairs
  • Journals and magazines
  • Literature and journalism
  • Music
  • Newspapers
  • Politics, suffrage and the labour movement
  • Travel
  • University history
  • Witchcraft
  • Women's societies

 

Research resources for the First World War era (1914-1920)

A guide by Katherine Wilkins [coming soon]

  • Life at home
    • Arts and culture
      • Art
      • Literature
      • Children's literature
      • War authors and poets
    • Music
      • Hymnals, lyrics and sheet music
      • Concerts, festivals and religious services
    • Cultural festivals
      • Eisteddfodau
    • Politics, religion and society
      • Politics
      • Religion
      • Disestablishment
      • Pro/anti war movements
    • Society
      • Business and industry
      • Education
      • Rebuilding Britain
      • Travel and leisure
  • Life on the Front
  • International affairs
    • Causes and outbreak
    • Wartime
    • Post-war and the League of Nations
  • Ireland
  • Medicine, science and technology in war
  • Archival collections