Lower Swansea Valley Project

Did you know that, since 1974, World Environment Day has been celebrated on 5 June? This year the theme is biodiversity and you can test your knowledge in the online United Nations quiz. The Archives holds collections that may be of interest to people researching biodiversity in the Swansea area. One collection of particular interest … Continue reading Lower Swansea Valley Project

International Conscientious Objectors’ Day

When faced with the prospect of war, many people rally to their country’s call. Patriotic sentiments often act as motivating factors for volunteers to the armed forces. However, when these attitudes lose their appeal and recruiting figures stall, the state may introduce conscription, forcing able bodied men to enlist. This was evident in Britain during … Continue reading International Conscientious Objectors’ Day

Papurau Yr Athro Henry Lewis | The Papers of Professor Henry Lewis

Henry Lewis, yn eistedd ail o'r dde yn y rhes cyntaf, gyda staff Coleg y Brifysgol Abertawe c.1920 (2017/06) - trwy garedigrwydd Archifau Richard Burton, Prifysgol Abertawe Athro cyntaf Adran y Gymraeg ym Mhrifysgol Abertawe - neu Coleg y Brifysgol, Abertawe, fel yr oedd - oedd Henry Lewis (1889-1968). Derbynodd Cadair y Gymraeg ym 1921, … Continue reading Papurau Yr Athro Henry Lewis | The Papers of Professor Henry Lewis