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National Library of Wales
Avent, R. G., drove roads research papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 AVDROV

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: R. G. Avent: Drove Roads Research Papers

Short Title: Avent, R. G., drove roads research papers

Creation date(s): [c. 1920]-[c. 1990]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.058 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): R. G. Avent


Administrative/Biographical history: No information supplied


Scope and content/abstract: The fonds comprises research material relating to drovers and drove roads in Wales, and in other parts of Britain and Ireland, reflecting R. G. Avent's interest in the subject. The papers include manuscript notes, notebooks and offprints from journals and magazines, together with some related publications. Also included is a card index containing references to relevant printed sources, some of which are cross-referenced with the notes.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged at NLW into two files.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the list is available at NLW.


Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The material was originally accumulated by Mr Ronald G. Avent, Southampton [c. 1920-c. 1990], and was subsequently given by him to the donor, his colleague Dr Trevor Jones, in order to assist him with his own research into the subject.

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Dr Trevor Jones, St Clears, February 2002.


Related material: Maps, photographs, slides and colour transparencies are also held at NLW.


Note: Title supplied from provenance.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Martin Robson Riley.

Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2002

Drovers | Great Britain
Drovers | Ireland
Drovers | Wales

Personal names
Avent , R. G. (Ronald G.)

Corporate names


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