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White, Theodore, research papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 THEOTE

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Theodore White Research Papers

Short Title: White, Theodore, research papers

Creation date(s): 1935- 1975

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.018 cubic metres (1 box, 1 volume)

Name of creator(s): Dr Theodore White


Administrative/Biographical history: Dr Theodore White (b. 1912) was a scientific and development consultant. He studied for honours degrees and a postgraduate qualification at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1935-1939, and apparently he spent part of his career as an industrial chemist, specialising in wood extraction products, 1964-1975. He appeared to have taken some interest in the history of his family who, on his mother's side, originated from the Rhondda.


Scope and content/abstract: Research papers and family history of Theodore White, 1935-1975, comprising theses on chemical and biochemical subjects, submitted to the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1935-1939; reports on the industrial extraction of wood products in India, 1964-1968, and on the Quebracho (tanning product) industry, 1971-1975; offprints of articles from scientific journals; and a copy of the donor's family history, which partly relates to the Rhondda, home of his maternal ancestors, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: scientific papers comprising theses, reports and offprints of articles; and family history.

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 regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in 'Minor Lists and Summaries 1988' at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Dr White, Highlands, Wood End Road, Harpenden, Herts., in April 1988.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries (1988)

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Chemistry | Research | Wales | Aberystwyth
Chemistry, Technical | India
Chemists | Research | Wales | Aberystwyth
Rhondda (Wales) | History | 19th century
Rhondda (Wales) | History | 20th century
White, Theodore, | 1912- | Archives
Wood | Chemistry

Personal names
White , Theodore , 1912-

Corporate names

Aberystwyth (Wales)
India ()

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