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Davies, David, Rev., manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSDDVS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Rev. David Davies Manuscripts

Short Title: Davies, David, Rev., manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1822-1920

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 12 volumes

Name of creator(s): David Davies; David Rees Davies.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Rev. David Davies (1799-1874) of Tre-boeth and his son, the Rev. David Rees Davies (1824-1916) of Foxhole, were bookbinders and Baptist ministers.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Manuscripts of the Rev. David Davies and the Rev. David Rees Davies, including material relating to Brynhyfryd Baptist church, Swansea; sermons; poetry; an autobiographical sketch; diaries; and accounts.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 21730-33, 22106-8A, 22244-8.

Conditions governing access:

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: The descriptions (with a detailed index) are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: No accruals expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs M. G. Williams of Swansea, great-granddaughter of David Davies, in 1981 (NLW MSS 21730-33) and 1986 (NLW MSS 22244-8), and by Mr David Morris Jones, Clydach, 1985 (NLW MSS 22106-8A).

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also NLW MSS 19054E, 21737C; and University College Swansea, Tre-boeth MSS 1-15 (available at NLW as NLW Films 730-1).

Publication note: Brynley F. Roberts, 'Davies y Binder', Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion (1985), 187-229.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents

Archivist's note: This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: December 2005 and August 2009


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Davies, David Rees, b. 1825 | Archives
Davies, David, 1799-1874 | Archives

Personal names
Davies , David , 1799-1874 , of Tre-boeth
Davies , David Rees , b. 1825

Corporate names

Places
Swansea (Wales)
Tre-boeth (Swansea, Wales)

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