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National Library of Wales
Davies, D. S., manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSDSDAV

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: D. S. Davies MSS

Short Title: Davies, D. S., manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1861x1911]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 36 volumes

Name of creator(s): D. S. Davies; and others

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: David Stephen Davies (1841-1898) served as Congregational minister at Bangor and Carmarthen; he was also an author, edited the newspaper Y Celt, and was an advocate of emigration to the Welsh colony established, 1865, in the Chubut valley, Patagonia.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers, [1861x1911], of or relating to David Stephen Davies and which include manuscripts of some of his published works; material relating to Y Celt and to the Welsh colony in Patagonia; diaries; sermons and miscellaneous notes. Some of the earlier material was written by Davies while he was living and studying in the United States.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 2381-2407, 4611-4619.

Conditions governing access:

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943) and Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: No accruals expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source unknown

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Formerly known as D. S. Davies 1-36. Title based on contents.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943) and Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951)

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2005 and September 2009


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Davies, D. S. (David Stephen), 1841-1898 | Archives

Personal names
Davies , D. S. (David Stephen) , 1841-1898

Corporate names

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