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National Library of Wales
Davies, John, Carmarthen, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSJOHNDAV

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: John Davies, Carmarthen MSS

Short Title: Davies, John, Carmarthen, manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1807-1919

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 5 volumes.

Name of creator(s): John Davies; and others

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: John Davies (1773-1842) of Carmarthen, was a Baptist minister and bookbinder.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers, 1807-1919, mainly of John Davies, Carmarthen and including sermons; a notebook of recipes, including some relating to bookbinding; and bidding accounts, 1807, relating to John Davies's wedding. NLW MSS 21861-21863 contain additions in the hand of William Morris, Cydweli.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 21860-21864.

Conditions governing access:

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: The descriptions are also available, together with a detailed list of contents, in 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 Mr J. A. Pendry Morris of Surbiton in 1982.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: 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 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: Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2004 and August 2009.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Davies, John | 1773-1842 | Archives

Personal names
Davies , John , 1773-1842

Corporate names

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