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National Library of Wales
Guy, D. T., papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 DTGUY

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: D. T. Guy Papers

Short Title: Guy, D. T., papers

Creation date(s): 1912-1975

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.081 cubic metres (9 boxes)

Name of creator(s): David Thomas Guy


Administrative/Biographical history: David Thomas Guy (1905-1976) was the secretary of the South Wales District of the Workers' Educational Association from 1938 until 1970. He was a student at Coleg Harlech and also one of its governors. He was a Sunday school teacher in the Welsh Congregational Chapel in Cathays, Cardiff.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of David Thomas Guy, 1912-1975, including papers relating to the Workers' Educational Association, 1920-1973, in particular of the South Wales District; minute book of Cardiff Printers Ltd, 1946-1973; papers relating to the University of Wales, 1973-1975, and Coleg Harlech, 1971-1975; papers of the Welsh Advisory Committee of the British Council, 1971-1973; appointment diaries, 1939-1973; and bibliographical notes, press cuttings, photographs and personal memorabilia, 1948-1970.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Workers' Educational Association; Cardiff Printers Ltd; University of Wales; Council for Education in World Citizenship; Coleg Harlech; Welsh Advisory Committee of the British Council; personal; and miscellaneous printed material.

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 NLW, Minor lists & summaries 1993, pp. 24-27, and 1996, p. 24. The catalogue is also available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs Annie Guy, Dinas Powys, widow of David Thomas Guy, in 1993 and 1995.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor lists & summaries 1993.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Adult education | Wales
British Council. | Welsh Advisory Committee | Records and correspondence
Cardiff Printers | Records and correspondence
Coleg Harlech | Records and correspondence
Guy, D. T. | (David Thomas), | 1905-1976 | Photographs
Guy, David Thomas | 1905-1976 | Archives
University of Wales | Archives
Workers’ Educational Association | Records and correspondence

Personal names
Guy , David Thomas , 1905-1976

Corporate names
British Council | Welsh Advisory Committee
Cardiff Printers
Coleg Harlech
Council for Education in World Citizenship
Workers' Educational Association
Workers' Educational Association | South Wales


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