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Evans, John Dafydd, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 JODAEV

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: John Dafydd Evans Papers

Short Title: Evans, John Dafydd, papers

Creation date(s): 1931-1967

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.027 cubic metres (3 boxes)

Name of creator(s): John Dafydd Evans (1900-[?1984])


Administrative/Biographical history: John Dafydd Evans (1900-[?1984]), artist and book illustrator, was born near New Quay, Cardiganshire. He won diplomas from Slade Art School, 1946, and the University of London, 1948. He was married to Joanne Evans.


Scope and content/abstract: Letters from publishers, 1931-1967; personal letters, 1943-1962; sketches and notes, [1939]-[1945]; a pocket diary, 1958; academic certificates, 1946-1948; manuscript notes, press cuttings, and testimonials and references, [20th century].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

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 1995, p. 30, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


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 his widow, the late Mrs Joanne Evans, 20 Highbury Terrace, London, per Dr Kaye Little, Cwmystwyth, 1994.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1995.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

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