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Whiting, Evelyn, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 EVEWHI

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Evelyn Whiting Papers

Short Title: Whiting, Evelyn, papers

Creation date(s): 1689-1970 (accumulated [1950s]-[1970s])

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.036 cubic metres (4 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Evelyn Whiting


Administrative/Biographical history: Evelyn Southall Whiting of Salisbury, Wiltshire, researched the history of Quakers and Quakerism in Wales and the Welsh Borders, and in the counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire, in the 1950s-1970s.


Scope and content/abstract: Research papers of Evelyn Southall Whiting, 1689-1970, relating to the history of Quakerism in Wales and the Welsh Border, including documents, 1689-1839, relating to Quakerism; papers and notes on Quakers and Quakerism in Wales, 1875-1970; and correspondence, 1950-1969.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by type and date.

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 1992, pp. 127-128, 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 her daughter, Mrs P. S. Eccles, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, 1991.


Related material: A further copy of an ietm in the archive is NLW MS 17743E.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Records acquired by Evelyn Southall Whiting pre-date her birth.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1992; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History (Oxford, 1997).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Quakers | England | Herefordshire | Research
Quakers | Wales | Research
Society of Friends | Wales | History
Whiting, Evelyn Southall | Archives

Personal names
Whiting , Evelyn Southall

Corporate names
Wales Yearly, Half-yearly and Quarterly Meeting (Society of Friends)

Herefordshire (England)
Wales ()

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