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Davies, O. C. Mytton-, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MYTIES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: O. C. Mytton-Davies Papers

Short Title: Davies, O. C. Mytton-, papers

Creation date(s): 1924-1992

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.117 cubic metres (13 boxes)

Name of creator(s): O. Cynric Mytton-Davies


Administrative/Biographical history: O. Cynric Mytton-Davies (1905-1995) of Castell Caereinion, Montgomeryshire, writer and journalist. His published works include Newtown and Llanidloes: the official guide (c.1970), Vanitas: a selection from some 500 poems, 1929-1989 (1990), and Centenary on the green: the story of the Newtown Bowling Club, 1892-1992 (c.1992).


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of O. Cynric Mytton-Davies, 1924-1992, including prose works, 1931-1990; radio scripts, 1946-1967; a television script for an interview in the 'Art and the artist' series, 1964; poetry, 1924-1984; personal papers, 1950-1992; and letters from Vernon Herford, regionary bishop of Mercia of the Evangelic Catholic Communion, 1936-1940.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: prose works; radio scripts; television; poetry; and miscellaneous.

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 and summaries 1996, pp. 16-18. The catalogue is 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: Bequeathed by O. Cynric Mytton-Davies in 1995 per Snows of Bishops Castle, solicitors.


Related material: A collection of photographs was transferred to NLW Department of Pictures & Maps (PG 5952-3).


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor lists and summaries 1996.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Herford, Vernon | Correspondence
Journalists | Wales
Mytton-Davies, Cynric | Archives
Poets, English language | Wales
Radio scripts
Television scripts

Personal names
Mytton-Davies , O. Cynric

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