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Davies, T. V., research papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 TVDAVI

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: T. V. Davies Research Papers

Short Title: Davies, T. V., research papers

Creation date(s): 1981-[c. 1991]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.372 cubic metres (13 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Thomas V. Davies

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Professor Thomas V. Davies (1916-1991) was Reader in Mathematics, King's College, London and Professor of Applied Mathematics, UCW Aberystwyth, and later taught at the University of Leicester. He researched the parishes of Gelligaer and Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, for his historical work on the manor of Senghenydd Supra, entitled 'The farms and farmers of Senghenydd Supra prior to the Industrial Revolution'.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Research papers of Professor T. V. Davies, 1981-[c. 1991], into the farms and farmers of Senghenydd Supra in the parishes of Gelligaer and Merthyr Tydfil including photocopies of documents in the Public Record Office, National Library of Wales, Glamorgan County Record Office, and Gwent County Record Office; miscellaneous research notes and transcripts; draft chapters; papers relating to the Llantrisant and District Local History Society, 1981-1990; letters to T. V. Davies, [c.1984]-1990; and typescripts of his lectures to history societies, 1988-1989.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by box

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 a box list is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1996, pp. 20-21, at the National Library of Wales. The box list is available online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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 Mrs M. H. Davies, Leicester, widow of Professor T. V. Davies, 1995.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Existence and location of originals: Originals of documents copied are held in the PRO (National Archives), NLW, Glamorgan Record Office and Gwent Record Office.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was 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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Farmers | Wales | Gelligaer | History
Farmers | Wales | Merthyr Tydfil | History
Farms | Wales | Gelligaer | History
Farms | Wales | Merthyr Tydfil | History

Personal names
Davies , Thomas Vivian

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