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Neath Antiquarian Society
Day, F. S. (local historian)

Reference code(s): NAS FSD

Held at: Neath Antiquarian Society

Title: Papers of F. S. Day

Short Title: Day, F. S. (local historian)

Creation date(s): 1905-1993

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 3 linear metres

Name of creator(s): F. S. Day


Administrative/Biographical history: Mr F. S. Day A.R.I.C.S. lived in Seven Sisters near Neath, and collected geological maps and colliery plans of the Neath area.


Scope and content/abstract: Community and local authority maps 1949-1993; Ordnance Survey and Geological Survey maps 1905-1980; Colliery plans of the Dulais Valley [19th century]-1987


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into community and local authority maps, Ordnance Survey maps, Geological Survey maps and colliery plans.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service in County Hall, Swansea and the Neath Mechanics' Institute. A version of this 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: The records were presented to the Neath Antiquarian Society by Mr J. Williams.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Andrew Dulley for the ANW project.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2005


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