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Bangor University
Thomas Witton Davies Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS WD

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Thomas Witton Davies Papers

Short Title: Thomas Witton Davies Papers

Creation date(s): ?-1920

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 6 items

Name of creator(s): Thomas Witton Davies


Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Witton Davies (1851-1923), Baptist minister and Semitic scholar, was the first occupant of the Chair of Semitics and Professor of Hebrew and Semiotics at the University College of North Wales, Bangor. He published widely on a range of theological subjects and his work in this area greatly helped establish an important Department of Semitics at Bangor University.


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises: Letters to Thomas Witton Davies, and letters collected by him from other sources, 1819-1915 Series of postcards to and from T. Witton Davies, 1895-1904 Fragment of a Samaritan Pentateuch manuscript, not dated Professor A. Dillmann's notes for lectures on passages from Exodus, Leviticus and Deuteronomy Manuscript of Franz Delitzsch's work Messianische Weissagungen in geschlchtlicher Folge , with some corrected proofs Miscellaneous items collected by T. Witton Davies relating to theology, including sketches, sermon notes and autographs


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material was received on different occasions, arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 378-380, 1582-1584

Language codes: eng wel ger heb gre


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Thomas Witton Davies deposited some items; other material was deposited in 1935.


Related material: See also Papers of T. Witton Davies held at the National Library of Wales. A collection level catalogue description is available on the National Library Website WITTON DAVIES .


Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, March 2002.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Baptists | Wales
Bible | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | History
College teachers | Wales | Bangor
Samaritans | Religion
Theology of religions (Christian theology) | Wales
Theology, Doctrinal | Letters

Personal names
Davies , T. Witton (Thomas Witton) , 1851-1923
Delitzsch , Franz , 1813-1890

Corporate names


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