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Bangor University
Sir David L. Evans Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS DLE

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Sir David L. Evans Papers

Short Title: Sir David L. Evans Papers

Creation date(s): 1751 - 1987

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 33 items

Name of creator(s): David L. Evans

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Sir David Lewis Evans, 1893-1987, was the Deputy Keeper of Public Records at the Public Record Office and also an external examiner on the Diploma Course in Archive Administration at the University College of North Wales.
At the PRO, he was the originator of the successful scheme to evacuate records to provincial centres during World War II.
He was the editor of Flintshire ministers' accounts, 1328-1353 published in 1929 and he also contributed a chapter to the The History of Carmarthenshire , edited by Sir J. E. Lloyd.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Engraved plates from Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers. Recueil de Planches , 1751-1771.
9 letters from Sir John Edward Lloyd to David L. Evans relating to The History of Carmarthenshire , 1935.
Technical bulletins of the British Records Association, 1938-1942.
Public Record Office stationery being an example of a label pro forma in use in packing procedures at the PRO during the evacuation of records to provincial centres at the beginning of the Second World War.
Bundle of letters written by David L. Evans to Emyr Gwynne Jones, Librarian of the University College of North Wales concerning the Record of Caernarvon (Baron Hill Ms 6714), 1947-1949.
Caernarfonshire County Council Annual Record, 1965-1969.
Order of service at the funeral of David L. Evans, a copy of the address given by his son in law and a letter containing reminiscences about him, 1987.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: 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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 25144, 26010-26018, 26088-26104, 26533, 26603, 35840

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Items presented by David L. Evans and others.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Baron Hill Ms 6714 is held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.

Publication note: Lloyd, John Edward, A history of Carmarthenshire , 1935

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, October 2002.

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

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Manuscripts | Wales

Personal names
Evans , David L. (David Lewis) , 1893-1987

Corporate names
Great Britain | Public Record Office
University College of North Wales, Bangor

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