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Bangor University
Dr Walter E. Ll. Davies' Witchcraft in Wales Manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS WELLD

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Dr Walter E. Ll. Davies' Witchcraft in Wales Manuscripts

Short Title: Dr Walter E. Ll. Davies' Witchcraft in Wales Manuscripts

Creation date(s): c. 1940's

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 11 items

Name of creator(s): Dr Walter E. Ll. Davies, Llanidloes.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: No biographical information was available regarding Dr Walter E. Ll. Davies of Aberynant, Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire at time of compilation of description.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Manuscript and typescript articles by Dr Walter E. Ll. Davies on the subject of witchcraft in Wales. Ancient folklore, divination, soothsaying and cattle charms are touched upon. One article concentrates on Cardiganshire in particular and another is written by E. Jones of Rhaglan, Monmouthshire.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts . There is no apparent system of arrangement.

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 18047-18057

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, May 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
Ceredigion (Wales) | Social life and customs
Divination | Wales | History
Folklore | Wales | History
Witchcraft | Wales | History

Personal names
Davies , Walter E. Ll. , alive 1940s
Jones , E. , folklorist of Raglan

Corporate names

Places
Cardiganshire (Wales)

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