Fonds GB 0210 CONBDAVIES - Constance Bullock-Davies Papers,

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Constance Bullock-Davies Papers,


  • [1950s]-[1980s] / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.218 cubic metres (22 boxes)

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Dr Constance Bullock-Davies, (1900-1989), was a lecturer in Classics and Modern Languages in the Department of Education, University College of North Wales, Bangor, between 1953 and 1969. She was one of the foremost researchers on King Arthur. She was married to Charles Davies, lecturer in English at Bangor.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Part donated by Dr Bullock-Davies's residuary legatees in 1991. Nos 46-49 were deposited by the Royal Historical Society, London, in March 1991.

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Scope and content

Research papers and teaching materials of Constance Bullock-Davies, mainly relating to her work on medieval literature, including King Arthur, [1950s]-[1980s].

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into the following: Arthurian literature; minstrels; The Siege of Karlaverok; The Shrewsbury List; medieval history; English Language and Literature; Humphrey Llwyd; Classics; and miscellaneous papers.

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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.

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1991, pp. 9-13, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online

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Further papers are held in NLW, Charles Davies Papers.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

May 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1991; University of Wales Press website (, viewed 15 May 2003.

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  • Text: Constance Bullock-Davies Papers.