Fonds GB 0210 MSSALMON - David Salmon Manuscripts

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David Salmon Manuscripts


  • [1810-1931] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

11 vols

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Name of creator

Biographical history

David Salmon (1852-1945), M.A., Narberth, was formerly the Principal of the Training College for Women Teachers, Swansea, and secretary to the Historical Society of West Wales from 1922 until its dissolution in 1931.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented in 1932 by David Salmon, Narberth.

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Scope and content

A collection of manuscripts and papers of David Salmon (1852-1945), relating mainly to his positition as secretary to the Historical Society of West Wales.

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System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 7344-7354.

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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.

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Language of material

  • English

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Finding aids

The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


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Dates of creation revision deletion

June 2005


  • English



Archivist's note

This description was compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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  • Text: David Salmon Manuscripts.