Fonds GB 0210 MSEVANDAV - Evan Davies MSS,

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Reference code

GB 0210 MSEVANDAV

Title

Evan Davies MSS,

Date(s)

  • [1848x1904] / (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

9 vols.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Evan Davies, Calvinistic Methodist minister and writer, was born in Aberangell and from youth cultivated a great interest in the history and literature of Merionethshire and Montgomeryshire. He began preaching in 1865, entered Bala College in 1868, and served as minister successively in Llangynog, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog and Trefriw. For over thirty years he co-edited Y Lladmerydd and also published his own works, which include biographies of Dafydd Dafis, Cywarch and Joseph Thomas, Carno.

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Scope and content

Manuscripts, [1848x1904], accumulated by the Reverend Evan Davies, largely comprising sermons by Joseph Thomas, Carno, together with poetry by Richard Davies ('Tafolog').

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Accruals

System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 2881-2889.

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Language and script notes

Welsh.

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Note

Title based on contents.

Note

Formerly known as Evan Davies 1-9.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number

vtls004333064

GEAC system control number

(WlAbNL)0000333064

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

November 2005 and June 2009.

Language(s)

  • English

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Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943); Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940 (Llundain, 1953);

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  • Text: Evan Davies Manuscripts.