Fonds GB 0210 EVEWHI - Evelyn Whiting Papers,

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Evelyn Whiting Papers,


  • 1689-1970 (accumulated [1950s]-[1970s]) / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.036 cubic metres (4 boxes)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Evelyn Southall Whiting of Salisbury, Wiltshire, researched the history of Quakers and Quakerism in Wales and the Welsh Borders, and in the counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire, in the 1950s-1970s.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by her daughter, Mrs P. S. Eccles, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, 1991.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Research papers of Evelyn Southall Whiting, 1689-1970, relating to the history of Quakerism in Wales and the Welsh Border, including documents, 1689-1839, relating to Quakerism; papers and notes on Quakers and Quakerism in Wales, 1875-1970; and correspondence, 1950-1969.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged by type and date.

Conditions of access and use area

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.

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes


Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1992, pp. 127-128, at the National Library of Wales.

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

A further copy of an ietm in the archive is NLW MS 17743E.

Related descriptions

Notes area


Title supplied from contents of fonds. Records acquired by Evelyn Southall Whiting pre-date her birth.

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

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


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

May 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1992; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History (Oxford, 1997).

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