- 1689-1970 (accumulated [1950s]-[1970s]) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.036 cubic metres (4 boxes)
Name of creator
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.
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.
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Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1992, pp. 127-128, at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds. Records acquired by Evelyn Southall Whiting pre-date her birth.
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Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
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).