- 1807-1919 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
John Davies (1773-1842) of Carmarthen, was a Baptist minister and bookbinder.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Mr J. A. Pendry Morris; Surbiton; Donation; 1982
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers, 1807-1919, mainly of John Davies, Carmarthen, including sermons; a notebook of recipes, including some relating to bookbinding; and bidding accounts, 1807, relating to John Davies's wedding. NLW MSS 21861-21863 contain additions in the hand of William Morris, Cydweli.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 21860-21864.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available, together with a detailed list of contents, in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Virtua system control number
GEAC system control number
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Davies, John, 1773-1842 -- Archives. (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
February 2004 and August 2009.
Description compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999);