Sub-fonds J. - Rev. Gwilym Davies Papers,

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Rev. Gwilym Davies Papers,


  • 1915-1952. (Creation)

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4 large archival boxes.

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Papers relating to the Revd. Gwilym Davies (1879-1955), Baptist minister, promoter of international understanding, and the founder of the annual Goodwill Message from the Youth of Wales . They include correspondence, sermon and lecture notes, documentation relating to the League of Nations, the League of Nations Union and various other peace initiatives, the Welsh Book Festival, radio broadcasting in Wales, a pocket diary for the year 1934, printed material and press cuttings, and a substantial corpus of papers concerning the Annual Goodwil Message, 1922-56.

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Original files retained. Papers arranged chronologically within each file.

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Preferred citation: J.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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