Fonds GB 0210 TGVIES - T. George Davies Papers,

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T. George Davies Papers,


  • 1846-1975 (accumulated [1918]-1975) / (Creation)

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0.172 cubic metres (6 boxes)

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Name of creator

Biographical history

The Rev. Thomas George Davies (1900-77) was a Baptist minister, and principal of the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen. He was born in Llangennech, Carmarthenshire, and was educated at Ammanford Junior School and Llanelli Grammar School. He attended University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, the University College of North Wales, Bangor, and the Baptist College, Bangor, 1918-1924. He was minister of Nebo, Ebbw Vale, 1925-1929, and Tabernacl Baptist church, Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, 1929-1956. He taught theology and other subjects part-time, and became head of Carmarthen Preparatory School, 1952-1956. He was appointed Principal of the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen, in 1958, having already taught there.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by his widow Mrs Ethel George Davies, Pontardawe, 1983.

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Scope and content

Personal papers of T. George Davies, including college notebooks, 1918-1924; testimonials and curriculum vitae, 1925-1958; notes for sermons, lectures and broadcasts; drafts of articles; printed material, 1872-1975; college notebooks of his brother, the Rev. D. Herbert Davies, 1927-1929; correspondence relating to the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen, 1931-1975; records of the College, including administrative records, reports, examination papers, lists of examination results and printed material, 1846-1965; records relating to the University College of Wales including examination papers, pass lists and booklets, 1904-1963, and agenda and minutes of the Faculty of Theology, 1955-1968, correspondence between the University and the Presbyterian College, 1955-1964; records relating to the Presbyterian College Baptist Fund and Committee, 1943-1968; and general correspondence files of College Principals, 1900-1958.

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 into the following: personal papers; Presbyterian College archives, incorporating material relating to the University of Wales and the Presbyterian College Baptist Fund, together with T. George Davies's correspondence; and a small number of miscellaneous items.

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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

English, Welsh.

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1983, pp. 4-7, at the National Library of Wales.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds. T. George Davies accumulated earlier papers relating to the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

April 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: National Library of Wales, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1983; NLW, W.W. Price Biographical Index (unpublished); Lodwick, Joyce & Victor, The Story of Carmarthen (Carmarthen, 1994).

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