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T. George Davies Papers,
- 1846-1975 (accumulated -1975) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.172 cubic metres (6 boxes)
Name of creator
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.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by his widow Mrs Ethel George Davies, Pontardawe, 1983.
Content and structure area
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.
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
A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1983, pp. 4-7, 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. T. George Davies accumulated earlier papers relating to the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen.
Virtua system control number
Place access points
Name access points
- Davies, T. George (Thomas George), 1900-1977. (Creator)
- University of Wales -- Archives. (Subject)
- Presbyterian College (Carmarthen, Wales) -- Archives. (Subject)
- Presbyterian College (Carmarthen, Wales) (Subject)
- University of Wales. (Subject)
- Davies, Thomas George, 1900-1977 -- Archives. (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
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
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).