File NLW ex 2306 - Dr Mary Davies and W. Cadwaladr Davies papers

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NLW ex 2306


Dr Mary Davies and W. Cadwaladr Davies papers


  • 1842-1930 (Creation)

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1 box.

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Transferred from within NLW, April 2004; 0200404080

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Music manuscripts, notebooks, papers relating to the National Museum of Wales and the University of Wales, and other miscellaneous material belonging to Dr Mary Davies (1855-1930) and her husband, W. Cadwaladr Davies (1849-1905). Amongst the papers is a later copy of a collection of Welsh airs, compiled and arranged by 'Orpheus' [James James] for the Eisteddfod at Llangollen, 1858 (now NLW Minor Deposit 150B).

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers at the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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  • English
  • Welsh

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English, some Welsh

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For the original manuscript compiled and arranged by 'Orpheus' for the Llangollen National Eisteddfod, 1858, see NLW Minor Deposit 150B. Printed books belonging to Dr Mary Davies and W. Cadwaladr Davies are also in NLW.

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Preferred citation: NLW ex 2306


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


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  • English



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  • Text: NLW ex 2306.