Fonds GB 0210 MERIES - A. Mervyn Davies Papers,

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A. Mervyn Davies Papers,


  • 1913-1923 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.018 cubic metres (1 box)

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Name of creator

Biographical history

A. Mervyn Davies (died 1976) was the son of Sir Alfred T. Davies, KBE, CB (1861-1949). He attended Jesus College, Oxford, 1920-1923.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by his widow, Mrs A. Mervyn Davies, Wilton, Connecticut, USA, 1986.

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Scope and content

School essays, 1913-1918, and university lecture notes and essays, 1920-1923, on history and education.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

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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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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1987, p. 22, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed on-line.

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Related units of description

The papers of his father, Sir Alfred Thomas Davies are also held by the National Library of Wales.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

August 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1987; Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1941-1970 (London, 2001).

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  • Text: A. Mervyn Davies Papers.