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Constance Bullock-Davies Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 CONBDAVIES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Constance Bullock-Davies Papers

Short title: Bullock-Davies, Constance, papers

Dates of creation: [1950s]-[1980s]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.218 cubic metres (22 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Constance Bullock-Davies


Administrative and biographical history: Dr Constance Bullock-Davies, (1900-1989), was a lecturer in Classics and Modern Languages in the Department of Education, University College of North Wales, Bangor, between 1953 and 1969. She was one of the foremost researchers on King Arthur. She was married to Charles Davies, lecturer in English at Bangor.


Scope and content: Research papers and teaching materials of Constance Bullock-Davies, mainly relating to her work on medieval literature, including King Arthur, [1950s]-[1980s].


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Arthurian literature; minstrels; The Siege of Karlaverok; The Shrewsbury List; medieval history; English Language and Literature; Humphrey Llwyd; Classics; and miscellaneous papers.

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.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1991, pp. 9-13, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Part donated by Dr Bullock-Davies's residuary legatees in 1991. Nos 46-49 were deposited by the Royal Historical Society, London, in March 1991.


Related units of description: Further papers are held in NLW, Charles Davies Papers.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1991; University of Wales Press website (, viewed 15 May 2003.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: May 2003



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