Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Alderman S. O. Thomas Collection
Reference code(s): GB 0211 SOTHOMAS
Title: Alderman S. O. Thomas Collection
Short title: Thomas, S. O., collection of Davies charity and NFU records
Dates of creation: 1896-1971
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.058 cubic metres (2 boxes)
Name of creator(s): Davies Charity, Carmarthenshire; National Farmers Union, Tre-lech a'r Betws branch
Administrative and biographical history: The Davies Charity (Educational Foundation of William Davies) was active during the 19th and 20th centuries, supporting education in Tre-lech a'r Betws, Carmarthenshire. Alderman S. O. Thomas was involved with the charity in the late 20th century and wrote a history of the organisation. He also accumulated papers of the Tre-lech a'r Betws, Carmarthenshire, branch of the National Farmers Union.
Scope and content: Records, 1896-1971, relating mainly to the Davies Charity, minutes, 1901-1961; newspaper cuttings, 1962-1971; Charity Commissioners reports, 1896-1901; and material relating to the Tre-lech a'r Betws branch of the National Farmers Union (NFU), 1916-1971, comprising minute books, 1917-1968; farm surveys, 1917-1918; printed material, 1916-1968; and newspaper cuttings, 1924-1971.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Davies Charity; NFU, Tre-lech a'r Betws branch.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mrs S. O. Thomas, Carmarthen, 1971.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Small Collections, L-Z; Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff 1969).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: October 2003