West Glamorgan Archive Service

Dr David Nichol Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0216 RISW DN

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Title: Dr David Nichol Collection

Short title: Dr David Nichol, physician, papers

Dates of creation: n.d. and 1303-1863

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Dr David Nichol


Administrative and biographical history: Dr David Nichol Physician, M.D., M.R.C. was born in Scotland. He married Elizabeth Farr and had seven children. His oldest children, David, Mary Bruce and John Templeton drew some of the diagrams listed below. He was a member of the Royal Institution of South Wales and presented many lectures on a variety of subjects. It was David Nichol that came to own and deposit the Contract of Affiance between Edward of Caernarvon, Prince of Wales and Isabella, daughter of Philip the Fair, King of France, 1303 (RISW DN 33)


Scope and content: Lecture notes presented by Dr Nichol, n.d.-1834, Plans and diagrams relating to Dr Nichol‼sup>TMs lectures, n.d.-1861, Other papers relating to Dr Nichol, 1859-1863; Deeds and documents donated by Dr David Nichol, 1303-1562


Language/script: English and Latin, some French

System of arrangement: This catalogue lists the items chronologically under the headings stated in Scope and content.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service. The catalogue can be accessed online.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records transferred to the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: The records were originally held at The Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea. They were transferred to West Glamorgan Archive Service in the Spring of 2004 as part of The Royal Institution of South Wales Collection.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Katie Millien for the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

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

Date(s) of description: May 2006



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