Papers of David Evan Evans (1898-1951), economic historian

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

David Evan Evans (1898-1951) was tutor-in-charge of Extra Mural Studies at University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire 1949-51, having for many years previously been a staff tutor. The collection contains notes, typed drafts and detailed bibliographies for a projected work on the history of British taxation from the 18th century onwards. Also in the collection are notes on friendly societies in Wales, a volume of lectures on economic history together with a Hebrew composition exercise book, 1916.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1952, University College Cardiff purchased Evans' large library of printed books together with a small collection of papers.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is available by prior appointment, during 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

Related Material

Official records relating to Cardiff University and its predecessors are held in Institutional Archives and are the responsibility of the University Records Manager.