Correspondence with Jacques Wirz

Scope and Content

Correspondence, 1947-2008, of Raymond Garlick with Dr Jacques Wirz of Basel, Switzerland, containing mainly personal news, reminiscences and comments on current affairs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Jacques Wirz (b. 1926), teacher and writer, of Therwil, near Basel, Switzerland, first came to know Raymond Garlick while Wirz was a student at the University College of North Wales, Bangor, in 1947. Their friendship continued for a number of years by mail and through Wirz's visits to Wales during the 1950s. They lost contact after 1957 but the friendship was resumed in 1985, with subsequent meetings in Wales and Switzerland. Wirz's friend, Daisy Reck (b. 1937), journalist, of Basel, accompanied him on several trips to Wales and later wrote several travel articles on Wales for Swiss newspapers.

Arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 23141D, 23177D, 23411D, 23784D, 23845D, 23906D, 23934D, 23964D, 23989D.

Acquisition Information

NLW MS 23141D: Dr Jacques Wirz; Therwil, Switzerland; Donation; July 1993; A1993/96.
NLW MS 23177D: Raymond Garlick; Carmarthen; Donation (with NLW MS 23176D); September 1993; A1993/133.
NLW MS 23411D: Raymond Garlick and Dr Jacques Wirz; Carmarthen and Basel; Donations; July 1995 and 1997; A1995/115, A1997/120.
NLW MS 23784D: Dr Raymond Garlick and Dr Jacques Wirz; Carmarthen and Therwil; Donations; August 1999; A1999/93.
NLW MS 23845D: Dr Raymond Garlick and Dr Jacques Wirz; Carmarthen and Therwil; Donations; July 2001; A2001/41.
NLW MS 23906D: Dr Jacques Wirz and Dr Raymond Garlick; Therwil and Carmarthen; Donations; 2003; 0200308891.
NLW MS 23934D: Dr Raymond Garlick; Carmarthen; Donation; September 2005; 0200508886.
NLW MS 23964D: Dr Raymond Garlick (per Wyn Thomas); Carmarthen; Donation; July 2007; 00462227.
NLW MS 23989D: Dr Raymond Garlick; Carmarthen; Donation; January 2009; 004622299.

Note

Dr Jacques Wirz (b. 1926), teacher and writer, of Therwil, near Basel, Switzerland, first came to know Raymond Garlick while Wirz was a student at the University College of North Wales, Bangor, in 1947. Their friendship continued for a number of years by mail and through Wirz's visits to Wales during the 1950s. They lost contact after 1957 but the friendship was resumed in 1985, with subsequent meetings in Wales and Switzerland. Wirz's friend, Daisy Reck (b. 1937), journalist, of Basel, accompanied him on several trips to Wales and later wrote several travel articles on Wales for Swiss newspapers.

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