Professor David Thoday Papers

Scope and Content

This collection consists of lecture notes; notes on research work done in South Africa; notebooks; correspondence; photographs, prints, drawings; printed articles and reviews by Professor Thoday and others. Also contains papers relating to meetings and conferences of botanical organisations.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Thoday (1883-1964) was Professor of Botany at the University College of North Wales, (now the University of Wales, Bangor), 1923-1949. Before coming to Bangor he held the Chair of Botany at the University of Cape Town.


Material was received on different occasions, arranged according to record type and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, October 2001

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 24550-24630, 26312-26330, 31531-31551

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.