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Glamorgan Archives
Harold Alexander Clargo of Cardiff Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX280.

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Harold Alexander Clargo of Cardiff Papers

Short Title: Harold Alexander Clargo of Cardiff Papers

Creation date(s): 1884-c1945

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.01 cubic metres (5 volumes, 15 papers, 1 parchment, 8 photographs)

Name of creator(s): Harold Alexander Clargo

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: H. A. (Harold Alexander) Clargo began work in 1906 with a dairy company in Roath, Cardiff, Glamorgan. In 1907, he was apprenticed as a hairdresser and worked for various hairdressers in Cardiff until 1912, when he was employed as a mess and engineer's steward on various vessels until 1920. During the Second World War he served in the Home Guard.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Diary and Almanack, 1884; diary of 2nd lieutenant S. E. Richards, 1916; Cardiff Wholesale and Retail Tobacconists minutes book, 1928-1932; miscellaneous papers relating to H. A. Clargo, including testimonials, certificates and photographs, 1906-1945.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the Catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Archives by a private individual, 1982

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Includes earlier material possibly pre-dating his birth.

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Archives finding aids.

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Clargo, Harold Alexander | Archives
Haircutting | Wales | Cardiff
Tobacco industry | Wales
Tobacconists | Wales | Cardiff

Personal names
Clargo , Harold Alexander , [alive 1906-1945]

Corporate names
Cardiff Wholesale and Retail Tobacconists

Places
Cardiff (Wales)

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