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Reardon Smith Line Ltd records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DRSL

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Reardon Smith Line Ltd records

Short Title: Reardon Smith Line Ltd records

Creation date(s): 1902-1985

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Various papers, boxes, files, volumes, bundles and booklets)

Name of creator(s): Reardon Smith Line Ltd

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The history of the firm, its predecessors and associated companies is given in Reardon Smith Line: The History of a South Wales Shipping Venture by Paul M. Heaton (Risca 1984) and A History of the Cardiff and Bristol Channel's Incorporated Shipowners' Association by David Jenkins (Cardiff 1997). The firm was in liquidation in 1985.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Reardon Smith Line Ltd records

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: Items containing information on named Individuals may be closed in accordance with the Data Protection Act, but access may be given to such records in accordance with Glamorgan Archives policy

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

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed with the exception of technological files which have been sampled, and plans and drawings relating to minor details of ships 837 and 838 such as ladders, furniture, windows and welding. Duplicates and ephemera destroyed

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: deposited by Welsh Industrial and Maritime museum, 1987; Reardon Smith Shipping line, 1990; Cardiff Ship Management Co, 1996;

Immediate source of acquisition: Reardon Smith Shipping Line

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; sources used include Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2006


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Reardon Smith Line Ltd | Archives

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