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Robinson David and Co. Timber Merchants, Cardiff records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DRD

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Robinson David and Co. Timber Merchants, Cardiff records

Short Title: Robinson David and Co. Timber Merchants, Cardiff records

Creation date(s): 1886-1938

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (261 papers, 1 xerox, 4 volumes, 2 files, 3 booklets, and 21 photographs)

Name of creator(s): Robinson David and Co. Timber Merchants, Cardiff

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The firm of Robinson David and Co. timber merchants, Cardiff was established on 29th September 1886 when Thomas W. David of Watson and Co. of Cardiff, timber importers, was taken into paternship by Sidney Robinson and Co. of Cardiff, timber merchants. Sidney Robinson had acquired the old established buisness of J and J Grant, timber and slate merchants, in 1885.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Robinson David and Co. Timber Merchants, Cardiff records comprising of papers relating to partnership, 1886-1897; financial records, 1887-1906; contracts, 1901-1904; price and stock lists, 1895-1939; new mill records, 1934-1935; timber control order, 1918; personal correspondence, 1938; photographs, c1920s-c1950s; Cardiff, Newport and Swansea timber importers association records, 1915-1919

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Robinson David and Co. Timber Merchants, Cardiff records arranged chronologically by record series

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

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history: Deposited by Robinson David and Co., 1985

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2006


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