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Glamorgan Archives
Seccombes Department Store, Cardiff, records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D177

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Seccombes Department Store, Cardiff, records

Short Title: Seccombes Department Store, Cardiff, records

Creation date(s): c1930-1970

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.002 cubic metres (26 photographs with negatives)

Name of creator(s): Uncertain; the photographic copies and negatives were made in 1989 by the Glamorgan Record Office from original photographs.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Seccombes Ltd. Department store was established in c1895 as George A Seccombe and Co, fancy drapers, milliners and costumiers, at 45 Queen Street, Cardiff. It later moved to Bon Marche 22 Queen Street (closed after 1924). By 1920 Seccombes Ltd had also acquired premises at 79, 81 and 83 Queen Street. Brief descriptions and illustrations are given in Images of Cardiff (South Wales Echo 1995) and The City and Port of Cardiff. The Official Handbook (various dates)

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Seccombes Department Store, Cardiff, records comprising of photographic prints and negatives, 1930-1970

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: 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:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by a private individual, 2002

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: March 2006


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