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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Celtic Studios, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Cel 1-23

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Celtic Studios Papers

Short Title: Celtic Studios, papers

Creation date(s): 1948-1990s

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 15.96 linear metres/1.5 m3

Name of creator(s): Celtic Studios


Administrative/Biographical history: In 1933 Howard Martin and Hubert Thomas established a business in Morriston. In 1948 Celtic Studios was set up at 5 Prospect Place, Swansea. It has produced a large number of windows, the majority for churches, mainly in Wales and England, but with a significant proportion in Canada, South Africa and the USA. The papers are relating to the planning and installation of windows, publications and albums of material relating to the work of Celtic Studios, and cartoons (full-size planning drawings) for windows commissioned for customers.


Scope and content/abstract: Business records of the Celtic Studios, Swansea, 1948-1990s.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Celtic Studios Papers, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: December 2005

Business records | Wales | West Glamorgan
Celtic Studios | Archives

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Celtic Studios

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