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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Mettoy Ltd., Swansea, records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Met

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Mettoy Ltd., Swansea, Records

Short Title: Mettoy Ltd., Swansea, records

Creation date(s): 1937-1970

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.5 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Mettoy Ltd., Swansea

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Mettoy Co. Ltd. had factories in Swansea and Northampton. They also had a showroom in London. Associate companies included Mettoy Playcraft Ltd., N. & R. Green Ltd., and Toy Works Ltd.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Mettoy Ltd., Swansea, 1937-1970, including annual balance sheets, manufacturing, trading and profit and loss accounts, 1937-1962; annual balance sheets, manufacturing, trading and profit and loss accounts, 1934-1941; export sales ledgers, 1963; budgets, 1946-1950; directors' reports, proposals and memoranda, 1959-1969; procedure manuals, 1943-1970; statement of requirements, 1966, and course, n.d.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: annual balance sheets, manufacturing, trading and profit and loss accounts, annual balance sheets, manufacturing, trading and profit and loss accounts, export sales ledgers, budgets, directors' reports, proposals and memoranda, procedure manuals, statement of requirements, and courses.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, Mettoy Ltd., Swansea, records, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: December 2005


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