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Vine Chemicals Ltd Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB7

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Title: Vine Chemicals Ltd Records

Short title: Vine Chemicals Ltd records

Dates of creation: 1973-1976

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Vine Chemicals Ltd, Burry Port.

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Vine Chemicals Ltd, Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, was a subsidiary of Rio Tinto Zinc, and manufactured zinc oxide. The Burry Port plant was located on a site previously occupied by Fricker's Metal and Chemical Co. Ltd.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Centenary brochure of Rio Tinto Zinc, 1973; and historical and technical account of Fricker's Metal and Chemical Co. Ltd, 1976.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the list is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr D. L. Jackson, Works Manager, Vine Chemicals Ltd, Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, 1977.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: Further papers of Rio Tinto PLC are held by the company.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records.

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

Date(s) of description: October 2003


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Chemical plants | Wales | Burry Port

Personal names

Corporate names

Fricker's Metal and Chemical Co.

Rio Tinto-Zinc Corporation

Vine Chemicals Ltd

Places

Burry Port