West Glamorgan Archive Service
Mettoy Ltd., Swansea, Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Met
Title: Mettoy Ltd., Swansea, Records
Short title: Mettoy Ltd., Swansea, records
Dates of creation: 1937-1970
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.5 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Mettoy Ltd., Swansea
Administrative and 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.
Scope and content: 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
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
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, 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 description: December 2005