- Journals 1951-1981;
- General ledgers 1950-1981;
- Directors reports and accounts 1952-1981.
Records of Pollokshields Printing Services Ltd, typeface manufacturers, Glasgow, Scotland
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- ReferenceGB 248 UGD 243/6
- Dates of Creation1950-1981
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.3 metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Pollokshields Printing Services Ltd was incorporated as a private limited company in April 1951 with a share capital of å£20,000. The registered offices of the company were in Pollokshields, Glasgow, Scotland.
The company's main activity was the manufacture of type for printing and it appears that William Collins, Sons & Co Ltd were their main customers. In 1980 , Pollokshields Printing Services Ltd ceased production and lay dormant for a number of years. In 2003 , the company was active, sharing its registered offices with William Collins, Sons & Co Ltd in Bishopsbriggs, Glasgow, and was involved in the rental of office machines and computers.
The material is arranged into series as shown in the scope and content. Within series items are generally arranged chronologically.
Conditions Governing Access
Deposit : William Collins, Sons & Co Ltd via BACS : 1987
Other Finding Aids
Digital file level list available in searchroom
This collection forms part of the William Collins, Sons & Co Ltd finding aid (UGD 243) consisting of the records of that company and its related/subsidiary companies
Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)3040) and London (NRA31886)
Alternative Form Available
No known copies
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
None which affect the use of this material
Conditions Governing Use
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures
Held by William Collins, Sons & Co Ltd, Glasgow
Location of Originals
This material is original
No known publications using this material
Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names
Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.
Fonds level description compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, April 2003. Lower level description compiled by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 27 May 2008