Institute of Metals Records

Scope and Content

Contains material relating to the affairs of the South Wales section of the Institute of Metals. There are minute books, financial records and correspondence and papers, including general and committee meetings books, an attendance register, financial statements, a receipt book, cheque books, bank statements, claims for expense, and correspondence and papers relating to the annual meeting.

Administrative / Biographical History

The South Wales section of the Institute of Metals was based in Swansea from 1922 to 1967.


Divided into 3 subfonds; minute books, financial records and correspondence and papers.

Conditions Governing Access

Access unrestricted unless stated otherwise.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the College Library (now Library and Information Services) in October 1986 by a retired member of the Metalurgical Department, University College of Swansea (now University of Wales, Swansea).

Other Finding Aids

A paper finding aid is available.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available. Contact repository for details. No publication without written permission from the Archivist

Related Material

GB 0249 OM 181 Papers of James Boyd, associate in chemistry and assistant in the chemistry department of the Glasgow & West of Scotland Technical College. Includes records relating to the Institute of Metals 1910. A description of this collection is available on the Archives Hub.