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Records of over 100 iron and steel businesses, relating to production, finance, directors and shareholders, sales and marketing, workforce, legal matters, photographs and company magazines.
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Some records date from the 17th century. However, the majority cover the 19th and 20th centuries, reflecting Sheffield’s dominance of the iron and steel industry during those centuries.
Most original records are available at Sheffield Archives, 52 Shoreham Street, Sheffield. However some printed annual reports, company magazines and trade catalogues and some photographs are available at the Local Studies Library.
Not all archive material is stored onsite and we may require notice of the items you wish to see. Please contact us to confirm when we can retrieve items for you.
Items in the World Metal Index do need to be ordered in advance please contact them for further advice.
We can normally supply copies for private study purposes, subject to the usual copyright regulations. Please contact us for further information.
99% of these records are in their original paper format consisting of bound ledgers and paper files.