Reference code(s): GB 0372 LONDON COLLECTION MANUSCRIPTS/2
Held at: Bishopsgate Institute
Title: 'London Coffee Houses, Taverns and Inns'
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3 volumes
Name of creator(s): Various
No further information available at present.
Scope and content/abstract:
Three volumes of handwritten notebooks entitled, The London and Surburban Coffee-Houses, Taverns and Inns of the Eighteenth Century by J.Paul de Castro, listing the names of coffee-houses, taverns and inns with the book or newspaper in which they were referenced (n.d.); typescript list, Inns mentioned in the Journal of Martin Bere, from an article by Martin A.S.Hume in the Gentleman's Magazine, November 1891 (1p) (n.d.); typescript list, List of Taverns held by Members of the Company of Vintners, 1641 to Ambrose Head from C.W.F.Goss (10pp) (31 October 1932); letter from G.A.Tomlin regarding a letter in The Times about the signs for inns and shops (2pp) (28 August 1936).
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
No further arrangement required.
Conditions governing access:
Conditions governing reproduction:
Documents cannot be photocopied at present. Digital photography (without flash) is permitted for research purposes on completion of the Library's Copyright Declaration form and with respect to current UK copyright law.
Collection level description.
Immediate source of acquisition:
Collected by C.W.F.Goss as part of the Institute's London Collection.
Archivist's note: Entry compiled by Stefan Dickers.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: 15 August 2005.