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COURAGE GROUP AND COURAGE LIMITED


IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2305/48

Held at: London Metropolitan Archives

Title: COURAGE GROUP AND COURAGE LIMITED

Date(s): 1968-1973

Level of description: Collection

Extent: 0.16 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Courage and Co Ltd | brewers
Courage Ltd | brewers

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history:

Courage, Barclay and Simonds Limited (see ACC/2305/26) name was changed to Courage Limited in 1970. The Company was based at Anchor Terrace, Southwark Bridge Road, London. In 1972 the firm was acquired by Imperial Tobacco Group Limited for 320 million, changed name to Imperial Brewing and Leisure Limited. In 1986 Imperial Group acquired by Hanson Trust plc, which sold Courage Limited as a separate concern to Elders IXL, the Australian conglomerate.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Courage Limited, brewers, including notifications of agreements of various kinds to the EEC and bundle of blank John Smith's agreements; decimalization manual including copy of Decimalization Committee minutes; plans for a proposed office block, Park Street; plans for re-location of staff at Anchor Terrace; and floor plans, Anchor Terrace.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

ACC/2305/48/001-002: Corporate Records; ACC/2305/48/003: Records relating to Anchor Terrace.

Conditions governing access:

Restricted access: please see staff.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Physical characteristics:

Fit

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited as part of an accession of records from Courage Barclay and Simonds, 1969-1988.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES 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: November 2009 to February 2010


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Breweries | Commercial buildings | Buildings | Architecture
Brewers | Food industry personnel | Personnel | People by occupation | People
Brewing industry | Food industry | Manufacturing industry | Industry
Corporate minutes | Business records | Documents | Information sources
Decimal system | International monetary systems | Monetary policy | Financial policy | Finance
Office buildings | Buildings | Architecture
Plans | Visual materials
Company archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Courage and Co Ltd | brewers
Courage Ltd | brewers

Places
Southwark | London | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe