Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/038
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: BRITISH FRIENDLY SOCIETY, HAMBURG, GERMANY
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 8 production units.
Name of creator(s): British Friendly Society | Hamburg, Germany
The Hamburg British Friendly Society was partly administered by Hamburg consulate staff, but the funds were raised from donations by British firms trading in or with Hamburg and the Secretary of the Society was a British businessman living in Hamburg. The aim of the Society was to assist British nationals who fell into financial need while staying in Hamburg.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the British Friendly Society, comprising accounts, annual reports and accounts, and receipts for money advanced to British citizens in need.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
The records have been sorted into an order which reflects divisions between the different functions and operations of the organisation and its administration.
Conditions governing access:
These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
The records were passed to Guildhall Library in 1992 with records of St Michael and All Angels, Anglican chaplaincy at Hamburg. They were catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff around 1992. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
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: June to August 2010.