Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/039
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: BRITISH HOROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 envelope.
Name of creator(s): British Horological Institute
The British Horological Institute was founded in 1858 in reaction to the large number of foreign clocks and watches entering Britain, and to improve standards of British clock-making.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the Antiquarian section of the British Horological Institute, including minutes and papers.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
One envelope of papers, catalogued as CLC/039/MS20574.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
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:
These papers were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by the Clockmakers' Company in 1983. They were catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff in the same year. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
See also CLC/002: Antiquarian Horological Society.
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.