Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/008
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: ANGLO-AMERICAN DEBENTURE CORPORATION
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3 production units.
Name of creator(s): Anglo-American Debenture Corporation | investment trust
The Corporation was founded in 1890. The offices were in 17 Lombard St 1891; 75 Lombard St 1892-1905; 20 Birchin Lane 1906-22; 3 Bank Buildings, Lothbury 1923; and 320 Gresham House, Old Broad St 1924-54. In 1960 it merged with other investment trusts to form the Anglo-American Securities Corporation.
Scope and content/abstract:
Papers of the Anglo-American Debenture Corporation, comprising scrapbooks containing papers relating to the company including the 1890 prospectus, reports from the directors, accounts, notices, and newspaper cuttings.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Three volumes in chronological order.
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 this collection rests with the depositor.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
The scrapbooks were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by Morgan Grenfell and Co in February 1992; the connection of the company with Morgan Grenfell is not known. 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: November 2010 to January 2011.