Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/112-131
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: PORTLAND RUBBER COMPANY
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 production unit comprising 1 envelope.
Name of creator(s): Portland Rubber Co
Portland Rubber Company was registered in 1909 in England to purchase estates in India or elsewhere in the East. Harrisons and Crosfield Limited (CLC/B/112) replaced Alston, Arbuthnot and Harrisons as agents and secretaries of Portland Rubber Company in 1924. Portland Rubber Company went into liquidation in 1936.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the Portland Rubber Company, including articles of association and correspondence with Harrisons and Crosfield Limited.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
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 records of Harrisons and Crosfield and its subsidiary and secretarial companies were transferred to Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section between 1990 and 1998. The records were presented as a gift to the Library, except the minute books of some subsidiary companies which are held as a deposit. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
The Harrisons and Crosfield Ltd collection has been divided into 167 sub-fonds; CLC/B/112-001 to CLC/B/112-167. 001 to 016 are records relating to Harrisons and Crosfield (such as operational records, staff records, property records and so on), and 017 to 167 are the records of subsidiaries, plantations and associated organisations.
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.