Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/112-028
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: C LEARY AND COMPANY
Level of description: Collection
Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): C Leary and Co Ltd | timber agents
C Leary and Company Limited was established in 1841 as timber agents selling on behalf of overseas shippers to importers in the UK and Europe. In 1962 Leary's Boxboard Agencies purchased C Leary and Company Limited, and was in turn purchased by Harrisons and Crosfield Securities Limited (CLC/B/112-075).
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of C Leary and Company Limited relating to the purchase of the Company by Harrisons and Crosfields Securities Limited.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.
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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.