Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/112-082
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: HARRISONS RAMSAY PROPRIETARY LIMITED: COCONUT PRODUCTS LIMITED
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 4 production units comprising 4 envelopes.
Name of creator(s): Coconut Products Ltd
Coconut Products Limited was registered in 1926 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Harrisons Ramsay Proprietary (CLC/B/112-081) was involved in the formation of the company, and held half the shares. One of the directors was Robert Ramsay, director of Harrisons Ramsay Proprietary. Coconut Products Limited went into voluntary liquidation in 1956.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of Coconut Products Limited, including articles of association, correspondence; financial accounts; and photographs of work at the factory in Papua New Guinea.
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.
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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.