Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/112-146
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: SUMATRA TEA ESTATES LIMITED
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 production unit.
Name of creator(s): Sumatra Tea Estates Ltd
Sumatra Tea Estates Limited was registered in 1925 to acquire estates in the Simeloengoen district of East Sumatra. From 1937 it was wholly owned by Rubber Plantations Investment Trust. In 1953 it went into voluntary liquidation.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of Sumatra Tea Estates Limited, comprising articles of association, annual reports and accounts, and circulars.
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.