Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/026-5
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: PAPER TRADE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 production units.
Name of creator(s): Paper Trade Protection Association
Francis Nicholls White and Company owned a number of trade associations formed as specialised branches of the agency, including the Paper Trade Protection Association. The aims of the association were to safeguard members against the risk of bad debts, to recover overdue accounts and to minimise the loss to members in insolvencies.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the Paper Trade Protection Association, comprising a Trade Advisory Committee minute book and prospectuses.
Access is restricted to records less than 30 years old where specified and 24 hours notice is required for access to all the records.
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:
Access by appointment only. Please contact staff.
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 archives of Booth White together with those of Nicholls and Leatherdale, Francis Nicholls White and Company, the British Mercantile Agency and its trade protection associations, and Parkin S Booth and Company were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library on 12 November 1992 by Booth White through P. Granville White via the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
For a brief history of Booth White and its constituent bodies see P. Granville White, Booth White & Co (1983) (available in the collection, see CLC/B/026/MS28898).
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.