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Lewis And Burrows Drug Stores Ltd

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/134
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Lewis And Burrows Drug Stores Ltd
Date(s): 1895-1953
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 box and 3 outsize boxes
Name of creator(s): Lewis And Burrows Drug Stores Ltd
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Lewis and Burrows Ltd was formed in 1895 to acquire and amalgamate under one management several pharmacy businesses in north and west London, including Burrow's Drug Stores in Brompton Road and Westbourne Grove, Matterson's Drug Stores in New Oxford Street and Wigmore Street, Lewis's Drug Stores in Great Portland Street, Kilburn High Road and Baker Street, and Trick's Drug Stores in Green Lanes and Abney Park Terrace, Stamford Hill. Photographs of the premises are reproduced in the prospectus, a copy of which is enclosed in the Allotment Book (GC/134/2).


Scope and content/abstract:

Minutes and financial records of Lewis and Burrows Ltd, including share registers, 1895-1953.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As set out above in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Open. The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These volumes were purchased from Richard Benwell-Lejeune of 17 Blandford Road, Beckenham, Kent, in March 1992.

Allied Materials

Related material:

PP/SMB, SA/FEN, GC/13, 16, 26, 28-29, 61, 75, 100-103, 189, 214, 254, GP/36, 49, WA/HMM, WA/HSW.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Barbara Ball from the Wellcome Library online catalogue.

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:
January 2009

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