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SPALDING AND HODGE LIMITED {STATIONERS AND PAPER MAKERS}

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 B/SPL
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: SPALDING AND HODGE LIMITED {STATIONERS AND PAPER MAKERS}
Date(s): 1781-1911
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.72 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Spalding and Hodge | stationers and paper merchants

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Spalding and Hodge were based at 145-147 Drury Lane, Westminster. Busbridge and Hodge were based in East Malling, Kent; while Suttaby and Company were based at 2 Amen Corner, City of London. The Stationers' Book Society, of 147 Drury Lane, Westminster, was established in 1841. The Secretary, Librarian and Treasurer was H. Spalding.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Spalding and Hodge, stationers, 1781-1911; and subsidiary or merged companies including Busbridge and Hodge, papermakers and Suttaby and Company, booksellers. Also records of the Stationers' Book Society. The records include business agreements, legal documents relating to properties, wages books, cash books, stock books, bills, rules and regulations for staff, letters patent, brochures about Spalding and Hodge and their history, inventories, correspondence and price lists. Stationers' Book Society records comprise minutes, accounts, and an address by Thomas Spalding.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

B/SPL/1 - 41 Spalding and Hodge; B/SPL/42 - 44 Stationers' Book Society; B/SPL/45 Busbridge and Hodge; B/SPL/46 - 60 Suttaby and Company; B/SPL/61 Miscellaneous

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in 1965.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
July to October 2009

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