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RECTIFIERS' CLUB

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/099
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: RECTIFIERS' CLUB
Date(s): 1819-1866
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 production units.
Name of creator(s): Rectifiers' Club | social club for distillers

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Rectifiers' Club was formed in the late 1780s. It met at the City of London Tavern to discuss matters relating to the trade of distilling (gin, cordials and other British spirits excluding whisky). The members of the Club included many prominent London distillers.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Rectifiers' Club comprising: minute book 1819-44 and cash accounts 1820-66; and miscellaneous papers, 1819-47.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Minute book and papers formerly enclosed within the minute book.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

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

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records purchased in 2002, and catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff in the same year. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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:
June to August 2010.

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