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J Henry Schroder Wagg & Company Records

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0103 SCHRODER
Held at: University College London
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Full title: J Henry Schroder Wagg & Company Records
Date(s): 1853-1914
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): J Henry Schroder Wagg & Company Ltd | merchant bankers
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

In 1804 Johann Heinrich Schroder (John Henry) became a partner in the London-based firm of his brother, Johann Friedrich (John Frederick). in 1818 the financial company, J. Henry Schroder & Co. was established. It is now a British multi-national asset management company - Schroders plc.


Scope and content/abstract:

Prospectuses for mortgages, debentures, shares, and other forms of capital issued by asset managers J Henry Schröder Company for the construction of various Latin America infrastructure including railroads and cities. The prospectuses have been listed for each company, which were formed to improve infrastructure in Peru, Chile, Cuba, Argentina and Brazil.

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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. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Online catalogue. See also A Guide to Manuscript Sources for the History of Latin America and the Caribbean in the British Isles, ed Peter Walne (Oxford University Press, London, 1973).

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Date(s) of descriptions:
1999; updated June 2018

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