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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/039
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1949-1953
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 envelope.
Name of creator(s): British Horological Institute


Administrative/Biographical history:

The British Horological Institute was founded in 1858 in reaction to the large number of foreign clocks and watches entering Britain, and to improve standards of British clock-making.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Antiquarian section of the British Horological Institute, including minutes and papers.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One envelope of papers, catalogued as CLC/039/MS20574.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These papers were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by the Clockmakers' Company in 1983. They were 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:

See also CLC/002: Antiquarian Horological Society.

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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