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HOSCOTE RUBBER ESTATES LIMITED

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/112-087
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: HOSCOTE RUBBER ESTATES LIMITED
Date(s): 1925-1984
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 15 production units comprising 5 volumes, 2 binder, 1 file and 7 envelopes.
Name of creator(s): Hoscote Rubber Estates Ltd

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Hoscote Rubber Estates Limited was registered in 1932 to re-constitute Hoscote (Malaya) Rubber Estates Limited (registered in 1925). It held the Hoscote and Pertang estates in Negri Sembilan and the Benut estate in Johore, Malaya, and the Kemayan estate in Malaya. In 1934 it acquired Kuala Krau Rubber Company Limited, and in 1938 Raub Rubber Estates Limited.

The company was acquired by Harrisons Malaysian Estates (CLC/B/112-079) in 1977. In December of that year, it became resident in Malaysia for tax purposes. In 1982 it became a private company.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Hoscote Rubber Estates Limited, including articles of association; minute books; annual reports; circulars to shareholders; and ledger. Also articles of association and prospectus for Kuala Krau Rubber Company Limited.

Access to records less than 30 years old (or records less than 70 years old which relate to staff) should be sought from Elementis plc (contact details may be obtained from a member of staff).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.

Conditions governing access:

Restricted access: please see staff.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection 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:

The records of Harrisons and Crosfield and its subsidiary and secretarial companies were transferred to Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section between 1990 and 1998. The records were presented as a gift to the Library, except the minute books of some subsidiary companies which are held as a deposit. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The Harrisons and Crosfield Ltd collection has been divided into 167 sub-fonds; CLC/B/112-001 to CLC/B/112-167. 001 to 016 are records relating to Harrisons and Crosfield (such as operational records, staff records, property records and so on), and 017 to 167 are the records of subsidiaries, plantations and associated organisations.


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:
November 2010 to January 2011.

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