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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/022
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1919-1928
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 13 production units.
Name of creator(s): Bamboo Paper Co Ltd | paper manufacturers


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Bamboo Paper Company Limited was established in London in 1919 to manufacture and deal in paper pulp made from bamboo and fibrous substances. The company granted a licence to the India Paper Pulp Company to manufacture and sell bamboo pulp in British India and Burma. The company was linked to Morgan Grenfell via the involvement of one of the latter's partners - Charles F. Whigham. The offices were at 36 Paternoster Row from 1919.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Bamboo Paper Company Limited, comprising memorandum and articles of association, an agreement with the India Paper Pulp Company, and correspondence.

Permission to gain access to these records should be sought from the depositor (contact details may be obtained from staff).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

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

Conditions governing access:

Access by appointment only. Please contact staff.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records received amongst the archives of Morgan Grenfell & Company, deposited in the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section, which merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The whereabouts of any further records relating to the company are unknown. Records of Morgan Grenfell are at LMA, see CLC/B/163.

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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