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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/103-13
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1921-1964
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 3 production units.
Name of creator(s): National Lubricating Oil and Grease Federation


Administrative/Biographical history:

The federation, formed in 1921 as the National Lubricating Oil Federation and re-named in 1922, comprised representatives of local lubricating oil associations, most notably those in London, Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Bristol and South Wales. It aimed to co-ordinate the efforts of these local associations, to provide for their mutual support and to stimulate discussion on matters affecting the trade.


Scope and content/abstract:

National Lubricating Oil and Grease Federation records comprise: minutes, 1921-1922 (Ms 23241), ledger, 1953-1964 (Ms 23242) and audited accounts and balance sheets, 1959-1964 (Ms 23243).

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:

Archive was deposited at Guildhall Library in 1987 by the Grain and Feed Trade Association. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Other sub-fonds in this collection:
CLC/B/103-01: British Radio Cabinet Manufacturers Association;
CLC/B/103-02: Cattle Feeding Stuffs Central Advisory Committee;
CLC/B/103-03: Edible Oil Association;
CLC/B/103-04: London Oil and Tallow Trades Association;
CLC/B/103-05: London Cattle Food Trade Association;
CLC/B/103-06: London Copra Association;
CLC/B/103-07: London Corn Exchange Importers' Association;
CLC/B/103-08: London Corn Trade Association;
CLC/B/103-09: London Port Area Grain Committee;
CLC/B/103-10: National Association of United Kingdom Oil and Oilseed Brokers;
CLC/B/103-11: National Federation of Corn Trade Associations;
CLC/B/103-12: United Associations Limited;
CLC/B/103-13: National Lubricating Oil and Grease Federation.

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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