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HOLTZAPFFEL AND COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/121
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: HOLTZAPFFEL AND COMPANY
Date(s): 1794-1928
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 31 production units.
Name of creator(s): Holtzapffel and Co | manufacturers of lathes, edge tools and cutlery

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

This firm of turners and manufacturers of lathes, edge tools and cutlery was founded by John Jacob Holtzapffel (born Strasbourg, 1768) shortly after his arrival in England in 1792. It was known (1804-25) as Holtzapffel and Deyerlein, and (from 1825) as Holtzapffel and Company. By 1799, if not earlier, J. J. Holtzapffel was working in Long Acre in the parish of St Martin in the Fields. Additional premises at Charing Cross were occupied from c 1811. For much of the 19th century Holtzapffel's shop was at Charing Cross, and the manufactory at Long Acre. The manufactory moved to Regent's Park in 1898. Holtzapffel and Company ceased trading in 1938.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the business of Holtzapffel and Company, 1794-1928, together with some personal papers of members of the Holtzapffel family, 1788-1847, and of Johann Georg Deyerlein (J. J. Holtzapffel's partner), 1786-9. The archive comprises financial and property records, a pedigree of the family and notes about purchasers and susequent owners of the lathes including a register of lathes made by Holtzapffel and Co between 1798 and 1928.

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:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

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 register of lathes was deposited in the Library by the Turners' Company in 1955/6. Mss 21515-32 were deposited in the Library in 1985, and Ms 21533 was purchased from Stride's of Chichester in the same year. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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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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