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ANKOLA TEA AND RUBBER COMPANY LIMITED

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/112-019
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: ANKOLA TEA AND RUBBER COMPANY LIMITED
Date(s): 1911-1957
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 6 production units comprising 6 envelopes.
Name of creator(s): Ankola Tea and Rubber Co Ltd

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Ankola Tea and Rubber Company Limited was registered in 1911 to acquire estates in Preanger regency in Java. Leaseholds of estate and other assets in Java were vested in N.V. Cultuur Maatschappij Ankola (registered in Java). Harrisons and Crosfield Limited (CLC/B/112) and The Rubber Plantations Investments Trust held shares in the Company. In 1924 Harrisons and Crosfield purchased the whole of The Rubber Plantations Investments Trust's interest. In 1957 Ankola Tea and Rubber Company went into voluntary liquidation.

For historical notes concerning shareholdings, see CLC/B/112/MS37392.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Ankola Tea and Rubber Company Limited including articles of association; prospectuses; annual reports; correspondence and reports on the estates.

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 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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