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MACDONALD, HAMILTON AND COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/123-39
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: MACDONALD, HAMILTON AND COMPANY
Date(s): 1907-1957
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 19 production units.
Name of creator(s): Macdonald, Hamilton and Co | shipping agents

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

This company acted as shipping agents and managers of Australasian United Steam Navigation Company (see CLC/B/123-07). Both companies were part of the Inchcape Group of companies.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Macdonald, Hamilton and Company records comprise: partnership deeds, declarations of trust, power of attorney, and correspondence 1907-55 (Ms 27784-6, 38570-6); plans of offices 1919-20 (Ms 27787), and histories 1934-5 (Ms 38577).

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:

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: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Ms 27784-7 were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in 1987-88 together with archives of other companies in the Inchcape Group. They were catalogued in 1988-9. Ms 38570-7 were donated to Guildhall Library by P&O Australia in 2005, and were catalogued in 2007. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

This collection is a sub-fond within the Inchcape Group fonds. See CLC/B/123 for a list of all the companies represented in this collection and a history of the Inchcape Group.


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:
January to May 2011.

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