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BRITISH INDIA ASSOCIATED STEAMERS LIMITED

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/123-14
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: BRITISH INDIA ASSOCIATED STEAMERS LIMITED
Date(s): 1885-1904
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 7 production units.
Name of creator(s): British India Associated Steamers Ltd

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The company was established in 1885 as a subsidiary of British India Steam Navigation Company (whose historic records are at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich) and put into liquidation in 1903-1904. The directors met at the offices of Gray, Dawes and Company (CLC/B/123-30), British India's London agents. The firm's steamers operated between the United Kingdom, India and Queensland, Australia.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of British India Associated Steamers Limited, including board minutes; annual reports; and financial accounts.

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:

The archives were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in 1987-88 by Inchcape Plc as part of the Inchcape Group archives. They were catalogued in 1988-9. 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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