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SOCIETY OF SUGAR REFINERS OF LONDON

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/204
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: SOCIETY OF SUGAR REFINERS OF LONDON
Date(s): 1771-1818
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 13 production units.
Name of creator(s): Society of Sugar Refiners of London

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The society was formed in 1790 and was the first trade association formed by the sugar refining industry. It held its meetings at the offices of Phoenix Assurance Company. It was also known as the Sugar Refiners Club, and Trebilcock's history of Phoenix refers to it as the Sugar Refiners Trade Committee.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Society of Sugar Refiners of London records comprise: minutes, 1776-1818, and agreements, 1771-81.

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 archives were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by Phoenix in 1953. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

For an introduction to these records see Guildhall Miscellany vol.1 no.3 (1954), p. 25.

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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