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WALLACE BROTHERS AND COMPANY (HOLDINGS) LIMITED: GLAZEBROOK, STEEL AND COMPANY LIMITED

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/207-12
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: WALLACE BROTHERS AND COMPANY (HOLDINGS) LIMITED: GLAZEBROOK, STEEL AND COMPANY LIMITED
Date(s): 1907-1964
Level of description: sub fonds
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Extent: 0.075 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Glazebrook, Steel and Company Limited xx Wallace and Company | Manchester | England

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Glazebrook, Steel and Company Limited, merchants and shippers of Manchester, was formed in 1884 to supply Bombay with Lancashire textiles. The business was originally named Wallace and Company, Manchester, England and was created by Alexander and Robert Walllace. Until 1931, Wallace Brothers had a substantial shareholding in the Company and the right to nominate the governing director. After 1931 the shareholding was reduced but Wallace Brothers continued to maintain close links with the company.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Glazebrook, Steel and Company Limited including memorandum and articles of association, agreements, general correspondence and annual accounts (CLC/B/207/MS40806 - MS40809).

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:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.

48 hours notice required for access.

PLEASE NOTE: Permission to access records less than 45 years old should be sought from the depositor.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright is held by 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:

These archives were deposited as part of the archives of Wallace Brothers; deposited in Guildhall Library in 1974-6. The deposits were converted to a gift in 1988. Between 1988 and 1991 additional gifts of material were made to the Library. All were previously stored at the London office of Wallace Brothers, and all but a few of the papers were either created there or received there in the course of business. 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:
Added January 2014

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