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FINE CHEMICALS OF CANADA LIMITED

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/112-050
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: FINE CHEMICALS OF CANADA LIMITED
Date(s): 1951-1960
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 1 production unit comprising 1 envelope.
Name of creator(s): Fine Chemicals of Canada Ltd

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Fine Chemicals of Canada Limited was registered in 1939 as a manufacturer of bulk pharmaceuticals, fertilizers etc. In 1951 Dillons Chemical Company Limited (CLC/B/112-043) invested $100,000 in Fine Chemicals of Canada Limited and became the sole agents of the Company. Fisons Limited took a joint interest with Dillons Chemical Company Limited in 54.9% of the issued capital. In 1960 Dillons Chemical Company Limited sold their shareholding.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Fine Chemicals of Canada Limited, comprising correspondence regarding Dillons Chemical Company Limited.

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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