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ASSAM AND AFRICAN INVESTMENTS LIMITED. ARGONAUTS INVESTMENTS LIMITED

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/123-03
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: ASSAM AND AFRICAN INVESTMENTS LIMITED. ARGONAUTS INVESTMENTS LIMITED
Date(s): 1960-1967
Level of description: Collection
Extent: Two production units.
Name of creator(s): Argonauts Investments Ltd

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Assam and African Investments Limited was part of the Inchcape Group. It operated in Assam (India) and Kenya and Tanzania (East Africa).

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Argonauts Investments Limited, comprising correspondence regarding loans and a map of land plots in Tanzania.

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 records of the companies within the Inchcape Group, though not those of Inchcape and Co Ltd itself, were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in 1987-88. The records 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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