|Reference code(s)||: GB 0074 CLC/423|
|Held at||: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection|
|Full title||: BAKER FAMILY|
|Level of description||: Collection|
|Extent||: 2 production units.|
|Name of creator(s)||: Baker | Edward | b 1757 | mathematical instrument maker|
Edward Baker, mathematical instrument maker, was born in 1737. He was a freeman of the Merchant Taylor's Company.
Scope and content/abstract:
Papers of Edward Baker, mathematical instrument maker, comprising a letter book containing correspondence with family, and a genealogy of the Baker family 1650-1776. The papers were catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff in 1977.
Access & Use
Language/scripts of material:
System of arrangement:
Two items in chronological order.
Conditions governing access:
Access by appointment only. Please contact staff.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Given to Guildhall Library as "Records of the Vincent, Newton, Macken and Baker families" (former refs: MS 16927- 16940) together with records of William Newton (1786-1861) of Bloomsbury and Herne Bay in Kent (see CLC/482); and of Zelophead Wyeth Vincent (1755-1840), Citizen and Barber Surgeon (see CLC/512).
Immediate source of acquisition:
Given to Guildhall Library in 1973-4. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
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:
Records prepared May to September 2011.
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