Collection MS 41 - David Small & Sons, Seedsmen, Brechin

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Reference code

MS 41

Title

David Small & Sons, Seedsmen, Brechin

Date(s)

  • 1896-1976 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

34 items

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Biographical history

The firm was established in 1896 when David Small bought an existing Seedsman business from James Young at 20 Swan Street, Brechin. The firm closed down when the son of the founder retired in 1976.

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Scope and content

Day books 1940-1958; cash books 1929-1958; stock books 1902-1948; catalogues and price lists 1897-1976; photographs 1896-1910; and inventories and valuations of stock 1896-1898, from David Small & Sons, Seedsmen, Brechin.

Accruals

Not expected

System of arrangement

Usually chronological within series.

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Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

Conditions governing reproduction

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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Paper

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Description identifier

MS 41

Rules and/or conventions used

Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

Status

Catalogued

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Language(s)

  • English

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