Sub-fonds MS 86/10 - Jaffé Brothers Co (Dundee) Ltd

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MS 86/10


Jaffé Brothers Co (Dundee) Ltd


  • 1909-1981 (Creation)

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0.30 linear metres

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A firm of linen and yarn merchants was founded by Daniel J Jaffé in 1845 and subsequently situated at 134 Seagate. By 1886 it was described as a 'linen and jute merchants'. In 1909 they were acquired by A & S Henry & Co and the offices were moved to the Victoria Road Calender Works sometime between 1910 and 1914. The company was incorporated as a subsidiary of A & S Henry & Co in 1920. In 1956 trading activities came under the direction and management of A & S Henry & Co (Dundee) Ltd, and by 1959 the company had ceased trading.

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Minutes 1920 1953; ledger and journal 1909 1959; annual reports 1923 1981.


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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.

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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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MS 86/10

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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



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