Sub-fonds MS 86/4 - Angus Jute Co Ltd

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MS 86/4


Angus Jute Co Ltd


  • 1913-1977 (Creation)

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0.95 linear metres

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Biographical history

Angus Jute Co Ltd was incorporated in 1913 to carry out the business of a Calcutta jute mill. In 1917 the Angus Engineering Works were established as a repair shop to the Angus Jute works and for the supply of spare parts for machinery used in the jute mills. In 1918 the name The Angus Co Ltd was adopted. The Angus Engineering Works were extended in 1922 and commenced the manufacture of textile machinery and in 1961 they were leased to Braithwaite & Co (India) Ltd. Thomas Duff & Co Ltd were appointed as agents to the company in 1933. In 1969, with the formation of the Titaghur Group of companies, the Angus Company Ltd, with its shares already held by companies within the Group, became a subsidiary of the Titaghur Group.

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Scope and content

Cash books 1933-1972; journal 1934-1965; annual reports 1913-1970; memoranda and articles of association 1913-1969; letter book 1953-1967; employees' records 1933-1965; order books 1933-1963; sales notes 1956-1976; miscellaneous records c.1928-1977; plans and technical drawings 1968-1977.


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Records are arranged 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.

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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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The records are on paper and include outsize plans.

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MS 86/I Samnugger Jute Factory Co Ltd MS 86/II Victoria Jute Factory Co Ltd MS 86/III Titaghur Jute Factory Co Ltd MS 86/V Thomas Duff & Co Ltd MS 86/XXVI Miscellaneous Photographs

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MS 86/4

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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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  • English



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