fonds NES - Papers of Nestlé UK

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NES

Title

Papers of Nestlé UK

Date(s)

  • 1905-1910 (Creation)

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fonds

Extent and medium

0.02 cubic metres

1 box

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Name of creator

(1901-)

Administrative history

Nestlé opened its first UK factory in 1901 and in 1905 merged with the Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company who had opened a factory in Chippenham, Wiltshire, in 1873. In 1988 Nestlé acquired Rowntree’s, the famous British confectioners founded by Mary Tuke in York in 1725 and acquired by the Rowntree family in 1862.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The archive was gifted to the Borthwick Institute in 2001.

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Scope and content

Ledger containing accounts for advertising expenses; bad and doubtful debtors; manufacturing and advertising for Societe Generale Suisse de Chocolats, Societe Anonyme des Plieuses Automatiques and Nestle; travellers' expenses; carriage expenses; export expenses; warehouse expenses; cash accounts; automatic machines and overall profit and loss, 1905-1910.

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Further accruals are not expected.

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Conditions governing access

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws.

Conditions governing reproduction

A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

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A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute.

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GB 193

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created by S. A. Shearn, 01.05.15.

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