Records of Paterson and Steel, chartered accountants, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Cash books, 1953-1971;
  • Journals, 1961-1972;
  • Ledger, 1952-1972.

Administrative / Biographical History

The company was in business from at least 1946 to 1974 with an office in Glasgow and one in Barrhead. One of the partners, Alan J S Paterson was also wrote books about Scottish paddle steamers.


Arranged into 3 series and chronological within series

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit : Alan Paterson : c 1990s

Other Finding Aids


Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None which affect the use of this material

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures

Custodial History

With company before depositing in GUAS


None expected

Related Material

No known related material.

Location of Originals

This material is original


No known publications using this material

Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Collection catalogued by Alma Topen, Senior Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 23 January 2013. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Eoin Lynch, archive student placement, Mar 2011. Amendments made by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 28 January 2013.


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