- William Jacks & Co Christmas Dinner album, 1880-1908
Records of William Jacks & Co, iron and steel merchants, Glasgow, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William Jacks & Co were iron and steel merchants and brokers who operated in Glasgow from 1880 until the early twentieth century. The company had many of Glasgow's industrial and business elite on its board, and as well as Glasgow, the company also held premises in Middlesbrough, Sheffield and London.
The company's founder, William Jacks, was awarded an honorary LLD degree from the University of Glasgow in 1899 and subsequently bequeathed £20,000 to the University to create the William Jacks Chair in Modern Languages.
Listed by box. Items are generally listed in their original order.
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Open, subject to the Data Protection Act 1998
Purchase : A Hook : 19 Oct 2011 : ACCN 3615
Collection box listed by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist, 20 Oct 2011. Collection level description created by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist, 8 Jan 2014
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File list available by request to the Duty Archivist
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