- Beer and ale purchase book, 1922-1967;
- Spirits purchase book, 1923-1963;
- Spirit dealer's stock book, 1907-1939;
- Inventory of stock, 1922;
- Extract from valuation roll for 163-169 Portobello Road, 1909;
- The Spirit Traders and Licensed Victuallers' Reducing table, c19th century.
Records of the Alhambra Bar, licensed premises, Edinburgh, Scotland
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- ReferenceGB 248 AB
- Dates of Creation1907-1963
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.05 metres (6 envelopes)There are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material
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Administrative / Biographical History
The licensed premises called the Alhambra Bar , 227 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, Scotland , were leased from G Mackay & Co Ltd , brewers, Edinburgh, sometime after 1910 by Alex Milligan . He had previously leased the Cross Keys Inn at Slateford, Edinburgh . He had received training in bar management at a public house in Portobello Road, Edinburgh owned by Mr Adams. Mr Milligan operated the Alhambra Bar for around 50 years.
Source: Letter from Alex Milligan to Alma Topen concerning the records of the Alhambra Bar 1992 (GB 0248 AB/9/9/2)
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DEPOSIT : Alex Milligan : 1992
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Deposited in Scottish Brewing Archive by Alex Milligan in 1992. Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.
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Fonds level description compiled by Amanda Jackson, Scottish Brewing Archive Assistant, 2 December 1999. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description, 8 June 2005. Revised by Natalie Milne, Archives Assistant (Hub), 19 December 2001; Wiebke Redlich, Archives Assistant (Hub), 06 June 2002; Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist, 27 November 2008; and Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 04 May 2012.