- Shareholding records 1910-1960;
- Financial records 1910-1959;
- Patents and trademarks 1851;
- Public relations 1897-1906;
- Promotional material c20th century.
Records of Devanha Brewery Co Ltd, brewers, Aberdeen, Scotland
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- ReferenceGB 248 DV
- Dates of Creation1851-1960
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.12 shelf metres (3 Volumes, 1 file, 1 framed document)There are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material
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Administrative / Biographical History
Devanha Brewery Co Ltd ,Wellington Road, Aberdeen, Scotland , was registered as a limited liability company in 1910 to acquire the business of Wm Black & Co , Devanha Brewery, Wellington Road, Aberdeen (est. 1803). The company was acquired by Thomas Usher & Son Ltd , Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1930 and subsequently ceased to brew. In 1974 the company changed its name to Norsemen Lager Co Ltd .
Source: Richmond, Lesley and Turton, Alison (eds). The Brewing Industry. A Guide to Historical Records ( Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 1990 )
The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.
Conditions Governing Access
From abandoned Usher Brewery in the 1980s
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This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures
The collection was previously stored with the rest of the Scottish Brewing Archive at Heriot-Watt University. It moved to the University of Glasgow in 1991. Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.
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This material is original
Fonds level description compiled by Natalie Milne, Archive Assistant (Hub), October 31 2001. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description, 8 June 2005. Catalogue revised by Wiebke Redlich, Archive Assistant (Hub), 06 March 2002; Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist, 19 December 2008, and Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 10 May 2012.