- 4 guardbooks for beer labels, wines, spirits, tea and other products, 1929–1939;
- Label guardbook for spirit brands of Edward Young & Co Ltd, 1939–1962;
- Label guardbook for spirit brands of Hill, Thomson & Co, Edinburgh, 1959–1968;
- Index book, 1936.
Records of Banks & Co Ltd, printers, Edinburgh, Scotland
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 248 BKS
- Dates of Creation1929-1968
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.04 metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Banks & Co Ltd , a firm of engravers and printers, was situated at 12 George Street, Edinburgh by at least 1929 . They later expanded to occupy 53 George Street, this taking place by 1968 . Their detailed history is unknown except that they produced beer, wines, spirits and tea labels. By 1971 they were based at the Grange Printing Works, 15A Causwayside, Edinburgh The company became defunct on 6th December 1982.
The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.
Conditions Governing Access
Scottish & Newcastle plc, 1987.
Other Finding Aids
File level list available in searchroom.
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 University Archivist.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.
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.
Location of Originals
This material is original
Label books (see GB 0248 BKS 11).
No known publications using this material.
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 Amanda Jackson, Scottish Brewing Archives Assistant, 17 December 1999. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 8 March 2012. Catalogue edited by Natalie Milne, Archives Assistant (Hub), 20 December 2001, and Wiebke Redlich, Archives Assistant (Hub), 14 June 2002.