- Ledgers, 1924-1977;
- Minute books, 1924-1974;
- Reports and accounts, 1925-1981;
- Correspondence, 1925-1970;
- Register of seals, 1925-1971;
- Journals, 1954-1975;
- Papers relating to the merger with Rothschild Investment Trust plc, 1069-1982;
- Cash book, 1972-1974;
- Agenda book, 1975-1977.
Records of Great Northern Investment Trust Ltd, investment trust company, Glasgow, Scotland
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- ReferenceGB 248 UGD 170/1
- Dates of Creation1924-1982
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2.6 metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Great Northern Investment Trust Ltd was incorporated on 31 October 1924 with registered offices at 154 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Scotland. In 1969, it merged with the Home & Foreign Investment Trust Ltd, Edinburgh, Scotland, with whom it already shared directors. In 1970, it merged with the Clyde & Mersey Investment Trust Ltd before merging again in 1982 with the Rothschild Investment Trust to become R I T & Great Northern plc. In 1984 R I T & Great Northern plc joined Charterhouse Group International, investment bankers, New York.
The material has been arranged into nine series as described in the scope and content section.
No access for legal, business or commercial purposes without the prior written permission of R I T & Great Northern plc.
Loan : R I T & Great Northern plc : 1982
Fonds level description compiled by Jenny Cooknell, Assistant Archivist, 9 August 1999. Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 7 May 2002.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
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Conditions Governing Use
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In addition R I T & Great Northern plc must be consulted over any reproduction for publication. Any work based on the use of this material, which is intended for publication, must be submitted to R I T & Great Northern plc prior to that publication and a copy of the final version must be lodged with them.
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