Russian Railroad Bonds

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The bonds amount to 118 13s of 'Russian Consolidated four per cent Railroad Bonds'. There are some unclaimed interest coupons in addition.

Administrative / Biographical History

Nothing is known of the origins of these bonds, except that they were at one time held by the Finance Department of the University of Exeter.

Conditions Governing Access

Usual EUL arrangements apply

Note

Description compiled by Ian Mortimer, Archivist, 25 March 2002. Hub description entered by Charlotte Berry, 9 September 2003.

Other Finding Aids

Unlisted

Conditions Governing Use

Usual EUL arrangements apply

Custodial History

In February 1989 the University Finance Department deposited these railroad bonds with the University Library as they were yielding little interest and had greater value as 'collectors items' in the view of the Finance Officer.