Records of Home & Foreign Investment Trust Ltd, investment trust company, Edinburgh, Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Minutes 1937-1969;
  • Directors’ reports and accounts 1960-1968.

Administrative / Biographical History

Home & Foreign Investment Trust Ltd, Edinburgh, Scotland, was incorporated in 1937 as an investment company. In 1969, the trust was acquired by the Great Northern Investment Trust Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, and ceased to trade. This company went on to become R I T & Great Northern plc.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received.

Conditions Governing Access

No access for legal, business or commercial purposes without the prior written permission of R I T & Great Northern plc.

Acquisition Information

Loan : R I T & Great Northern plc : 1982


Fonds level description compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 17 May 2002.

Other Finding Aids

File list available by request to the  Duty Archivist

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 & condition of documents.

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.

Appraisal Information

The material has been appraised in line with normal procedures.

Custodial History

Held by R I T & Great Northern plc prior to deposit.


None expected.

Related Material

  • GB 0248 UGD 170/1, Records of Great Northern Investment Trust Ltd;
  • GB 0248 UGD 170/3, Records of Clyde & Mersey Investment Trust Ltd.

Location of Originals

This material is original.


No known publications using this material.

Geographical Names