- Financial papers, including valuations, papers concerning stocks and shares, minutes of agreements and sales 1887-1948.
Records of MacFarlane Lang & Co Ltd, 1817-1948, biscuit manufacturers, Glasgow, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The business began as Langs bakery in 1817 , before becoming MacFarlane Lang in 1841 . The first biscuit factory opened in 1886, and changed its name to MacFarlane Lang & Co in the same year. The business then opened a factory in Fulham, London in 1903, and in 1904 became MacFarlane Lang & Co Ltd . In 1948 it formed United Biscuits Ltd along with McVitie and Price.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
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Other Finding Aids
Digital file level list available in searchroom
Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S) 2862) and London (NRA 21083 Glasgow Univ)
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
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Location of Originals
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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
Fonds level description created by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 20 December 2004
Amended by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 20 December 2007