Papers of Orcene Company Ltd

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Cuttings book containing reports on products, and the move to Stroud, 1960-1962, 1967.

Administrative / Biographical History

Manufacturers of industrial chemicals, in Warwick, the company moved to Stroud in 1967.

Reference: Catalogue to collection.


The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre in 1981.

Other Finding Aids

A copy of this collection-level description is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom. A file level catalogue is also available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom, at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources.

An authority record exists for Orcene Company Ltd (GB 152 AAR 2200).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

The Centre also holds papers of K. Allan and Company Ltd (MSS.198/A), Belgrave Oil and Grease Company (Leeds) Ltd (MSS.198/B), Henry Wells Oil Company/Germ Lubricants Ltd (MSS.198/G), Thomas Moscrop & Co Ltd (MSS.198/M), Ragosine Oil Comany Ltd (MSS.198/R).

Corporate Names