Records of Blackie & Son (Canada) Ltd, publishers, 1926-c1960 , Ontario, Canada

Scope and Content

  • Corporate records, 1924-1968;
  • Financial records, 1926-1960;
  • Company registers, 1926-1972;
  • Lease agreements, 1926-1932;
  • Correspondence, 1923-1972.

Administrative / Biographical History

Blackie & Son (Canada) Ltd was formed in 1926 as a subsidiary of  Blackie & Son Ltd , publishers, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, Scotland. The firm was based in the province of Ontario, Canada but was registered in Scotland. Unlike the India and Australasia Blackie subsidiaries the company was not associated with the  Gresham Publishing Co Ltd . The firm was still functioning in 1960.

Sources: GB 248 UGD 061/10/1/2/2 and 10/1/7/2: Notes on company history


Arranged chronologically within record series.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit : Company Secretary, Blackie & Son Ltd : November 1974

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)1751 and 2501) and London (NRA21851)

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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

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

Held by Blackie & Sons Ltd, publishers, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, Scotland


None expected

Related Material

GB 248 UGD 061 Records of Blackie & Son Ltd

Records concerning Blackie & Sons Limited international branches see UGD 061/4/7.

GB 248 UGD 061/10/1 Records of Gresham Publishing Co Ltd

GB 248 UGD 061/10/2 Records of Blackie & Son (India) Ltd

GB 248 UGD 061/10/4 Records of Blackie & Son (Australasia) Ltd

GB 248 UGD 061/10/5 Records of Abelard Schuman Ltd

GB 248 UGD 061/10/6 International Textbook Company Limited

GB 248 UGD 061/10/7 Antonine Publishing Company Limited

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Additional Information

This material is original

EAD enhancement by Peter Morphew, Archive Cataloguer, October 2017