Julius Salomon & Co, Merchants, Dundee

Scope and Content

Letter books/files (outgoing letters), 1897-1949; Letter books/files (incoming letters), 1921-1938; Invoice files (incoming invoices), 1890-1941; Invoice books (outgoing invoices), 1899-1925; Sales books, 1899-1945; Reports, 1876-1896; Prices books, 1879-1884; Order books/files, 1899-1939; Stock books, 1911-1920; Books of bills received, 1907-1940; Contract books, 1906-1919; Journals, 1910-1939; Accounts, 1873-1945; Ledgers, 1885-1944; Photographs, c.1968.

Administrative / Biographical History

The firm is recorded as Linen Merchants, Dundee in 1867 though, it is probable that the company was in existence prior to this date. Although never officially registered as a Limited Company the firm became known as Julius Salomon & Company after 1885. Salomon's continued to expand both at home and abroad (particularly in Scandinavia/Baltic trade) as agents for finished goods: linen; tarpaulins; sacks etc. and as suppliers to the textile industry. Julius Salomon & Company ceased trading c.1969.


Records are arranged chronologically within series.

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Acquisition Information



Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, August 2001.

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