Minutes, Articles of Association and Titles

Scope and Content


  • Minutes, 1774-1920;
  • Articles of Association, 1777-1960;
  • Directors' records, 1903-1955;
  • Legal papers and correspondence, 1778- 1898;
  • Branch managers' conference records, 1943-1967;
  • Visitor's books, 1938-1961;
  • Papers relating to the Birkmyre family including trademark and patent papers, as well as shipping share papers 1892-1903.


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

Access Information

Access to records within this collection is open, however an appointment may be required. Please email Archives and Special Collections for advice: library-asc@glasgow.ac.uk

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Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents. Applications for permission to quote should be sent to Archives and Special Collections, please email: library-asc@glasgow.ac.uk

Related Material

For further records on property including later titles and leases, see GB 248 UGD 042/13, Legal papers, which also includes papers relating to the reformation of the company, patents and trademarks, valuations, insurance, agreements, and disputes.

For further correspondence, see GB 248 UGD 042/2, Letterbooks, and GB 248 UGD 042/12, Company files.

Location of Originals

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