Henry Wells Oil Company/Germ Lubricants Ltd

Scope and Content

This collection contains: financial and trading data; post-war correspondence, 1949-1952; publications of the company, 1903, 1914 and no date; miscellaneous papers relating to a history of Germ Lubricants Ltd; reports and notes of M. Wells, 1890-1900; photograph of Germ Lubricants Works.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by the Chairman of the Michael Beecham Group of Companies in 1979.

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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), Thomas Moscrop and Company Ltd (MSS.198/M), Orcene Company Ltd (MSS.198/OR), Ragosine Oil Comany Ltd (MSS.198/R).