Records of Anderson, Young & Dickson, solicitors, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Legal correspondence, accounts and papers relating to merchants, individuals, businesses and land ownership in Glasgow relating to the clients of Anderson, Young & Dickson 1674-1890

Administrative / Biographical History

The firm of Anderson, Young & Dickson , soclicitors, Glasgow, Scotland, was formed by the merger on 20 March 1928  of Andersons Patterson and Young (A & G).Young (A & G) had started in 1817  as George Young , becoming Young (G & A ) in 1840  and Young (A & G) in 1872  . Andersons Patterson had started in 1861  as Anderson (Matthew) Morrison and became Andersons Patterson in 1876  .


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Access Information


Acquisition Information

Loan : Anderson Young & Dickson, Glasgow : prior to 1966

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom.

Manual file level list available at the National Register of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)1913)

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Appraisal Information

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Custodial History

Records deposited with Economic History Department, Glasgow University, prior to 1966. Management of the collection transferred to Glasgow University Archives in 1975.


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Additional Information

This material is original

Title, administrative history and related units of description elements altered by Jenny Cooknell, Assistant Archivist, 6 September 1999

Updated by Lesley Richmond , Acting Director, 3 March 2000

Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 25 February 2002

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