Financial records: order books, 1961-1969, sales incomes, 1961-1962, balance sheet, 1969; correspondence, 1958-1965; miscellaneous publications, 1962; miscellaneous documents, 1930-1964.
K. Allan and Company Ltd
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Refiners, importers, blenders and manufacturers of lubricating oils ('Alanzoil' oils and greases); founded by G.W.L. Allan 1937, acquired by Ragosine 1967. Its refinery was at Flour Mills Colliery works, Bream, Forest of Dean; offices successively at Gloucester, Mitcheldean and Cheltenham. Related concerns included Allen Wool Grease Company, Bisset Industries Limited, Bisset Agencies Limited, Allan Thorne Limited, import and export.
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
This collection was deposited in the Centre by the Chairman of the Michael Beecham Group of Companies in 1979.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: https://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/KAC
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Further deposits are not expected.