Records of John Hopkins & Co, whisky distillers, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Account books 1896-1915
  • Annual statements 1896-1915
  • Sales ledgers 1920-1968
  • Correspondence relating to foreign sales markets 1921-1927

Administrative / Biographical History

John Hopkins & Co, whisky distillers, were founded in Glasgow, Scotland, but the exact date of foundation is unknown. At some point between 1896 and 1925 the company was incorporated as a private limited company and the taken over by Distillers Co Ltd, whisky distillers, Scotland. The company does not appear to be operating in 2003.


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

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Acquisition Information

Donated, unknown date, ACCN 4375

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Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at the University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections website, searching by the call number MS Gen 1501, MS Gen 1502, MS Gen 1503, MS Gen 1504, MS Gen 1505, MS Gen 1506

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Archivist's Note

Fonds level description compiled by Elaine MacGillivray, Archives Assistant, July 2003.

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