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 was 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

Gift : William Clark : ACCN 4375

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Custodial History

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