Series - Maritime Supplies and Exchange Limited

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Maritime Supplies and Exchange Limited

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  • 1949-1971, predominately 1955-1964 (Creation)

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1.8 m of textual records

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Series contains the records of Maritime Supplies and Exchange Limited and its predecessor company, European Importers Limited. The majority of records were created between 1955 and 1964, the period in which the company changed its name and expanded its operations.

Series is broken into six Sub-Series: Administrative, Correspondence, Financial, Legal, Photographs, and Sales Department.

Administrative Sub-Series includes company insurance policies, a sales tax license, and a company report.

Correspondence Sub-Series includes correspondence with various distributors and suppliers of machine parts and bottles and customers of European Importers Limited and Maritime Supplies and Exchange Limited. The majority of the companies' records are found in this Sub-Series. Correspondence is typically filed alphabetically by the name of the correspondent.

Financial Sub-Series includes financial statements, synoptic cash books, sales journals and a sample of purchase orders. Financial statements for Macaskill Pictures Limited are also in this Sub-Series. Legal Sub-Series includes agreements and debentures regarding financing and loans made to other companies.

Photographs Sub-Series includes photographs of factory equipment and factories affiliated with Maritime Supplies and Exchange Limited.

Sales Department Sub-Series includes a sample of product brochures and sales catalogues, monthly reports on bottles received, and a sample of weekly sales reports.

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