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Record NGA27/24/5

Archive reference number NGA27/24/5
Title

Early History of the Firm: 150th Anniversary

Date 1810-1967
Description

A file containing correspondence, research notes and articles relating to the early history of the firm, as follows in the order they appear:

- Correspondence with Knoedler & Co and a solicitors firm re the sale of Turners (Jan-Jun 1937)

- Press cutting re Mr G.W. Agnew for the Salford Seat as a Liberal representative (12 Jan 1910)

- 150th Anniversary Dinner menu, memorial card and guest list (1967)

- Photograph of an engraving of Thomas Agnew as Mayor of Salford receiving Queen Victoria (1851)

- Thumbnail copies of photographs of attendees at a recital

- List of exhibits at the History of Agnew's Exhibition (1 Nov-2 Dec 1967)

- Transcriptions of 19th century press cuttings and articles re Victore Zanetti and his partnership with Thomas Agnew (1800s)

- 'Early History of the Firm' according to J.G. Greenfield's (Manager and Secretary of the Company from 1890-1950) notes

- Agnew's Timeline (1919-1930)

- Photocopied extracts and notes on Agnew's competition with Ernest Gambert

- A limerick by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Record type File

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