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|Archive reference number||NGA27/33/14|
Miscellaneous Agnew Records: Press, Address Books, Minutes, and Labels
A collection of miscellaneous records pertaining to Thos. Agnew & Sons containing:
- A printout from the "History of the NSPCC Handbook Online" giving details of Thomas Agnew's role in the 1880s re the establishment of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in Liverpool and London (3 pages)
- Communication from Sue Graves (Julian Agnew's secretary) to Mr Patrick Dore concerning an agreed price (27 Jul 1990, 1 page)
- Address Book 1931: An address book for employees and partners of Thos. Agnew & Sons, which is split into three sections - London staff; Manchester staff; Partners & Miscellaneous. The individual's name, dates commenced and left, and their last known address are recorded. A typed list of employees (Office, Salesmen, Librarian, Porters, Picture hangers, Packing room, Frames, Picture restorer) is inserted (1 volume)
- Address Book (late 19th-early 20th century): An address book for employees and partners of Thos. Agnew & Sons, The first half of the book (late 1800s-Apr 1901) is split into the following sections - London, Manchester, Liverpool, Paris, Berlin. The second half of the volume (Apr 1901-onwards) is split into the same sections, with the exception of Berlin. The individual's name and last known address is given. Dates commenced and left are sometimes given. A note re Liverpool, Berlin, Paris and New York Day Books is inserted at the back of this volume (1 volume)
- An envelope contain "Labels for Chambers Drawings". Contains three labels: 1) for "A Coast Scene with Shipping, G. Chambers", 2) "S.R. Roget", 3) "Seaspace, G. Chambers" at the Royal Academy Winter Exhibition, 1908. 1) and 3) were owned by J.L. Roget (3 pages)
- An unbound notebook containing minutes of meetings of the Committee (whose members variously comprise of two or three of the following: Hugh Ladas Agnew, Evelyn Joll, Richard Kingzett, Julian Agnew or Geoffrey Agnew). These meetings (27 Jul 1956-3 Sep 1975) gave authority to act re Share Certificates, Transfer Deeds to Savings Bonds, Service Agreements, lease of buildings/rooms, etc. (1 volume)
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