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Records of Devanha Brewery Co Ltd, brewers, Aberdeen, Scotland

Reference:
GB 1127 DV.
Title:
Records of Devanha Brewery Co Ltd, brewers, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Dates of Creation:
1851–1960.
Extent:
0.12 metres (3 Volumes, 1 file, 1 framed document).
Extent:
There are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material.
Held at:
Scottish Brewing Archive.
Name of Creator:
Devanha Brewery Co Ltd (brewers: 1910–1974: Aberdeen, Scotland).
Language of Material:
English.
Level of Description:
Fonds.
Revisions:
  • Revised by Natalie Milne, Archives Assistant (Hub), 19 December 2001
  • 8 June 2005 Catalogue record converted to EAD2002, May 2005
Published by:
Scottish Brewing Archive, 6 March 2002.
Legal Status:
Private records deposited by the owners.

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Administrative/Biographical History

Devanha Brewery Co Ltd, Wellington Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, was registered as a limited liability company in 1910 to acquire the business of Wm Black & Co, Devanha Brewery, Wellington Road, Aberdeen (est. 1803). The company was acquired by Thomas Usher & Son Ltd, Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1930 and subsequently ceased to brew. In 1974 the company changed its name to Norsemen Lager Co Ltd.

Source:
Richmond, Lesley and Turton, Alison (eds), The Brewing Industry. A Guide to Historical Records, (Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 1990).


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Scope and Content

  • Shareholding records, 1910–1960
  • Financial records, 1910–1959
  • Patents and trademarks, 1851
  • Public relations, 1897–1906
  • Promotional material, undated
System of Arrangement:
The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.
Custodial History:
The collection was previously stored with the rest of the Scottish Brewing Archive at Heriot–Watt University. It moved to the University of Glasgow in 1991.
Immediate Source of Acquisition:
From abandoned Usher Brewery in the 1980s.
Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling:
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 1127 procedures.
Accruals:
None expected.
Access Conditions:
Open.
Copyright / Reproduction:
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Scottish Brewing Archivist.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents.

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Existence of Copies:
No known copies.
This material is original.
Finding Aids:
File level list available in searchroom.
Related Units of Description:
GB 1127 TU: Records of Thomas Usher & Son Ltd.
Publication Note:
No known publications using this material.

Fonds–Level Description Compilation Details

Fonds–level description compiled by Natalie Milne, Archives Assistant (Hub), 31 October 2001.

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