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Acquisition TermsProvenance unknown :: 5 July 1995
RefDE4788
TitleCORAH LTD., HOSIERY MANUFACTURERS, LEICESTER
DescriptionSummary Box/Shelf List:

Box 1
Bills Payable & Dissecting Book, 1869-1877
Private Cash Book, 1911-1914
Directors Meeting Minute Book, 1958-1954

Box 2
Informal board meetings, 1973
Minute Book of Trustees of Corah’s Pension scheme, 1954-1960
Ledger Factord (Nottingham) Ltd 1970
Directors Minutes, Universal textiles, Hinckley 1942-1981

Box 3
File re Messrs Lewis & Taylor, 1980
File re Marks & Spencer, 1940-1965
Misc re Trade Marks & Patents

Box 4
Letter from Edwin Corah, 1869
Letter re Royal Visit, 1919
Insurance policies
Informal Meeting Minutes 1969
Proposed sale of business 1984-1985
Annual Report & Accounts, 1984
Informal Meeting Minutes1969

Box 5
Directors Meeting Minute Book, 1969-1974
Receipts 1935
Elite Hosiery Co., Hinckley Minute Book, 1949-1981

Box 6
Informal Meeting Minutes, 1970-1972
Formal Meeting Minutes, 1971-1972
Plans & planning permissions

Box 7
Deed packets (3)
National Front March 1979 (supply of catering for meals for police)
Bundle of lecture notes.
Mr W.W. Noakes Report on the Churnell system in Sweden, 1956.
Mr W.W. Noakes File re Urwick, Orr & Parnters Ltd. report on N. Corah & Sons Ltd, 1953.
Cartoon N. Corah “He’s saying a prayer to St. Margaret and St. Michael”
Letter from Buckingham Palace thanks for gift & reception at St. Margaret Mills, 1958

Box 8
Private Cash Book, 1909
Directors Meeting Minute Book, 1954-1962

Box 9
Private cash Book, 1910
Directors Meeting Minute Book, 1938-1943
Directors Meeting Minute Book, 1943-1948

Box 10
Corah Partnership Account Book, 1832-1852 (1 bundle)
Corah Family letters, photographs & ephemera, mid 19th cent-early 20th century (1/3rd of box at the bottom of the box).
Misc. Business Records, 19th-20 cent ( inc Valuation 1872
Board of Directors Minute Book 1975-1976
Brochures - St. Margret Perfect Fitting Blouses, 1910: Ribbed sweaters etc, nd; Golf Coats, 1910, bathing costumes, nd
Programmes St Margarets Works Gala Day, 1953
Booklet (reprinted from Gentlemans Magazine) re Messrs Corah & Sons hosiery works, Leicester
Machine Manual, 1983
Metal building sign for St Margarets Works
Autumn & winter Novalties 1893 for Draper’s reference (includes Coper, Corah & sons advert)
Drapers Record, 1& 8 July 1905
Menus for The Worshipful Co. of Framework knitters dinners, 1893, 1925, 1956 (Ladies dinner)

Box 11
Photographs
Printed material inc. employees handbooks
Insurance 1910s-1920s (2 bundles)
Deeds 1920s-1930s (1 bundle)
John A Corah - Memorandum Book (only few entries): Cash Books, 1876, 1901-1915 & St Barnabas bazaar cash book nd (4 vols)
Cooper, Corah & Sons Cash Books 1884, 1890-1915 & Christmas List 1903-1909 (3 vols)

Box 12
Register of Members, 1919-1934
Dividend Account Book, 1926-1933
Directors Meeting Minute Book, 1919-1937
Minute Book Factors (Nottingham) Ltd, 1933-1973

Box 13
Journal, 1907-1917
Allotment Book, 1919-1940
Dividend Account Book, 1919-1926
Directors Meeting Minute Book, 1963-1968

Box 14
Bills Payable Book, early 20th cent.
St. Margarets Works Inventory & Valuation (Volume with plan)

Box 15
Ledger, 1870s
Minute Book, Fosse Knitwear Ltd 1963-1965 [water damaged]

Box 16
Partnership Agreements, 1883-1923 & 1919 (2 deed packets)
Pension Scheme Trust Deeds (2 deed packets)

Box 17
Travellers Ledger, c1899-1909
Private Cash Book, 1908

Box 18
Dividend Account Book, 1941-1948
Profit & Loss Account Book, 1957/8-1970
Ledger, 1971

Box 19
Journal, 1881-1911
Commissions Book, 1921-1965
Register of Directors Holdings & interests, 1948-1950s
Dividend Account Book, 1966-1968

Box 20
Share Transfer File, 1920s-1940s
Memo. & Articles of Assoc., 1961Employees Shares Scheme 1985
Reliance Industrial Holdings Report & Accounts, 1984

Box 21
Formal Board Meetings, 1973
Formal Board Meetings, 1974
Correspondence & memos, 1981-1982

Box 22
Class Ledger, 1896-1909
Cash Book, 1948-1969

Box 23
Register of Members & Share Ledger, 1919-1946
Profit & Loss Account Book, 1935-1957
Dividend Account Book, 1949-1958
Dividend Account Book, 1958-1965

Box 24
Annual Summary &c Book, c1920-1960s
Stock Ledger, 1940s-1960s
Ledger, 1960s

Box 25
Directors security fingerprints & tape recordings

Boxes 26-32
Annual Accounts, 1920s-1960s

Loose items on Shelf 35/8:
Private Ledger, 1863-1869
Private Ledger, 1881-1893
Private Ledger, 1919-1930s
War Loan Book, 1916
Corah Photograph Album, c1939
Staff Wages Book, 1950-1957
Accounts File, 1928-1931
Valuation 1941 (1 bundle)
Old Commissions Sheet file, 1960s
Pension Policies (1 Doc wallet)
Synteko Ltd Balance Sheets 1957-1959 (1 bundle)
Canning Presses Ltd account File, 1960s
Salamander Fashion Parties Ltd Cash Book, 1974-1976


Loose items on Shelf 35/9:
Annual Accounts c1940s-1960s (many duplicates see also boxes 26-32)
Daily Files, 1983-1985 (2 LA files)

Date19th century-20th century
Extent5.4 shelves
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsUNLISTED COLLECTION - CONTACT RECORD OFFICE IN WRITING REGARDING ACCESS
Finding AidsBox listed.
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