Guide to the Records of Antony Gibbs and Sons Ltd. (as filmed by the AJCP)



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Created: 2018

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Series MS 11038C. London head office. Confidential information book on merchant firms both inland and foreign, 1883 - 1905

London head office. Confidential information book on merchant firms both inland and foreign, 1883 - 1905 (File)

Alphabetical list of merchant firms detailing assorted information including their subsidiaries, associated firms, names of owners, head office locations, prosperity, popularity, as well as recommended business interactions and strategies.

Series MS 11040. Private letters to partners, 1884 - 1919

Vol. 1, 1884 - 1891 (File)

Subjects discussed include shares and debentures in railway projects, trade in copper and nitrates, assorted loans and valuations, and personal and family matters.

Vol. 2, 1891 - 1896 (File)

Subjects discussed include bank transfers, purchases of shares, bonds and debentures, and internal business matters of Antony Gibbs & Sons.

Vol. 3, 1896 - 1899 (File)

Subjects discussed include gold mining at Ejudina [Edjudina], and business of the Sulphide Corporation, (process patent and Cockle Creek works) and Exploration Co.

Vol. 4, 1899 - 1903 (File)

Correspondents include: F.R. Keating, Henry Gibbs, R. Bright, T.A. Allan and Alban Gibbs...

Vol. 5, 1903 - 1919 (File)

Subjects discussed include: Purchases of bonds, shares and debentures; Sulphide Corporation business; sulphite and nitrate sales; Egyptian land scheme; Entre Rios Company meeting; East Argentine Railway and Argentine North Eastern Railway discussions; Estate of Henry Hucks, Baron Aldenham.

Series MS 11042. Directors' special out-letter books (private), 1881 - 1929

Vol. 1: Letters mostly from H.C. Gibbs to various business contacts on subjects including branches of the business, property, investments, tax and family, 1881 - 1929 (File)

Correspondents include: George Merivale; H.H. Gibbs; Vicary Gibbs; Frank A. Keating; F. Durant; Mr Woolcott; C. Murray Smith; Austin Chamberlain; W.D. Gibbs; W.M. Hughes; Sir Alfred Meeks; Leopold Amery; Lord Hunsden; Lord Forster; Mr Morgan; Bishop of St Albans; James Hayne; Lord Kintore (Algernon Hawkins Thomard); Lady Meeks...

Vol. 2: Letters mostly from members of the Gibbs family to business contacts concerning business, finances and tax, 1883 - 1922 (File)

Correspondents include: H.H. Gibbs; Vicary Gibbs; Charles Capital; Tyndall Bright; A.G.H. Gibbs; F.A. Keating; Reginald Bright; Edmund Kelly; Charles M. Jacobs; Charles E. Bright; J. Arthur Gibbs; Ernest Moon; John Mansergh; Mr Carruthers; P.R. Hannay; M. Cawse; J.E. Hayne; A. Meeks; George Merivale; R.C. Reed; C.H. Thew; Sir Brien Ibrican Cokayne (Lord Cullen); M.A.C. Gibbs; A.M.C. Gibbs...

Series MS 11044. Out-letter books (private) of Francis A. Keating, 1884 - 1911

Vol. 1, 1884 - 1887 (File MS. 11044)

Vol. 2, 1899 - 1911 (File MS. 11044)

Series MS 11045. Out-letter books (general) of Francis A. Keating, 1905

Vol. 1, 1905 - 1907 (File MS. 11045)

Vol. 2, 1907 - 1909 (File MS. 11045)

Vol. 3, 1909 - 1910 (File MS. 11045)

Vol. 4, 1910 - 1911 (File MS. 11045)

Series MS 11050. Papers, correspondence and accounts, 1897 - 1898

Concerning relations of, and business done by, the company's Australian branch Gibbs, Bright & Co. of Melbourne with the New Zealand Exploration Co. Ltd. of Cornhill, London, and of Paris...

Series MS 11051. Letter book of Gibbs, Bright & Co. of Melbourne, 1897 - 1898

Relating to business done with the New Zealand Exploration Co. of LondonTransmitted to the London head office on 5th September 1899.

Series MS 11069C. Liverpool house., 1884 - 1908

Private and confidential reports on the financial position of other banking and merchant firms, British and foreign

Series MS 11069D. Liverpool house. Papers relating to the closure in 1909 of the Liverpool house, 1908 - 1909

Series MS 11073. Bristol and Liverpool houses, 19 August 1853

Deed of covenant between George Gibbs and Robert Bright of Bristol, merchants, and Samuel and Tyndal Bright of Liverpool, merchants, and others on one part and the Liverpool and Australian Navigation Company formed by the aforesaid George Gibbs and Robert and Tyndall Bright and incorporated by Royal Charter dated 1852 October 4, constituting the Company and making ordinances for its government and function thereof.

Series MS 11083. Memoranda, agreements, correspondence, accounts and other papers relating to the liquidation by Antony Gibbs and Sons & Co., of the old firm of Gibbs, Bright & Co., including Bright brothers of Australia, 1881 - 1903

Series MS 11086. Melbourne house., 1883 - 1887

Letters, telegrams and other papers, chiefly from Amby Downs Station (Southern Queensland) concerning sheep farming and the wool trade...

Series MS 11093. Letters from managers and partners of the Australian houses in Melbourne and Sydney, 1918 - 1920

Particularly Alfred E. Bright, Sir Alfred William Meeks, James E. Hayne, addressed to Francis Amboor Keating, successively manager, and director and partner at Melbourne (1883-1929) while at the London head office; also memoranda and letters from P. Deane of the Prime Minister's Department, Melbourne, to Keating regarding the post-War political and economic situation in the Commonwealth, especially in Queensland, during the election period 1920.

Series MS 11108. Australian branches. Annual accounts, 1910 - 1924

(Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth). Style of branch: Gibbs, Bright and Co.

Annual accounts, 1910 (File File 1)

Annual accounts, 1911 (File File 2)

Annual accounts, 1912 (File File 3)

Annual accounts, 1913 (File File 4)

Annual accounts, 1914 (File File 5)

Annual accounts, 1915 (File File 6)

Annual accounts, 1916 (File File 7)

Annual accounts, 1917 (File File 8)

Annual accounts, 1918 (File File 9)

Annual accounts, 1919 (File File 10)

Annual accounts, 1920 (File File 11)

Annual accounts, 1921 (File File 12)

Annual accounts, 1922 (File File 13)

Annual accounts, 1923 (File File 14)

Annual accounts, 1924 (File File 15)

Series MS 11110. Gibbs, Bright & Co. Australasian private letterbooks, 1910 - 1930

Australasian private letterbooks, May 1910 - October 1911 (File Vol. 1)

Australasian private letterbooks, October 1911 - January 1913 (File Vol. 2)

Australasian private letterbooks, February 1913 - April 1914 (File Vol. 3)

Australasian private letterbooks, April 1914 - July 1915 (File Vol. 4)

Australasian private letterbooks, July 1915 - June 1917 (File Vol. 5)

Australasian private letterbooks, June 1917 - June 1919 (File Vol. 6)

Australasian private letterbooks, July 1919 - July 1921 (File Vol. 7)

Australasian private letterbooks, July 1921 - July 1923 (File Vol. 8)

Australasian private letterbooks, July 1923 - June 1925 (File Vol. 9)

Australasian private letterbooks, July 1925 - July 1927 (File Vol. 10)

Australasian private letterbooks, July 1927 - November 1928 (File Vol. 11)

Australasian private letterbooks, November 1928 - July 1930 (File Vol. 12)

Series MS 11110A. Private letters from Hon. Vicary Gibbs, partner and director of London house, while serving with the Australian houses, chiefly addressed to his brother, Hon. Alban G.H. Gibbs (later second Baron Aldenham), 1883 - 1884

Series MS 11111. London office. General private out-letter book, 1911 - 1930

concerning the Australian branches and their business

Series MS 11117. London office. Volume of copies of memoranda, trading agreements, minutes, reports and correspondence, 1903 - 1930

On foreign industrial concerns (chiefly minerals), their plants, manufacturing capacity and output

Series MS 11140B. London Office. Chartering ledgers, 1913 - 1930

Chartering ledgers, 1913 - 1930 (File Vol. 1)

Chartering ledgers, 1913 - 1927 (File Vol. 2)