British Banking: A Guide to Historical Records (Studies in by John Orbell

By John Orbell

This considerably improved new version of the advisor to the historic documents of British Banking comprises information of over seven-hundred archive collections held in neighborhood list places of work, college and native libraries and naturally, banks. Wider insurance is given to the documents of significant household banks, British-owned in another country banks, service provider banks and homes. There also are extra listings of files of lengthy defunct banks. prepared alphabetically through identify, the entries for every financial institution include in general: · a quick historical past of the financial institution to provide an explanation for quite a few identify adjustments. · info as to the place the bank's files are held. · info of what the documents include. The entries are set in context by way of introductory chapters masking the historic constitution and serve as of British banking and the aim, layout and study worth of the executive sequence of ancient files as a rule present in financial institution files. financial institution files difficulty not only banks however the diversified actions that they financed. as well as its contribution to the examine of banking heritage, this huge reference paintings enables a much wider wisdom and knowing of the historical past of British finance.

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