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Record: Publications on the history of John Barker & Co Ltd (FRAS 955)

Title: Publications on the history of John Barker & Co Ltd
Date: 1930, 1944
Reference: FRAS 955
Former reference: HF 51/8/1/1  
Physical description: 2 booklets  
Origination John Barker & Co Ltd

Record type: Publications

Function:

Records held within this series:

Title: A brief narrative of the House of Barker, 1870-1930
Date: 1930
Reference: FRAS 955/1
Former reference: HF 51/8/1/1/1   HF 8/21/1  
Physical description: 1 booklet  
Origination John Barker & Co Ltd

Additional information:

This history was produced to celebrate the company's diamond jubilee in 1930.

Scope and content:

Includes photographs of John Barker, the founder of the business, Sydney M. Skinner, chairman, and Trevor A. Bowen, F.E. Thomas, Ronald B. Gray and Tresham Gilbey, directors, as well as illustrations of the interiors and exteriors of Barker's shops and the company's delivery vehicles.

Title: The House of Barker, 1870-1944
Date: 1944
Reference: FRAS 955/2
Former reference: HF 51/8/1/1/2   HF 8/20/2  
Physical description: 1 booklet  
Origination John Barker & Co Ltd

Additional information:

This history was produced to mark the company's jubilee celebration in 1944 of its formation in 1894.

Scope and content:

Includes photographs of John Barker, the founder of the business, Trevor A. Bowen, chairman, F.E. Thomas, Tresham Gilbey and Bernard George, directors, as well as illustrations of the exteriors of Barker's shops.

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