Deposit 44 - Allen Taylor and Company deposit

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Allen Taylor and Company deposit


  • 1896 - 1945 (Creation)

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0.9 m

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(1893 - 1970)

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Sir Allen Arthur Taylor founded the firm of timber growers, merchants and sawmill proprietors in 1893. In February 1905 the firm was incorporated as a public company with Taylor as managing director. The company was taken over by Blue Metal Industries Limited from 22 April 1970. Boral acquired BMI in 1982 and Allen Taylor and Co. Limited became a subsidiary of Boral Timber.

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Correspondence records, mill director's reports, financial records of saw mills, and journals of Karangi Sawmilling Co (1937 - 1942)


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Mitchell Library: MLMSS 2051

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Entered from deposit description on 29 June 2011




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