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The Managing Directors' papers

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Wellcome Foundation Ltd
  • Archives and manuscripts

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About this work


Files belonging to successive holders of the post of Managing Director of Cooper, McDougall & Robertson Ltd, spanning 1944-1972, a period that included the acquisition of the Company by The Wellcome Foundation Ltd in 1959.

The sequence of files is artificially constructed from the files of J K Wilson (post-holder c1950-c1965), A A Gray (c1965-1970), and J H P Upton (1971-).



Physical description

93 boxes


In addition to a number of individual files, the major subdivisions are:
General correspondence;
Overseas correspondence;
Memoranda and internal correspondence;
Financial Budgets and Management Accounts;
Profit and Loss Accounts;
Budgets of The Wellcome Foundation Ltd;
The Wellcome Foundation Ltd: Annual Accounts, including subsidiary companies;
The Wellcome Foundation Ltd: Monthly sales information statements;
CMR Trading Policy papers, and subsequent Forecasts and Five Year Plans;
Sundry annual reports (Wellcome Foundation);
Salaries Committee (and Salary Gradings Committee);
Papers of the Development Committee;
Minutes of the Managing Director's Committee on Development;
Papers relating to the Managing Director's Committee on Development;
Minutes of the Development Committee (Veterinary);
Applications for New Products;
Cali Executive Committee Meetings (Colombia): Minutes;
Export Reports.

Ownership note

Please see main WF collection description (ref. 'WF').

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