Archives, Edendale Dairy Factory Co Limited; 1905-1961; WY.2007.10.19


Archives, Edendale Dairy Factory Co Limited

About this object

These are archives pertaining to the Edendale Dairy Factory Company Limited. They include:

Letter Book 1 - carbon copies of letters sent out by the factory; the start date is 1905 and the final entry is 1909.

Letter Book 2 - carbon copies of letter from 1909-1919

Large minute book from the Edendale Dairy Factory: the first entry at the back of the book is for the Annual Meeting 18 July 935 and at the front of the book is the final entry for the Directors Meetings, Minutes 28 July 1960.

At the back of the ledger is Directors Annual Reports 1934-1935.

List of Shareholders 1942.

Some extracts from Articles of Association:
Quorum for General Meeting - 9 shareholders
Minimum Shareholding to be entitled to vote - 1 share
Voting by Proxy - permitted
Qualification to be Director - 10 shares - 2000 lbs B/Fat
Butterfat to be supplied before entitlement to share allotment - 2000 lb
Ledger of accounts from 1924-1938

Southland Dairy Cooperative Limited 1985 Handbook which covers company rules and requirements - this book belonged Mrs J M Sutton of

Research Project by Debbie Youngson, "The Pioneers of Edendale". This project was all about the factory from 1879-1960.

Balance sheet from 1938.

Banquet and Presentation Toast List to Mr and Mrs H E Niven, which belonged to G. D. Sutherland. The presentation took place on Wednesday 15 October 1930.

2 x Toast Lists for the Jubilee Banquet held at Edendale on 19 August 1961.

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Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Edendale

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card
inorganic, processed material, metal, tin
inorganic, processed material, metal, steel, chrome


h 600 mm x w 445 mm x d 120 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Business and Retail

Subject and Association Keywords

Communication (including Diaries and Letters)

Subject and Association Keywords

Industry and Manufacturing

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