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Papers of William H. Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme (as filmed by the AJCP) [microform] : [M1642-M1649], 1899-1927
Bib ID 742986
Format ManuscriptManuscript, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Leverhulme, W. H. (William Hesketh), Viscount, 1851-1925
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
8 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Papers relating to the activities of Leverhulme and Levers Brothers in Australia and the Pacific including Pacific copra plantations; operations of the Pacific Island Company and the Pacific Phosphate Company, the activities of J. Kitchen and Sons in Australia; affairs of Lever Brothers (New Zealand) Ltd.; papers re whaling interests; the soap industry in Australia and correspondence with company directors and other employees.

Biography/History

Leverhulme founded Lever Brothers Pty. Ltd., soap manufacturers, which controlled the majority of the British and Australian soap market in the early 20th century. Lever also had copra mining and other interests in the Pacific.

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M1642-1649.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1126172393

Microfilm copy of originals held by Unilever Ltd., Unilever House, Blackfriars, London.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (30 p.). 
Subjects Leverhulme, W. H. (William Hesketh), Viscount, 1851-1925 -- Archives.  |  Lever Brothers Pty. Limited.  |  Pacific Phosphate Company.  |  J. Kitchen & Sons.  |  Soap trade -- Australia.  |  Copra industry -- Pacific Area.  |  Phosphate industry -- Pacific Area.
Time Coverage 1899-1927 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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Call Number: Mfm M 1642-1649
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