Deposit Z278 - Farmers Grazcos Co-operative Limited deposit

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AU NBAC Z278

Title

Farmers Grazcos Co-operative Limited deposit

Date(s)

  • 1917 - 1984 (Creation)

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Deposit

Extent and medium

67 boxes

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Name of creator

(1981 - 1984)

Administrative history

The Farmers Grazcos Co-op Ltd was formed in 1981 after the Farmers & Graziers Co-op Ltd merged with Grazcos Co-op Ltd. In December 1984 the company merged with Dalgety and Bennetts Farmers as Dalgety Farmers Ltd.

Name of creator

(1917 - 1981)

Administrative history

The co-operative was registered in 16 July 1917 as Farmers & Settlers' Co-op Grain Company Ltd, and changed its name in 1919 to Farmers & Graziers Co-op Ltd. In 1981 the co-operative merged with Grazcos Co-op Ltd to form Farmers Grazcos Co-op Ltd.

Name of creator

(1919 - 1981)

Administrative history

The co-operative was registered in 1919 as the Graziers Co-op Shearing Company Limited. It changed its name in September 1948 to Grazcos Co-operative Ltd. In 1981 the co-operative merged with Farmers & Graziers Co-op Ltd to form Farmers Grazcos Co-op Ltd.

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Scope and content

Minutes of the board, minutes of commitee of reference, memorandums and articles of association, subject and staff files, annual reports, property reports, financial records, year books and staff newsletters, tapes of AGM, and records of company predecessors: Grazcos Co-op Ltd, Graziers Co-op Shearing Co Ltd, Farmers and Graziers Co-op Ltd, Farmers and Settler's Co-op Grain Company Ltd. Also includes share register of Ray Bladwell & Co Ltd.

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Conditions governing access

Researchers must sign an access agreement. For records dated from 1978 onwards, Archives staff will need to request permission from the owner of the records before access can be given.

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Related units of description

NBAC 131 Australian Agricultural Company (Australian Office) item 131/70/5 contains annual reports of Grazcos Co-operative Ltd (1934-1951)

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Entered from deposit description on 29 July 2011

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