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Papers of John Blythe Kinross, containing mostly personal and some professional papers., Circa 1883-1984.

Identifier: Acc.8699/27-58

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

Containing correspondence, memorandums, diaries and other papers.

The main interest of the collection lies in the material to the Industrial and Commercial Finance Corporation (ICFC), to the financing of small businesses, and in general to Kinross’s activities in the City of London from 1928 to the present day. In addition to formal business, the papers contain a significant quantity of private correspondence, and some interest diaries. All the papers carry useful and sometimes lengthy annotations by Kinross himself. The papers were used extensively for his autobiography 'Fifty years in the city', 1982.


  • Creation: Circa 1883-1984.

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32 Folders

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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
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