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Files relating to the running of the business.
Includes packaging from Sainsbury's broken eggs.
Rectangular wooden receptacle.
According to pre-existing catalogue information was used for containing small change in Cricklewood branch.
Cardboard sign giving details of opening hours during 'Christmas shopping week'. This type of sign would have been displayed in-store.
Metal pronged utensil with wooden handle, possibly used for picking up meat.
White lettering on a black background with a white edge.
'DEPT. Nos. 85 & 89, FRESH VEGETABLES'. Annotated for 663 Walton branch.
Plastic clip possibly for displaying price of a product.
Leather strap with metal hooks at either end and embossed with 'J. Sainsbury'. Used to aid carrying grocery bags.
The letter concerns a pay increase for Howard. The reverse is inscribed with a note by Howard.
Black and white photographs and negatives of other sports and unidentified groups.
Black and white photographs, slide transparencies and negatives of John Benjamin Sainsbury.
Labelled on back in pen but difficult to read
Promotes Buxted Churkey
Same design on both sides
Includes an example designed by Leonard Beaumont.
Certificates for shares of the preferred capital stock of George C. Shaw.
Oral history interview audio recordings and transcripts of: an unnamed employee (at Harlow branch); Ivy (a Sainsbury's customer and employee at...
File containing various branch takings figures.
Manual for the testing of chemical values.
Black and white photographs of joiners in the workshop.
Black and white photographs of meat preparation.
Includes images of egg collecting vehicles.
List of branches and branch by branch summary of tenure (freehold or leasehold). Term of lease, level and frequency of rent payments and landlord...
Colour and black and white photographs, slide transparencies and negatives of staff sampling and testing products.
Black and white photographs, slide transparencies and negatives of product packaging process and cheese store.
Working order unknown.
Colour and black and white photographs, slide transparencies and negatives of staff canteens and kitchens.
Includes 3 black and white photographs of a cheese display.
Metal pronged utensil with handle, according to pre-existing catalogue information was used for picking up meat.
Leaflet thanking customers for supporting a reduction in opening hours by means of earlier closing times.
Balance scales set to measure 4lb (possibly for butter) and if the item is lighter or heavier then the set weight.
Metal double ended hook, according to pre-existing catalogue information it was used for hanging meat and was from Whetstone branch.
Colour slide transparencies, negatives of manual and computerised checkouts. (Mainly manual checkouts)
Includes disabled access checkouts.
Metal, rectangular, enamelled badge with a pin at the back to attach it to a uniform
Circular white plastic buttons with two holes through the middle strung together with white elastic.
Papers, images and objects relating to depots and distribution at Sainsbury's in general.
Items include reports by the Distribution Division, papers...
Black and white photographs and negatives of Simon Sainsbury. One file contains bibliographic history.
Black and white photographs and negatives of Timothy Sainsbury. One file contains bibliographic history.
Includes slogans "Honest Trimming Honest Value" and "At Sainsbury's you only pay for the meat you can eat"
Cut out of shopping basket image
Bags are not labelled or printed with Sainsbury's but probably are from Sainsbury's and used in counter service branches prior to self service...
Includes packaging for Sainsbury's english new laid eggs. Medium, standard, large, small, large
Rectangular perspex egg tray used to contain eggs behind the counter of counter service branches
Artificial leg used for testing tights, with 1 tight still attached.
Contains interior and exterior photographs 132/136 High Street, Lewisham.
Knife with thick metal blade and black plastic handle. Described as a meat chopper by the donor.
'J Sainsbury/Window Diagrams'.Contains illustrations of ideal window displays.
Clear plastic pre-decimal price ticket with '9, 1/2 d' written in white.
Metal enamelled badges with a pin at the back
Colour and black and white photographs, slide transparencies and negatives of J. H. G. Barnes [Joe Barnes].
Colour and black and white photographs, slide transparencies and negatives of Robert James Sainsbury. Includes obituries and biographical history.
Item has been cut up to use as mounts for certificates
Advertises quick frozen plaice, cod and haddock. Labelled on back "Mr Whybra"
Series comprises promotional product guides for cakes, fruit pies and puddings.
It is unclear how this item was used
Includes packaging for Sainsbury's delicious coffee range.
Prices between 1 shilling and 1 pence to 9 pence.
May have been cut from a larger packet
Consists of leaflets relating to new stores, general information about Shaw's, catalogue of Shaw's products, catalogue of free gifts available in...
Lists of prices available to wholesale purchasers from J. Sainsbury. These cover a wide range of products.
Oral history interview and transcript of Mr and Mrs K. Bird (Sainsbury's customers, both born 1909). Mrs Bird had shopped with Sainsbury's since 1911...
Triangle shaped metal sheets. The sheets are painted beige and have a hole in one end and five protruding knobbles on each side.
'H' shaped steel bar with a rectangular steel plate screwed into one end. The plate has a screw hole in each corner.
Black and white photograph in a cardboard mount depicting shop exteriors on Chiltern Parade, Amersham including the Sainsbury's branch at number 5. ...
Contains interior and exterior photographs (often including staff) of the following branches: Goodmayes, 50 Goodmayes Road (x 1); Goodmayes, 819 High...
Includes section view and first floor plan of alterations and additions to the second floor of shop premises at 422/4 High Road, Tottenham.
'CONVERSION TABLE FOR 5 CWT. SCALE'. Printed in red and black ink on white paper and laminated in clear plastic. converts cwts. to lbs.
Plastic spatula like implements. According to the aquistion register it is a butter tester. Imprinted with J. Sainsbury on 1 surface. Tapers towards ...
Ellipse shaped white plastic spatula inscribed in red, 'J. SAINSBURY'. This spatula would have been used for sampling and tasting food in branches.
'J. S. SPECIAL CURE BACON and COOKED HAM, RECEIPT, CARE and STORAGE'. Typed instructions which have holes punched into the left side.
Rectangular white plastic trays with rounded edges used for displaying meat on the meat counter in the Sainsbury's branch at Whetstone.
Metal knife. Impression stamped on handle reads 'J. SAINSBURY'.
According to pre-existing catalogue information the knife came from a Sainsbury's...
Metal dessert fork. Impression stamped on underside reads 'J. Sainsbury'.
According to pre-existing catalogue information the knife came from a...
Includes advertising promoting "real Canterbury lamb".
Photograph by H. Grose, Hove.
Includes staff members behind counter
Includes displays of canned food, sauces, preserves and fresh meat counter
Grey envelope addressed to Messrs. J Sainsbury, Ltd. at Blackfriars (head office). The top left hand corner is marked private and inside reads 'for...
Metal, rectangular, enamelled badge with 'Acting Manager' written in capital white letters against a red background. The badge has a pin at the back...
Christopher G. Thompson was employed by Sainsbury's as a heavy lorry driver. The collection consists of photographs, staff pass, driving safety...
Two training manuals. Files have been separated into the following sections: bacon, cooked meats, cheese, dairy, eggs, poultry, grocery, cash...
Photocopy of Feb 1921 advertisement: "Sainsbury's for Butter / The whole reason for your buying Butter at Sainsbury's is that you cannot buy Butter...
Proofs of advertisements which appeared in local and national press. The adverts give examples of price reductions on specific products and some...
Includes "Sainsbury's Guarantee Reasonable Prices" slogan
Advertises that "Sainsbury's win no less than eight awards at the Royal Dairy Show and National Poultry Show this year". Includes "You Cannot Do...
Showcard for special prices on Heinz and Armour's "Beans in Tomato" (baked beans in tomato sauce).
Leaflet promoting ingredients for Christmas baking, and featuring recipes from the Josceline Dimbleby Christmas Book. Includes recipes for celebration...
Includes voucher for Extra Trimmed Meat
Includes "Turkey Cookstrip", roasting instructions, stuffing suggestion and recipes for: Turkey Risotto; Bundled Turkey Bakes; Turkey Soup.
Includes "Turkey Cookstrip", roasting instructions, stuffing suggestion and recipes for: Turkey Risotto; Bundled Turkey Bakes; Turkey Soup. Item is...
Features the text "Obtainable only from J. Sainsbury, The most economical link between producer and consumer" in red and green ink.
Flyer advertising Sainsbury's Vitapint: "The New Fresh Milk Exclusive at Sainsbury's", and featuring red and blue text on a white background.
Features product information about Sainsbury's range of milk products (including fat free, Vitapint, homogenised, half fat, UHT, fresh milk) and...
Leaflet featuring product information, recipes (drinks and food) and colour photographs.
Recipes included: Kir; Kir Royale; Vermouth Cassis; Cassis...
Advertising flyer promoting jams - 1000 2 lb jars of "Delicious Yellow Plum" jam at 9½d and "Finest Seville Orange New Season's Marmalade" at 9½d....
Leaflets produced in conjunction with the British Diabetic Association, including lists of nutritional 'food values' (grammes of carbohydrate, protein...
Hand-out giving the text of a statement issued by the government relating to egg safety following a salmonella food poisoning scare. Reverse is blank
Master photocopy of poster "Please go easy with the butter! In the interests of the national economy we are all asked to 'Grin and Share it!' J....
Includes label proof for 'Kennemer Young Whole Carrots Extra Fine; specially packed for Sainsbury's by Lucas Aardenburg N.V. Hogeveen Holland'...
Includes carton for J. Sainsbury - 4 eggs. Also has a Sainsbury's self service label with 2 shillings and 2 pence printed on it.
Flat versions of...
Black and white copy negative taken from the JS Journal July 1951 page 26.
Oral history interview and transcript of George Ridgway, who was employed in Sainsbury's stores from 1923 to the 1950s. Worked at Pinner Road;...
Running Horses Yard was the location of the stables for Sainsbury's horse vans, and later (from 1951) of Sainsbury's empties depot.
Colour and black and white photographs, slide transparencies and negatives of the laboratories and staff testing products.
Metal framework structure, which according to pre-existing catalogue information was used as a 'string stand'.
Rectangular perspex tray for displaying meat/eggs.
Buttons with metal loops at the back. The buttons have metal rings attached to the loops and came from staff uniforms.
Plastic badge with copper alloy pin attached to the reverse
Includes posters in window advertising Tendersweet Bacon
Douglas Ray Scopes pictured fourth from left
Black and white photographs and negatives of SSA cricket teams.
Images of Simon Sainsbury, a director at Sainsbury's from 1959, deputy chairman 1969 to 1979, chairman of Haverhill Meat Products 1975 to 1979.
Lists prices for Crelos, Summer County, Stork and Echo
Includes design of packaging for Sainsbury's margarine.
Image by P.A. Rich, Studio Briggs
Globe-shaped pendant lightshades. The upper half of the glass shade is colourless and the lower half is white. There is a flared circular opening at...
Triangle shaped metal sheets. The sheets are painted beige and have a hole in one end and thirteen protruding knobbles on each side.
Contains exterior photographs of the following branch: Drury Lane, 173 Drury Lane (x 2).
Individual brown painted metal letters of the alphabet with fittings on the reverse. All characters are capital letters and spell out the phrase, 'J....
Long bladed knife with serrated edge and wooden handle. According to pre-existing cataloguing information this knife was use for cutting 'slab cake'.
Balance scales without any meter reading, in its usual place there are mirror panels with JS logo and the establishing date of 1869, they also have...
Metal fork. Impression stamped on underside reads 'J. Sainsbury'.
According to pre-existing catalogue information the knife came from a Sainsbury's...
Black buttons with metal loops at the back. Two of the buttons have metal rings attached to the loops. The buttons came from staff uniforms.
Record cards giving information about individual employees. Includes personal information (e.g. name, address and date of birth), employment...
Includes photographs of sports teams (mainly football), branch outings and dinners. Many of the photographs are unidentified but presumably are...
Images of Timothy Sainsbury, a director at Sainsbury's from 1962, Member of Parliament from 1973 to 1997, and government minister.
Black and white drawing of 9-11 London Road from a newspaper advertisement inserted in the Croydon Advertiser; executed by Whiffin.
Contains advertising cards for grocery lines such as Christmas fruit, flour, biscuits, sugar, and breakfast cereal.