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Also includes notes on reminiscences by F W Salisbury, Mr Snow and Jim Woods, and a couple of articles on pensions.
Booklet which includes menu and details of artists performing at the 80th anniversary dinner.
Includes photograph of the founders and of Mr J. B. Sainsbury. This copy has been signed by J. B. Sainsbury, Alan Sainsbury, [James] Sainsbury, F. W. Salisbury and two other illegible signatures.
Mr T.D. Morison's business card as Director of Mather & Crowther Ltd [advertising agents for Sainsbury's].
Card has Mr Salisbury's name and Sainsbury's head office address written on the back with note reading "list of branches as promised on telephone".
Letter from T.D. Morison of Mather & Crowther Ltd [advertising agents] to F.W. Salisbury regarding the small public opinion investigation carried out to discover "whether there was one, or possibly two, points in relation to your shops which 'stood out a mile'". The sample was too small and areas unrepresentative for a true indication of the position to emerge.
Also, a handwritten note at the end of the letter requests that Mr Salisbury send Morison the list of Selsa products as soon as possible.
Front cover features a picture of the reconstruction of Paddington branch as a self service store. Speech made by Mr Alan Sainsbury's at the College for the Distributive Trades Prizegiving (includes picture) pgs 1-4;
Article on Sainsbury's Aberdeen Angus herd by Mr F. W. Salisbury (includes pictures) pgs 5-11;
History of Cross and Blackwell (includes pictures) pgs 12-19;
Southbourne branch is too popular since conversion to self service with queues in and out (includes pictures) pg 22;
Mr Allan (Bob) Turner and Ms Potter's retirements (includes pictures) pgs 36-37, 40-43;
Picture of 296 Holloway branch in 1907.
new developments (with map illustration and photographs) p.2-3;
construction of new warehouse and depot at Basingstoke (with photographs) pp.4-5;
Canterbury Frozen Meat Company of New Zealand (with photographs) pp.6-11;
photograph of some of the main suppliers to J.S.: Mr William Donald, Mr W.M. Justice, Mr George Morrison, Mr F. W. Salisbury, Mr Robert D. Iles, Mr Percy H. Maunder and Mr James Sainsbury p.7;
Branch Anniversaries in 1963: Kilburn, 66 Brighton, Ballards Lane - Finchley, Hackney, 177 Haverstock Hill, 96 Kilburn, Leyton, 94 Tunbridge Wells, Wallington, 154 and 179 Walthamstow, Boscombe, Lee Green, 6 Norwich, 168 Streatham, Wembley, Barkingside, Battersea, Boreham Wood, Harpenden, Hatch End, Hook and Stanmore p.15;
new branch at Cowley (with photographs) pp.16-17;
socials and dances: Gerrards Cross (with photographs) p.23,
Footballers Dance (with photographs) p.24,
Factory Dinner (with photographs) p.25,
Harrow's Christmas dance (with photographs) p.26,
Crawley children's Christmas party (with photographs) p.26,
Aveley dance (with photographs) p.36.
Warning: This issue of the journal contains offensive or inappropriate language or images. The material has been digitised and is made accessible as part of a complete historical record. Sainsbury Archive does not endorse the views that are being expressed.
East Harling wet plucking plant pgs 1-2;
Opening of Debden branch as a self service store (includes pictures) pgs 18-19;
Aberdeen Angus cattle pg 6;
Reconstruction of 13/15 Stamford Street branch (includes pictures) pgs 10-12; 'Productivity and the retail trade' by F. W. Salisbury on U.S. self service shopping pgs 13-17;
Opening of Debden branch (includes pictures of the interior); Mr A. J. Waller and his job as recruitment officer (including picture) pg 37;
Biography of Commander F. Jeyes and F. A. Bastie pg 52.
The club was one of the earliest company cricket teams. F.W Salisbury, team secretary standing fourth from the left. Photo likely from when the team played Richmond Police XI in 1919.
a letter dated 8 Jan 1991 from Jenny Lo, B.B.C. Producer of "Manna to Microwave", to Bridget Williams, Company Archivist, informing her that "Manna to Microwave" was going to be broadcast on the B.B.C. World Service in English from March 1991 as part of a 6-programme series about food and religion, health and medicine, trade and empire, war, industry, and culture [Bridget was involved in the making of the "Food and Industry" episode].
A draft memo dated 11 Oct 1991 from Mr C.J. Leaver to Mr Alan enclosing the questions sent in by Rupert Parker, the Producer of "F for Food" (Channel 4), which he wanted to ask Mr Alan at a pre-arranged interview on 17 Oct; the questions refer to Mr Alan's 1949 visit to the USA to look at the supermarket operation, and the impact of introducing self service into Sainsbury's stores in Britain; Mr Leaver also suggests in the letter that Mr Alan may like to have Bridget Williams with him at the interview as a prompt.
several annotated drafts of Mr Alan's answers for the "F for Food" interview;
a copy of a fax dated 21 Oct 1991 from Harriet Bakewell, Researcher from Stephens Kerr production company, to Bridget Williams thanking her for being present during Mr Alan's interview and for "contributing the occasional prod" and informing her of the illustrative material now needed to accompany the script for the "History of Sainsbury" story;
photocopies of two archive documents: an interview of Mr Alan and Mr R.J. with Mr Lloyd of The Board of Trade, Friday 16 Sept 1938 [WAR/-/7878], and a letter dated 10 Feb 1940 from Mr Alan to Mr F. Carter informing him that he has been selected to attend the Sub-Committee on Trade and Economic Warfare;
photocopy of an article from the J.S. Journal Sep 1949 about Mr Alan and Mr Salisbury's trip to America.
Front cover features a picture of Mrs E. Fenner of Battersea branch. Opening of Basildon branch as a self service store (first totally self service fresh meat department) (includes pictures) pgs 3-7; Foot and mouth disease by F. W. Salisbury pgs 8-9; History of mosaics (includes pictures of Haverstock Hill branch mosiacs) pgs 14-18; Anniversaries of Gloucester Road, Apex Corner, Coventry, Derby, Kettering, Leicester, Marble Arch, Northampton, North Cheam, Nottingham, Seaford and Walsall pgs 20-21; Picture of staff at North Finchley branch in 1910 pg 21; Staff in the personnel manager's office (includes pictures) pg 22; Comments made by Ms A. M. Ogbaru about Sainsbury's equal opportunities approach to employment (includes picture) pg 26.
Mr R.J. writes on the occasion of Mr Alan becoming a life peer p.2;
tribute to Mr F.W. Salisbury on his retirement (with photographs) pp.3-7;
Mr Timothy and Mr B.T. Ramm (with photographs) p.8;
openings of new self-service branches in: Maidstone (with photographs) p.9, Boreham Wood (with photographs) p.10, Cowley (with photographs) p.11, Bedford (with photographs) pp.12-13, Walthamstow (with photographs) pp.14-15, and Hoddesdon (with photographs) pp.14-15;
bringing Dutch butter from the Dairy to Blackfriars [head office] (with photographs) pp.22-27;
Griffin Report: Darts and summer sports p.29;
1921 photograph of New Malden branch p.29;
football Cup Finals (with photographs) pp.30-31;
J.S. Veterans (with photographs) pp.32-33;
New Malden dance (with photographs) p.34;
Derby Dinner and Dance (with photographs) p.35;
J.S. Factory Engineers Dinner and Dance (with photographs) on backpage.
retirement dinner for Mr F. W. Salisbury (with photographs) pp.1-11;
opening of new branch at Gold Street, Kettering (with photographs) pp.12-13;
construction of new branch in Nuneaton (with photographs) p.14;
construction of new self-service branch at Hove (with photographs) p.15;
construction of new branch at Wembley (with photographs) p.16;
construction of new branch at Edgware (with photographs) p.17;
window display in the inter-war years (with photograph) pp.18-19;
J.S. Canned Strawberries (with photographs) pp.20-23;
ball at the Albert Hall (with photographs) pp.24-27;
winner of the Miss Sainsbury (Southern) Contest at Winchester Section Dance (with photographs) p.29
Sainsbury's art sponsorship programme (with photographs) pp. 1-2;
AGM report (with photograph of Sir John Sainsbury), property news relating to Moortown, Altrincham, Barnwood, Sheffield, Basingstoke depot, Lincoln, Purley, Prestwich Tonbridge (with photograph) p.3;
obituary article of Fred Salisbury, first non-Sainsbury director ( with photographs) p.4;
South Eastern Gas (SEGAS) demonstrations in conjunction with JS (with photographs) p.5;
New products -Bakers Craft range, expanding range of cooked and flavoured chicken, Low Calorie mayonnaise and canned salads, Cooks Kitchen range, JS Food Guide no.5 Modified Diets by Jill Leslie, Sparkling Saumur and Vinho Verde (with photographs) pp. 6-8;
Family Day at Dulwich (with photographs) pp.9-16;
morris dancers outside Chippenham branch (with photograph), photo competition extended (with photographs), golden wedding anniversary celebrated at Christchurch branch (with photograph), Ashford branch sponsored walk p.17;
international judo competition entered by Cliff Greenall at the Lexden branch (with photographs) p.18;
Karen Dixon from the Ashford store wins second place at a beauty competition (with photograph), Wickham store fancy dress rounders game for charity, Chis Cole of Uxbridge area office made county councillor, weekend student at Bletchley, Mark Dobson, wins a training award from the Cadbury National Exhibition of Chidren's Art competition (with photographs) p19;
retirements- Fred Philpot, Henry 'Mac' McGregor and Phil Churchill (with photographs) pp.20-2;
Sainsbury staff excursion in 1938 (with photographs) p.24.
Service agreements for the following directors and senior managers:
Dino Baia Adriano (1991)
John Edwin Adshead (1989)
Joseph Harrey George Barnes (1972)
David John Clapham (1993)
R.A Clark (1979)
Robert Cooper (1988 and 1992)
Ian David Coull (1988 and 1991)
Colin Iavan Harvey (1991)
Gurth Christian Hoyer Millar (1967 and 1972)
Ernest Roy Griffiths (1972)
David Anthony Quarmby (1984 and 1992)
Bernard Theodore Ramm (1965 and 1972)
Frederick William Salisbury (1953 and 1962)
Peter Arthur Cannon Snow (1972)
Rosemary Thorne (1992)
Arthur Samuel Trask (1965 and 1973)
Norman Charles Turner ( 1944, 1953 and 1965)
Rudolph Thomas Vyner (1978)
Robin Peter Whitbread (1991)
Keith Charles Worrall (1986 and 1992)
Mounted black and white portrait photographs of Alan and James, John Davan, Simon and Timothy Sainsbury. There are also portrait photographs of Fred Salisbury and two unidentified directors who were probably WM Justice and NC Turner. The photographs were taken by Douglas Glass. Some of the photographs are duplicates.
Lord Alan's speeches - General:
G39 7.10.1965 Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene - Annual Conference Dinner
G40 18.10.1965 Staff Dinner for Mr F.W. Salisbury (51 year service)
G42 29.11.1965 Grocers' Institute Appeal
G43 28.3.1966 CIES 10th Technical Symposium
G44 13.6.1966 Hornchurch College of Further Education - 'The Benefits of Training to the Modern Reatiler.
G45 17.6.1966 CIES 10th Anniversary Congress
G46 11.10.1966 Grocers' Institute (Annual Dinner)
G47 1966 International Design Congress - 'Design in Marketing at Home and Abroad.'
G48 28.10.1966 Publicity Club of Norwich - 'Advertising: A Retailer's View.'
G49 17.11.1966 International Congress on Distribution and Town Planning.
G50 6.6.1967 Porthlethen - Opening of Meat Factory
G51 26.9.1967 The Horticultural Society Autumn Show
G53 11.3.1968 Actuaries Club Dinner - 'Functions of Retailing.'
G54 26.3.1968 Hay's Wharf - 'Reflections on 45 years in a Family Firm.'
G55 1.5.1968 Flour Milling and Baking Research Assoc. Annual Conference
G56 27.5.1968 Anglo-Israeli Association, Pamphlet by Baroness Elliot with vote of Thanks from Lord Sainsbury of Drury Lane.
G57 6.6.1968 Cultural Association of Agricultural Valuers
G58 11.10.1968 Police Dependents Trust Lunch
G59 10.12.1968 Art AUction in Aid of Save the Children Fund and Children Youth Aluyah
G60 26.3.1969 Royal Society of Arts - Introduction of Mr Peter Goldman
Original and reproduction photographs and prints relating to the history of J Sainsbury plc. Each photograph is mounted on board with a paper frame indicating how the image should be cropped and retouched for reproduction in 'JS100 : The Story of Sainsbury's'.
Subjects include: Sainsbury's branches at 143 High Street, Guildford, Catford and 87 - 89 High Road, Balham; The Sainsbury factory at Blackfriars, London; Mr F.W. Salisbury and Mr N.C. Turner; a home delivery tricycle and a two horse distribution van; a construction site, a "Good food costs less at Sainsbury's." publicity photograph, a Crelos margarine advertisement and an engraving of Kentish Town depot.
'JS100 : The Story of Sainsbury's' was a brief illustrated history of Sainsbury's produced to mark the centenary of the company in 1969.
Correspondence regarding Imitation 'Spade' Guineas between Mr R.N.P. Hawkins, Esq., and Mr Salisbury of Sainsbury's.
Consists of 6 letters:
(1) dated 08.03.60 from Mr R.N.P. Hawkins to Mr Salisbury asking for information about the imitation 'spade' guineas issued by Sainsbury's that read "J. SAINSBURY PROVISION MERCHANT OPPOSITE WEST CROYDON STATION" to be used in an article on imitation 'spade' guineas;
(2) Mr Salisbury's reply to Mr R.N.P. Hawkins dated 11.03.60 informing him that the Company had not heard of such an imitation 'spade' guinea but suggesting that the spade guinea must have been manufactured between the dates of 1882 (when West Croydon branch was opened) and the turn of the century (when the wholesale depot was transferred from Kentish Town to Blackfriars). He also mentions that the Company disposed of a large number of its tokens in c.1915 to a travelling theatre group to use as stage props;
(3) dated 13.03.60 from Mr R.N.P. Hawkins to Mr Salisbury thanking him for the 'very useful' information about the imitation 'spade' guineas and informing him about the Sainsbury 'spade' guinea ["SEVEN SISTERS ROAD NORTH"] held in the British Museum since 1932 and which must date from 1900 - 1915. He also offers to send the Company a complimentary copy of his publication on completion;
(4) dated 10.01.65 from Mr R.N.P. Hawkins to Mr Salisbury enclosing a complimentary copy of his publication;
(5) dated 15.01.65 from Mr Salisbury to Mr R.N.P. Hawkins thanking him for sending him a copy of his Catalogue of Imitation 'Spade' Guineas and pointing out two points of additional information;
(6) dated 19.01.65 from Mr R.N.P. Hawkins to Mr Salisbury thanking him for the corrections and illustrating how he proposes to add the correctional details to his publication.
Also includes the complimentary copy of "Catalogue of the Advertisement Imitations of 'Spade' Guineas and their Halves" by R.N.P. Hawkins (reprinted from The British Numismatic Journal Vol.XXXII, 1964).
Letter from Mr R.N.P. Hawkins to The Company Secretary dated 6 Mar 1985 enclosing a complimentary offprint of Supplement III to his "Catalogue of the Advertisement Imitations of 'Spade' Guineas and their Halves" (first published in The British Numismatic Journal Vol.XXXII, 1964) and idenitfying where the one Sainsbury item is included in the supplement (cat.no.234 and notes on p.169). Supplement III was included in The British Numismatic Journal in early 1985.
photograph of 21 The Parade, Watford branch c. 1910 p.2;
Blackfriars' (head office) staff canteen pp.3-5;
Staff Association: Discussion Group (with photograph) p.7, Music Group p.8, Dramatic Group (with photographs) pp.8-10, Rifle Club p.10, Horticulture Group p.11, Church Group p,11;
"The Shop and its Equipment" by F.W. Salisbury (with photographs) pp.12-15;
photographs of visits during recent Induction Course (London Docks, tea, Stamford House) pp.16-21;
book recommendations p.24;
education classes at Toynbee Hall p.25;
new Schedule of Hours for branch staff pp.25-26;
Section Sales Competition (with photograph of trophy) p.27;
JS cocoa naming competition p.27