Berry, Anderson & Co.

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Established 1888, Berry, Anderson and Co. were printers, bookbinders, stationers, paper and paper bag merchants.

Berry Anderson and Co. Courtesy Federation University Historical Collection [Cat. No. 1248].
Berry Anderson and Co. Bookplate, c1900. Courtesy Federation University Historical Collection [Cat. No. 1248].

Contents

Background

The firm were successors to Charles Evans, Mullens, T. and W. Brown, W. M. Brown and Pinkerton and Chambers giving it an initial starting date of 1856.[1]

History

Caption. Courtesy University of Ballarat Historical Collection [Cat. No. 604].

Frank W. Pinkerton sold the business to Henry Berry in 1888. Berry had been on the staff of the Ballarat Star. Berry and John Anderson produced The Sporting World for more than 50 years.[1]


In 1902 the firm moved to a large Dana Street factory and stockroom. In 1914 they were situated at 207 Sturt Street opposite the Soldier's Statue, as well as the Dana Street location which is still their home today.


Berry, Anderson & Co. participated in Factory Day, 1917, an initiative of the Forward Ballarat Movement.


Berry, Anderson & Co. were incorporated in 1960 but kept the same name.

Site

Berry Anderson 206 Dana Street, 2011. Photography - Clare Gervasoni.

1. Lydiard Street next door to Craig's Hotel.

2. 206 Dana Street

Innovations

Community Involvement

Invoice from Ben Franklin Printing Works, 1896. Federation University Historical Collection (5439).

Works Produced

Berry, Anderson & Co. were commissioned by the Ballarat Progress Association to publish: 1918 Beautiful Ballarat: The City of Charm & Beauty[2]; and 1923 Beautiful Ballarat: The City of Charm and Beauty.[3]

James Barbour. Pencillings on the wallaby and other verses. Ballarat, Berry, Anderson & Co., 1906.

Workplace Relations

The People

Legacies

See also

Recommended Reading

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 One Hundred Years: Official Programme and History of Ballarat for its Centenary Celebrations, 1938.
  2. Ballarat Progress Association. (1918). 1918 Beautiful Ballarat: City of Charm and Beauty. Ballarat: Berry, Anderson & Co.
  3. Ballarat Progress Association. (1923). 1923 Beautiful Ballarat: City of Charm and Beauty. Ballarat: Berry, Anderson & Co.


Further Reading

External Links


--C.K.Gervasoni 17:34, 12 March 2011 (EST)

--Beth Kicinski 12:47, 25 May 2012 (EST)

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