Records of Douglas & Brittain & Co, sail and hatch cover manufacturers, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

Journal, 1908-1941.

Administrative / Biographical History

The firm of Douglas & Brittain & Co was established in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1923 through the amalgamation of  Robert Douglas & Sons and  Robert Brittain & Co. In 1935 they absorbed the firm of  Henry & Wright. The company manufactured sails, hatch covers and awnings.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Received directly from the creator c1970

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom.

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)1738) and London (NRA10842)

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None which affect the use of this material

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures

Custodial History

Gift : Douglas & Brittain & Co : c1970


None expected

Related Material

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Location of Originals

This material is original


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Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999and National Council on Archives, Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level compiled by Jenny Cooknell, Assistant Archivist, 12 November 1999. Lower level description compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff.

Geographical Names