Notebook referring to the business activities of Oates Brothers (Halifax) Limited

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Notebook of Arthur Donald Oates, Prospect House, Halifax, containing: (1) Technical notes on spinning, finishing, winding, reeling, warping, and drawing processes and the machinery involved; (2) Details of experimental lots of yarn processed; (3) Specifications for machinery orders; (4) Detailed breakdown of cost of mill, warehouses, and shed, with loose note on depreciation; (5) Notes on patents and ideas for patents. The flyleaf contains a brief index to subjects covered in the notebook indicating the page numbers where they are to be found

Administrative / Biographical History

Oates Brothers (Halifax) Limited, of Ryburne Mills, Halifax, were worsted spinners, established in the late 1880s

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted


In English

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