William R Stewart & Sons (Hacklemakers) Ltd, Dundee

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Company files 1946-1987; letter books 1904-1952; correspondence files and boxes (UK and foreign) 1961-1976; purchase records 1915-1967; order records 1908-1965; completed orders and related correspondence 1960-1981; sales ledgers 1900-1966; general sales correspondence 1956-1976; specification cards and pin order records 1952-1977; copy order records 1971-1973; technical papers 1964-1975; repair invoices 1961-1968; wages books 1963-1974; work studies 1959-1973.

Administrative / Biographical History

William R Stewart & Sons owned Hillbank Hackle Works on Dens Road, a converted hand loom factory. The company is still in operation, manufacturing drilled and pinned rollers, segments, strips etc. used for processing cotton, synthetic and other textile fibres, waste recovery, perforation and tobacco.

Arrangement

Records are arranged chronologically within series.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

The records were deposited by the company in 1983 (AccM/205).

Note

Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, February 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list. Subject source lists and databases are also available.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.

Accruals

Further accruals expected.

Additional Information

The material is original.

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