Harry Duffus textile research

Scope and Content

Typed copies of articles on Jute, and other fibres notably Kenaf:MS 349/1 Typescript copy of extract from "Textile Quarterly" Volume 3 No. 4. 1953. 'Progress of New Mexican Kenaf Industry' by Simon Elliot, Director of Kenaf De New Mexico. S.A. 1953.MS 349/2 Typescript copy of extract from "Jute and Gunny Review" Vol. V No. 9 December, 1953. 'Studies in Kenaf. Part 1- Production, Cultivation and Extraction' by S.V. Bende, Indian Jute Mills Research Institute. 1953MS 349/3 Typescript copy of extract from "Jute and Gunny Review" February, 1954. 'Studies in Kenaf. Part 11- Chemical and physical properties' by S.V. Bende. 1954.MS 349/4 Typescript copy from "C.I.B.A. Review" Volume 9, April 1953- February 1955 'Plant Fibres Alternative to Jute'. 1955MS 349/5 Typescript extract from "Fibres" Vol. 17 1956 "The Roselle Family" by A. E. Haarer, F. L. S. 1956.MS 349/6 Typescript extract from "Fibres" Vol. 10 September, October, November, 1959. 'Kenaf Hibisctus Cannibinus L.' by R. H Kirby b.Com (London). 1959MS 349/7 Typescript copy of 'Confidential Report from director of Jute Research' c 1950s.MS 349/8 Typescript extract from "Textile Manufacturer" December, 1962. 'Substitute Fabrics for Jute Type Fabrics' by C. M. Watson A.T. I., C.G.I. A. 1962MS 349/9 Typescript. "Dundee for Jute & Flax - A Day In The Life of Mr John Smith" (edited by Innes Duffus). Published in Dundee for jute and flax (Dundee Chamber of Commerce, 1933). Not part of original accession. c 1933

Administrative / Biographical History

Harry Duffus was the father of George Duffus, entertainer, and a relation of Innes Duffus, Archivist to the Nine Trades

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Dundee City Archive

Other Finding Aids

Hardcopy descriptive list available

Alternative Form Available

Copies are held by Dundee City Archives and Verdant Works. Also in KLoc 677.13 D 914 Dundee for jute and flax (Dundee, 1933)

Conditions Governing Use

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