The Clayton Aniline Co. Ltd., Dye Production

Scope and Content

Dye Catalogues

Administrative / Biographical History

The Clayton Aniline Co. Ltd. was based in Manchester. They were the sole concessionaires for CIBA Ltd., which was based in Basle, Switzerland. The Scottish Branch had a address at Pitt Street, and then Clyde Street, Glasgow.


Records are arranged chronologically by type following classification scheme

Access Information

By appointment ar the Scottish Borders Campus in Galashiels. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

Other Finding Aids

Printed list plus item level computerised list available in the Searchroom

Conditions Governing Use

Private study and research, subject to the condition of the documents. Applications for permission to quote from or publish images from the collection should be sent to the University Archivist.

Custodial History

The records were first listed as part of the Archive by the Business Archives Council (Scotland) Surveying Officer in 1988 while in the High Mill. Following the merger of the Scottish College of Textiles with Heriot-Watt University in October 1998, responsibility for the collection was transferred to Heriot-Watt University Archive, Records Management and Museum Service. In September 2000, the Archive moved to the Main Building at the Scottish Borders Campus, Galashiels.


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Related Material

No other records associated by provenance. Records held elsewhere to be determined