The Clayton Aniline Co. Ltd., Dye Production
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 582 HWUA CA
- Dates of Creation1930-1953
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description4 volumes, consisting of printed records, fabric and yarn samples.
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Scope and Content
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
Conditions Governing Access
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.
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.