The collection is Richards' own collection of papers relating to glass manufacture and the firm of W.E. Chance and Company Limited in particular, 1910-1979. Comprising typescripts; notes; brochures; recipes for making glass; correspondence relating to copper ruby glass; other correspondence.
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- ReferenceGB 150 FCR
- Dates of Creation1910-1979
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description14 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Mr F.C. Richards worked for the Birmingham glass firm W.E.Chance and Company Limited, c.1930-1970.
Reference: Finding aid for the Richards Papers.
Open. Access to all registered researchers.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was deposited as a gift by F.C. Richards in 1979-1980.
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Conditions Governing Use
Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.
Further deposits are not expected.