Other Beauty Competitions

Scope and Content

Beauty competitions were a lucrative business for many companies whilst providing an opening for young women wishing to embark into a modelling career. These competitions were held throughout the UK often by companies as promotional events linked with particular events, products or to celebrate an anniversary. This file contains information on a huge variety of similiar competitions such as Miss British Shipbuilding, Coal Queen of Britain and Miss Scottish Television. Correspondence includes that from district councils, newspapers - local and national, photographers and enquiries from the general public.