Papers of Colin Garrett

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Typescript and printed reports; Lectures and articles by Garrett, illustrated with textile samples; Photographs; Correspondence; and a few printed books

Administrative / Biographical History

Colin Garrett, a textile engineer of Southport, Lancashire, spent a lifetime working in the textile industry, involved in all aspects - bleaching, dyeing and testing. Garrett attended evening classes at the Royal Technical College c1912-1915. During his career he lectured widely, contributed articles to the journals in his field and prepared reports on textile processes. He was employed with several Scottish firms, Lumsden and McKenzie of Almondbank, Perth and McNabs of Howwood, Renfrewshire. The papers were presented to the University of Strathclyde by Colin Garrett in July 1976

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

Typed list to item level

Archivist's Note

Archivist's note: Description prepared by Margaret Harrison, Web version by Graham S. Holton, Jordanhill LibraryRules or Conventions: Description based on Scottish Archive Network guidelines, based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000). and Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997)Date of descriptions: October 2007.