Records of Singer Co (UK) Ltd, sewing machine manufacturers, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Written histories of Singer Co (UK) Ltd, sewing machine manufacturers, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, including the manuscript of Arthur Dorman's History of Singer Co (UK) Ltd. Arthur Dorman worked for for 50 years. On his retirement in 1972 he was commissioned to write a history of the company. The history was never published.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
Conditions Governing Access
Gift : widow of Arthur Dorman : Glasgow : 1987
Other Finding Aids
File level list available in searchroom
Alternative Form Available
No known copies
Conditions Governing Use
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents
This material has been appraised in line with normal procedures
Received directly from the creator's widow
Location of Originals
This material is photocopied. The original was retained the depositor.
No known publications using this material
Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives, Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names
Fonds level catalogued by Jenny Cooknell, Assistant Archivist, 9 July 1999. Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 25 April 2002. Lower levels recatalogued by Jane Heward, Graduate Trainee - Archive Assistant, 04 March 2011.