- Photographs 1899-1950
- Metallurgical and research department reports 1944-1967
- Publications 1923-1975
- Administrative records 1879-1967
- Production records 1936-1965
- Plans 1941-1944
Papers of James M Mowat (fl. 1917-1967), technical director, William Beardmore & Co Ltd, steel and iron manufacturers, Glasgow, Scotland
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 248 UGD 137
- Dates of Creation1899-1967
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description2 metresThere are no physical characteristics or technical requirements that affect the use of this material.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
This material has been arranged into series, which consist of numbers of items related by format and/or function. Within series, the items are generally arranged chronologically.
Conditions Governing Access
Deposit : James Mowat
Deposit : Moncrieff, Warren & Paterson, solicitors: Glasgow
Other Finding Aids
Digital file level list available in searchroom.
Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)2482) and London (NRA14667)
Alternative Form Available
Some material is also available on microfilm
Conditions Governing Use
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents
This material has been appraised in line with normal procedures
Some of the papers were acquired from Moncrieff, Warren & Paterson : solicitors, Glasgow and some from James Mowat.
Hume, John R and Moss, Michael S,Beardmore: The History of a Scottish Industrial Giant(1979, London)
Moss, Michael S and Hume, John R,Workshop of the British Empire: Engineering and Shipbuilding in the West of Scotland(1977, London)
Mainly originals, but some microfilms. These microfilms are of material within the collection
Extent element updated by Jenny Cooknell , Assistant Archivist, 22 July 1999