File: Chair of Textile Chemistry (Peters)

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to the appointment of a Chair of Textile Chemistry. This chair was created to further develop the area of textile technology in Manchester through teaching the processes of dyeing and finishing and carrying out research projects on behalf of industrial firms. Papers include application forms, letters of reference and minutes of the Committees of Recommendation. Raymond Peters (1918-1995) was appointed as Professor of Textile Chemistry in 1955.

Conditions Governing Access

Access conditions apply to this file; a number of items are closed to public inspection. Review of file required in advance of release of open documents.