File: Department of Textile Technology: Developments and Proposals

Scope and Content

Papers and correspondence including a report on the future of textile technology at UMIST by Professor J.W.S. Hearle and proposals for new undergraduate courses in Textile Design and Design Management. Other papers relate to potential areas for UMIST involvement in polymer engineering, correspondence between Bowden and industrial companies concerning the future of the British textile industry, and details of a departmental open day in June 1976.