Records of Scottish Retail Drapers, Outfitters, Garment Makers & Millineries Federation, trade association, Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Minute books including minutes of annual general meetings and executive meetings 1923-1942

Administrative / Biographical History

The Scottish Retail Drapers, Outfitters, Garment Makers & Millineries Federation was formed as a trades association in Glasgow, Scotland, in c1919  . The Federation brought together the various regional trade association relating to the textile trades, such as Glasgow & West of Scotland Retail Drapers, Outfitters, Garment Makers & Milliners Association , to act as a collective voice for these trades in Scotland. The Federation dealt with matters that related to all these organisations, such as impending government legislation, the Board of Trade, wage scales and clothes rationing during the 1939-1945 World War. Its main means of communication with its members was its publication, the Scottish Retail Drapery Journal .

In 1941  , the Federation, along with the various regional associations, were dissolved and reconstituted as part of the Scottish Retail Drapers Association .

Arrangement

The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Permanent loan : Speirs Watson, Chartered Accountants : Glasgow : May 1985 : ACCN 0067

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)2676) and London (NRA25432)

Alternative Form Available

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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

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

Acquired from liquidators of Scottish Retail Distributors Association Ltd

Accruals

None expected

Related Material

GB 248 UGD 214/1 Records of Glasgow & West of Scotland Retail Drapers, Outfitters, Garment Makers and Milliners Association

GB 248 UGD 214/3 Records of Scottish Retail Distributors Association Ltd

GB 248 UGD 214/4 Records of Glasgow & West of Scotland Wholesale & Retail Drapers Benevolent Fund

Material in other repositories: no material associated by provenance

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Additional Information

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