- Building plans, 1949;
- Share certificates, early 20th century;
- Publications, c1927-1944.
Records of Coats Fabra, thread manufacturers, Barcelona, Spain
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- ReferenceGB 248 UGD 199/33
- Dates of Creation20th century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialSpanish
- Physical Description0.01 metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Coats Fabra was formed in around 1903 following the merger between Sociedad Anonima Sucesora de Fabra i Portabella (Spanish thread manufacturer) and J & P Coats to form Compania Anonima Hilaturas de Fabra y Coats (Coats Fabra). This merger was the first between a Catalan company and a foreign company. The company became the first Spanish company to offer paid holidays to its workers in the 1910s. Coats Fabra were still in operation in 2012.
Conditions Governing Access
Deposit : J & P Coats : November 2000 : ACCN 1996
Alternative Form Available
No known copies
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
None which affect the use of this material
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Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents
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J & P Coats
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Location of Originals
This material is original
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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999and National Council on Archives, Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names
Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.
Fonds level description compiled by Emma Anthony, Business Cataloguer, 6 June 2012.