Textile Ephemera

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Knitting patterns 1930s-1980s; dress patterns 1893-1913; articles 1950-2005; publications 1907-2994; textile trend and colour guides including British Colour Council and Bilbille & Co 1920s-1979; and photographs 1910-1950s.

Administrative / Biographical History

Collection of ephemera relating to the Scottish textile industry.

Arrangement

By subject.

Conditions Governing Access

Access by appointment at the Scottish Borders Campus, Galashiels.

Other Finding Aids

Item level description in CALM database.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Helen Taylor, Archivist, Heriot-Watt University Archive, Records Management and Museum Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents. Permission to publish material from the Archive must be sought in advance from the University Archivist. Responsibility for obtaining copyright clearance rests with the applicant.

Custodial History

Donations to Heriot-Watt University Archive, Records Management and Museum Service.

Accruals

New acquistions expected.