Papers of Walter S Hay, 1920-1970, printing compositor

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Tapes (with transcripts) of interviews, 1974 (by Douglas Mack and Alastair Wood, Stirling University) with Walter S Hay, printer, about his career in the Scottish printing industry from the 1920s to the 1960s
  • Correspondence, paper-makers hat 1974
  • Bone type-rule C19th

Administrative / Biographical History

Walter S Hay was a printing compositor in Scotland  c1925-1970 .


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

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Acquisition Information


Other Finding Aids

Data about the collection is held on the Stirling University Library's web-based catalogue

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None which affect the use of this material

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Manager, Library Liaison and Training.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 559 procedures

Custodial History




Related Material

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Location of Originals

This material is original


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Additional Information

Fonds level description compiled by H M Kemp and Alan Borthwick, Scottish Archive Network project, 10 May 2002.