Women's Fashion Export Group

Scope and Content

Typescript agendas of the Group and its committees, 1940-2; signed minutes of Group and committees, 1942-53 (no meetings 1947-52); accounts, 1940-54; undated directory of manufacturers.

The collection forms part of the archive of the British Clothing Industry Association (MSS.222), in which the records of various predecessor and related organisations are contained.

Administrative / Biographical History

Founded in 1940 as the Women's and Children's Outerwear Export Group of the Wholesale Fashion Trade's Association.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited with the Modern Records Centre between 1981 and 1997 by the British Clothing Industry Association and forms part of its archive.

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

The records of similar associations can also be found within MSS.222.