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British Records Association Collection

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 2159
Held at: University of the Arts London: London College of Fashion
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Full title: British Records Association Collection
Date(s): 1840-1899
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 6 documents
Name of creator(s): London College of Fashion


Administrative/Biographical history:


Scope and content/abstract:

Records donated by the British Records Association relating to the garment trade in London, 1840-1899, comprising deed of partnership for carrying on the trade of a tailor in Skinner Street, Snow Hill, London, 1840; licence of patent for improvements in materials used in the manufacture of bonnet fronts and ruches, 1860; letters patent for an invention for improvement in sewing machines, 1880; deed of partnership for the Eclaire Button Hole Sewing Machine Company, London, 1887; assignment of one-third share of an invention for improvements in button hole sewing machines, 1887; apprenticeship indenture, 1899, to train as a milliner.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The records are unsorted.

Conditions governing access:

Access to the collection is by appointment only.

Conditions governing reproduction:

No photocopying is permitted although photographs may be taken at the discretion of the Head of Learning Resources.

Finding aids:

The records are uncatalogued.

Archival Information

Archival history:

The records were donated to the British Records Association from a number of sources.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated by the British Records Association.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
July 2002

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