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PROFITS (Professional Fashion Industries Technology Service)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 2159 PROFITS
Held at: University of the Arts London: London College of Fashion
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Full title: PROFITS (Professional Fashion Industries Technology Service)
Date(s): 1985-1989
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: Approximately 50 packs containing an audio tape and information booklets
Name of creator(s): London College of Fashion


Administrative/Biographical history:

PROFITS, or Professional Fashion Industries Technology Service, was organised by London College of Fashion and funded by the Department of Trade and Industry as an Enterprise Initiative aimed at the clothing industry. The information packs sold to businesses were the result of 9 months research into the clothing industry in London.


Scope and content/abstract:

Collection of audio tapes and information booklets entitled 'Develop Your Business for the Clothing Industry', 1985-1989, produced by PROFITS, the Professional Fashion Industries Technology Service run by the London College of Fashion. The packs cover topics under the headings such as 'Your Factory', 'Your Money' and 'Your Employees.

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:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received from PROFITS company when they ceased publication in 1990.

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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