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Hayes Textiles Limited

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 2159 Hayes Collection of Textiles
Held at: University of the Arts London: London College of Fashion
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Full title: Hayes Textiles Limited
Date(s): 1960s
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 3 shelves of folders and 70 volumes
Name of creator(s): Hayes Textiles Limited


Administrative/Biographical history:

Hayes Textiles Limited of Vencourt Place, 261/271 King Street, London, specialised in high quality Jacquard Fabrics and the production of Nigerian headwear. The Directors were D A Butler, S Ryman and M J Nettleton. On the death of the founder D A Butler, the company closed.


Scope and content/abstract:

Collection of textile swatches made by Hayes Textiles Limited, 1960s, a British company that designed and manufactured headwear for Nigerian women.

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:

The collection of samples were donated to the college by Mrs M J Nettleton on the death of the company's founder, D A Butler.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The Victoria and Albert Museum have some textiles manufactured by Hayes.

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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