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Courtaulds Ltd, manufacturers of crape, dress fabric, artificial silk and other manmade fibres

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Date: 1767-2000
  • Braintree, Essex
  • Coventry, Warwickshire
  • London
Functions, occupations and activities: Textiles > Silk and pile fabrics | Textiles > Man-made fibres | Textiles > Clothing
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C109063 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B3174 )
  Description Held by Reference Further information
19th cent-20th cent: records incl those of home and overseas subsidiaries
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 29343 Courtaulds plc

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 textiles and leather, 1990
1799-1982: financial, technical, production, staff and property records
Essex Record Office
NRA 21783
1910-1973: Castle Works reports, accounts, wages books, registers of young persons, factory inspection records, papers
Flintshire Record Office
See Annual Report 1971 p15, 1974 pp25-26, 1979 p24, Accessions Jan 1973-Mar 1974 p6
1913-1977: Northern Textiles Division board papers, reports, corresp
Greater Manchester County Record Office (with Manchester Archives)
NRA 30126 Courtaulds
19th cent-20th cent: sample and design books (c200), Bocking works cost and construction books (8 boxes)
V&A Archive of Art and Design
NRA 30957 Courtaulds plc
20th cent: staff records
Warwick University: Modern Records Centre
NRA 19095 Courtaulds Assoc
20th cent: staff records
Warwick University: Modern Records Centre
NRA 22796
1976-1981: misc board papers
Coventry Archives
1767-1877: Coventry property deeds
Coventry Archives
See Accessions to Repositories 1983
1911-20: Registers of fitness of young persons and children employed
Flintshire Record Office
1938: album of photographs of Little Heath plant; air raid precautions table of gases used for offensive purposes
Coventry Archives

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