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Sir Thomas & Arthur Wardle Ltd, fabric dyers, printers and finishers

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Date: 1874-1978
Places:
  • Leek, Staffordshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Textiles > Textile finishing
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C116931 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B4112 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1875-c1909: pattern books
Manchester University: Whitworth Art Gallery
See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 textiles and leather, 1990
2
1874-98: papers and corresp of Sir Thomas Wardle incl letters from William Morris
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
See Guide to the Cataloged Collections, 1980, p604
3
1888-90: sample book
Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Textiles and Dress
NRA 30151
4
1881-1978: records incl minutes, production records, financial and wages records, and articles of association
Macclesfield Silk Museum
NRA 32371 Wardle

See Clothworkers' Company: survey of textile records, 2013

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