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J & P Coats (UK) Ltd, thread manufacturers

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Alternative name(s):
  • Coats Viyella (Later known as)
  • Coats plc (Later known as)
Date: 1772-2000
Places:
  • Paisley, Renfrewshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Textiles > Cotton
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C123657 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B3089 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1808-1981: minutes, letter books, financial records, investment registers, production, staff and premises records
Paisley Museum, Art Gallery and Coats Observatory
NRA 20914 Coats
2
1848-1981: minutes, letterbooks, corresp, accounts, patents and trademarks
Glasgow University Archive Services
NRA 20914 Coats

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 textiles and leather, 1990
3
1830-1970: ledgers, journals, cashbooks, letterbooks, registers, salary books
Glasgow University Archive Services
NRA 20914 Coats
4
1886-1996: drawings and specifications, Central Agency price list, family trees
Glasgow University Archive Services
See Annual return 2000
5
c1889-1989: additional board papers, minutes, corresp, financial and personnel records, annual reports and accounts, share records and legal documents incl subsidiary companies
Glasgow University Archive Services
See Annual Return 2007
6
1772-1964: title deeds for the Ferguslie and Anchor mills, Paisley, and related papers
Glasgow University Archive Services
See Annual Return 2010
7
20th cent: drawings, photographs and papers
Glasgow City Archives
NRA 12501 Glasgow misc
8
1970-1973: cash book
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
See Annual Return 2008
9
1929-1968: papers rel to research and development of Terylene, incl legal action between Calico Printers Association and British Celanese Ltd; corresp; patent records
Science and Industry Museum
See 1998 Accessions return

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