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Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd, textile manufacturers

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Date: 1828-2000
  • Carlisle, Cumberland
  • Darvel, Ayrshire
  • Edinburgh, Midlothian
Functions, occupations and activities: Textiles > Silk and pile fabrics | Textiles > Lace | Textiles > Carpets | Textiles > Miscellaneous textile mfrs
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C117719 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B3794 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1913-69: directors minutes etc, accounts and balance sheets, corresp, sales statistics, technical notes
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 20588 Morton

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 textiles and leather, 1990
1828-1973: corresp, technical records and drawings, pattern books, photographs, etc [restricted access]
Science Museum Library and Archives
NRA 28468 Morton Sundour
1900-c1930: Sir James Morton: papers rel to Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd
V&A Archive of Art and Design
NRA 28681 Morton Sundour

See Guide to the Archive of Art and Design, 2001
1896-1968: corresp and design records
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 13466 V & A Museum
20th cent: carpet and textile designs (954 items)
Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
1935-65: balance sheets, press cutting book
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 29343 Courtaulds plc
1917-58: design record books, samples
V&A Archive of Art and Design
NRA 30957 Courtaulds plc
1912-14: letters, bills, etc
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
See Report of County Archivist March 1967, p3