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Various items relating to finance turn-over, advertising, property maintence (not originally filed together)


Magazine: 'Store, magazine of retailing'. Christmas 1951 includes a duplicate of page 39-40, (biography of Basil Wilson) and pictures of Basil Wilson.


Letter to Mr Wilson from D.M Smith secretary of Drapers Chamber of Trade. The letter is in reply to a request for a copy of the annual report of the D.C.T Executive council for 1953. Attached to the letter is the D.C.T Operating expense enquiry for the year 1950 as well as the Department stores operating results for 1952.

Newspaper clipping

Includes an article about a Dundee draper's store that use a barrel to collect bones which are useful in the manufacturing of aeroplanes.

The Evening Telegraph and Post

Most of the articles relate to the First World War and in particular the Somme. There are adverts on the back pages, one of which is for 'The Good News' Sale by G.L.Wilson, 'The Corner', Dundee'.

Photographs of staff

Photograph of a large group of people in front of a large building with gothic architecture. Possibly a photograph of members of staff of G.L.Wilson in front of Westminster Abby. Article in scrap book about staff trip to London for the Diamond Jubilee.


Folder originally entitled 'Bonus the Wilson Partnership' containing information on the staff bonus scheme, the finances and the running of the store, as well as a photograph and notes from a management training course, copies of a poem by John Wilson. Has been put in new folder.


Letters to Basil Wilson from Margery A. Baird from the editorial Department of Corsetry and Underwear asking for information regarding the set-up of the 'Pantie shop' in G.L Wilson. Also letter is to Miss Baird from Basil Wilson giving a detailed description of the 'Pantie Shop'. 2 letters.


Bundle of correspondence and leaflets relating to a corsetry fair held by G.L Wilson on corsetry week, includes article on Bra Bar.
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