Cuttings from newspapers and other publications, Prospectii , Curriculum Vitae, and correspondence relating to Norma Starszakowna, her career as a Textile Designer, her involvement with Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and the work of students.
Business records 1824-1936; Legal and estate papers c 1800-1953; Accounting and financial records including personal and household finances 1798-1972; Correspondence and letter books 1832-1975; Diaries 1923-1981; Personal papers 1817-1975; Press Cuttings 1868-1939; Photographs c1875-c 1960; Plans 1823-[20th century]; Publications and ephemera 19th and 20th centuries.
Minutes 1892-1968; correspondence and papers relating to the articles of association, contract and membership of the Jute Importers Association 1909-1975; financial records 1907-1974; records relating to arbitration and miscellaneous disputes 1910-1976; correspondence and papers re. the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1957-1971; correspondence and other papers relating to the British Jute Trade Federal Council and the London Jute Association 1933-1974; miscellaneous papers relating to Indian and Pakistan affairs 1927-1973; papers relating to the India/Pakistan Shipping Conference Lines 1965-1970; records of the Calcutta Baled Jute Association 1933-1950 and Pakistan Jute Association 1955-1971;correspondence and papers relating to the Jute Importers' Association's 'Contintental Forwarding Scheme' during the National Dock Strike, 1970, and the 'Holding Schemes' during later strikes 1970-1975; miscellaneous papers 1894-1974; photographs c.1900.
Typed copies of articles on Jute, and other fibres notably Kenaf: MS 349/1 Typescript copy of extract from "Textile Quarterly" Volume 3 No. 4. 1953. 'Progress of New Mexican Kenaf Industry' by Simon Elliot, Director of Kenaf De New Mexico. S.A. 1953. MS 349/2 Typescript copy of extract from "Jute and Gunny Review" Vol. V No. 9 December, 1953. 'Studies in Kenaf. Part 1- Production, Cultivation and Extraction' by S.V. Bende, Indian Jute Mills Research Institute. 1953 MS 349/3 Typescript copy of extract from "Jute and Gunny Review" February, 1954. 'Studies in Kenaf. Part 11- Chemical and physical properties' by S.V. Bende. 1954. MS 349/4 Typescript copy from "C.I.B.A. Review" Volume 9, April 1953- February 1955 'Plant Fibres Alternative to Jute'. 1955 MS 349/5 Typescript extract from "Fibres" Vol. 17 1956 "The Roselle Family" by A. E. Haarer, F. L. S. 1956. MS 349/6 Typescript extract from "Fibres" Vol. 10 September, October, November, 1959. 'Kenaf Hibisctus Cannibinus L.' by R. H Kirby b.Com (London). 1959 MS 349/7 Typescript copy of 'Confidential Report from director of Jute Research' c 1950s. MS 349/8 Typescript extract from "Textile Manufacturer" December, 1962. 'Substitute Fabrics for Jute Type Fabrics' by C. M. Watson A.T. I., C.G.I. A. 1962 MS 349/9 Typescript. "Dundee for Jute & Flax - A Day In The Life of Mr John Smith" (edited by Innes Duffus). Published in Dundee for jute and flax (Dundee Chamber of Commerce, 1933). Not part of original accession. c 1933
Ledgers 1838-1889, cash books 1833-1838, day books 1833-1838, miscellaneous financial records 1838-1889, annual reports 1931-1966, wages book 1856-1859, miscellaneous records including patents 1855-1892.
Minutes 1902 1970; shareholding records 1902 1971; ledgers 1902 1971; purchase books 1918 1940; machinery records and order books 1850 1947; patents book 1924 1960; machinery specification books 1858 1976; bills of material 1946 1955; machinery instructions 1946 1959; inventories; photographs 1928 c.1950; plans and drawings 1857 1968. Also includes company files and other records of subsidiary company James F Low (Engineers) Ltd, manufacturers of contractors' small plant 1902 1984.
Company records, correspondence and financial files of Don Brothers, Buist & Company Ltd and Don & Low (Holdings) Ltd, 1794-1995; miscellaneous records of the Dundee Calendering Company Ltd., 1864-1978; minute book and financial records of Moffat & Son Ltd., 1926-1957; ledgers of James Scott, Junior, 1804-1832; letter book and private ledgers of Alexander Henderson & Son Ltd., 1795-1955; company records, financial records and correspondence of J & J Smart Ltd., 1866-1990; company records, production records and financial files of Strathmore Woollen Co. Ltd, 1948-1981; company records and financial files of Low Brothers & Co. [Dundee] Ltd. and Low Brothers & Co. [Ireland] Ltd., 1939-1987; company records and financial files of Low Brothers & Co. Daniel Buchanan & Sons Ltd, T. Gaunt[Rainwear] Ltd. and Don Coatings (Scotland) Ltd., 1957-1984; company records and financial files of Wallace Works (Manufacturing Wholesalers) Ltd.1959-1978, company records and financial files of Stiven, MacPherson & Thomson Ltd, 1961-1978; company records and financial files of Chaspec Packaging Ltd., Don & Low Ltd, and Don & Low (Packaging) Ltd, 1964-1981; company records and financial files of William Smith (Dundee) 1939 Ltd, 1914-1978; company records and financial files of Don Fibres Ltd., Thiokol Fibres Ltd. and Thiokol Chemicals Ltd., 1973-1980; miscellaneous legal and business records of Tay Textiles Ltd., 1870-1988; miscellaneous legal and financial records of the Don, Hill and Robertson Families' Trusts 1877-1934; business and personal papers of the Low Family, 1887-1999; plans and diagrams, 1884-1988
Notebook belonging to John Grant, Spinning Department, Angus Jute Works, West Bengal describing the spinning department and detailing spindles, drives, machinery and production; Essentials of Colloquial Hindustani by Mohiuddin Ahmad, owned and annotated by John Grant
MS 86/I Samnugger Jute Factory Co Ltd MS 86/II Victoria Jute Factory Co Ltd MS 86/III Titaghur Jute Factory Co Ltd MS 86/IV Angus Company Ltd MS 86/V Thomas Duff & Co Ltd MS 86/VI Hardie and Smith Ltd MS 86/VII The Dundee Brattice Cloth and Waterproofing Co Ltd MS 86/VIII Victoria Road Calendering Co MS 86/IX Moore & Weinberg (Dundee) Ltd MS 86/X Jaffe Brothers Co (Dundee) Ltd MS 86/XI Cargill & Co Ltd MS 86/XII William Watson (Dundee) Ltd MS 86/XIII James Stiven Ltd MS 86/XIV English Spinners Ltd MS 86/XV Arctic Leather Goods Company, Dundee MS 86/XVI E Carr & Sons Ltd, London MS 86/XVII Joseph Grave & Co Ltd, Manchester MS 86/XVIII Hillbank Bag Factory, Dundee MS 86/XIX A & S Henry & Co (Dundee) Ltd MS 86/XX A & S Henry & Co MS 86/XXI United Kingdom Jute Goods Association Ltd MS 86/XXII Indian Jute Mills Association MS 86/XXIII Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry MS 86/XXIV British Jute Trade Research Association MS 86/XXV Miscellaneous Records MS 86/XXVI Miscellaneous Photographs MS 86/XXVII Tay Spinners Ltd
Company files 1946-1987; letter books 1904-1952; correspondence files and boxes (UK and foreign) 1961-1976; purchase records 1915-1967; order records 1908-1965; completed orders and related correspondence 1960-1981; sales ledgers 1900-1966; general sales correspondence 1956-1976; specification cards and pin order records 1952-1977; copy order records 1971-1973; technical papers 1964-1975; repair invoices 1961-1968; wages books 1963-1974; work studies 1959-1973
Abstract of accounts, furnishings and current charges 1892-1915, Ledger no. 1. (With index) 1911-1921, and souvenir brochure giving brief history of the firm and includes mounted photographs showing exterior and interior views of Dudhope Works, some with personnel with negatives of photographs, 1839-1946. Also includes illustrated booklet outlining history and development of Low & Bonar Group & Companies, including William Fergusson & Sons Ltd. c.1950, and a set of accounts and reports 1985.