Sub-fonds MS 94/4 - Knowles & Co (Engineers) Ltd

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MS 94/4


Knowles & Co (Engineers) Ltd


  • 1952-1971 (Creation)

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0.18 linear metres.

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Knowles & Co (Engineers) Ltd of Bradford, manufacturers of warpers, scourers and mercerising machines, was bought by Thomas C Keay Ltd from Samuel Platt Ltd in 1970.

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Scope and content

Order book 1957-1967; specifications and machinery prices 1966; costings book for components, supplied and manufactured, and assemblages 1970-1971; hydraulic and pneumatic squeeze rolls test file 1952-1953; bleaching process description file 1956-1959; miscellaneous file 1970; machinery brochures c.1970.


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Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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Paper. May require conservation

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MS 94/4

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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