Collection T-GAR - Colin Garrett papers

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GB 249 T-GAR


Colin Garrett papers


  • 1919-1976 (Creation)

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0.5 metres

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Colin Garrett, a textile engineer, of Southport, Lancashire, spent a lifetime working in the textile industry, involved in all aspects - bleaching, dyeing and testing. Garrett attended evening classes at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow c 1912-1915. During his career he lectured widely, contributed articles to the journals in his field and prepared reports on textile processes. He was employed with several Scottish firms including Lumsden and McKenzie of Almondbank, Perth and McNabs of Howwood, Renfrewshire.

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The papers were presented to the University of Strathclyde by Colin Garrett in July 1976.

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Typescript and printed reports; lectures and articles by Garrett, illustrated with textile samples; photographs; correspondence; printed books.

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  • English

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Item level typed list available in reading room.

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