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Southeastern Massachusetts Technological Institute textile sample scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: URC-022

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of bound scrapbooks of different shapes and sizes containing pasted in or bound in samples of fabrics collected from a number of manufacturers. Most samples are of cotton fabrics, using a variety of weave techniques. Some are identified, but most are not.

Dates

  • 1900 - 1960

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No known restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Fabric sample books used for the study of textile manufacturing by faculty and students of Bradford Durfee Textile School (later known as Bradford Durfee College of Technology) and New Bedford Textile School (later known as New Bedford Institute of Technology), which combined in 1960 to form Southeastern Massachusetts Technological Institution (later known as Southeastern Massachusetts University), now known as University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Some scrapbooks may also have been used by textile professionals.

Extent

1.7 Linear Feet (4 manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Retrospective; various donors, as indicated on the inside front cover of some volumes.

Processing Information

Processed as a collection, by Judy Farrar, March 2000.

Title
Southeastern Massachusetts Technological Institute textile sample scrapbooks
Status
Completed
Author
Judy Farrar
Date
March 2000
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English
Edition statement
First edition 2000

Repository Details

Part of the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Repository

Contact:
285 Old Westport Rd.
N. Dartmouth MA 02747 USA