Collections (Business Group)

Source guides, industries & trading

These comprise published guides to sources for business history research, focused here on particular industries or trading activities. They include commentary on reliability, methodology, etc

Businesses:

  • Source guides, accountancy services industry
  • Source guides, advertising services industry
  • Source guides, agricultural machinery production industry
  • Source guides, architecture, interior design, & landscape & garden design services
  • Source guides, asbestos products manufacturing industry
  • Source guides, banking services industry
  • Source guides, bicycle production industry, Coventry
  • Source guides, book trade industry
  • Source guides, brewing industry
  • Source guides, brickmaking industry
  • Source guides, business interest associations
  • Source guides, clockmaking industry
  • Source guides, catering services industry inc restaurants, public houses, alehouses
  • Source guides, co-operative retailing, wholesaling, production, etc
  • Source guides, cutlery, razors, scissors, etc, production industry
  • Source guides, chemicals production industry
  • Source guides, coal extraction industry, Somerset
  • Source guides, coal extraction industry, Scotland
  • Source guides, cotton textiles production inc spinning & weaving
  • Source guides, computer production industry
  • Source guides, construction & civil engineering industry
  • Source guides, design services industry
  • Source guides, domestic ceramic production industry
  • Source guides, distilling & blending industry
  • Source guides, diamond extraction industry, South Africa
  • Source guides, electrical engineering industry
  • Source guides, electricity generation & supply Industry
  • Source guides, engineering & metal processing industries
  • Source guides, engineering consultancy services industry
  • Source guides, extraction industry, general
  • Source guides, extraction industry, general, Cumbria
  • Source guides, film production, distribution & exhibition Industry
  • Source guides, fishing industry
  • Source guides, friendly society services industry
  • Source guides, furniture production industry
  • Source guides, food processing industries
  • Source guides, footwear & footwear components production industry
  • Source guides, gas production & supply industry
  • Source guides, general industry & trading
  • Source guides, general trading co & agency house activities industry
  • Source guides, general wearing apparel production industry
  • Source guides, glass products manufacture industry
  • Source guides, goldsmithing & silversmithing production
  • Source guides, gold extraction industry, Ghana
  • Source guides, inland navigation services industry
  • Source guides, insurance services industry
  • Source guides, international trading companies
  • Source guides, iron, steel & related alloys production industry
  • Source guides, luxury goods
  • Source guides, leisure industry
  • Source guides, lead extraction industry, Derbyshire
  • Source guides, legal advice services industry
  • Source guides, livery companies & trade guilds
  • Source guides, leather & other skins processing industry
  • Source guides, linen/flax spinning & weaving industry, Northern Ireland
  • Source guides, maritime industries, Devon
  • Source guides, glove making industry
  • Source guides, maritime industries
  • Source guides, mail services
  • Source guides, motorcycle production industry, Coventry
  • Source guides, motorcycle production industry
  • Source guides, mail order retailing industry
  • Source guides, measuring inc navigational equipment production industry
  • Source guides, motor vehicle production industry, Coventry
  • Source guides, motor vehicle production industry
  • Source guides, musical instruments production industry
  • Source guides, newspaper & periodical publishing industry
  • Source guides, transport services industry, general, Somerset
  • Source guides, transport services industry, general, Merseyside
  • Source guides, transport services industry, general, Hampshire
  • Source guides, transport services industry, general, Isle of Wight
  • Source guides, transport services industry, general
  • Source guides, veterinary medicine
  • Source guides, woollen & worsted textiles production industry inc spinning & weaving
  • Source guides, trade by merchants inc port & brokage books
  • Source guides, telecommunications
  • Source guides, tobacco pipe production industry
  • Source guides, tin & copper extraction industry, Zambia
  • Source guides, textile production industry, general
  • Source guides, tin & copper extraction industry, Cornwall
  • Source guides, slavery & slave trading, Liverpool
  • Source guides, silk textiles production industry inc throwing & weaving
  • Source guides, shipping services industry
  • Source guides, sound & video production & publishing industry
  • Source guides, photographic services industry
  • Source guides, sports management industry
  • Source guides, shipbuilding & repairing industry exc small craft
  • Source guides, road management industry & road traffic
  • Source guides, road passenger transport services industry
  • Source guides, retailing industry
  • Source guides, railway locomotive, rolling stock & components production industry
  • Source guides, railway transport services industry
  • Source guides, publishing industry
  • Source guides, pharmaceutical production & research industry inc pharmacy
  • Source guides, port & harbour services industry
  • Source guides, oil extraction, refining, etc, industry
  • Source guides, saddlery, harness, etc, production industry
  • Source guides, tobacco products manufacturing industry

Source guides, geographical areas

These comprise published guides to sources for business history research, focused here on geographical areas. They include commentary on reliability, methodology, etc

Businesses:

  • Source guides, Aberdeen
  • Source guides, Africa
  • Source guides, South Africa
  • Source guides, Australia
  • Source guides, Bradford
  • Source guides, Bristol
  • Source guides, Caldedale
  • Source guides, Canada
  • Source guides, Coventry
  • Source guides, Hull
  • Source guides, Kent
  • Source guides, Kirklees
  • Source guides, Lancashire
  • Source guides, Latin America
  • Source guides, Leeds
  • Source guides, Leicester
  • Source guides, Lincoln
  • Source guides, London
  • Source guides, Merseyside
  • Source guides, New Zealand
  • Source guides, Northern Ireland
  • Source guides, Nottinghamshire
  • Source guides, Scotland
  • Source guides, Somerset
  • Source guides, Suffolk
  • Source guides, Uruguay
  • Source guides, Wales
  • Source guides, West Yorkshire
  • Source guides, Yorkshire & Humber

Source guides, document types

These comprise published guides to sources for business history research, focused here on document types. They include commentary on reliability, methodology, etc

Businesses:

  • Source guides, board minute books
  • Source guides, ephemera
  • Source guides, factory returns & factory inspection
  • Source guides, government records
  • Source guides, insurance policies
  • Source guides, parish registers
  • Source guides, parliamentary records
  • Source guides, probate records inc inventories & wills
  • Source guides, prospectuses
  • Source guides, share registers
  • Source guides, theses
  • Source guides, trade directories
  • Source guides, trade literature inc catalogues, house journals, trade magazines & other secondary literature
  • Source guides, accounting records

Source guides, topics

These comprise published guides to sources for business history research, focused here on topics. They include commentary on reliability, methodology, etc

Businesses:

  • Source guides, training inc apprenticeship
  • Source guides, biographies of business people
  • Source guides, buildings
  • Source guides, business culture
  • Source guides, employee welfare
  • Source guides, faith issues
  • Source guides, industrial & employee relations
  • Source guides, intellectual property inc patents, trade marks & designs
  • Source guides, management practice
  • Source guides, networks & clusters

Business & industry studies for whole UK or England

These comprise accounts of multiple business and/or industry activity - that is not sector specific - for the UK / England as a whole

Businesses:

  • Business & industry studies for whole of UK or England

Business & industry studies exc studies for whole of UK or England

These comprise accounts of multiple business and/or industry activity within a geographical area - town, city, county, region or country [including Scotland and Wales] - that is not sector specific. They may be collections of profiles of individual businesses or industries or accounts of business or industrial development either generally or dealing with one aspect of it

Business profiles & biographies

These are collections of short historical profiles of multiple businesses or biographical sketches of multiple business people. They may take the form of short essays or of gazetter-entries giving only the names under which a business operated; its time span; its addresses; its products; etc. Often the descriptive notes for the publication provides further details

Businesses:

  • Collected business profiles & biographies

Publications:

  • Designer British Silver from Studios Established 1930-1985