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Past, present and future: transformational approaches to utilizing archives for research, learning and teaching

  title={Past, present and future: transformational approaches to utilizing archives for research, learning and teaching},
  author={Helena Britt and J. Stephen-Cran and A. Shaw},
Textile design and manufacture is intrinsic to the economic, social and cultural history of Scotland. The decline of the British textile industry, primarily in the 20th century, due to cheaper imports, overseas manufacturing and consumer trends led to the demise of a number of companies in Scotland. However, within the remains, there exists a wealth of archival resources to provide insight into historical textile design trends, creative processes and manufacturing. This paper focuses on… Expand

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