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TitleRecords of R. and F.E. Lamb Ltd, Outfitters, Nottingham, 1632-1955
Extent30 volumes and 1 box
AbstractPrincipal document types present include; accounts, property deeds, advertising literature
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers.
Admin HistoryThe firm of R. and F.E. Lamb Ltd, specialising in tailor-made shirts, was founded in the 1820s in Market Place, Nottingham. It opened an outfitters shop in Bridlesmith Gate in the 1920s, where it remained based until its closure in 1964.
Custodial HistoryThe records were given to the University Library after the firm's closure in 1964.
DescriptionNothing has survived of the firm's early commercial records except some advertising literature from c.1832. The bulk of the collection consists of thirty volumes of accounts and customer order books 1907-1955. There are also fifteen deeds, 1632-1819, relating to the two houses in Bridlesmith Gate which became the site of the shop.
MgtGroupBusiness records
MgtSubGroupHosiery and Textiles
ArrangementThe records are divided according to type (e.g. order books, purchase ledgers) and arranged chronologically within sections.
TermTailoring - England - Nottingham - History - 20th Century
Deeds - England - Nottingham - Bridlesmith Gate
FindingAidsCopyright in all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham. In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus: Typescript Catalogue, 5 pp At the National Register of Archives, The National Archives, Kew: Typescript Catalogue, 5 pp Online: Catalogue available from the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections, Manuscripts Online Catalogue.
ReprodnNotePhotocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents.

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