Manuscripts and Special Collections

Tag: business

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New Exhibition – ‘Money, Money, Money’

June 8th, 2011 at 09:06

Visitors to the Business Library can see a new exhibition of material from Manuscripts and Special Collections exploring the world of finance and accounting. The display looks back to an era before online banking, credit cards, or chip and pin machines, to chart the development of modern financial systems. For example, did you know that [...]

The Shaw & Shaw Collection

January 3rd, 2011 at 12:01

In the second of his posts, our recent Talent Builder intern, Isaac, talks about his work cataloguing some tradesmen’s bills from Shaw & Shaw cotton spinners (MS 876). The Shaw and Shaw Collection is a collection of trader’s bills sent to the cotton spinners Shaw and Shaw, based in Milnsbridge, Huddersfield. The collection had only [...]