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Record: Scrapbooks (FRAS 76)

Title: Scrapbooks
Date: 1869-1942
Reference: FRAS 76
Former reference:
Physical description: 3 volumes  
Origination Dallas & Co
Dallas's Ltd

Record type: Scrapbooks

Function:

Records held within this series:

Title: Scrapbook of advertisements and leaflets
Date: 1869-1896
Reference: FRAS 76/1
Former reference: HF 15/7/1/1   HF 51/7/1  
Physical description: 1 volume  
Origination Dallas & Co

Scope and content:

Scrapbook of leaflets and advertisements for women's, men's and children's clothes and accessories, books, toys, bags, luggage, fabrics, furniture, furnishings, bedding and linens. There is also an advertisement for Copland & Lye.

Record type: Advertisements

Function:

Title: Scrapbook of customer circulars, packaging, catalogues and leaflets
Date: c 1908-1917
Reference: FRAS 76/2
Former reference: HF 15/5/1/1   HF 51/7/2  
Physical description: 1 volume  
Origination Dallas's Ltd

Scope and content:

Scrapbook of standard letters and notices to customers relating to mail order business, labels, envelopes, catalogue wrappers, order forms, receipts, product catalogues and leaflets and individual products cut out from product catalogues. Products featured include women's, men's and children's clothes and accessories, fabrics, furnishings, bedding and linens.

Record type: Advertisements, Order forms, Packaging, Product catalogues, Receipts

Function:

Title: Scrapbook of newspaper advertisements and reports
Date: 1936-1942
Reference: FRAS 76/3
Former reference: HF 51/4/1  
Physical description: 1 volume  
Origination Dallas's Ltd

Scope and content:

Scrapbook of newspaper advertisements for women's, men's and children's clothes and accessories, fabrics, furniture, furnishings, floor coverings, bedding and linens. Also includes reports of staff outings, 1937, 1938, pictures of customers queuing for sale, 1939, and pictures of store's 74th birthday celebrations, 1939.

Record type: Advertisements, Press cuttings

Function:

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