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A day conference examining Paisley’s industrial and cultural heritage, jointly presented by The Paisley Centre for Business and Industrial History (UWS),
the Business Archives Council of Scotland and Renfrewshire Council.
Presenters and talks are:
Keynote Address Why Paisley?: the Genesis of a Special Place
Ken Farnhill and Alisdair Dobie
Paisley Abbey Rentals, c1460-1550: an Initial Investigation
The Making of the Paisley Shawl
The Government School of Design, Paisley, 1848-1899
Classical Sculpture and Paisley
The Hugh Smiley Nursery: Early provision of nursery care for working women in Paisley
Film The Life and Times of Alexander Wilson 1766-1813
Ying Yong Ding
An Introduction to Peter Brough, Paisley Philanthropist
A Paisley Thread: the Philanthropic Influence of Coats and Clark
Max Weber and Paisley?: the Case of the Coats Family
A Brief History of AF Craig & Co Ltd at the Caledonian Works
A 1920’s Snapshot of the Rechabites in Paisley
Please note: Running order and final talk titles may vary from the above.
This event will take place in Paisley Town Hall from 9.30am-4.30pm on Wednesday 27 June. Arrival from 9am with tea and coffee available; lunch break from 12.30pm-1.30pm.
Places are limited, so please book in advance.
To book your place, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0141 618 7939.