Mathie Collection

Primary maker
Mathie & Co
Production date
Circa 1927-1958
Description
Collection of examples of printing. Includes posters, tickets, letterheads, notices and other printed ephemera, relating to local events, businesses, employment, public order and other miscellaneous topics.

Object Detail


Name/title notes
Mathie & Co., Printers, 1 Broad Street, Denny.
John Mathie, originally from Ayr, established his printing business around the turn of the 19th/20th Century after having worked for the Vale Paper Mill in Denny. In 1881 the Census return lists his occupation as a 'letter press printer'. Despite being a long established company, Mathie & Co was not incorporated until 22nd May 1951. By 1959 W.J. McRobert was listed as the Managing Director of Mathie & Co. The company was finally dissolved in 1989.
Level of current record
Collection
Primary maker
Production date
Circa 1927-1958
Measurements
325 items (1.3m)
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Restriction
Open - no restriction on access
Accession number
A76

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