The Ulster Textile Industry 1690-1995
The Ulster Textile Industry: a Catalogue of Business Records in PRONI is a guide to the wide range of documents held in the archive, produced by participants in the linen, cotton and woollen industries in the North of Ireland between 1690 and 1995.
During the 1950s, business and other records created by the textile industries of the North of Ireland began to be deposited in PRONI. In 1978, PRONI brought out a guide to those records received.
As textile industries changed in character during the 1980s and 1990s, many more records were handed over to the archive. The Ulster Textile Industry: a Catalogue of Business Records in PRONI, is based on the PRONI Guide of 1978. However, the new edition is twice the size of the first Guide, reflecting the large quantity of records newly deposited and will open up for research this historically important sector of Northern industry.