A Most Serviceable Drudge': The Papermills of the Water of Leith



Bromage, Sarah and McCleery, Alistair and Finkelstein, David (2007) A Most Serviceable Drudge': The Papermills of the Water of Leith. The Journal of the British Association of Paper Historians, The Quarterly (No 63). pp. 9-16.

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Abstract

This article outlines the twentieth century history of papermaking on the Water of Leith using interviews conducted with a variety of former mill employees as part of the SAPPHIRE initiative. Until the mid-twentieth century, the Water of Leith was an important industrial centre for Edinburgh, particularly in papermaking.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management > Media, Communication and Production
Date Deposited: 25 May 2009 12:56
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2012 15:56
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/174

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