Papers relating to the Tavistock Institute’s work in the cotton mills have now been catalogued as part of the Tavistock Institute Archive Project and are available for research at Wellcome Library.
The archive covers the experimental reorganisation of weaving in both Indian and American cotton mills, from the perspectives of A K Rice and Eric Miller working in the field. Records include project papers, detailed field notes, research material and data, and correspondence.
Clothes are something we put on every day. And yet, most of us pay little attention to who makes them, the raw material, skills and technology needed to produce them, where they are made, and the waste that is generated by making and buying clothes. […]