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The Stoddard-Templeton cataloguing project is now complete.

All enquiries about the collection should be directed to:

The Duty Archivist

University of Glasgow Archive Services

13 Thurso Street

Glasgow G11 6PE


7 Comments leave one →
  1. July 13, 2011 11:12 am

    I noticed you had posted about the film ‘HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN TEMPLETON CARPETS’ preserved here in the Scottish Screen Archive, with a clip viewable on our website. You might also be interested in a film GLASGOW GREEN TO BENDIGO – the whole film has been digitised and you can view it here
    Watch out for c 6.49 mins in, and an example of some eyewatering 70s graphics!! Enjoy…

  2. Gail Hamilton. permalink
    June 28, 2012 8:47 pm

    What a lovely film and so nice to see a clip of my father – Gavin Hamilton. I had no idea he had been recorded! Thank you.

  3. R Forsyth permalink
    June 11, 2013 10:49 am

    My father Richard “Dick” Forsyth was a designer at Templetons for nearly 30 years and remember going to the designing room as a child. He met my mum at work and my uncle John Forsyth worked in the factory. Great film, really lovely to see.

  4. Karen Gillam permalink
    September 15, 2013 1:01 pm

    Hi there
    I believe I have a Mary Quant carpet on a bedroom floor. Is this of interest to you. It is the geometric squares design.
    Kind Regards
    Karen Gillam

    • Clare Paterson permalink*
      September 16, 2013 8:12 am

      Dear Karen,

      Thanks for your comment. I hope you like your Mary Quant carpet!
      At Archive Services, we only hold the business records of the company, and the carpet designs – not the carpets.

      Your local auction house or antiques dealer may be interested in the carpet if it is in good condition.

      Best wishes,
      Clare Paterson

    • Gail Hamilton permalink
      October 30, 2013 9:31 pm

      Karen. My father Gavin Hamilton was Chief Designer at Templeton’s and worked with Mary Quant designing carpets in the 70’s.

  5. Karen Gillam permalink
    September 17, 2013 6:52 am

    Thanks for coming back to me Clare.

    Best Wishes


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