Printers in World War I

Some infor­ma­tion on World War I rolls of hon­our for the print­ing and allied trades in Scot­land have been added to the Peo­ple sec­tion of our web­site. If you have any infor­ma­tion about print­ers’ war ser­vice that could be added to this sec­tion, please email the Hon­orary Sec­re­tary or use the form on our Con­tacts […]

The Printing Industry and World War I

Car­o­line Archer has writ­ten an arti­cle on the print­ing indus­try dur­ing World War I. She not only looks at the direct effects on the indus­try, for exam­ple as a result of enlist­ment among print work­ers, but also the uses of print in the con­duct of the war, for exam­ple in the pro­duc­tion of maps, pro­pa­gan­da […]

Dundee Printers in World War I

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land has added a num­ber of World War I ‘rolls of hon­our’ to their dig­i­tal gallery. Among them is the Roll of hon­our of Cax­ton House Print­ing Office, Dundee, pub­lished in 1920. The book includes details of the print­ing career and war expe­ri­ences of employ­ees, and in some cas­es there are also […]