Papers of Alexander Harvey on technical education in Cardiff, 1928-1968

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection contains Dr Harvey's published papers on physics and technical education, 1928-66. 18 copies of A. Harvey, 1866-1966: One Hundred Years of Technical Education. Typescript articles and addresses by Dr Harvey on the history of technical education in Cardiff.

The archive also holds pamphlets, offprints and cuttings relating to technical education in the U.K. and U.S.A., together with letters relating to the history of technical education in Cardiff.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Alexander Harvey (1904-1987) was Principal of the Cardiff Technical College/Welsh College of Advanced Technology, later University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology, 1946-68. Official records relating to Cardiff University and its predecessors are held in Institutional Archives and are the responsibility of the University Records Manager.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is available by prior appointment, during 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

Related Material

Official records relating to Cardiff University and its predecessors are held in Institutional Archives and are the responsibility of the University Records Manager.