Institution of Mechanical Engineers (South Wales Branch), Records

Scope and Content

Signed minutes of Annual, General and Ordinary Meetings

Administrative / Biographical History

The South Wales Branch forms part of the national Institution of Mechanical Engineers that has been in existence since the first half of the nineteenth century. It is an independent engineering society that works with leading companies, universities and think tanks. It creates and shares knowledge to provide government, businesses and the public with authoritative guidance on all aspects of mechanical engineering. The South Wales Branch was formed in 1921 and is still active (2013). It has over 2400 members and a Regional Committee and Young Members Panel, both of which produce a programme of lectures and visits for each season.


Chronological within record series.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Branch Treasurer February 2013

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by H Thomas for Glamorgan Archives, with reference to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers' website viewed Feb 2013

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the depositor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are possible.