The annual reports of the Society's Council

Scope and Content

Contain short reviews of the year's activities (including reports of shows and grants awarded), lists of the Society's officers, statements of the revenue account, balance sheets, changes in the Society's investments, and auditor's reports. All but the earliest reporrts (MBH3/1/1-6) include notices of the forthcoming Annual General Meetings. The annual reports cover the years 1926-1930, 1933, 1957-1966 and 1968-1998. Additional annual reports are pasted into minute books MBH2/1/6-7.

The format of the annual reports changed in 1986, upon the appointment of Mr Allan Pye as Secretary, from single printed sheets (folded) to photocopied or laser-printed A4 booklets, with adhesive, spiral or comb bindings.