Scope and Content

Consists of minutes of Annual General Meetings 1931-1942; minutes of council meetings 1936-1962; reports of Annual General Meetings 1925-1931; reports of conferences and papers read 1919-1925; correspondence relating to the early history of the Association 1915-1944; correspondence, rules, lists of members, memoranda 1913-1954; minutes 1908-1924; correspondence and reports of meetings 1915-1928; biographical note on W B Little c1960; newsletter 1965-1968; correspondence relating to meetings held at Long Ashton and to the Spring conference, Channel Islands conference 1922-1962; Papers relating to the craftsmanship course, Pershore Institute of Horticulture 1960; correspondence relating to an article by A D Turner on Strawberry growing in the Cheddar area 1962-1963; insurance 1936-1940; correspondence relating to investments 1950-1962; correspondence and other papers relating to membership 1961; correspondence relating to accounts 1950-1962; printed reports and proceedings 1943-1953; other books and papers printed by the Association 1911-1964

Administrative / Biographical History

The Horticultural Education Association was established in 1905. In 1984 the Association became part of the Institute of Horticulture, 14/15 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8PS.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for consultation


Compiled by Zoe Watson, June 2004

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

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Please contact the Archivist