This collection contains: records concerning international propaganda for the utilisation of steel, 1937-1939; various records concerning steel construction, 1936-1943; records concerning the British Iron and Steel Federation post-war housing technical sub-committee and related matters, 1943-1953.
British Steelwork Association
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The British Steelwork Association was formed in 1929 to promote the uses of structural steel and steelwork by propaganda and market development. Later on propaganda and research for sheet steel products was added. The Association was reorganised in 1937 on the basis of four member associations, the British Iron and Steel Federation (BISF), the Heavy Steel Associations, the Sheet Makers' Conference and the British Constructional Steelwork Association. Under its new constitution the basis of the Association was extended so that it was now in a position to undertake work for any section of the industry in developing the markets for iron and steel products and by-products. In 1947 the Association was wound up and its work was taken on by a new department of the BISF.
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
This collection was deposited in the Centre by the British Steel Association in 1998.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: https://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/BST
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
These papers were created and/or collected by the British Steelwork Association. They include a number of files originating with the British Iron and Steel Federation.
Further deposits are not expected.