Records of Liverpool Metallurgical Society

Scope and Content

Records of Liverpool Metallurgical Society, comprising: Minutes of AGM and Committee meetings, 1948-1969; Membership Application Forms, 1952-1975; Circulars to members (and photograph of Presidential Badge), 1947-1969; Attendance Registers, 1952-1977; Correspondence files of the Honorary Secretary, 1948-1977; Copy of J F Giblin The Liverpool Metallurgical Society 1948-1983: A Short History , 1983, with corrigenda

Administrative / Biographical History

The inaugural meeting of the Liverpool Metallurgical Society was held 9 February 1926 continuing until April that year and then lapsing until 1930. From then onwards it flourished, organising lectures, works visits and taking an active part in Panto Weeks. John F Giblin, founder member and Hon Secretary 1956-1976, President 1977-1978 and Hon Vice President 1980- [see J F Giblin, A Short History D329/6]

Access Information

Access is open to bona fide researchers.

Acquisition Information

Dr G W Roper, Hon Sec of the Liverpool Metallurgical Society, Metallurgy Division, Shell Research Ltd, Chester and Dr John Nuttall, Honorary Secretary; 30 May 1985, 6 Dec 1991

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A finding aid is available for consultation in the reading room.

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Reproduction and Licensing Rules available on request.

Related Material

Also held at the University of Liverpool:

D324 - Papers of Mr John F. Giblin a graduate of the University (B.Eng Metallurgy, 1946). These papers include his personal copies of minutes, circulars, etc., of the Society, (1948)-1999, including a copy of his updated history of the Society (1998), ref. D324/14/6.

D9 - University Metallurgical Society minute book; University Lecturers' Association minute book No 2.


Giblin, J FThe Liverpool Metallurgical Society 1948-1983: A Short History, 1983

A copy of the above book is available in the University Archive, ref no. D324/14/6.