Iron Trades Employers' Association

Scope and Content

Correspondence and various printed items.

Administrative / Biographical History

Founded in 1872, the Iron Trades Employers' Association was not a negotiating body, but was principally concerned with providing assistance to member firms in disputes.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

The material in this collection was deposited by the Engineering Employers' West Midlands Association between 1985 and 1995.

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

The collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

The Centre also holds the records of the Coventry and District Engineering Employers' Association (MSS.66), the Engineering Employers' East Midlands Association and its constituent associations (MSS.288), and the Engineering Employers' Federation (MSS.237).