Huddersfield Technical College records

Scope and Content

Comprises: Minutes of the governors, 1895-1925; Agenda books, 1895-1914; Committee minutes (Classes, 1893-1905; Sub-committee, 1905-1910, 1925-1926; Library and Reading Room, 1895-1903; Finance, 1896-; Students' activities, 1936-1952); Minutes of Huddersfield Council, 1903-1927; Minutes of Huddersfield Education Committee, 1904-1956; Huddersfield Education Committee Year Books, 1911-1968; Yorkshire Council of Further Education Agendas and Minutes, 1941-1945; Huddersfield Engineering Society Journal of Proceedings, 1917-1937; Minutes of the Union of Lancashire and Cheshire Institutes, 1942-1946; AGM reports and Minutes of the Association of Principals of Technical Institutions, 1944-1947; Reports of the Principal, 1937-1957; Prospectuses, examinations, courses and certificates, 1891-1950; Full courses, 1895-1949; Registers of students, 1898-1928; Registers of competitors in the Mrs Sunderland Music Competition; Correspondence (Science and Art Department, 1895-1900; WRCC District Committee 1895-1901, 1896-1917 [copy letters], 1896-1897, 1905-1921 [letters received], 1907-1946, 1928-1948); New extension equipment, 1939; financial records: balance sheets, 1940, General Fees, 1951-1952

Administrative / Biographical History

The Huddersfield Technical College was formed from the Huddersfield Technical School and Mechanics' Institute in 1896. It became the Huddersfield College of Technology in 1958

Access Information

Available to all researchers, by appointment


In English

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