Papers of the Association of British Chambers of Commerce

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers submitted by Government to the Legal Committee of the British Chamber of Commerce and their responses to Government, 1970s-1980s

Administrative / Biographical History

The Association was founded in 1860 as the Association of Chambers of Commerce of the United Kingdom, and shortly afterwards its name was changed to the Association of British Chambers of Commerce. These Chambers of Commerce were set up throughout Britain as local, independent, non-profit making and non party-political organisations, and were funded by membership subscriptions.

Arrangement

The papers are still in the files as arranged by the donor of the collection.

Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions apply. Please enquire with the Archivist for further details.

Note

Further information on business archives can be found in Directory of corporate archives, Lesley Richmond and Alison Turton, 1997 (4th ed.). Also recommended are The Story of the Association of British Chambers of Commerce, 1960, and A.R. Ilersic and P.F.B. Liddle, Parliament of Commerce: the story of the Association of British Chambers of Commerce, 1960

Listed by Charlotte Berry, Archivist, 20 April 2004 and encoded into EAD 1 June 2004.

Other Finding Aids

Currently unlisted.

Conditions Governing Use

Restrictions apply. Please enquire with the Archivist for further details.

Custodial History

Donated to the Library in 2002 by a member of the Law Department, Exeter University. These papers were formerly held in the Centre for European Studies, Faculty of Law.

Related Material

Other papers of the Association of British Chambers of Commerce are held at the Guildhall Library. Papers relating to the Federation of Commonwealth Chambers of Commerce and the London Chamber of Commerce are also held there.

Bibliography

Unknown.