Association of Teachers in Technical Institutions

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Various series of minutes, 1904-75; accounts, 1914-25; some branch records, 1909-75; subject files, 1926-60; press-cuttings, 1923-63.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Association of Teachers in Technical Institutions was founded in 1904. In 1976 it amalgamated with the Association of Teachers in Colleges and Departments of Education to form the National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education.

Reference: D. Farnham, 'Association of Teachers in Technical Institutions : a case study of the origins and growth of a white collar organisation.' International Review of Social History,1974.

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Archivist's Note

The archive has been catalogued to file level. A paper copy of this catalogue is available in the Centre's searchroom. The Centre also holds the records of the National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education (MSS.176) and the Association of Teachers in Colleges and Departments of Education (MSS.176/CD) .

An authority file exists for the Association of Teachers in Technical Institutions (GB 152 AAR1227).

Custodial History

The first deposit of the records of the Association of Teachers in Technical Institutions was made in 1978 by the National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education. Details of this initial deposit and subsequent accruals are listed below.

Accruals

  • 2nd February 1978 : 27 boxes of ATTI records collected by Mrs C. Woodland [indefinite loan];
  • 15th March 1979 : Emmott Committee volume received by post from NATFHE [indefinite loan];
  • 8th March 1983 : 9 transfer cases, unaccompanied van collection [indefinite loan];
  • 25th March 1985 : 1 box of minutes, unaccompanied van collection [indefinite loan].