Association of British Aluminium and Gold Bronze Powder (Flake) Manufacturers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence, 1945-50.

Administrative / Biographical History

This was a very small association having only four or five members, probably founded during the Second World War. It was known as the Association of Aluminium Powder (Flake) Manufacturers before April 1948.

Reference: Alan Crookham, Michael Wilcox, Christine Woodland and Richard Storey, The Confederation of British Industry and predecessor archives.Coventry : University of Warwick Library, 1997.

Arrangement

The Association of British Aluminium and Gold Bronze Powder (Flake) Manufacturers archive forms part of the Confederation of British Industry's deposit in the Centre.

The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see http://www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/mrcclass.shtml. It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

The deposit covering the Confederation of British Industry and its predecessors was first made in 1979-80. Accruals and related deposits are listed under the entry for the Confederation of British Industry (MSS.200/C).

Other Finding Aids

The archive has been catalogued to file level. A copy of this catalogue is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom, at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources.

An authority record exists for for the Association of British Aluminium and Gold Bronze Powder (Flake) Manufacturers (GB 152 AAR1398).

Conditions Governing Use

Any significant work based on its use must be submitted to the CBI prior to publication.

Appraisal Information

Material for the archive is selected in conjunction with the CBI's records management service. This collection has been weeded for duplicates.

Accruals

Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

The Centre holds the records of the Confederation of British Industry's predecessors : the British Employers' Confederation (MSS.200/B), the Federation of British Industries (MSS.200/F); and the National Association of British Manufacturers (MSS.200/N). It also holds the records of a number of related organisations. These include: the British Dextrine Manufacturers' Association (MSS.200/BDMA), the British Industrial Measuring and Control Apparatus Manufacturers' Association (MSS.200/BIMCAM), the British Towel Manufacturers' Association (MSS.200/BTMA), the Committee of British Employers Operating Abroad (MSS.200/BEOA), the Dollar Exports Council (MSS.200/DEC), the India (Pakistan &) Burma Association (MSS.200/IPBA), the Joint Committee on India (MSS.200/JCI), the Lancashire and District Trade Effluent Committee (MSS.200/LDTE), the National Industrial Organisation (MSS.200/NIO), the NEDC Liaison Group (MSS.200/NEDC), the Trade Board (Employers') Consultative Council (MSS.200/TB); and the Traders' Co-ordinating Committee on Transport (MSS.200/TCC).

Bibliography

A sources booklet, The Confederation of British Industry and predecessor archives, is available from the Modern Records Centre.