Annual reports and accounts, 1932-85; annual festival/benefit programmes, 1878-1984 (incomplete); Printers Pie, 1906-17, 1943, 1950 .
Printers' Charitable Corporation
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 MSS.285
- Dates of Creation1878-1985
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description0.258 cubic metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Printers' Pension Society was founded in London in 1827. It was soon followed in c.1837 by the Printers' Almshouse Society and then in 1863 by the Printers' Orphan Asylum. In 1865 all three societies were incorporated by Royal Charter under the title of the Printers' Pension, Almshouse and Orphan Asylum Corporation. In 1972 this became the Printers' Charitable Corporation.
Conditions Governing Access
Access : Open.
The archive is at present uncatalogued. An authority file exists for this corporate body.
The papers were given to the Centre in 1987.