Papers of the British Engineers' Association

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Council minutes, 1912-1960; minutes of the Presidents' Advisory Committee, 1937-1959; Exhibition Committee, 1922-1924; membership records, 1918-1935; Bulletin, 1920-1939; other publications, 1924-1951.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Association was established in 1912 to provide a central, national organisation in the engineering industry for the protection and promotion of British engineering at home and abroad.

Reference: Deposit information


The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see 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

This collection was deposited in the Centre by the London Business School in 1985.

Other Finding Aids

A copy of this collection-level description is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom. A file level catalogue in paper format is also available 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 British Engineers' Association (GB 152 AAR2146).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.