Association of Publishers' Educational Representatives

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Association of Publishers' Educational Representatives : General Meetings and Executive Committee minutes, 1916-98, and attendance record, 1970-92; Benevolent Emergency Fund minutes, 1936-44; balance sheets, 1987-98; file of miscellaneous papers, including correspondence and photographs newsletters: News and Views , no. 1-22 (1957-64); CAPER , no. 11- (1982-98), incomplete; members' handbooks, 1946/6-1991/2 (incomplete); pr. menus and toasts for Presidents' dinners, 1954-98; A.P.E.R. Fifty years of progress, 1894-1948 (APER, 1948); diamond jubilee commemorative booklet (1958); scrap books, 1898-1948, 1948-98; group photograph, n.d. but individuals identified.

Northern Association of Publishers' Educational Representatives : General meetings minutes, 1906-27; Executive Committee minutes, 1906-14, 1927-45; accounts, 1930-40; Emergency Fund Accounts, 1930-45; roll of honour for 1914-19 (printed booklet with photographs); members' handbook, 1943/4; Teacher's world , vol. XI, no. 466 (15 April 1914).

Administrative / Biographical History

The Association began in 1898. In 1906 the Northern area representatives broke away to form the Northern Association of Publishers' Educational Representatives. The two associations rejoined in 1945 using the APER name. The association was wound up in 1998.

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Archivist's Note

The archive has been catalogued to fonds level. A copy of this catalogue is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom and on-line. An authority file exists for the Association of Publishers' Educational Representatives (GB 152 AAR1387).

Custodial History

The archive was deposited in the Centre on indefinite loan in April 1999.