Additional papers of the Association of Education Committees, 1919-1975

Scope and Content

Consists of papers referring to the Burnham, Soulbury and Pelham Committees

Administrative / Biographical History

The Association of Education Committees was the chief organisation for local education authorities from the time of the 1944 Education Act until its dissolution in 1977. The Executive committee comprised the Chief Education Officers and the chairmen of local authority Education Committees. Sir William (later Lord) Alexander served as General Secretary to the Committee for more than 30 years

Access Information

Access is unrestricted


In English

Custodial History

Gift of the Association and Lord Alexander, received through Dr R. Saran, September 1986

Related Material

See also MSS 618 and 1302