Publications of University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous publications of and relating to the Cardiff Technical College and its predecessors, including annual reports of the Cardiff Free Library, Museum and Science & Art Schools, 1872-73 and 1873-74; Report on the school system of Cardiff, by Sir Philip Magnus (1907); Report on the reorganisation of technical education in Cardiff, by Charles Coles (1908); The development of technical education in Cardiff, by Charles Coles (1928); A survey of existing schemes of affiliation between Cardiff Technical College and the University of Wales, by Alexander Harvey (1947). Miscellaneous publications of UWIST, including the Jane Hodge Memorial Lectures 1970-76. Minutes of the Governing Body of WCAT, 1963-68; Minutes of the Senate of UWIST, 1968-69. Letters, papers and reports 1920-65, mainly relating to the recognition of certain Cardiff Technical College courses by the University of Wales and University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire. Letter to the Librarian from S.J.Teague re Bibliography of British University History since 1800, with the Librarian's list of publications of and relating to UWIST, 1969. Miscellaneous leaflets and papers relating to the library of the Technical College/WCAT/UWIST, 1949-71. File of press releases from the Principal's Office, UWIST 1986. UWIST Library staff review, nos. 1-10 (1982-85). UWIST Annual reports 1962-84 and Statements of accounts 1971-87.

Administrative / Biographical History

From 1866 onwards a Technical School was established, Cardiff Technical College was founded in 1916, this became the College of Advanced Technology in 1957, and became the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology in 1968.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation.

Note

Compiled by Elizabeth Pengilly and Peter Keelan.

Other Finding Aids

A Handlist of the Collection. A Handlist of the Collection. A. Harvey, 1866-1966 One Hundred Years of Technical Education [1966?].