Reference code(s): GB 0074 A/PTI
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: ASSOCIATION OF PRINCIPALS OF TECHNICAL INSTITUTIONS
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2.74 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Association of Principals of Technical Institutions
Technical education was vocationally oriented training held at junior and senior technical institutes. The encouragement of such education was thought vital to provide a skilled workforce and support the economy. The Association of Principals of Technical Institutions was a professional body for those working in this field.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the Association of Principals of Technical Institutions including minutes of general meetings, annual meetings, officers' meetings and Council meetings; constitution of the Association; files relating to individual technical institutes, a professional code and the training of technical teachers; photographs of the annual dinner; financial accounts; correspondence; handbooks; addresses and publications. Also Midland branch meeting papers; South Eastern branch minutes and London branch meetings and accounts.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
A/PTI/II: Midland Branch;
A/PTI/III: South Eastern Branch;
A/PTI/IV: London Branch.
Conditions governing access:
These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Records deposited in 1968 and 1969.
See also the Technical Education Board (ref TEB) and the Middlesex County Council Technical Education Committee (ref MCC/EO/TCOM).
For more information about education records at LMA see the Information Leaflet Number 14: An Outline of Sources for the History of Education in London Metropolitan Archives; available on the LMA website and in hard copy in the Information Area.
For a history of the Association see article 'The APTI story', by Adrian Bristow in journal Education + Training; 1974, vol 16; issue 2/3; pages 53 - 54.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: June to August 2010.