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ASSOCIATION OF PRINCIPALS OF TECHNICAL INSTITUTIONS

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 A/PTI
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: ASSOCIATION OF PRINCIPALS OF TECHNICAL INSTITUTIONS
Date(s): 1921-1985
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2.74 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Association of Principals of Technical Institutions

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

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.

Content

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 & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

A/PTI/I: Administration;
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.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in 1968 and 1969.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also the Technical Education Board (ref TEB) and the Middlesex County Council Technical Education Committee (ref MCC/EO/TCOM).


Publication note:

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.

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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.

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