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Assistant Masters Association

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0366 AMA
Held at: Institute of Education
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Full title: Assistant Masters Association
Date(s): 1898-1978
Level of description: collection
Extent: 258 boxes; 9 volumes; 22 packets
Name of creator(s): Assistant Masters Association
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Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Founded in 1891 by a small group of London schoolmasters, including Robert Blair, later Chief Education Officer of the London County Council, the Association, then known as the Association of Assistant Masters in Secondary Schools, quickly expanded to a nationwide membership and was incorporated in 1901. Its main objects were the promotion of professional status and standards for secondary school masters, including conditions of service, security of tenure, salaries and pensions, although it also took an interest in wider educational policy including the school curriculum and examinations. In 1978 it merged with the Association of Assistant Mistresses to form the Assistant Masters and Mistresses Association.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Assistant Masters Association from 1898 until its amalgamation in 1978, including minutes, officers' files, correspondence and publications.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of Reader Application Form. Access to some later and personal papers is restricted.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A reader wishing to publish any quotation of information, including pictorial, derived from any archive material must apply in writing for prior permission from the Librarian or other appropriate person(s) as indicated by the Archivist. A limited number of photocopies may be supplied at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids:

The first deposit of material was catalogued by the HMC/ Routledge Associates in 1975. The second deposit was catalogued by Roberta Routledge Associates, contract cataloguers, in 1989. The more recent accessions are as yet unlisted.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by the Assistant Masters Association, via the LSE Historical Records Project, in several accessions between 1974 and 1982.

Allied Materials

Related material:


Records of the Assistant Mistresses Association and of the Assistant Masters and Mistresses Association are held by the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick (GBR/152/MSS.59, MSS. 299).

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Description Notes

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Date(s) of descriptions:
Created 10/8/1999, modified 12/6/2000

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