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Aeronautical Engineers' Association

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1924 AEA
Held at: Trades Union Congress (TUC) Library Collections and University Archives at London Metropolitan University
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Full title: Aeronautical Engineers' Association
Date(s): 1943-1990
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Aeronautical Engineers' Association
Stevenson | J H | b 1915 | aeronautical engineer and trade unionist


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Aeronautical Engineers' Association (AEA) was founded in 1943. It was formerly part of the Amalgamated Engineering Union.
J H Stevenson (b 1915) was General Secretary of the AEA, 1944-1958.


Scope and content/abstract:

Correspondence and papers of J H Stevenson relating to the Aeronautical Engineers' Association (AEA), 1943-1954, comprising:
Photocopies of political correspondence, 1946-1958, correspondents include Brendan Bracken (1950), James Callaghan (1954), Ernest Marples (1952), Edward Heath (1952, 1958), H Montgomery Hyde (1951), Robert Carr (1950), Edward Grigg, Lord Altrincham (1958), Harold Macmillan, [later Earl of Stockton] (1950), Sir Gerald Nabarro (1950), Anthony Barber (1958), Sir Herbert Butcher, (1956), Lord Shawcross (1950), Fenner Brockway (1950), Viscount Hinchingbrooke (1958), and Enoch Powell (1953); copy of letter from Stevenson to The Times, on rear facing seats for aircraft passengers, 1990; group photographs of AEA annual conferences, 1946-1947; printed papers including Rule Books, 1943-1949, Wings: Official Organ of the Aeronautical Engineers' Association, 1943-1954 (incomplete series); pamphlets, 1944-1948; ephemera including Stevenson's membership cards, 1944-1963, and badges.

Access & Use

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Conditions governing access:

Open to bona fide researchers at the discretion of the Librarian.

Conditions governing reproduction:

At the discretion of the TUC Librarian and subject to copyright conditions.

Finding aids:

List available in the TUC Library

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Papers deposited by family, 2000.

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

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:
Mar 2002

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