Reference number
  • BPI
Date
  • 1905-1995
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • Members Circulars, 1905-1984; Annual Reviews 1980-96; agreements 1951.
Extent
  • 12 boxes (7 [MSS.39], 5 [MSS.375])
Admin history
  • The Federation of Master Printers and Allied Trades of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was founded in Apr 1901. In June 1931 the Federation's name was changed to the British Federation of Master Printers (BFMP). In April 1974 its name was changed again to the British Printing Industries Federation.
Finding aids
  • Originally processed by C Woodland in March 1997. A paper catalogue to file level is available in the Centre's searchroom. A paper copy of this collection level description is also available in the Centre's searchroom.

    Authority records exist for The Federation of Master Printers and Allied Trades of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (GB 0152 AAR1863), the British Federation of Master Printers (GB 0152 AAR1864), and the British Printing Industries Federation (GB 0152 AAR1837).
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • Other volumes in the Members Circulars series had been received earlier from the The St Bride's Printing Library as part of the Society of Lithographic Artists Designers Engravers and Process Workers and Society of of Graphical and Allied Trades archives. Those volumes have been kept in those archives but are included in the file level list to aid researchers.
Subject
  • Printing industry