Reference number
  • FAC
Date
  • 1911-1965
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • Signed minutes, 1911-1945, including the minutes of its Demarcation Committee (1913-30); circulars relating to national wages and working conditions and the Federated Admiralty Contractors' representation on the General Council of the Engineering Employers' Federation, 1939-1965; register of case files, 1911-1965; register of correspondence, 1912-1940; printed agreements, 1911-1913, 1928.
    The collection forms part of the much larger archive of the Engineering Employers' Federation (MSS.237), its creating body having been a constituent organisation of the EEF.
Extent
  • 2 boxes
Admin history
  • Originally the Warshipbuilders' Committee, 1899-1911, its name was changed to the Dockyard Contractors' Committee in May 1911 and to the Federated Admiralty Contractors (FAC) in July 1914. The committees belonged to the Engineering Employers' Federation.
Appraisal
  • The archive has been weeded for duplicates.
Finding aids
  • Authority files exist for the Federated Admiralty Contractors (GB 0152 AAR1571); the Dockyard Contractors' Committee (GB 0152 AAR1572); and the Warshipbuilders' Committee (GB 0152 AAR1574).
Access Conditions
  • The archive can be consulted only with the prior written permission of the depositor. Please contact the Modern Records Centre for further details.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • [See also MSS.237/1/1/2-7].
Subject
  • Navy-yards and naval stations -- Great Britain
  • Engineering firms -- Great Britain
  • Warships -- Great Britain
  • Engineering -- Great Britain
  • Employers' associations -- Great Britain