Reference number
  • FBT
Date
  • 1928-1979
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • The journal of the National Federation of Building Trades Employers, 'National Builder', 1928-1972; annual reports, 1959-1972; interim reports (half yearly), 1946-1958; files relating to: firms' histories provided for the National Federation of Building Trades Employers centenary in 1976; picketing and the building strike, 1972; miscellaneous publications of the National Federation of Building Trades Employers, 1929-1975; papers and cuttings of the President of the National Federation of Building Trades Employers, 1943, F. Leslie Wallis of Messrs G.E. Wallis and Sons, Maidstone.
Extent
  • 62 boxes
Admin history
  • The Federation was founded in 1878 as the National Association of Master Builders of Great Britain, in succession to the General Builders' Association, (1865-1871). It was reorganised in 1984 and renamed the Building Employers' Confederation.
Appraisal
  • This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Access Conditions
  • There are no restrictions on access to these papers.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • The Centre also holds national and London regional NFBTE records in the papers of Richard Wood, chairman of the Construction Industry Training Board.
Subject
  • Employers' Associations -- Great Britain