Reference number
  • ISE
  • c1915-1972
  • Collection
  • This collection contains: rules and correspondence and papers concerning the ISTEA constitution, 1922-1951; signed minutes of general council and standing committee (indexed), 1922-1967; signed minutes of finance committee, 1938-1968; 'complete stencils' (numbered copies of meeting minutes and papers, secretary's circulars and other documents), 1923-1969; records of working party on promotion of more effective use of craftsmen and other maintenance workers, 1966-1967; annual accounts, 1924-1967; production tonnage returns from member firms, 1924-1967; minutes of joint committees and related agreements with trade unions (including agreements involving ISTEA's predecessor bodies and a few records added to existing series by the British Steel Corporation, (1915)-1972; Industrial Court awards and arbitration proceedings, c1915-1957; proceedings of joint conferences with representatives of particular trade unions, 1918-1936; directories of member firms, office bearers and committees, 1925-1962; rules, trust deeds and handbooks of pension and life assurance schemes of member firms and related employers, c1920-1960s; minutes of regional divisional councils, 1922-1968; records of Blast Furnace and Coke Oven Section, 1936-1959.
  • 126 boxes
Admin history
  • ISTEA was formed by the amalgamation in 1922 of the Steel Ingot Makers' Association, the North of England Iron and Steel Manufacturers' Association, the Scottish Steel Makers' Wages Association and the Midland Steel Rolling Mill Employers' Association. The intention of this merger was to remove overlapping of activity, improve co-ordination, and present a united front to labour organisations. ISTEA was dissolved in 1968.
Finding aids
  • An authority record exists for the Iron and Steel Trades Employers' 'Association (GB 0152 AAR1792).
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • This deposit also included separate records of the predecessors of the Iron and Steel Trades Employers' Association and related bodies.
  • Steel industry and trade Great Britain
  • Iron industry and trade Great Britain
  • Iron and Steel industry
  • Iron and steel workers Great Britain