Collection OK/13 - Royal College of Science and Technology Architecture and Building Society records

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GB 249 OK/13


Royal College of Science and Technology Architecture and Building Society records


  • 1896 - 1965 (Creation)

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0.3 metres

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(1896-c 1965)

Administrative history

The Architectural Craftsmen's Society was established in 1896 for architecture and building students. Its object was the mutual improvement of members in all matters relating to architecture and building by the reading and discussion of papers on appropriate subjects, the visiting of buildings and the exhibition of members' sketches and drawings. In 1957, it changed its name to the Architecture and Building Society.

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Minutes; annual reports; savings books; cash book; subscriptions book; stock transfer form; constitution of the society; syllabuses; notices calling meetings; addresses to the Society; mailing list including life members and student representatives; correspondence; photograph of blazer badge of Society.

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Mailing list is restricted in compliance with Data Protection Act 1998.

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  • English

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