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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Assistant Masters Association, Merionesthire branch, records

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/1354

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Incorporated Association of Assistant Masters in Secondary Schools Records

Short Title: Assistant Masters Association, Merionesthire branch, records

Creation date(s): 1912-1971

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Assistant Masters' Association. Merionethshire branch

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Incorporated Association of Assistant Masters in Secondary Schools was established in 1891 as the Assistant Masters' Association. In 1901, articles of incorporation were taken out and it became the I.A.A.M. although referred to as the Assistant Masters' Association throughout. In 1978 it merged with the Association of Assistant Mistresses to become the Assistant Masters' and Mistresses' Association which then became the Association of Teachers and Lecturers in 1993. Its main objects were the promotion of professional status and standards for secondary school masters, including conditions of service, security of tenure, salaries and pensions and also about wider educational policy including the school curriculum and examinations. The Association was organised into regional branches, of which the Central Wales branch was active from 1912 and the Merionethshire branch from 1919.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Assistant Masters' Association, Merionethshire branch, records, 1912-1971, comprising minute books of the Central Wales Branch, 1912-1938; and of the Merionethshire branch, 1919-1971.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following : Central Wales Branch; and Merionethshire branch.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The papers came into the possession of Mr Reg Morris, Ysgol Ardudwy, Harlech.

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Records of the Assistant Mistresses Association and of the Assistant Masters and Mistresses Association are held by the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick (GBR/152/MSS.59, MSS. 299).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Incorporated Association of Assistant Masters in Secondary School Records; Report : the official journal of the Assistant Masters and Mistresses Association (London, 1978-).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Assistant Masters' Association. | Merionethshire branch | Archives
Education, Secondary | Wales | Gwynedd
Teachers' unions | Wales
Trades unions | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Corporate names
Assistant Masters' Association | Merionethshire branch

Places
Merioneth (Wales)

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