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Association of Building Technicians (1942-1970)


Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Association of Building Technicians: membership information, c1940-1958

Identifier: PJM/ABT/D
Scope and Contents information regarding membership of the Association of Architects, Surveyors and Technical Assistants (AASTA) (later the Association of Building Technicians (ABT)) and an application form an AASTA Housing Committee report entitled Report on re-housing the homeless and evacuation ( c1940) ABT...
Dates: c1940-1958

Association of Building Technicians: mixed papers, 1950-1951

Identifier: PJM/ABT/A/9
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Association of Building Technicians (ABT) Executive Committee, correspondence and notices concerning the ABT Education Committee and education policy, and a leaflet entitled The ABT and surveyors . There are also copies of 2 papers one presented at the 1956 ABT conference Housing and the city dweller: problems of planning and reconstruction (...
Dates: 1950-1951

Association of Building Technicians: Planning Committee, 1950-1951

Identifier: PJM/ABT/A/8
Scope and Contents

Association of Building Technicians Planning Committee papers, minutes and correspondence. Percy Johnson-Marshall was the secretary of this committee from 1948-1950. In addition there is correspondence making comments on a variety of reports written by the Planning Committee

Dates: 1950-1951

Association of Building Technicians: Service Arts and Technical Organization, 1945

Identifier: PJM/SATO/C/4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between representatives of the Service Arts and Technical Organization (SATO) and the Association of Building Technicians (ABT). These relate to the acquisition of books for the SATO Polytechnic courses in town planning, and efforts to gain official army recognition for SATO courses with the aid of the ABT. The file includes some pamphlets published by the ABT

Dates: 1945

Collected Association of Building Technicians (ABT) publications, c1940

Identifier: PJM/ABT/G
Scope and Contents

A number of publications by the Association of Architects, Surveyors and Technical Assistants (AASTA), later the Association of Building Technicians (ABT) collected by Percy Johnson-Marshall. Some of these relate to employment law and conditions but the majority are concerned with the construction of air raid shelters and the evacuation of children during World War II

Dates: c1940

"Coventry of tomorrow" exhibition, 1940

Identifier: PJM/ABT/E
Scope and Contents

"Coventry of Tomorrow" series consists of:

  1. flyers, programmes, black and white photographic prints (some mounted), press clippings and administrative details, 1940
  2. visitor's book for the exhibition, 1940
  3. administrative correspondence concerning the organisation of the exhibition, 1940
Dates: 1940

Draft report on New Towns, c1947

Identifier: PJM/ABT/B/3
Scope and Contents

Complete and corrected typescript draft of a report on New Towns for the Association of Building Technicians.

Dates: c1947

Draft report on "The Structure and Efficiency of the Building Industry", 1947-1948

Identifier: PJM/ABT/B/4
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence relating to a questionnaire issued by the Association of Building Technicians Technical Committee and its Housing Sub-Committee as research for the report: The structure and efficiency of the building industry ( 1948) . A draft of this report is included, with editorial comments, and some handwritten notes. There is also a set of architectural plans for "Samford RDC" in...
Dates: 1947-1948

Draft report on "Town and country planning research", 1949-1951

Identifier: PJM/ABT/B/5
Scope and Contents

Drafts and the final report Town and Country Planning Research ( 1951) written on behalf of the Association of Building Technicians. Press-clippings relating to planning in London are also included.

Dates: 1949-1951

Evidence to the Schuster Committee (1), 1949

Identifier: PJM/ABT/B/6
Scope and Contents Papers, notes and correspondence relating to the authoring of a report: Evidence to the Schuster Committee ( 1949) The file also contains drafts of the final report. This was the Association of Building Technicians submission for the HM Government appointed Schuster Committee's research into the education of planners which was published as: Report on the...
Dates: 1949

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Archival Object 33
Collection 1
Labour Unions 28
Technical Reports 16
Committees 14
City Planning 11
Letters 9