The collection consists of minutes, agenda, annual reports and accounts, advertisements, photographs, films, and photographic images relating to the Electricity Council and its predecessor organisations and also to the many associated committees and groups dating from the 1880s to the 1990s.
Predecessor organisations represented include: early private electricity companies; the Electricity Commissioners (1920-1947); the Central Electricity Board (1927-1948); the British Electricity Authority (1947-1954); the Area Electricity Boards (1947-1990); the Central Electricity Authority (1955-1957).
Related organisations include: the Electrical Development Association (1919-1966); the Electrical Association for Women (1924-1986).
c1200 linear metres
System of Arrangement:
The Electricity Council's own system of arrangement has been retained, with some alteration of references.
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