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Reference 1996.139
Covering dates 1912-1968
Held by Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester
Extent 32 Files
Archival history Accession Number: 1996.139
Creators Metropolitan Vickers Ltd

Contents:
Business records



Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company Register of Directors and Secretaries  1996.139/1  1949-1962

Metropolitan-Vickers Supplies Limited Register of Members and Share Ledger  1996.139/2  1926-1947

Main Board Meetings  1996.139/3  [n.d.]

British Westinghouse  1996.139/3.1  Oct 1912-July 1919

Metropolitan Vickers (last minute number 5549)  [no ref.]  Sept 1919-Dec 1925

Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company  1996.139/3.2  Jan 1926-July 1928

Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company  1996.139/3.3  June 1934-Nov 1944

Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company  1996.139/3.4  Jan 1945-Jul 1947

Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company  1996.139/3.5  Oct 1947-Oct 1951

Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company (includes AGMs)  1996.139/3.6  Nov 1951-Dec 1959

AEI(M) (includes AGMs)  1996.139/3.7  Jan 1960-Jan 1966

Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company "Executive Committee of the Board"  1996.139/4  [n.d.]

Administrative history:
This was set up on 11 February 1918 to act as the "operations" board at Manchester

1-596  1996.139/4.1  Feb 1918-Dec 1921

597-945  1996.139/4.2  Jan 1922-July 1925

1-419  1996.139/4.3  May 1927-July 1928

420-485  1996.139/4.4  Aug 1928-Oct 1928

Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company Manchester Committee of the Board  1996.139/5  [n.d.]

Contents:
This was set up in November 1931 to act in the same capacity as the "Executive Committee of the Board". These volumes cover an important part of the Company's history and reaching the maximum number of employees (30,554 October 1943). They are indexed mainly by Secretary J G Lowe

1-607  1996.139/5.1  Nov 1931-Jul 1933

608-1153  1996.139/5.2  Aug 1933-May 1935

1154-1643  1996.139/5.3  Jun 1935-Feb 1937

1644-2170  1996.139/5.4  Mar 1937-Dec 1938

2171-2724 (Minute Book Number 5)  1996.139/5.5  Jan 1939-Aug 1940

2725-3284 (Minute Book Number 6)  1996.139/5.6  Aug 1940-Oct 1942

3285-4066 (Minute Book Number 7)  1996.139/5.7  Nov 1942-Nov 1945

4067-4875 (Minute Book Number 8)  1996.139/5.8  Nov 1945-Jun 1948

4876-5680 (Minute Book Number 9)  1996.139/5.9  Jun 1948-Feb 1951

5681-5864 (Minute Book Number 10)  1996.139/5.10  Mar 1951-Oct 1951

5865-6983 (Minute Book Number 11)  1996.139/5.11  Nov 1951-Oct 1955

56/1-60/22 (Minute Book Number 12)  1996.139/5.12  Jan 1956-Jan 1960

60/23-63/59 (Minute Book Number 13); AEI Manchester  1996.139/5.13  Feb 1960-Apr 1963

63/94-63/135 (Minute Book Number 14); AEI Manchester  1996.139/5.14  May 1963-Jun 1963

AEI Power Group Committees  1996.139/6  [n.d.]

Administrative history:
These conclude the history of management up to the point where English Electric joined GEC - February 1968

Group General Committee  1996.139/6.1  Aug 1963-Nov 1966

Group Committee  1996.139/6.2  Jul 1963-Dec 1964

Group Committee  1996.139/6.3  Jan 1965-Dec 1966

Group Committee  1996.139/6.4  Jan 1967-Feb 1968

Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company seal register number 5  1996.139/7  1938-1959

Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company records of military and national service by employees  1996.139/8  1939-1962

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