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British Psychological Society Internal

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About this work


The British Psychological Society internal, institutional, records comprises core material relating to the operations and activities of the Society since its foundation in 1901.



Physical description

44 boxes, 10 oversize boxes/volumes


Alphabetical by subject into imposed series.

BPS/1/1 Minutes (of General Meetings)
BPS/1/2 Minutes (of General Meetings)
BPS/1/3 Central (mainly Council minutes)
BPS/1/4 Committees of the BPS
BPS/1/5 BPS Examination Boards
BPS/1/6 BPS Events
BPS/1/7 Finance, I.T. and Premises
BPS/1/8 Funds
BPS/1/9 Membership and Subscriptions
BPS/1/10 Miscellaneous I
BPS/1/11 Miscellaneous II
BPS/1/12 Publications and Publishing
BPS/1/13 Workshops
BPS/1/14 Working Parties
BPS/1/15 Annual Reports and Royal Charter (held by the BPS. See also 1/3/13)
BPS/1/16-18 BPS Scrapbooks

Acquisition note

Deposited in the Wellcome Library by the British Psychological Society in February 2009, with the exception of PSY/BPS/1/3/11, PSY/BPS/1/12/4, PSY/BPS/1/13 and PSY/BPS/1/14/1-3 which are stored at "Location 10": Crown Records Management (remote storage) Middlesex, and PSY/BPS/1/14/11 which is stored at the BPS History of Psychology Centre, London. PSY/BPS/1/15 is stored either at Location 10 or 13 (contact the BPS for verification)

Biographical note

The British Psychological Society was establised in 1901 at University College London.

A summary history of the Society, its structure, activities and policies, can be viewed on the BPS website under the "History and Research" pages. See:

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