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ELECTRICAL ADVERTISEMENTS IN ENGINEERING RECORDS 1900-1960

Advertisements are ubiquitous; they pervade our television sets, radio waves, billboards, newspapers and most recently social media. The first kind of advertising dates back to ancient times when announcements were made to publicise events. This blog looks at a small... Continue Reading →

EAW Mobile Welfare Canteens of WWII

The photograph above shows an electric mobile canteen and it appeared in the Electrical Association for Women (EAW) publication, Handbook on the Organisation of Mobile Welfare Canteens, compiled by Mrs William Paterson, and published in June 1940. Mrs Paterson was... Continue Reading →

The Electrical Association for Women (EAW) – Recipes from Earlier Decades

Given the interest generated by the recent high profile news story, when it was suggested that some of the nations’ favourite recipes would no longer be available via the BBC website, we thought that we would delve into the archives... Continue Reading →

Commemoration of Royal Events in the IET Archives

Today, with the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II surpassing the length of Queen Victoria’s reign, we have taken the opportunity to look through the IET Archives collections to see how the IET’s predecessors and other organisations commemorated notable... Continue Reading →

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