Association of Teachers of Domestic Science Ltd

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Details of Association of Teachers of Domestic Science Ltd
Title: Association of Teachers of Domestic Science Ltd
Reference: MSS.177

Includes Minutes, Accounts, Correspondence, Publications of ATDS, Other publications, Gloucs. Trg. Coll. : notes of study at, Branch records, Press-cuttings, Appendix : instructional works, Supplement

Date: 1892 - 1993
Held by: Warwick University: Modern Records Centre, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Extent: 32 series
Administrative History:

Deriving from a technical sub-committee of the National Union of Women Workers in 1896, the ATDS was formed as a separate Association with a close relation to its originating body in 1897. In 1909 its name was changed to Association of Teachers of Domestic Subjects; it reverted to its original title in 1962.


H. Sillitoe, A history of the teaching of domestic subjects (London, 1933, Portway, repr., 1966) includes a chapter on the early history of the ATDS.

Creator Names:
  • Association of Teachers of Domestic Science Ltd
  • National Union of Women Workers
  • Association of Teachers of Domestic Subjects
  • National Association of Teachers of Home Economics Ltd
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Related Material:
  • Add. ref. : H. Clements, 'The Association of Teachers of Domestic Science and the place of domestic science in the school curriculum 1895-1925', Univ. of Warwick MA diss., 1979.


    MSS.177X/1 ATDS Cookery Book, 5th ed. 192-.


    MSS.177X/2 Dorothy Stone, The National. A Story of a pioneer college, The National Training College of Domestic Subjects (Hale, 1976)


    MSS.21/1352 W.B. Tegetmeier, The Scholar's handbook of household management & cookery, Macmillan for School Board of London, 1876.


    MSS.21/1383 Mrs Chas. Clarke, Plain cookery recipes, Nat. Training School for Cookery, 1916.


    MSS.21/1401 Country Borc. of Halifax Education Cttee., Cookery recipes and other information..., 1921.


    MSS.21/1592 Norfolk school cookery book, in three courses, compiled for use in Country Elementary Schools (pub. Jarrold & Sons Ltd. early C.20).


    MSS.21/1635 1936 Essex Education Cttee. : The Essex cookery book, 13th edn.


    MSS.21/1746 County cookery book, pub. John Albinson Ltd., Oldham, with 4pp. 'General hints to teachers of cookery', c.1902.

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