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Congress of Archaeological Societies

Reference code
CAS
Title
Congress of Archaeological Societies
Date
1889-1945
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Paper. Minute books, unbound papers, etc. Four boxes.
Scope and content
The Congress of Archaeological Societies (CAS) in union with SA was established after a conference at Burlington House in 1888. The first annual congress was held in 1889; PSA and 'Ass. Sec. SA acted as President and Secretary of the Congress for much of its existence. The Congress was dissolved in 1945 and was superseded by the Council for British Archaeology founded in 1944. See CAS Annual, special and committee reports (1888-1939); see also MSS/0946/003/003 for William Martin's papers on the Congress, 1901-12.
Creator
Congress of Archaeological Societies
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/990/1-6
Archival history
Transferred from SAL archives; CAS/002/008 presented by Dr Ralegh Radford, FSA, 1998; CAS/006 presented by the author, 28 March 1913 (covering letter).
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