Search catalogue descriptions from deposited collections and IET records.
Search the Archives online catalogue for information on the collections including company records, personal papers and images.
Use the simple search to search the whole catalogue by subject eg ”Faraday” for the Michael Faraday collections, photographs of Faraday and photographs of Faraday Medallists.
If you are looking for something specific, try the advanced search. You can search by subject, free text or reference code. Please note that all reference codes need to be prefixed with the IET’s code “UK0108”, eg “UK0108 SC Mss 001”.
The catalogue contains detailed descriptions of the collections held in the IET Archives, including company records, institutional records and personal papers of eminent scientists and engineers. It also includes images from our photograph collection.
I’ve found a collection I’d like to look at. What do I do?
Visit the Archives if you would like to look at any of the items you have found in the catalogue.
Can I get copies of the material I’ve found?
If you would like to order copies of something in the catalogue, please ask for more information.
I can’t find what I’m looking for.
Try searching using a simpler term, for example ”Faraday” rather than ”Michael Faraday”. If your search is still unsuccessful, email us with your query.