CodeBPS/GB/239
NameUK; The National Institute of Industrial Psychology; 1921-1976; NIIP
Corporate NameThe National Institute of Industrial Psychology
Dates1921-1976
EpithetNIIP
Parallel NameNIIP
Other NamesNIIP
DatesAndPlacesFirst office High Holborn, London, moved to larger premises in Aldwych House 1930s
Address14 Welbeck Street, London W1
LegalNumbersCertificate of Incorporation number: 173107
LegalStatusLimited Company (by Guarantee)
ActivityThe NIIP was a Limited company Incorporated under the Companies Acts, 1908 to 1917 (the statutes) on the 11th day of February, 1921.

The Founder and first director of the NIIP (in 1921) was C.S.Myers (first President, British Psychological Society).

Mentioned in the Memorandum of Association for the NIIP is Object A (for which the Institute was established) :

"To promote and encourage the practical application of the sciences of psychology and physiology to commerce and industry by any means that may be found practicable"

The first subscribers were:
A.F.Lake, Bromley Kent, East India Merchant.
W.L.Hitchins, London, Gentleman.
Kenneth Lee, Cheshire, Manufacturer.
Charles S. Myers, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, University Reader.
B.S.Rowntree, York, Cocoa Manufacturer.
George H.Miles, Barnet, Secretary.
H.J.Welch, Bromley, Merchant.

The NIIP published a journal called 'The Journal of the National Institute of Industrial Psychology' (1921-1931), 'The Human Factor' (1932-1937) and 'Occupational Psychology' (1938-).

For more details concerning the N.I.I.P. see (selected):

Hearnshaw, 'A Short History of British Psychology' (Methuen), London 1964;
Buzzard 'The National Institute of Industrial Psychology' Supplement to the BPS Bulletin, London 1969, B.M.Foss (editor),
Raphael 'NIIP and its Staff 1921 to 1961' 'Occupational Psychology' Jubilee Volume (1970) Vol.44;
Shimmin and Wallis, 'Fifty Years of Occupational Psychology in Britain' (BPS Books) 1994.

Sources: NIIP Memorandum and Articles of Association 1921

Compiled by Mike Maskill, BPS Archivist for the History of Psychology Centre.
Related NameBPS/GB/139
BPS/GB/23
SourceNIIP Memorandum and Articles of Association 1921
ConventionsInternational Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) - Ottawa 1996 ISBN ISBN 0-9696035-3-3
National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

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