Department of Scientific and Industrial Research and related bodies: Records Bureau Files

Reference:
DSIR 36
Title:
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research and related bodies: Records Bureau Files
Description:

This series contains a large collection of reports which were housed in the former Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Library, and cover an extensive range of scientific and technological research.

They relate to such matters as structure and properties of materials, atmospheric pollution, water pollution, research into safety measures and civil defence, chemical substances and explosives, metals, industrial products and processes, building materials and equipment, natural resources, fuel and power, agricultural produce and foods, dentistry and medical subjects, meteorology and hydrography, aeronautics and transport.

Date:
1884-1957
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Physical description:
4828 files and volumes
Access conditions:
Open
Immediate source of acquisition:
Department of Industry , 1976-2006
Accruals:
Series is not accruing

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