Department of Scientific and Industrial Research: Registered Files: General Series

Department of Scientific and Industrial Research: Registered Files: General Series

Policy and procedure files relating to the setting up of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research and its various boards and committees; the British Commonwealth Scientific Conference, 1936; finance; grants to universities, institutes, research workers and students; minutes to the Lord President; relations with foreign countries and other government departments and institutions; various research proposals and projects; patents; post-war research and development; publicity; and trade marks. The series includes minutes of the Research Council, its sub-committees and inter-departmental committees. It also contains the papers of the (Trend) Committee of Enquiry into the Organization of Civil Science, 1962-66.

Includes papers of the National Whitley Council Patents Committee (DSIR 17/504-505)

Separated Material:
For papers of the Research Grants Committee re-registered in the Science and Engineering Research Council see EV 1
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Physical description:
1013 files and volumes
Access conditions:
Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated

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