Catalogue descriptionMinistry of Food: Central Registry: Correspondence and Papers

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Details of MAF 74
Reference: MAF 74
Title: Ministry of Food: Central Registry: Correspondence and Papers
Description:

Correspondence and papers first opened in the central registry of the Ministry of Food, and records of the Food (Defence Plans) Department of the Board of Trade.

Date: 1937-1955
Arrangement:

During the early years of the Ministry of Food one central registry was maintained and the papers in this series are generally those which originated in this period. As a result of rapid expansion it was necessary from 1940 onwards, to decentralise the registration system, and later series include papers in a variety of file series linked to the commodity of service concerned.

Separated material:

Some files re-registered from the C2 file series to the LSP file series; see MAF 380

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Board of Trade, Food (Defence Plans) Department, 1937-1939

Ministry of Food, Central Registry, 1939-1940

Physical description: 377 file(s)

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