Catalogue description Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Fisheries Department, Fisheries and Fisheries Radiobiological Laboratories, Lowestoft: Registered Files, Research and Radiological Monitoring (FLR Series)

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Reference: MAF 336
Title: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Fisheries Department, Fisheries and Fisheries Radiobiological Laboratories, Lowestoft: Registered Files, Research and Radiological Monitoring (FLR Series)
Description:

Records of the Fisheries Department's laboratories in Lowestoft, Suffolk, principally files of the Fisheries Radiobiological Laboratory concerning the monitoring of discharges of radioactive contaminants into sea and fresh water supplies from various sites.

Many files begin with re-registered papers, pre-1964, often from the FGB series (MAF 41 and MAF 209)

Date: 1954-1988
Arrangement:

The series is arranged in former reference order within these accessions: pieces 1-143; 144-185; 186-217; 218-236; 237-297.

Related material:

Records on possible dangers of nuclear energy for food are in MAF 298

Separated material:

Some files re-registered to the BLR file series; see MAF 342

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: FLR file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fisheries Division I, Fisheries Laboratories, 1965-1974

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fisheries Division I, Fisheries Laboratory, Fisheries Radiobiological Laboratory, 1965-1974

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fisheries Research, 1976-1981

Physical description: 670 file(s)
Physical condition: Some files (particularly 'site files') contain maps and plans, and some include photographs.
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

from 2004 Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science

from 1995 Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Accumulation dates: Series began in 1965
Accruals: Series is accruing

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