A collection of bound volumes of office and secret office circulars known as office 'memoranda' and 'aquaints'. From 1965 the series includes office memoranda in the Ministry of Defence general series.
Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
Ministry of Defence , from 1972
Series is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:
Information of general interest to Admiralty headquarters was circulated by means of office 'acquaints' for instructions of a transitory nature, and by office memoranda for instructions of a permanent or semi-permanent nature. Office acquaints were abolished in 1944 when all such information was circulated by office memoranda.
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