Catalogue description Medical Research Council: Registered Files, Scientific Matters (S Series)

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Details of FD 23
Reference: FD 23
Title: Medical Research Council: Registered Files, Scientific Matters (S Series)

Files of papers, correspondence, and reports on scientific studies commissioned, operated or funded by the Medical Research Council.

The topics covered include Occupational Health, Mental Health, psychology, neurology, virology, genetics, molecular biology and biomedical and biological research. Studies on epidemiology include the genetic studies of refugees from Tristan da Cunha. Further topics include contraception, pregnancy, obstetrics, paediatrics, organ transplantation and toxicology. Studies on the effects of microwaves on human tissue are also included.

Date: 1948-1997

The S series employs a three-part Former Reference; a general topic number; a specific topic identifier; and sometimes a volume number. The series appears to fall into an 'old' series and a 'new' series but there is some uncertainty as to the cut-off point of the former.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: S file series
Legal status: Not Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 5277 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated

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