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.