Catalogue description Ordnance Board, etc., Proceedings, Reports and Memoranda

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Reference: SUPP 6
Title: Ordnance Board, etc., Proceedings, Reports and Memoranda

The records in this series consist of the minutes of the various Ordnance Boards and Committees which operated after 1855 under the superintendence of the War Office, the Ministry of Munitions and the Ministry of Supply and of their subsidiary committees such as the Explosives Committee. The Ordnance Board Proceedings provide a record of issues considered at the bimonthly meetings and deal mainly with the design of armaments and munitions.

Most pieces in this series are printed volumes and some contain indexes to some of the proceedings and memoranda.

Date: 1844-1987
Related material:

For related Admiralty Naval Ordnance reports, see:

ADM 256

ADM 257

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 1006 files and volumes
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Supply , from 1954

Accruals: Series is accruing

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