Catalogue description Atomic Weapons Research Establishment and Successors: Committee Documents

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Reference: ES 15
Title: Atomic Weapons Research Establishment and Successors: Committee Documents

This series contains the minutes, papers and correspondence of major Atomic Weapons Research Establishment committees. It includes all the major policy-making bodies including the AWE Board and Directors Advisory Committee. Subjects covered include nuclear weapons policy, health and safety and warhead design. Many pieces contain indexes.

Date: 1952-2004

Alphabetically by committee and chronologically within each committee.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 412 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Atomic Weapons Establishment , from 2004

Accumulation dates: Series ran from 1945 to 1999
Selection and destruction information: These records relate to the following acquisition criteria: External relations and defence policy; Impact of the state on the physical environment. The majority of records in this series have been selected based on the selection decisions contained in OSP 11.
Accruals: Series is accruing

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