Catalogue description Air Ministry and successors: Inventions, and Research and Development, Registered Files

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Reference: AVIA 8
Title: Air Ministry and successors: Inventions, and Research and Development, Registered Files
Description:

Files created in the Supply and Research Department and its successors at the Air Ministry, 1920 to 1940.

The few files earlier than 1920 were created either by the Air Department of the Admiralty or the Air Inventions Committee of the Air Board and Air Ministry. Some files continue into the period of responsibility of the Ministry of Aircraft Production Ministry of Supply and Ministry of Aviation.

The security classifications with which certain records are marked have lost their significance.

Date: 1915-1960
Arrangement:

The files have been arranged under subject headings

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Admiralty, Air Department, 1910-1918

Air Board, 1916-1918

Air Ministry, Directorate of Scientific Research and Technical Development, 1924-1940

Air Ministry, Supply and Research Department, 1920-1924

Ministry of Aircraft Production, 1940-1945

Ministry of Aviation, 1959-1967

Ministry of Supply, 1939-1959

Physical description: 538 file(s)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Defence , from 1965

Accruals: Series is not accruing

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