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Wartime work, 1925 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LDBA 1

Scope and Contents

Includes: Ministry of Home Security papers on design of air raid shelters; Home Office Civil Defence Research Committee minutes; Department of Scientific and Industrial Research papers on alternative construction methods; papers on bombing trials for shelters and on protection for factories and offices; road research reports; data on damage to reinforced concrete and steel framed buildings; report on damage at Hiroshima and Nagasaki [Japan].


  • 1925 - 1978

Conditions Governing Access

With the exception of a few files, which are still closed (details are available in the catalogue), the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


156 file(s)

Language of Materials


Date information

DateText: The majority of files date from 1939-45.

Finding aid date

2005-11-23 09:28:50+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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