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.
Language of Materials
DateText: The majority of files date from 1939-45.
Finding aid date