Reference numberCD/63
Alternative reference numberCD 862-865
TitleDocuments on the Safeguarding of Industries Act 1921, for the consideration of Council of the Royal Society
DescriptionDocuments and letters relating to the Safeguarding of Industries Act 1921, which put heavy import taxes on items such as optical glass, laboratory porcelain, hosiery latch needles, metallic tungsten, and synthetic chemicals. Contains correspondence with the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, who discuss ways for scientists to get their parcels through customs faster, and wish to know if the Act has had an effect on British science.
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    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

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