Reference numberMM/11/50
TitleMemorandum proposing the setting-up of a body that would become the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR)
Description"Object of scheme: to provide new machinery and additional State assistance and to promote and organise scientific research with a view especially to its application to trade and industry"

Including a letter forwarding the memorandum to the Royal Society, 1 April 1950.
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript and typescript documents
Access statusOpen
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