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Files relating to the Ministry of Munitions Department of Trench Warfare, 1916

MS. Addison dep. c. 76
Held at the Weston Library

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Files relating to the Ministry of Munitions Department of Trench Warfare, 1916, (fols. 1-51) court case, Feb. 1916, against Tom Rees, London District Secretary of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers for trade union activity at Kings Norton Metal Co. Ltd., Abbey Wood; (fols. 52-67) correspondence, Mar.-May 1916, with the War Office on supply of steel helmets; (fols. 68-103) Scientific Advisory Committee, first report of the Chemical Sub-Committee, 16 Aug. 1916; (fols. 104-144) correspondence and notes, Oct.-Nov. 1916, on supplies for trench warfare, including phosphorus, shell manufacture, and Stokes mortars; (fols. 145-153) papers, Dec. 1916, on supply of Swedish phosphorous and the effects of British gas on the Western front; (fols. 154-157), memoranda, Apr. 1917, on production of V.N. shells and Livens Drums; (fols. 158-192) weekly munitions inspection report, 22 June 1917; (fols. 193-231) report by the Chemical Advisory Committee on chemical warfare experiments, including visit to France, Nov. 1916.


  • Creation: 1916


231 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Addison dep. c. 76

Former reference:

Box 49 (= fols. 1-51); 27 (= fols. 52-67, 193-231); 59 (= fols. 68-153); 45 (= fols. 154-157); 26 (= fols. 158-192): file BM8202 (= fols. 154-157)

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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