Fonds 1B/6 - Ministry of Communications and Works

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Reference code

JM JARD 1B/6

Title

Ministry of Communications and Works

Date(s)

  • March 16, 1955 - October 14, 1965 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

11 textual records

Context area

Name of creator

(1955 - 1965)

Administrative history

Eleven (11) files pertaining to railway management, railway accidents, in particular the Kendal crash and the acquisition of premises for the Central Sorting Office on South Camp Road were transferred from the Government Records Centre (GRC) to the Archives Unit in June 2010. These records were appraised as having research value out of an inventory exercise undertaken at the GRC for inactive files without assigned retention schedules.

Archival history

These records were appraised as having research value out of an inventory exercise undertaken at the Government Records Centre for inactive files without assigned retention schedules.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Government Records Centre

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Scope and content

Eleven (11) files pertaining to railway management, railway accidents, in particular the Kendal crash and the acquisition of premises for the Central Sorting Office on South Camp Road

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Fair

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Existence and location of originals

Jamaica Archives and Records Department

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

JM JARD 1B/44-1-192
JM JARD 1B/31-173 (1958)
JM JARD 1B/31-401 (1958)
JM JARD 1B/31-605 (1958)
JM JARD 3/24-1360

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Status

Final

Level of detail

Partial

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