Section C - Providing information

Identity area

Reference code



Providing information


  • 1976-2007 (Creation)
  • 1897-2007 (Accumulation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

53 archive boxes, 70 display boards, posters, panels and captions in 71 pieces, + 2 folders
Paper including colour photographs

Context area

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Six series, each of them representing a type of information service provided by SPAID / OEDA. As follows:

  • fielding occupational and environmental health enquiries
  • publications by the organisation
  • display boards and posters generated for use at meetings, conferences and around the office
  • responses to requests for information from solicitors
  • responses to requests for information from the media

The section concludes with a small series relating to compensation claims against the Johns-Manville Corporation / the Manville Personal Injury Settlement Trust.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Some files are restricted.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description identifier

Institution identifier


  • English



Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places