Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF): Archive

Reference: TR MAFFDate: 1930-1989Extent: 295 films; c.60 documents

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food had premises located at Government Building, Coley Park, Reading.

The archive comprises of twentieth century advertising and servicing publications of agricultural engineering firms, mainly for harvesting machinery; correspondence and posters.

There are over 460 films mainly educational films made for farmers showing latest contemporary techniques and best agricultural practices, 1930s-1980’s (over 300 are available digitally, on VHS Video and DVD).

More information

A full description is available on our online database.
A full handlist for the collection will be available soon.

See also the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Library.

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