Archives of Research Board, RB
Identity Statement | Context | Content and Structure | Conditions of access and use | Description control | Database
Identity Statement [Top]
CERN-RB-1 to CERN-RB-48
CERN-DG-RB-81-1 to CERN-DG-RB-2003-348 (ongoing)
Archives of Research Board documents, RB
December 1975 - Present
Level of description
Extent of the unit of description
20 boxes; 2,2 linear metres (ongoing)
Name of creator
CERN Research Board
In 1976 the Research Board (RB) took over from the Nuclear Physics Research Committee (NPRC).
The Research Board receives recommendations from all the CERN Experimental Committees, and takes decisions on them. Once approved, the proposals become part of the CERN experimental programme. The Research Board also decides on the accelerator schedules and requests to "Recognize Experiments" at CERN.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Janet Grant, secretary of experimental committee, DSU
Content & Structure [Top]
Scope and content
The items in this collection were created for and from the meetings of the Research Board. The usual documents are agenda, minutes and associated papers.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Nothing was destroyed.
Further accruals are expected.
System of arrangement
The original order has been preserved (numerical and chronological).
Conditions of access and use [Top]
Conditions governing access
See file level description and the CERN operational circular No 3: rules applicable to archival material and archiving at CERN. In general, records on any subject that are over 30 years old, and all records of a purely scientific nature, may be consulted.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright is retained by CERN, no reproduction without permission.
Language / scripts of material
Most of the material is written in English.
Listed to file level in the CERN Archive Database.
Description control [Top]
Description prepared by Sandrine Reyes
Date(s) of description
Geneva, the 26th April 2001, Revised 2007.