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Mercury Accounting and Budget Records, 1949-1978
Originating Office: Production Division
Finding Aids: Y-12 Mercury Task Force Database Printout; Mercury at Y-12 (Y/EX-24) Bibliography
Disposition AuthorityPermanent Collection
Series Description: This record series consists of accounting and budget records concerning shipment, receiving, flasking and storage, inventory, loss, and recovery of mercury at Y-12 from 1949 to 1978. Records include procedures and audits for accountability and flasking of mercury and solvents, budget estimates, mercury storage and shipment receipts, amounts of mercury lost and associated costs, procurement data, inventory lists, accountability of mercury excess and loss, correspondence relating to accounting and budget, and reports of the investigating committee that compiled the first inventory of Y-12 mercury use in 1977. Some documents pertain to the reclassification and security operations of Alpha 4 and 5 (Buildings 9201-4 and 9201-5). A floor plan for building 9201-5 is included.
Data Elements: 89, 115, 117