Cabinet: Defence Committee: Minutes and Papers (DO, D and DC Series)

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Reference:CAB 131
Cabinet: Defence Committee: Minutes and Papers (DO, D and DC Series)

This series consists of the minutes and papers of the Cabinet, Defence Committee. The minute books contain an internal subject index.

PLEASE NOTE: Records within this series are available to download free of charge as part of the Digital Microfilm project.

Date: 1946-1963

Chronological; papers/memoranda often predate minutes they refer to but are filed after them in list.

Related Material: Earlier files in the same series are in:
CAB 69
CAB 70
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Copies held at: CAB 131/5-28: microform copies available on open access at:
The National Archives
Former reference in its original department DO, D and DC Series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator: Cabinet, Defence Committee, 1946-1963
Physical description: 28 files and volumes
Restriction on use: Available in digital format unless otherwise stated
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition: from 1980 Cabinet Office
Accumulation Dates: 1946 to 1951
Accruals: Series is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:

The Defence Committee was set up in 1940. It was succeeded by the Defence and Overseas Policy Committee in October 1963.

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