Catalogue description War Cabinet, Control of Official Histories Committee: Official Histories: Correspondence and Papers

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Reference: LAB 76
Title: War Cabinet, Control of Official Histories Committee: Official Histories: Correspondence and Papers
Description:

This series contains, together with related correspondence and papers, a series of unpublished narratives and studies prepared by historians under the direction of the War Cabinet Committee for Control of Official Histories and used in the preparation of several volumes in the Cabinet Office Historical Section Official Histories of the Second World War (Civil) Series. They deal with the war-time responsibilities of the Ministry of Labour and National Service for call-up of the armed services, registration for civilian employment, allocation of available manpower resources to meet the demands of the war production programme and maintenance of essential services and industries, industrial relations and the post-war problems of demobilisation and resettlement.

The series also includes working papers, draft reports, minutes and memoranda of the Production Council, the Labour Supply Board and the Sub-Committee on Preferences in the Allocation of Labour.

Date: 1940-1953
Related material:

See also the Cabinet Office Division within CAB

The numbers of all departmental files consulted in the production of these histories are in LAB 12/687

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Cabinet, Committee for Control of Official Histories, 1946-

War Cabinet, Control of Official Histories Committee, 1940-1945

Physical description: 48 file(s)
Accruals: Series is not accruing.

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