Catalogue description Public Trustee Office: Correspondence and Papers

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Reference: PT 1
Title: Public Trustee Office: Correspondence and Papers

This series contains files relating to the organisation and procedure of the office, accommodation, staffing and general establishment matters, and to the activities of the Public Trustee as Custodian of Enemy Property.

Date: 1906-1986

PT 1/1-52 are arranged in chronological order; PT 1/53-158 and 159-242 are arranged in registry series order with files (prefix F) arranged before batches (prefix B). Batches was the term used in the Public Trustee Office for folders of papers which were not expected to accrue and consequently registered files were not raised. Further departments used are ADP (automatic data processing), N (departmental notes) and PT (Public Trustee).

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 242 files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure

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