Catalogue description Committee of Imperial Defence: Miscellaneous Correspondence and Memoranda

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Reference: CAB 17
Title: Committee of Imperial Defence: Miscellaneous Correspondence and Memoranda

This series consists of miscellaneous correspondence and papers accumulated by the Secretariat of the Committee of Imperial Defence concerning various matters dealt with by the Committee, and by its principal Sub-committees, during the period 1902-1918. There are also a few miscellaneous papers of the War Council, Dardenelles Committee and War Committee after 1916. Additionally, the series includes papers prepared for the Colonial and Imperial conferences of 1907 and 1909.

Topics covered include: army and naval matters of home and colonial defence and those pertaining to the defence of India; issues dealt with by the Air Board; foreign relations and alliances; press, cable and wireless censorship; the treatment of enemy ships in time of war; Mesopotamia, policy in the Middle East and memoranda on imperial co-operation by L S Amery.

Date: 1902-1919

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CAB 22

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

Cabinet, Dardanelles Committee, 1915-1915

War Committee, 1915-1916

War Council, 1914-1915

Physical description: 201 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

From 1982 Cabinet Office

Accruals: No future accruals expected

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