Catalogue description War Cabinet and Cabinet Office: Historical Section: War Histories (Second World War), Civil

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Reference: CAB 102
Title: War Cabinet and Cabinet Office: Historical Section: War Histories (Second World War), Civil
Description:

This series consists of the records of the production of the United Kingdom Civil Histories of the Second World War.

The series includes the 'confidential print' version of the histories, which include source references, keyed to the text and indexed, which were usually omitted from the published volumes. It also contains authors' typescripts, drafts and revisions; critical commentaries, unpublished narratives and correspondence on progress and publication of the volumes.

Date: 1941-1972
Arrangement:

Most pieces are arranged by former file reference

Related material:

For draft chapters of an official history of education written by Dr Sophia Weitzman and a collection of her source material see ED 138

For working papers of R J Hammond for the volume on food see MAF 152

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

Cabinet Office, Historical Section, 1939-

Physical description: 878 files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

From 1970 Cabinet Office

Accruals: Series is accruing

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