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

Search within or browse this series to find specific records of interest.

Date range

Details of CAB 131
Reference: CAB 131
Title: 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

Cabinet, Defence Committee, 1946-1963

Physical description: 28 files and volumes
Restrictions 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.

Have you found an error with this catalogue description?