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

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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.

Records within this series are available to download as digital microfilm.

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.

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