Catalogue description Colonial Office and Commonwealth Office: Defence Department and successors: Original Correspondence

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Reference: CO 968
Title: Colonial Office and Commonwealth Office: Defence Department and successors: Original Correspondence
Description:

This series contains records of the Defence Departments comprising files dealing with all aspects of the defence and security of the colonial empire including matters of policy and internal security.

Date: 1941-1967
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Colonial Office, Defence and General Department, 1948-1955

Colonial Office, Defence and Intelligence Department, 1965-1966

Colonial Office, Defence Department, 1939-1948

Colonial Office, Defence Department, 1955-1961

Colonial Office, Defence, Intelligence and Hong Kong Department, 1963-1965

Colonial Office, Defence, Intelligence and Security Department, 1961-1963

Commonwealth Office, Defence Department, 1966-1968

Physical description: 1201 boxes and files
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

from 1972-2005 Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Accruals: Series is not accruing

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