Catalogue description Ministry of Defence: Chiefs of Staff Committee: Minutes

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Details of DEFE 4
Reference: DEFE 4
Title: Ministry of Defence: Chiefs of Staff Committee: Minutes

This series consists of the minutes of the Chiefs of Staff Committee and also contains some reports of the Defence Planning Staff.

Date: 1947-1994

Arrangement is by former volume reference, the volumes having a chronological arrangement.The organisation of the original bound volumes is occasionally found to differ from the way in which the photocopies were presented and piece numbered; as far as possible piece numbers have been maintained and any discrepancy between the bound volumes and the photocopies is indicated in the list.

Related material:

See also Records of the Chief of the (Imperial) General Staff and its directorates:

Division within WO

Pre-1947 minutes are in CAB 79

Pre-1969 reports of the Defence Planning Staff DEFE 6

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Originals held at:

Ministry of Defence holds originals of some pieces.

Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 294 volume(s)
Access conditions: Available in microform only unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

from 1980 Ministry of Defence

Custodial history: Series began in 1947
Accruals: Series is accruing

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