Catalogue description Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Embassy and Consulates, Japan: General Correspondence

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Reference: FO 262
Title: Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Embassy and Consulates, Japan: General Correspondence
Description:

This series contains general correspondence from the British Embassy and consulate in Japan. From 1921 it includes accounts. It also contains a considerable proportion of files on matters of policy, including the treatment of war criminals after the Second World War.

Date: 1859-1972
Related material:

For accounts before 1921 see FO 276

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

Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Embassy, Japan, 1968-

Foreign Office, Consulates, Japan, 1858-1941

Foreign Office, Consulates, Japan, 1946-1968

Foreign Office, Embassy, Japan, 1858-1941

Foreign Office, Embassy, Japan, 1946-1968

Physical description: 2166 files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Foreign Office , from 1939

Accruals: Series is accruing

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