Series Descriptions

Why government records?

Which government records?

The following series descriptions have been sourced primarily from the catalogues of The National Archives, with supporting information from The National Archives handbook, The Second World War – a guide to documents in the Public Record Office (PRO, 1998), and relevant passages from the documents themselves.

Please select from the list below to view descriptions of the series and subseries included in this resource:

Ministerial collections

Local records

Propaganda collections

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