File: War 1939-1945: wartime arrangements

Scope and Content

File containing correspondence and papers on various aspects of the University's organisation during wartime. There is correspondence with government departments regarding use of buildings and the military service of staff. There are papers, mostly pre-war, of the Universities Bureau of the British Empire, concerning the evacuation of students due to hostilities. Other subjects covered include building controls during wartime, economy measures practised by the University, the storage of the University's deeds in a mine near Winsford, Cheshire, the removal of iron railings on campus for use in the war effort, and copies of the Universities and Colleges Emergencies and Provisions Bill.

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