This series contains minutes of meetings of the War Committee of Tynwald. The name of the committee was changed to the General Advisory Committee on 1 Nov 1945. Two sets of minutes can be found within this series, both by the same author, the Chairman Deemster Cowley.
The first set, comprises duplicated carbon copies of typed minutes covering Nov 1939-Oct 1944. It also includes an additional handwritten volume titled '[House of] Keys and Tynwald Committee minute book' dating from Jun 1938-Dec 1942. This set was previously stored in the Central Government Office basement before transfer to the Isle of Man Public Record Office.
The second set comprises original typed minutes pasted into volumes, some signed by the Chairman. This set includes meetings from Oct 1944-Oct 1946 which are not included in the first set.