Papers documenting the activities of Lt Col Julian Layton in assisting German Jewish refugees before the Second World War and internees during the war, 1936-1993, including official papers regarding the internment of refugees including HM Government printed orders mostly on aliens, internment and refugees, notably a report of a Parliamentary Delegation into conditions at Buchenwald concentration camp immediately after liberation, 1939-1945. Correspondence, memoranda and reports, 4 Oct 1939-9 Jul 1945, on matters relating to Jewish internees, chiefly those transported to Australia including: report of a visit to Hay Camp, November 1940; report on segregation at camp No. 10 at Loveday, February 1942; report on the call up of aliens, Jun 1943; summary of Layton's duties whilst in Australia; report on the transportation of released UK internees to the UK and report on internees of Italian origin. Typescript report by Noel W Lamidey, Secretary of the Aliens Classification and Advisory Committee (Australia) to Arthur A Calwell MP, minister for immigration, entitled 'Some aspects of alien control in Australia during time of war' with covering letter from the author addressed to Julian Layton, 16 Oct 1947.
Correspondence relating to Julian Layton's activities with internees, Dec 1936-Mar 1993, including reference to the Kitchener Camp, Richborough, Kent; correspondence with the Rothschild family, Great Britain, including a copy agreement between Layton and James Rothschild on the provision of financial assistance to help refugee children and correspondence and papers relating to the experiences of those aboard the 'Dunera'. Julian Layton's personal diaries including reference to his activities with regard to the welfare of internees, 25 Mar 1941-22 Dec 1944.