Government Committee on the Prevention and Relief of Distress

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes and papers of the Government Committee on the Prevention and Relief of Distress consequent to the outbreak of the First World War.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Committee on the Prevention and Relief of Distress examined the plight of various areas throughout Britain which were considered to be in need of financial assistance during World War One (1914-1918). It had the power to recommend that Local Representative Committees grant various sums of money to these areas.

Conditions Governing Access

OPEN

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Archivist's Note

Output from CAIRS using template 14 and checked by hand on May 8, 2002

Conditions Governing Use

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