World War Two collection

Scope and Content

This collection contains examples of some of the material held in York City Archives relating to World War Two, including pamphlets, printed lists and photographs. Other material relating to World War Two also exists elsewhere in the archive. The collection includes a number of items relating to the Baedeker Raid on York in April 1942.

Access Information

Material is available subject to the usual terms and conditions of access to Archives and Local History collections.

Other Finding Aids

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Laura Yeoman, Archives and Local History Public Services Manager, June 2015.

Conditions Governing Use

Images are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.