This collection contains: council and executive committee meeting minutes, agenda and papers, 1968, 1972-1974; reports of proceedings of conferences and the central committee of the Discharged Prisoners' Aid Societies, 1893-1918; NADPAS annual reports and accounts, 1933-1963; annual reports of regional, city and religious prisoners' aid societies, 1887-1964; statements of accounts, 1957-1966; subject files and other records, 1937-1974; prison welfare department reports, 1957-1966; files of Lord Donaldson of Kingsbridge, successively secretary, chairman and president, 1961-1978; records concerning membership, 1960-1966, and appointment of director, 1973; 'Frontsheet', 1974-1976, and other NADPAS/NACRO publications, 1948-1970; other organisations' publications, 1936-1966.
National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO) and its predecessor, the National Association of Discharged Prisoners' Aid Societies (NADPAS)
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 NCR
- Dates of Creation1887-1978
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description23 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders derives from the Central Committee of Discharged Prisoners' Aid Societies, later the Central Discharged Prisoners' Aid Society, then the National Association of Discharged Prisoners' Aid Societies. The aim of the organisation was to provide assistance and support to those released from prison.
This collection is available to researchers (apart from certain records containing sensitive personal information) by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
These records were deposited by NACRO in February 1975 (MSS.67) and July 1979 (MSS.67/D).
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/NCR