A collection of World War II printed notices and pamphlets advising on various aspects of safety and security such as air raids, invasion scares, food production and the registration and evacuation of children. Most of the items relate to Colchester and district, and includes a leaflet in French explaining the purpose of allied bombing raids on occupied France.
World War II ephemera
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
World War II, 1939-1945.
Conditions Governing Access
On restricted access in the Library's Special Collections section.
Donated by Dr. Adrian Bailey of the Department of History, University of Leicester
Prepared by Dr. A. Lacey. Special Collections Librarian, University of Leicester.
Other Finding Aids
'A handlist of the manuscript collection'. Compiled by Brian Burch and Jenny Clark. Leicester : Leicester University Library, 1998.