Minutes of the Oxford branch of the National Service League

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes of the Oxford branch of the National Service League, 1908-13, with letters from the central branch, 1912-17.

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Service League was founded by George Shaw in 1906, to press for the introduction of compulsory military service in Great Britain.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1927.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

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