Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC16/1/1-29
TitleOfficial papers relating to Manpower Distribution Board
Extentapprox. 30 items
DescriptionPrinted, manuscript and typescript correspondence, memoranda, and miscellanea; may contain copy correspondence; relating to Manpower Distribution Board, 1916-1918
Correspondents: Curzon George Curzon [1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston; Lord President of the Council, 1916-1919; Leader of the House of Lords, 1916-1924; Member of Imperial War Cabinet, 1916; Lord Privy Seal, 1915-1916; various other political offices], Herbert Henry Asquith [1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury 1908-1916], Montagu, Walter Runciman [1st Viscount Runciman of Doxford; President of the Board of Trade, 1914-1916 and 1931-1937] , Walter Hume Long [1st Viscount Long of Wraxal; President Local Government Board, 1915-1916; Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1916-1918], Austen Chamberlain [acting as Secretary of State for India, 1915-1917] and others
Includes: /3-/7 Manuscript and typescript correspondence between Montagu and Chamberlain, relating to Manpower, appointment of government of [Bengal], etc 1916; /9-/11 Typescript and manuscript correspondence between Runciman and Chamberlain relating to Manpower Board and Board of Trade, 1916; /12-/13 Manuscript letter and typewritten memorandum from Long to Chamberlain, relating to Manpower Board and possibility of German invasion, 1917; Typescript copy of a letter from Chamberlain to Rt. Hon. Andrew Bonar Law [Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1915-1916; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1916-1918; Leader of the House of Commons, 1916-1921 (resigned); Member of the War Cabinet, 1916-1919] relating to Government's Manpower proposals, 1918; /15-/29 Printed, typescript and manuscript reports, memoranda and miscellanea of the Manpower Board, including reports relating to Army employment, recruitment, supplies, casualties etc, 1916-1917
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/1a is in addition to /1