Fonds 94/179 - Stephen Roskill fonds

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Stephen Roskill fonds

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ON00093 94/179

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  • Photocopied [199-] (Reproduction)
  • 1919-1949, predominant 1941-1944 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records

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Fonds consists of material dealing with various topics regarding the Second World War, including Operation Overlord, Operation Husky, Operation Torch, the Battle of the Atlantic, manpower and the Dominion navies. Also includes naval policy index cards used by Roskill for volumes 1 and 2 of the "Naval Policy between the Wars". Includes memoranda, summary accounts, correspondence and other documents.

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Fonds was photocopied and acquired from the Churchill College Archives, Cambridge, England.


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  • English

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The original records are held at the Churchill College Archives, Cambridge University in Cambridge, England.

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The fonds will be subject to reclassification.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

These papers may not be reproduced or resold without the permission of Churchill College Archives, Cambridge University.

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Copies of the finding aid are located in the first file of the fonds and in the Reading Room at the Directorate of History and Heritage. Electronic copies are also available.

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The original records are held at the Churchill College Archives, Cambridge University in Cambridge, England.

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