Fonds CCR - York Citizens' Committee Records

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York Citizens' Committee Records


  • 1914-1935 (Creation)

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2 boxes

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The Committee was set up in 1914 by the Lord Mayor as part of a national scheme to support local people during the First World War. The Committee continued to provide support locally until 1935.

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Minute books, correspondence, memorandums and reports relating to the operational activities of the York Citizens' Committee. Includes papers on the 1916 Zeppelin Raids in York and relief for families of men in the forces.


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Material is available subject to the usual terms and conditions of access to Archives and Local History collections.

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Images are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

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  • English

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