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Hodsoll, Eric John, Sir, 1894 - 1971 (Knight, civil servant)



  • Existence: 1894 - 1971

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


The Papers of Sir (Eric) John Hodsoll

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDSL
Scope and Contents Hodsoll played a major role in the development of air raid precautions [ARP]/ civil defence and this is reflected in the collection held at Churchill Archives Centre which he described as representing "a unique history of Civil Defence and its allied problems" (letter to Stephen Roskill, 27 August 1967). Until 1935 Sir John seems to have kept very few papers, but from then onwards very little of importance is missing. The printed material is particularly important because it consists of...
Dates: 1920 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.