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Gifts of Timber, 1934 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ARCS/4/27

Scope and Contents

When the RES Headquarters was rebuilt in 1934-36, gifts of timber for panelling and furnishing were obtained from Empire Governments, companies and individuals. Many were destroyed during the bombing of 1941 and replacement gifts were received. This file coordinates pre and post-war correspondence.


  • Creation: 1934 - 1959


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2 archive box(es) (2 boxes) : paper

Language of Materials



Royal Empire Society

Finding aid date

2012-11-09 15:45:06+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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