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Army League: cadet mountaineering, 1948-01 - 1949-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/81

Scope and Contents

Correspondence on cadet mountaineering courses supported by the Army League, between LSA (as Chairman of the Army League) and correspondents including: Major-General 2nd Lord Bridgeman, Chairman of the Army Cadet Force Association (6); George Dummett, British Mountaineering Council (5); W F L Newcombe, Secretary of the Army Cadet Force Association (4); Emanuel Shinwell, Secretary of State for War; Thomas Brocklebank (3); Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton, Scottish Centre of Outdoor Training, Glenmore Lodge; M K Brown, Secretary of the Central Council of Physical Recreation (3); Field Marshal 1st Lord Wilson, President of the Army Cadet Force Association (2); Frederick Spencer-Chapman [Organising Secretary of the Outward Bound Trust].

Also includes: report on a Army Cadet Force course; report and minutes of the Army League council of management; War Office notes on the courses; memorandum by LSA on Army requirements for ground troops and National Service.


  • Creation: 1948-01 - 1949-07

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The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


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Box 243

Finding aid date

2004-03-25 14:21:33.407000+00:00

Repository Details

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