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Defence Intelligence and the Cold WarBritain's Joint Intelligence Bureau 1945-1964$

Huw Dylan

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199657025

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2014

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Defence Intelligence and the Cold War
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CAB 182 Cabinet Office: Central Intelligence Machinery: Joint Intelligence Committee: Sub-Committees, Working Parties etc: Minutes, Memoranda and Papers

CAB 176 Cabinet Office: Central Intelligence Machinery: Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee, later Committee: Secretariat: Minutes (JIC(SEC))

CAB 163 War Cabinet, Ministry of Defence, and Cabinet Office: Central Intelligence Machinery: Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee, later Committee: Secretariat: Files

CAB 159 Ministry of Defence and Cabinet Office: Central Intelligence Machinery: Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee later Committee: Minutes (JIC Series)

CAB 158 Ministry of Defence and Cabinet Office: Central Intelligence Machinery: Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee later Committee: Memoranda (JIC Series)

CAB 150 Cabinet Office: Establishment Section: Administrative Records (E Series)

CAB 134 Cabinet: Miscellaneous Committees: Minutes and Papers (General Series)

CAB 131 Cabinet: Defence Committee: Minutes and Papers (DO, D and DC Series)

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CAB 21 Cabinet Office and predecessors: Registered Files (1916 to 1965)

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DEFE 60 Ministry of Defence: Joint Intelligence Bureau: Economic and General Division, later Division of Joint Services and Economic Intelligence: Intelligence Assessments, Reports, Memoranda and Surveys

DEFE 44 Ministry of Defence—Directorate of Scientific Intelligence: Joint Intelligence Bureau; Division of Scientific Intelligence and Division of Atomic Energy Intelligence; Defence Intelligence Staff: Directorate of Scientific and Technical Intelligence: Reports, Notes and Memoranda

DEFE 41 Foreign Office and Ministry of Defence: Scientific and Technical Intelligence Branch and Overseas Liaison Branch: Registered Files

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DEFE 5 Ministry of Defence: Chiefs of Staff Committee: Memoranda

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AIR 20 Air Ministry, and Ministry of Defence: Papers accumulated by the Air Historical Branch

AIR 19 Air Ministry, and Ministry of Defence, Air Department: Private Office Papers

AIR 14 Air Ministry: Bomber Command: Registered Files

AIR 8 Air Ministry and Ministry of Defence: Department of the Chief of the Air Staff: Registered Files

AIR 2 Air Ministry and Ministry of Defence: Registered Files

Files of the Foreign Office

FO 1032 Economic and Industrial Planning Staff and Control Office for Germany and Austria and Successor: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Military Sections and Headquarters Secretariat: Registered Files (HQ and other series)

FO 964 Foreign Office: Legation, Philippines: General Correspondence

FO 942 Foreign Office: Embassy, Consulate and Legation, Iceland: General Correspondence

FO 371 Foreign Office: Political Departments: General Correspondence from 1906–1966

FO 366 Foreign Office and Diplomatic Service Administration Office: Chief Clerk’s Department and successors: Records

FO 211 Foreign Office and predecessor: Embassy, Consulate and Legation, Denmark: General Correspondence

Files of the Home Office

HO 227 Home Office: Scientific Adviser’s Branch and successors: Reports (SA/PR Series)

Files of the Colonial Office

CO 537 Colonial Office and predecessors: Confidential General and Confidential Original Correspondence

CO 531 Colonial Office: British North Borneo Original Correspondence (p.223)

Files of the Prime Minister’s Office

PREM 11 Prime Minister’s Office: Correspondence and Papers, 1951–1964

PREM 8 Prime Minister’s Office: Correspondence and Papers, 1945–1951

PREM 3 Prime Minister’s Office: Operational Correspondence and Papers

Files of the Dominions Office

DO 35 Dominions Office and Commonwealth Relations Office: Original Correspondence

Files of the Treasury

T 213 Treasury: Defence Personnel Division and Defence and Overseas Personnel Division: Registered Files

Files of the Boards of Trade

BT 258 Board of Trade: Industries and Manufactures Department: Registered Files (IM (P, G & R suffix) Series)

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White House Office, Office of the Special Assistant for National Security Affairs: Records, 1952–1961—Special Assistant Series

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Ann Whitman File—International Series

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