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ROYAL AIR FORCE AIR TRAINING CORPS, SQUADRON NO 1282 (CITY OF LONDON)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/538
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: ROYAL AIR FORCE AIR TRAINING CORPS, SQUADRON NO 1282 (CITY OF LONDON)
Date(s): 1941-1955
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 5 production units.
Name of creator(s): Royal Air Force Training Corps | Squadron No 1282 (City of London)

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Squadron was founded in 1941 to train boys aged 16 to 18, working or studying in the City, as potential recruits to the Royal Air Force. The Lord Mayor was president of the committee which oversaw the recruitment and organisation of the Squadron.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Royal Air Force Training Corps, Squadron No 1282 (City of London). The records comprise: Civilian Committee minute book, 1941-7 (Ms 14387); attendance book, 1941-7 (Ms 14388); welfare papers, 1941-55 (Ms 14389); and scrapbook, 1941-6 (Ms 14390). They were catalogued by Guildhall Library staff in 1972.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

The records have been sorted into an order which reflects divisions between the different functions and operations of the organisation and its administration.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These records were given to the Manuscripts Section in 1972 by the erstwhile Secretary of the Squadron.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
June to August 2010.

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