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World War, 1939-1945

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:

Papers, photographs and plans from Coventry City Architect's Department, 1939-1944

Identifier: PJM/CCC/A
Scope and Contents Papers, photographs and plans from Coventry City Architect's Department consists of:
  1. general papers, photographs, press-clippings and plans, 1939-1945
  2. photographs, press-clippings and plans concerning housing development in Coventry, c1940-1944
  3. personal material concerning Percy Johnson-Marshall's employment, 15 March 1941
Dates: 1939-1944

Photographs of Stepney / Poplar: aerial views, 1937-1951

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.1.4c
Scope and Contents Oblique and vertical aerial black and white photographic prints of the Stepney / Poplar area of London. The vertical photographs (20cm x 24cm) were taken between 1945-1947 and are all stamped London County Council Architect's Department Town Planning Division on the reverse. The oblique photographs (max 30cm x 38cm, min 12cm x 16cm) are by Aerofilms Ltd and show the area before and after reconstruction following the aerial bombing of the area during World War II.
Dates: 1937-1951

Photographs of Stepney / Poplar: east end 1940s, 1940s

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.1.4a
Scope and Contents 10 black and white prints (max 14.5cm x 22cm, min 11cm x 16cm) of the Poplar area in the 1940s. The location of some of the photographs is indicated on the rear. Most show individual buildings or streets, while the rest show bomb damaged and derelict sites.
Dates: 1940s

Photographs of War-Devastated Caen

 Fonds — Volume Dk.2.1
Identifier: Coll-164
Scope and Contents The collection of photographs and postcards shows the war devastation of Caen, June-July, 1944. The devastation is shown from different elevations, and feature not only the most prominent buildings but also the extent of the damage beyond the central area of the city. Some of the pictures show the streets and buildings of Caen before the bombings.
Dates: 1900-1945

Plans: Reconstruction areas in Stepney / Poplar, 1946-1947

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.4.1
Scope and Contents 6 printed plans (50cm x 89cm) by the Town Planning Division of London County Council Architect's Department showing the planned reconstruction areas in Stepney and Poplar in London. The plans are overprinted on Ordnance Survey base plan at 6 inches to 1 mile scale and comprise: a boundary plan "Declaratory order plan" - areas subject to Compulsory Purchase Order "Zoning map" -...
Dates: 1946-1947

Policy and record: Service Arts and Technical Organization, 1942-1945

Identifier: PJM/SATO/A/11
Scope and Contents Articles and papers about the history of the Service Arts and Technical Organization (SATO) - some manuscript and some typescript in Percy Johnson-Marshall's hand. Includes a draft and final paper on SATO and the Burma Plan and some personal development notes by Percy Johnson-Marshall.
Dates: 1942-1945

Press cuttings, 1944-1945

Identifier: BAI 2/9
Scope and Contents Mixture of press cuttings covering many subjects including articles on Deitrich Bonhoeffer and Reinhold Niebuhr, Second World War, housekeeping tips and matters of general interest to Florence Jewel Baillie.
Dates: 1944-1945

Proposals as submitted to GHQ: Service Arts and Technical Organization, 1944

Identifier: PJM/SATO/C/3
Scope and Contents Paper concerning the "Proposed faculties of planning, design and technics" for India which was submitted to General Headquarters by the Service Arts and Technical Organization (SATO). The file also contains correspondence concerning the procurement of books.
Dates: 1944

Quetta Group: Service Arts and Technical Organization, 1944-1945

Identifier: PJM/SATO/B/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence with members of the Quetta Group of the Service Arts and Technical Organization, concerning their activities, and requests for support.
Dates: 1944-1945

Ranchi Group: Service Arts and Technical Organization, 1945

Identifier: PJM/SATO/B/23
Scope and Contents Administration and correspondence concerning the Ranchi Services Arts Club which was affiliated to the Service Arts and Technical Organization. The file includes a copy of the newsletter All informed, Vol 3 No 18 ( Friday 21 September 1945)
Dates: 1945