Evacuee Archive

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The collection contains written memoirs, oral history interviews and some research material relating to former evacuees and war-children gathered by the Research Centre for Evacuee and War Child Studies at the University of Reading. The collection mainly relates to evacuation schemes within Britain and the British children who were sent overseas to Canada, the USA, South Africa, and Australasia during the Second World War.

Please note that a small amount of this collection is currently closed, due to Data Protection issues.  Please contact us if you would like more information about this.Evacuees

If you have evacuee material that you would like to deposit with the Museum of English Rural Life and Special Collections Service please click here for more information.

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