Correspondence of the Musuem with various people and organisations regarding storage sites to use in the event of conflict. Consists of:
1) Ministry of Works: Mr K.P. Leary 1952- General Correspondence regarding sites to be used by the Museum in an emergency
2) Carlton Towers Yorkshire: The Lord Howard of Glossop- Correspondence regarding a gentlemans agreement to use Carlton Towers for the Museum in the event of an emergency, and the later need to give this up.
3) James Bourlet and Sons: Letter offering to transport and store art collections in the event of an emergency.
4) Untitled file of rejection letters: Letters from places unable to offer the Museum emergency storage.
5) The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Powis: Powis Castle- Correspondence regarding the use, and amount of space available to use, in Powis Castle in the event of an emergency. Also a newspaper article on the castle being handed to the National Trust.
6) Abbotswood: Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire (Harry Ferguson Holdings Ltd): Correspondence offering storage space to the Museum in the event of war.
7) The RT. Hon. Lord Hothfield, DSO: Appleby Castle- Correspondence regarding the use of Appleby Castle by the Museum in the event of war
8) Mr W M Wickham-Boynton: Burton Agnes Hall- Correspondence regarding the possible use of the hall by the Museum in the event of an emergency, and abandoning this plan.
9) The Rt. Hon. The Lord Bolton: Bolton Hall- Correspondence regarding the possibility of sharing Bolton Hall with the Natural History Museum in the event of war.
10) Hardwick Hall: Duke of Devonshire- Correspondence regarding use of Hardwick Hall in the event of an emergency.