The records filmed by the AJCP. and listed in this Handbook span the period 1924-51. They include virtually all the surviving Dominions Office records relating to Australia and New Zealand and the bulk of the records concerning the other Dominions for the years 1925-46. The records document the complexity of imperial relationships during a volatile period of world history and cover and extraordinary range of subjects: politics, constitutional crisis, public administration, defence, World War II, trade, economic affairs, communications, migration, foreign relations, race relations and many others.

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