Reference number
  • NCR
Date
  • 1887-1978
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • This collection contains: council and executive committee meeting minutes, agenda and papers, 1968, 1972-1974; reports of proceedings of conferences and the central committee of the Discharged Prisoners' Aid Societies, 1893-1918; NADPAS annual reports and accounts, 1933-1963; annual reports of regional, city and religious prisoners' aid societies, 1887-1964; statements of accounts, 1957-1966; subject files and other records, 1937-1974; prison welfare department reports, 1957-1966; files of Lord Donaldson of Kingsbridge, successively secretary, chairman and president, 1961-1978; records concerning membership, 1960-1966, and appointment of director, 1973; 'Frontsheet', 1974-1976, and other NADPAS/NACRO publications, 1948-1970; other organisations' publications, 1936-1966.
Extent
  • 23 boxes
Admin history
  • The National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders derives from the Central Committee of Discharged Prisoners' Aid Societies, later the Central Discharged Prisoners' Aid Society, then the National Association of Discharged Prisoners' Aid Societies. The aim of the organisation was to provide assistance and support to those released from prison.
Access Conditions
  • This collection is open apart from certain records containing sensitive personal information.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • There is additional material from the North Eastern Prison After Care Society (NEPACS), formerly the Discharged Prisoners' Aid Society, Acc. 926.