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Prostitution
LON/BPC/PROS · Series · 1884-1955
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This series is comprised of 322 titles (including 15 duplicate copies, which are not individually numbered) and contains pamphlets, reprints, brochures, leagal texts, bulletins, books, congress publications, theses, newspaper clippings and session protocols. The publications range in date from 1884 to 1955 (with greatest coverage in the 1920s and 1930s) and are written in 11 different langauges, some items having several translations. They deal with questions of prosititution, the main topics being campaigns against the state regulation of prostitution and venereal diseases.

International Law
LON/BPC/DRO · Series · 1897-1971
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This series contains publications on Droit International and is comprised of 264 titles ranging in date from 1897 to 1971 (with greatest coverage in the 1920s and 1930s), containg brochures, bulletins, documents, Festschriften, journals, pamphlets, reprints and theses. Duplicate copies (16) and periodical issues (15) are included but not indifucually numbered. Publications concern 30 different countries and are written in 10 different languages, some items having several translations. All topics relate to International Law and include: the roles and rights of Diplomats; principles of the Geneva Convention; individual rights; international congresses; needs for, uses of and codification of International Law; government documents and reports of mediated disputes and tribunal documents; member lists; nationality laws; navigation and territory rights (water and air); the question of neutrality; political ideologies; schools of INternational Law in France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the U.S., and The Hague; sovereignty of peoples; trade laws; treaties; treaty-making powers of countries and issues relating to the World Court and World peace in general.

Many of these items are rare even though reprints and government documents may possibley be available elsewhere. However, this collection is very useful and interesting for researchers working on International Law questions.

LON/BPC/MIS · Series · 1906-1939
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This series is comprised of a total of 60 items arranged in 6 subfiles and contains brochures, pamphlets, reprints, books, theses and periodicals. The publications range in date from 1906 to 1939, but most of the documents date from the 1920s and the 1930s. Most of the documents are written in English, some of them in French or German, and only a few in other languages. The series includes publications of missionary organizations and reports of international missionary conferences as well as documents on religious questions and churches in general.

Sociology and Welfare
LON/BPC/SOC · Series · 1913-1955
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This series is comprised of 66 items arranged in 7 subfiles containing brochures, pamphlets, reprints, books, theses and periodicals. The publications range in date from 1913 to 1955, but most of the documents date from the late 1930s and 1940s. The documents are written in English, French, German and a few in other languages. The series comprises publications of national and international welfare organizations, the work of social foundations and reports of international conferences on social and welfare questions.

Minorities
LON/BPC/MIN · Series · 1910-1969
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This series contains publications concerning Minorities and is comprised of 396 titles ranging in date from 1910 to 1969 (with greatest coverage in the 1920s and 1930s), containing brochures, bulletins, documents, Festschriften, journals, maps, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, reprints and theses (duplicate copies (40) and periodical issues (10) are included but not individually numbered). Publications concern 12 different countries and are written in 9 different languages, some items having several translations. All topics relate to Minorities and Minorities Law and include: Anti-semitism and relations with Jewish minorities; boundary disputes; folk art and cultural differences; laws of different peoples; societies and institutes; war crimes and world peace.

Many of these items are rare even though reprints and government documents may be available elsewhere.

Education
LON/BPC/EDU · Series · 1919-1953
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This series contains bibliographies, congress programmes, governmental and other brochures, pamphlets, theses, books and periodicals. The publications range in date from 1919 to 1953 although most of the documents date from the late 1930s. Most documents are written in English or French, some in Spanish or Porugese, very few in German and other languages. The bibliophical and general section contains mostly official publications by the International Bureau of Education, the Panamerican Union and the governmental institutions wheras most of the documents on libraries, literature, sexual education and sports were provided by private associations.

Protection of Children
LON/BPC/ENF · Series · 1903-1949
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The publications range in date from 1903 to 1949 although most of the documents date from the late 1920s and the 1930s. Most documents are written in English or French, some in German and very few in other languages. They deal mostly with child aid organizations, children as war victims, the legal status of children, conferences on these issues, children's homes and also birth control and the protection of mothers.