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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.

Peace Movements
LON/BPC/PAC · Series · 1917-1946
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This series is comprised of a total of 296 titles (included, but not indvidually numbered: 28 duplicated copies and 2 periodical issues). Brochures, reviews, booklets, documents, maps, pamphlets and reprints that were titled in this series referred to 22 countries. They were written in 12 languages and some have several translations. The period covered in this series ranges between 1917 and 1946, with the majority relating to the 1910s and 1920s. Topics of the publications are peace movements and their worldwide historical development as well as the activities of peace associations and societies. They also include thoughts and opinions of various authors on the question of peace and war and on the concept of the united world and permanent peace which might be accomplished by a universally recognised code of international law or the voluntary establishment of an organization that went beyond the confines of national culture.

Slavery
LON/BPC/ESC · Series
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This series is comprised of 84 titles (including 5 duplicate copies which are not individually numbered) and contains pamphlets, reprints, documents, newspaper articles, books, typescripts, memoranda, leagal texts and brochures. The publications range in date from 1906 to 1948(with greatest coverage from the mid-1920's to the mid-1930's) and are written in five different languages, some items having several translations. They deal with quesitons of slavery, the main topics being anti-slavery campaignes and information about slavery and similar forms of exploitation.

Protection of the Family
LON/BPC/FAM · Series · 1924-1960
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This series is comprised of 77 titles (including two duplicate copies, which are not numbered) and contains pampletes, reprints, brochures, leagal texts, bulletins, books and congress protocols. The publications range in date from 1924 to 1960 (with greatest coverage in the 1930s) and are written in nine different languages, some items having several translations. The main topics are questions of family care, social care, health care, schools and children's homes.

Mandates
LON/BPC/MAN · Series · 1917-1946
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This series represents a total of 142 titles (included, but not individually numbered: 35 duplicated copes and 7 periodical issues). Brochures, reviews, booklets, documents, maps, pamphlets and reprints that were titled in this series referred to 15 countries. They were writted in 6 languages and some have several translations. The period covered in this series ranges beetween 1917 and 1946, with the majority relating to the 1920s. Topics in this series include: laws and statutes on Mandates, System of Mandates and League of Nations , texts of Mandates, articles on question of Mandate, relationship and correspondence between administration of mandatory countries (e.g. British Empire, France and Belgium) and local communities, annual reports to the Council of the League on the situation in the mandated territories, folk art and cultural differences, laws of different peoples and world peace.

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 issues related to Mandates.

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.

Museums
LON/BPC/MUS · Series · 1920-1940
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This series is comprised of 32 items arranged in two subfiles and contains brochures, books and copies. The publications range in date from 1920 to 1940, but most of the documents date from the 1930s. Nearly all of them are written in English. The series includes annual reports of different museums and galleries of several countries and one item on obscene publications.

Cinema
LON/BPC/RB · Series · 1909-1947
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This series is comprised of 125 titles (including 10 duplicate copies and 40 periodical issues, which are not individually numbered), including pamphlets, reprints, bibliographical typescripts, legal texts, bulletins, review series and brochures. The publications range in date from 1909 to 1947 (with greatest coverage int he 1930s) and are written in seven different languages, some items having several translations. They deal with questions of cinematography, the main topics being film censure, educaitonal films, cinema and children, and technical questions.

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.