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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.

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.