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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.

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.

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.

Youth
LON/BPC/YOU · Series · 1912-1955
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This series contains congress progammes and congress reports, brochures, pamphlets, books and periodicals. The publications range in date from 1912 to 1955, 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 with international youth organizations, national associations, internatinoal youth meetings, youth services and youth activities.

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.

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.