File K/1. - David Davies Memorial Institute: Correspondence,

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David Davies Memorial Institute: Correspondence,


  • 1947-1954. (Creation)

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The New Commonwealth was a voluntary society established to promote international peace through an Equity Tribunal and International Police Force. Founded, and to a great extend funded, by Lord Davies of Llandinam the organisation had it's headquarters at Thorney house in London and published a journal and various books and pamphlets promoting its ideas. Membership was international. The New Commonwealth was wound up in 1954.

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Correspondence relating to the depleted activities of the New Commonwealth Society following the death of Lord Davies in March 1944 and the decision in consequence to set up the David Davies Memorial Institute, and its development during its early years. The file includes an undated memorandum entitled 'The David Davies Memorial Institute of International Studies' and a printed copy of its constitution and its deed of covenant dated 28 September 1950.

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  • Text: K/1 (Box 188)