- 1917-2001 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
1 large archival box and 6 small archival boxes.
Name of creator
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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Scope and content
A wide range of leaflets, pamphlets etc., 1917-57, many of these concerning the activities of peace movements and peace initiatives. including some of the publications of the New Commonwealth Society. Some of the material reflects various aspects of Welsh life.
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Arranged chronologically by and within each file.
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Preferred citation: L1.