League of Nations

  • Organisatie van den Volkenbond

    June 12, 2013

    Organogram of the Organization of the League of Nations, mentioning all the organs, all members of the League of Nations and a how the League of Nations Treaty came about. Germany and Japan are removed from the organogram.

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  • Italie Abyssinie

    Italië Abyssinië

    June 12, 2013

    Poster on the political situation in Northern Africa and the plans of Italy to conquer Abyssinia. Image: On the upper right part a picture of Mussolini addressing his soldiers with a call to conquer Abyssinia “…thou shalt conquer and possess Abyssinia!”. In the center a map of northern Africa. At the left part a picture […]

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  • League of Nations Documents, 1919-1946: A Descriptive Guide and Key to the Microfilm Collection, New Haven, CT, Research Publications, 1973-1975.

    League of Nations Documents, 1919-1946: Descriptive Guide and Key to the Microfilm Collection, New Haven, CT, Research Publications, 1973-1975.

    February 25, 2013

    This three volumes set serves as a guide to all of the League of Nations Documents, published by Research Publications, as part of the microfilm collection League of Nations Documents and Publications, 1919-1946. The guide consists of basically two classes of League of Nations materials: A. Documents and B. Serial Publications. The microfilm collection is available at the Peace Palace Library.

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  • League of Nations - Research Guide International Law

    League of Nations

    The League of Nations was the forerunner of the United Nations. It was established under the Treaty of Versailles, the peace treaty that formally ended World War I. The Treaty of Versailles was signed on 28 June 1919. Part I of the Versailles Treaty, i.e. the Covenant of the League of Nations, was the constitutional document of the League. According to this constitution, the League’s purpose was “to promote international co-operation and to achieve international peace and security”.

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