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Miscellaneous papers on the League of Nations and Slavery, 1930-1937

MSS. Lugard 110

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  1. File 1, fols. 1-15: Newpaper cuttings on the slave-trade in North Africa, the League of Nations and slavery in general, 1930-1932.
  2. File 2, fols. 1-36: Reports on the system of child adoption in Hong Kong known as Mui-tsai and the Anti-Slavery Society's campaign against it, 1930-1937.
  3. File 3, items 1-2: Communications by several governments to the Secretary General in reply to his circular of October 1931 on the Resolutions of the Assembly proposing a Committee of Experts on Slavery, 1932.
  4. File 4, fols. 1-4 and item 1: Memorandum by the Duchess of Atholl, Colonel Josiah Wedgwood and Eleanor Rathbone on female slavery within the family, 1932.
  5. File 5, fols. 1-47 and item 1: Submissions by the Anti-Slavery Society to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and to the League of Nations, 1931-1932.
  6. File 6, fols. 1-2 and item 1: Letter of 8 April 1932 from the Anti-Slavery Society to the League of Nations, forwarded by the Foreign Secretary, resulting from the decision to appoint a Committee of Experts, with annexures and a note by the Secretary General, 1932.
  7. File 7, fols. 1-20: Notes by Lugard on Mui-tsai, slavery in Abyssinia and slavery in general, c.1932.
  8. File 8, fol. 1 and items 1-4: Printed material on the centenary of the abolition of slavery and the Hansard record of the House of Lords debate on Lord Noel Buxton's motion on the Report of the Slavery Committee of the League of Nations, 1932-1935.


  • 1930-1937


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Lugard 110

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