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Annual Conference: 1961 (theme), Sep 1957-Jun 1961

COB 2/3/7/5

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Comprises papers relating to the Conservative Commonwealth Council's Annual Theme for 1960-61, 'Towards Victory over Poverty in the Commonwealth', around which the 1961 Annual Conference was based. A theme was picked by the Council annually to shape its work for that year. Papers include:

  1. Correspondence concerning the Annual Theme, in particular relating to the preparatory work undertaken by each of the Council's regional groups on the theme for the Conference, Sep 1957-Jun 1961;
  2. Preliminary work by the South East Asia Group on the Annual Theme, Nov-Dec 1960;
  3. Papers submitted by the Council's regional groups for the Annual Conference on the theme 'Towards Victory Over Poverty', Aug-Dec 1960;
  4. Drafts and research for papers submitted for the Annual Conference on the theme 'Towards Victory Over Poverty', c.Sep 1960-Feb 1961.

Also includes discussion of previous annual themes: 'Achievements and Aims' in 1959-60, and 'Building the Commonwealth' in 1958-59.


  • Creation: Sep 1957-Jun 1961


1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


COB 2/3/7/5

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom