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New Commonwealth Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-New Commonwealth

Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, memos, statements, form letters, lists of members in the U.S. and Canada, and speeches and manuscripts about the International Police Force.


  • 1937-1938

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

The collection is open for research use.

Physical Access Note

All or part of this collection is stored off-site. Contact Swarthmore College Peace Collection staff at at least two weeks in advance of visit to request boxes.

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Biographical Note

American section of the British organization New Commonwealth; organized June 1, 1937; objectives were to establish an International Tribunal and an International Police Force; general secretary was J.M. Colton Hand; activities in the U.S. appear to have ceased after 1938.


2.8 Linear Feet (2.8 linear ft.)




American section of the British organization New Commonwealth.

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Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

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