This collection contains: minutes, 1923-1948; annual reports, 1926-1948; periodical and other publications, 1928-1949.
National Council for the Abolition of the Death Penalty
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 ADP
- Dates of Creation1923-1949
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The National Council for the Abolition of the Death Penalty (NCADP) was set up in 1925, after 18 months work by a Consultative Council of representatives of societies working for abolition. In 1948, it merged with the Howard League for Penal Reform.
Reference: Chris Cook and David Waller, 'The Longman Guide to Sources in Contemporary British History 1: Organisations and Societies' (Longman, 1994).
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/ADP
The records were deposited with the Centre by the Howard League from 1974.