papers relating to the Freeland League

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the Freeland League and other materials, including correspondence, papers, printed copy of speeches of the Freeland League for Jewish Territorial Colonisation, 1938- 9, and the `Preliminary report on the possibilities of Jewish colonization in Surinam' by the commission of experts appointed by the Freeland League, Feb 1948; Trades Advisory Council notes on anti-Jewish economic discrimination in Great Britain by N.Barou and Maurice Orbach; leaflet on and circular letter of the Trades Advisory Council; publications list of the Jewish Central Information Office, May 1945; typescript of `A generalized basis of faith (the faith of everyman)', published in The Monist, Apr 1923; articles by Basil Henriques including So you're being called up, his address to the National Association of Boys' Clubs, 10 Sep 1944, and `British Jewry and the terrorists' from the Star, 13 Jan 1947; handbills for a mass meeting organised by the Board of Deputies of British Jews, 9 Feb 1947; `Fundamental postulates of Christianity and Judaism in relation to human order', a statement drawn up by a Commission of the International Council of Christians and Jews, Oxford, Jul-Aug 1946.

Administrative / Biographical History

Papers relating to the Freeland League.

Conditions Governing Access

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