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World Congress against the Imperialist War Collection

1932
International Institute of Social History
( Cruquiusweg 31 , 1019 AT Amsterdam , The Netherlands )
Finding aid is in English
Collection Summary

Scope and content

Content

Congress documents and a number of articles and news items concerning the Congress, which were published in various European countries.

Records creator's history

Historical Note

This World (i.e. mainly European) Congress, officially convened by the French writers Romain Rolland and Henri Barbusse, but in fact by Willi Münzenberg and his communist front apparatus, was planned to be held in Geneva in July 1932, but took place in Amsterdam in August of that year.

Processing information

Processing Information

Inventory made by J.R. van der Leeuw in 1991.

System of arrangement

Arrangement

The last of the 35 folders is an annex consisting of a number of documents relating to the more permanent organisation founded at the Congress, known under various names: Comité Mondial de Lutte contre la Guerre et le Fascisme , Mouvement Amsterdam-(Pleyel), "Paix et Liberté", etc. In the library of the IISH some more printed materials relating to this Congress can be found.

Conditions governing access

Access

Not restricted

Preferred citation

Preferred Citation

World Congress against the Imperialist War Collection , inventory number ..., International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam

Extent

0.18 m. meter

Keywords

Subjects

Subjects:

International organizations

Pacifism/Peace movements
Geographic names:

Netherlands
Genre of the material:

Archival material
Corporate names: Comité Mondial de Lutte contre la Guerre et le Fascisme

Language of the material

English

Records creator


Creator:

World Congress against the Imperialist War

Content provider

International Institute of Social History

( Cruquiusweg 31 , 1019 AT Amsterdam , The Netherlands )