Royal Commonwealth Society
Dates and places
1868: Established as the Colonial Institute 1882: Secured a royal charter to become the Royal Colonial Institute 1928: Name changed to the Royal Empire Society 1958: Current name adopted on the 7 May
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Commonwealth in Focus Slides
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011GGG
Scope and Contents Collection of 35mm colour slides of countries of the Commonwealth. When the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition was being prepared it was felt that the strong emphasis on the historical aspect, and the fact that the only section on the contemporary Commonwealth dealt with broad issues and organisations rather than individual countries, made some additional material on contemporary developments desirable. Accordingly it was decided to have a continuous slide projection of contemporary...
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