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Commonwealth Society for the Deaf


Dates and places

1959: The foundation date of the society.

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'The book of silence for the Deaf'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 56
Scope and Contents The volume (24" x 18") is titled 'The Book of Silence for the Deaf, to be presented to H.M. the Queen on Commonwealth Day 1961'. It contains several 100 leaves, of which 156 bear signatures. Each leaf has space for 50 signatures on either side; few are filled completely, and some have only been used on part of one side. There are a total of around 8,000 signatures. At the front are several pages for Commonwealth countries, headed by their national arms and usually with the Prime...
Dates: 1959 - 1961
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