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  • "Northwestern University Library's digital collection "League of Nations Statistical and Disarmament Documents" contains the full text of 260 League of Nations documents. The League existed from 1919 to 1946. Although Russia and the United States refused to join, its members included countries from Africa, Asia, Europe and North and South America.

  • "Although the League of Nations ceased to exist in 1946, its archives and historical collections survive as invaluable resources for historical research. In 1957, the Archives of the League of Nations was created. The Archives includes official records as well as portraits, paintings, caricatures, original artworks and unique objects d'art." Along with the Photo Archive, this collection includes "a digital copy of The Illustrated Album of the League of Nations, which includes a very concise overview of the League plus other photos and diagrams.

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