ICV5 London

The 5th International Congress of Vexillology was held in London between the 13th and 18th September, 1973. It was organized by the Flag Institute, which at that time had only existed for two years. The papers given were:

Whitney Smith: The Symbols of Peace and Pacifism
This was published in Flag Bulletin vol.18 no.6 pp211-22, as 'Symbols and peace and pacifism: introduction', and Flag Bulletin vol.20 no.1 pp11-22 as 'Symbols of peace and pacifism: the dove, olive branch and white flag'.

J.H. Rombach & Klaes Sierksma: Les drapeaux officiels aux Pays-Bas
This has not been published and no known copy exists.

Howard Madaus: The Evolution of the Color Guard in the US Army
This has not been published and no known copy exists.

Arnold Rabbow: A Vexillological Outlook on Colour Specifications
This was published in Flag Bulletin vol.20 no.3 pp95-104 as 'Flag Color Specifications'.

C. Pama: Republic Flags in South Africa in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
This has not been published and no known copy exists.

David Lister: The Transition from Mediæval to Modern Flags
This is published on the Flag Institute website (see below).

H.D. Birk: The Great Imperial Standard as Reflected in the Heraldry of Württemberg
This was published in Flag Bulletin vol.13 no.2 pp33-49 as 'Die Reichssturmfahne: Standard of the Holy Roman Empire'.

Linda Osborne: Flags on Silver Ingots
This is published on the Flag Institute website (see below).

Atle Grahl-Madsen: An International Standard for Flags
This has not been published, but the author has written other articles in Flag Bulletin on the same subject.

Georges Pasch: Les fonctions du drapeaux et le developpement de la conscience socio-politique
This has not been published and no known copy exists.

The Congress was also shown four short films.

If you have a copy of any of the papers marked here as unpublished please send a copy to the Flag Institute library ([email protected]) so that we can add it to the papers below.

Papers

Two of the papers from the Congress, that have not been published in Flag Bulletin are available as PDF files:

The Transition from Mediæval to Modern Flags
David Lister
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Flags on Silver Ingots
Linda Osborne
1.4MB