League of Nations
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Switzerland-American Interorganization Council
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-League of Nations Union
Overview The League of Nations Union was formed on October 13, 1918 by the joining of the League of Nations Society with the Free Nations Society. The League of Nations Society began in 1916 with the purpose of examining the forms of international organization that would be possible at the end of WWI. It lobbied for an agreement among countries that would serve as a basis for permanent peace by providing for settlement of disputes, mutual defense, and the observance of international treaties. The...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-League of Nations Union (U.S.)
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-League to Enforce Peace
Overview In 1902, Edwin Ginn began publication of an International Library to promote knowledge about peace. In July 1910, he established the International School of Peace which, in December, became the World Peace Foundation. Its purpose was to promote better international relations and world order by preparing and distributing specialized literature, mostly to college and university libraries, and by holding conferences. It was closely allied with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and...