League of Nations
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Massachusetts Joint Committee-League of Free Nations
Overview This collection includes letters written by well-known people to Felix Morley, during the time that he was Editor of the Washington Post and when he was President of Haverford College. They relate to political events, the League of Nations, the administration of Haverford College, and personal affairs. There are also letters concerning a lecture given by Professor Gaetano Salvemini at Haverford as part of the Training Program of the Italian Area and Language...
Dates: 1931 - 1952
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Committee on the Churches-Moral Aims of the War
Overview Inazo Nitobe (1862-1933) was a Japanese Quaker diplomat, agriculturist, and educator who sought to act as an emissary of understanding between Japan and Western nations. He was born in Morioka, Japan, in the waning days of feudal Japan and became a Christian during his studies in Sapporo. He was further educated at Tokyo University and in 1884 became one of the first Japanese students to study in the United States. He joined the Society of Friends in 1886, and in 1891, he married Mary Patterson...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Switzerland-Rassemblement universel pour la paix
Overview Founded in September of 1935 by British parliamentarian Robert Cecil and French politician Pierre Cot, the Rassemblement Universel pour la Paix sought to mobilize public opinion in favor of peace, disarmament, and the League of Nations.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Union of Democratic Control
Overview The Union of Democratic Control was founded in 1914 in London, England by an alliance of radical Liberal Party and Independent Labour Party members to protest Britain's decision to enter World War I. It became a well-respected and internationally known research organization, publishing many pamphlets about British national and colonial affairs. It was disbanded in 1966.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Woman's Pro-League Council
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...