Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview In the 1820s William Ladd of the Maine Peace Society suggested that the regional US peace societies become associated in a national organization. As a result, the peace societies of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) merged in May 1828 to form the American Peace Society [APS]. The stated purpose of the American Peace Society was to "promote permanent international peace through justice; and to advance in every proper way the general use of...
Abstract This collection documents the annual conference (1895-1916) held at Mohonk Mountain House, Ulster County, New York; conference for 1917 was planned but not held; at their height, the conferences attracted 300 leaders of government, business, religion, the press, and education; the purpose of the conferences was to create and direct public sentiment in favor of international arbitration, arbitration treaties, and an international court.
Dates: 1895-1937; Majority of material found within 1895-1918
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.