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Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin Ginn and Ginn and Company Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ginn, Edwin/ Ginn and Company
Abstract Collection includes correspondence (1902-1909), publicity and reviews for The Future of War by Jean de Bloch (1902), pamphlets about world peace, world organization, international union, and limitation of armaments. The collection includes only incidental information about Ginn and Company.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1902-1909

William I. Hull Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-069
Overview William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)

Lake Mohonk Conference on International Arbitration Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-054
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

World Peace Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-055
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...
Dates: 1910-1960