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League of Nations Association Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-League of Nations Association
The collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence and publications of the organization. Of particular note is the material concerning the efforts of Florence Kitchelt in Connecticut to have the film "Hell and the Way Out" shown in many movie theatres in towns and schools as a teaching tool about the effects of war. The correspondents in the Connecticut Branch material include Carrie Chapman Catt, Sidney Gulick, William Loeb Jr., Raymond Fosdick, Ray Newton, Walter Van Kirk and Sir Herbert Ames.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1916, 1922-1945

Creator

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

None.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (30 linear in.)

Overview

The American Association for International Cooperation and the League of Nations Non-Partisan Committee merged on January 10, 1923 to become the League of Nations Non-Partisan Association. This name was shortened in 1929 to become the League of Nations Association. The organization was inactive during WWII. After the war, it was revived as the United Nations Association.

Historical note

The American Association for International Cooperation and the League of Nations Non-Partisan Committee merged on January 10, 1923 to become the League of Nations Non-Partisan Association. This name was shortened in 1929 to become the League of Nations Association. The organization was inactive during WWII. After the war, it was revived as the United Nations Association.

The collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence and publications of the organization. Of particular note is the material concerning the efforts of Florence Kitchelt in Connecticut to have the film "Hell and the Way Out" shown in many movie theatres in towns and schools as a teaching tool about the effects of war. The correspondents in the Connecticut Branch material include Carrie Chapman Catt, Sidney Gulick, William Loeb Jr., Raymond Fosdick, Ray Newton, Walter Van Kirk and Sir Herbert Ames.

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Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the archives of the League of Nations Association.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisitions information is unknown.

Related Materials

Legal Status

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

Processed by SCPC staff. Checklist created by Anne M. Yoder, Archivist, January 1999.

Creator

Description rules
dacs

Revision Statements

  • 2017: The file list was standardized in Summer 2017 by Mary Olesnavich in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace. Tessa Chambers added the notes in Fall 2017.

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