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Weston-Super-Mare Peace Society Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Weston-Super-Mare Peace Society

Overview

A peace society located in Somerset, England, and founded in 1910.

Dates

  • 1910-1941

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

none

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

The Weston-Super-Mare Peace Society, located in Somerset, England, was founded in 1910. Frances Mary Over served for many years as its honorary secretary, with Charles Brown, Harrison Jackson, and F.B. James as its presidents. The Objects of the Society were: 1) "to emphasize the teachings of the 'Prince of Peace' concerning the Universal Brotherhood of the Human Race; and 2) to promote by moral suasion the distribution of Literature, and by Public Meetings, the principles of Peace, and of Arbitration for the settlement of all National disputes; and to spread information with reference to the evils of the policy of Aggression and Militarism." Many members of this society were Quakers; it was active in the support of local conscientious objectors during World War I.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (3 linear in.)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown

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 Anne M. Yoder, Archivist), March 1998.

Creator

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