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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American School Citizenship League
Overview Founded in 1908 by Fannie Fern Andrews, the American School Peace League was intended to promote peace by introducing principles of international justice and fraternity into the curricula of U.S. schools. The League distributed circulars, leaflets and booklets for classroom use, including poetry, endorsements for peace from statesmen and military leaders, accounts of peace activity, information regarding other peoples and cultures, and a series of programs designed to further the message of...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andrews, Fannie Fern
Overview Fannie Fern Phillips Andrews founded the American School Peace League (which changed its name to the American School Citizenship League in 1919). She was also a founding member of the Woman's Peace Party, and was one of the delegates to the International Committee of the International Congress of Women at The Hague in 1915. She was appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as a delegate to international conferences on education in 1934 and 1936.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Netherlands-Central Organization for a Durable Peace
Overview The Central Organisation for a Durable Peace was formed at The Hague (the Netherlands) in April 1915 by representatives from nine European nations and the United States. The deliberations of this meeting were summarized in a manifesto, and a nine point minimum-program calling for coercive sanctions, which were studied by nine international research committees and several national committees. Departing from strict pacifism, the organization expressed a willingness to accept military sanctions...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Chase, Mary N.
Overview This collection consists of a small amount of the correspondence and reports generated during a letter exchange project, directed by Mary N. Chase from 1915 through the 1930s. As Secretary for the Society for the Promotion of International Amity at Proctor Academy in Andover, New Hampshire, Chase encouraged the exchange of letters between U.S. students and their counterparts in other lands. Chase also served as Secretary of the New Hampshire Peace Society, and President of the New Hampshire...
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)
Abstract The Massachusetts Peace Society was first formed in 1815, and a new organization reformed in 1911. The records of both groups have been combined here to form one archival collection. The Massachusetts Peace Society (MPS)was the second [third?] such society to form in America on December 28, 1815, organized primarily by Noah Worcester (1758-1837), a Unitarian minister. By 1819 the MPS had over 850 members, with branches established throughout the state and beyond. The MPS merged,...
Dates: 1816-1917; Majority of material found within 1911-1917
Overview The New York Peace Society was the first peace society in the United States beginning in 1815, and lasting in various incarnations until 1940.
Dates: 1818-1940; Majority of material found within 1906-1940
Overview The most colorful and important peace organization to rise from the the Civil War was the Universal Peace Union (UPU). This militant band grew out of reaction against compromising tactics which the American Peace Society adopted during the Civil War.
Dates: 1846-1938; Majority of material found within 1867-1923; Majority of material found within 1938
- Names: Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 X
- Swarthmore College Peace Collection 7
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
- Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
- Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 2
- Education -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
- Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 2
- Arbitration (International law) 1
- Arbitration, Industrial 1
- Arbitration, Industrial -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Arms control 1
- Civil rights 1
- Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Conscientious objection -- World War, 1914-1918 1
- Disarmament -- Netherlands 1
- Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
- Friesland (Netherlands) -- History 1
- Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
- Indians of North America -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
- International organization -- History -- Sources 1
- International relations -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
- Labor movement 1
- Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Pacifism 1
- Pacifism -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 1
- Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Peace -- Religious aspects 1
- Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
- Peace Movements -- Congresses 1
- Peace movements -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
- Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 1
- Peace movements -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
- Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Pen pals -- Argentina -- History -- Sources 1
- Pen pals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Quaker authors 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Suffrage 1
- Suffrage -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- United States 1
- Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- History 1
- Voting 1
- Voting -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Women -- Suffrage 1
- Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- History -- Sources 1 ∧ less