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Jane Addams Collection

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.
Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Emily Greene Balch Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-006
Abstract Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961) was the second U.S. woman to have won the Nobel Peace Prize. Balch embarked on her academic career in the economics and sociology department at Wellesley College. Balch's extracurricular work with the Women's Trade Union League and opposition to World War I resulted in dismissal from Wellesley, and thereafter she helped lead the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Called a "Citizen of the World," Balch worked for peace throughout her life--through...
Dates: 1842-1961; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1961

Hannah Clothier Hull Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-016
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College. In...
Dates: 1889-1958

Edwin D. Mead and Lucia Ames Mead Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-021
Overview Edwin D. Mead (1849-1937), and Lucia Ames Mead (1856-1936), were both leading pacifists, writers, and social reformers of the U.S. and international peace movement. Edwin Mead directed the work of the World Peace Foundation and participated in many international peace congresses. He was an American delegate to the International Peace Bureau. Mead helped found the School Peace League and was a prominent member of the American Peace League. Lucia Ames Mead was a leading member of many feminist...
Dates: 1876-1938

George Nasmyth and Florence Nasmyth Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-057
Overview George W. Nasmyth was educated at Cornell, Berlin, Gottingen, Heidelburg and Zurich. He dedicate his life to the cause of international understanding and peace. In 1919, he attended the Paris Peace Conference, and to organize the first meeting since the outbreak of the war of the World Alliance for Friendship Through the Churches. He died of a typhus infection at the age of 39, on September 20, 1920. Florence Nasmyth was a writer on peace issues.
Dates: 1911-1937

National Council for Prevention of War Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-023
Abstract The National Council for Prevention of War (NCPW) was directed by J. Frederick Libby for many years; it lobbied Congress and created educational peace material, among other activities and campaigns.
Dates: 1921-1975

Woman's Peace Party Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043-part I
Abstract Consists of general organizational files of the national office (in Chicago) such as meeting minutes and correspondence, as well as material from the State Branches. There may be some overlap between the files of the State Branches of the WPP and of what is in the State Branch files of WILPF [see Part II, Series B]. Includes minutes, speeches, and correspondence relating to the organization conference, Jan. 1915; executive board minutes (1915-1919); correspondence (1914-1919); and membership...
Dates: 1914-1920

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043
Abstract Includes minutes, resolutions and general historical records; anniversary celebrations, committee minutes, literature and releases; office files from the legislative office, the finance and the executive director; includes miscellaneous records from branches, including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, among others; a large correspondence file includes general office correspondence as well as that of the National Organizational Secretary, the Washington Legislative Secretary, and others;...
Dates: 1915-2019

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Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 6
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 5
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 4
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 4
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Woman's Peace Party 4
Baer, Gertrude 3
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 3
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 3
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 3
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 3
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 2
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Drevet, Camille 2
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 2
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 2
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 2
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 2
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Karsten, Eleanor Daggett, -1946 2
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 2
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Nasmyth, George William, 1882-1920 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
National Council of Women of the United States 2
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 2
Ragaz, Clara 2
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 2
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 2
Starr, Ellen Gates 2
Vernon, Mabel 2
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 2
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 2
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 2
Woods, Amy 2
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 2
World Peace Foundation 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Alley, Alden Gifford 1
American Peace League 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Association of Cosmopolitan Clubs in the American Universities 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 1
Beverage, Albion P. 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 1
Boeckel, Florence Brewer, 1885- 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Calkins, Mary Whiton, 1863-1930 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1
Cheever, Helen 1
Clark, Hilda 1
Coman, Katharine, 1857-1915 1
Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.) 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 1
Cumberson, Katherine D. 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Douglas, Dorothy W. (Dorothy Wolff), 1890-1968 1
Duchêne, Gabrielle 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
Elliot, Martha Helen 1
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Fayle, C. Ernest (Charles Ernest), 1881- 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Finucane, James F. 1
Fisher, Katharine Ward 1
Fosdick, Raymond B. (Raymond Blaine), 1883-1972 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Glücklich, Vilma 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Harris, Paul, b. 1897 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holt, Hamilton, 1872-1951 1
Hommel, Dorothy O. 1
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