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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

Devere Allen Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.
Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

American Committee for the Outlawry of War Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Committee for the Outlawry of War
Dates: 1921-1936

American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Conference for Democracy
Overview The People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace grew out of the First American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace, held in New York, May 1917. It was organized to work for an early and liberal peace at the end of the World War. It favored world organizations, and disapproved of conscription.
Dates: 1917-1919

American Union Against Militarism Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

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

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-051
Abstract Ellen Starr Brinton (1886-1954), Quaker, feminist and internationalist, served as the first curator of the Jane Addams Peace Collection (later the Swarthmore College Peace Collection) from 1935 until her retirement in 1951.
Dates: 1895-1980; Majority of material found within 1933-1954

Committee for Peaceful Alternatives Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for Peaceful Alternatives
Dates: 1950-1952

Dorothy Detzer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1913-1981

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 22
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 10
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 6
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 2
Internationalism -- History -- Sources 2
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 2
Women -- Suffrage -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace 2
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 2
Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Cold War -- Sources 1
Congresses and conventions 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States 1
Disarmament 1
Disarmament -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists 1
Feminists -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States 1
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Germany 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Sources 1
Internationalists -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Jewish refugees -- History -- Sources 1
Jews -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- Sources 1
Jews -- Europe -- History -- Sources 1
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Kellogg-Briand Pact (1928 August 27) 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lecturers -- United States -- Biography -- Sources 1
Lobbyists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mexico -- Foreign relations -- United States 1
Militarism 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists 1
Pacifists -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States 1
Peace 1
Peace -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 1
Periodical editors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peru -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Political refugees -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- 18th century -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Austria 1
Quakers -- Delaware 1
Quakers -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
Quakers -- Social service 1
Quakers -- Suffrage 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- Austria 1
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 1
Social reformers -- United States 1
Social settlements -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 1
Socialist parties -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Charities 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Sociologists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Suffragists 1
Suffragists -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Foreign relations -- Cuba 1
United States -- Foreign relations -- Mexico 1
United States -- History -- Colonial period -- ca. 1600-1775 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
Universities and colleges -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Women -- Political activity 1
Women -- Political activity -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Women Nobel Prize winners -- History -- Sources 1
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Language
English 22
Germanic languages 1
German 1
 
Names
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 9
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 8
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 8
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 8
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 8
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Baer, Gertrude 6
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 6
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 6
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 6
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 5
Drevet, Camille 5
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 5
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 5
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 5
American Friends Service Committee 4
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 4
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 4
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 4
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 4
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 4
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 4
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 4
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 4
Woman's Peace Party 4
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 3
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 3
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 3
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 3
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 3
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 3
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 3
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
Newton, Ray 3
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 3
Ragaz, Clara 3
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 3
Vernon, Mabel 3
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Woods, Amy 3
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 2
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 2
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 2
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 2
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 2
Harris, Paul, b. 1897 2
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 2
Karsten, Eleanor Daggett, -1946 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 2
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 2
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 2
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 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
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Pendleton, Ellen F. (Ellen Fitz), 1864-1936 2
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 2
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 2
Reynolds, Reginald, 1905-1958 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
Royden, A. Maude (Agnes Maude), 1876-1956 2
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 2
Starr, Ellen Gates 2
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 2
Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961 2
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 2
World Peace Foundation 2
Young Democracy (Organization) 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Albizu Campos, Pedro, 1891-1965 1
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