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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

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

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

Anna Melissa Graves Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-015
Abstract Anna Melissa Graves was a writer, teacher, world traveler, and internationalist. From the 1920s to the 1940s Graves traveled through Africa, Central and South America, China, Europe, and the Middle East. She taught school in many of these places and maintained a voluminous correspondence with the teachers, acquaintances, and former students she met on her travels.
Dates: 1919-1953

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

Peoples Mandate Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-109
Overview Peoples Mandate to Governments to End War was an international campaign begun on September 6, 1935, by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to express such overwhelming opposition to war that governments would not dare resort to it as a means of solving disputes between nations. By the end of the decade the Peoples Mandate became an independent organization, headed by Mabel Vernon, and focused on peace and connections between women and women's organizations in the Americas.
Dates: 1935-1975; Majority of material found within 1935-1956

Mercedes M. Randall Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-110
Overview Mercedes M. Randall was an early, and lifelong, member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She held many positions of responsibility in the organization, including chairmanship of the National Education Committee, and presidency of the Manhattan Branch. Randall was the first biographer of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Emily Greene Balch.
Dates: 1914-1977

Helene Stöcker papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-035
Overview Dr. Helene Stöcker (1869-1943) was one of the first woman students to enter a German University. In the 1920s she helped found Germany's first woman suffrage organization, and later the Bund für Mutterschutz (Protection of Motherhood). Dr. Stöcker immigrated to the United States in 1941 under the sponsorship of friends and colleagues in the peace movement.
Dates: 1897-1994; Majority of material found within 1913-1943

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 12
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 10
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
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Women -- Suffrage -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace 2
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century 1
Congresses and conventions 1
Disarmament 1
Disarmament -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists 1
Feminists -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States 1
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Germany 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Sources 1
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalism -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalists -- History -- Sources 1
Jewish refugees -- History -- Sources 1
Jews -- Europe -- History -- Sources 1
Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbyists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Militarism 1
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists 1
Pacifists -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States 1
Peace 1
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peru -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Political refugees -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker businesspeople 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 -- Social life and customs 1
Quakers -- Social service 1
Quakers -- Suffrage 1
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- Austria 1
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 1
Social reformers -- United States 1
Social settlements -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Charities 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Suffragists 1
Suffragists -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- History -- Colonial period -- ca. 1600-1775 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
Women -- Political activity 1
Women -- Political activity -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Women Nobel Prize winners -- History -- Sources 1
Women and peace -- History 1
Women and peace -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Women journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women pacifists -- History -- Sources 1
Women pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women social reformers 1
Women social reformers -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Women social reformers -- History -- Sources 1
Women social reformers -- United States 1
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Sources 1
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Language
English 12
Germanic languages 1
German 1
 
Names
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 7
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 7
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 6
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 6
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 6
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Baer, Gertrude 5
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 5
Drevet, Camille 4
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 4
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 4
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 4
Woman's Peace Party 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 4
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 3
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 3
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 3
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 3
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 3
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 3
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Ragaz, Clara 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Vernon, Mabel 3
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 3
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 3
Woods, Amy 3
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 2
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 2
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 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
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 2
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 2
National Council of Women of the United States 2
Pendleton, Ellen F. (Ellen Fitz), 1864-1936 2
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 2
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 2
Starr, Ellen Gates 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 2
Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961 2
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Albizu Campos, Pedro, 1891-1965 1
American Peace League 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Balabanoff, Angelica, 1878-1965 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barbusse, Henri, 1873-1935 1
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Beardsley, Helen 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Boyer, Gaeta Wold 1
Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. (Sophonisba Preston), 1866-1948 1
Brown, A. Barratt 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Burke, Ana del Pulgar 1
Calkins, Mary Whiton, 1863-1930 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cheever, Helen 1
Clark, Hilda 1
Clark, Roderic Kendall 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coman, Katharine, 1857-1915 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cumberson, Katherine D. 1
Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965 1
Denny, Ludwell, 1894-1970 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Duchêne, Gabrielle 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
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