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American Peace Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-003
Overview In the 1820s William Ladd of the Maine Peace Society suggested that the regional US peace societies become associated in a national organization. As a result, the peace societies of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) merged in May 1828 to form the American Peace Society [APS]. The stated purpose of the American Peace Society was to "promote permanent international peace through justice; and to advance in every proper way the general use of...
Dates: 1828-1947

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

Massachusetts Peace Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-020
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

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

New York Peace Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-026
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

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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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 4
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 4
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
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Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 3
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 3
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 2
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 2
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 2
Short, William H. (William Harrison), 1868-1935 2
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 2
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 2
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 2
Abercrombie, Daniel Webster, 1853-1932 1
Alexander, Joseph G. (Joseph Gundry), 1848- 1
Alexander, Magnus W. (Magnus Washington), 1870-1932 1
American Peace Society 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Association of Cosmopolitan Clubs in the American Universities 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Beals, Charles Edward, 1869-1931 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Blakeslee, George Hubbard, 1871-1954 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 1
Camp, Kay 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cumberson, Katherine D. 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dodge, David Low, 1774-1852 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Douglas, Dorothy W. (Dorothy Wolff), 1890-1968 1
Dutton, Samuel Train, 1849-1919 1
Eckstein, Anna B., 1868-1947 1
Elliot, Martha Helen 1
Fayle, C. Ernest (Charles Ernest), 1881- 1
Fisher, Katharine Ward 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Hall, James Jabez, 1849-1921 1
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 1
Haskins, Henry S. 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Holt, Hamilton, 1872-1951 1
Hommel, Dorothy O. 1
Hopkins, J. A. H. (John Appleton Haven), 1872-1960 1
Hudson, Jay William, 1874- 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Ikemoto, Seichi 1
International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace 1
International Congress of Women (1915) (Hague, Netherlands) 1
International Federation of Students 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Karsten, Eleanor Daggett, -1946 1
Laidler, Harry W. (Harry Wellington), 1884-1970 1
Lane, Margaret 1
League to Enforce Peace (U.S.). Massachusetts Branch 1
Levermore, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1856-1927 1
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 1
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 1
Massachusetts Peace Society 1
Midgley, Jane 1
Moore, Carol V. 1
Morel, E. D. (Edmund Dene), 1873-1924 1
Mueller, Melva 1
Nasmyth, Florence G. (Florence Gross) 1
Nasmyth, George William, 1882-1920 1
National Council of Women of the United States 1
New York Peace Society (1815-1828) 1
New York Peace Society (1837-1844) 1
New York Peace Society (1844-18??) 1
New York Peace Society (1906-1940) 1
Nichols, Ruth, 1901-1960 1
Nye, Gerald P. (Gerald Prentice), 1892-1971 1
Paine, Robert Treat, 1900-1965 1
Peace Society of the City of New York 1
Peckover, Priscilla Hannah, 1833-1931 1
Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954 1
Phillips, Harry Clinton, 1880- 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Richard, Ernst D., 1859-1914 1
Root, Robert Cromwell, 1858- 1
Samuel, Pat 1
Starr, Ellen Gates 1
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