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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

Anna Garlin Spencer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-034
Overview Anna Carpenter Garlin Spencer was a minister, feminist, educator, pacifist, and writer on ethics and social problems. Spencer was the first woman in Rhode Island to be ordained and served as the minister of the Bell Street Chapel from 1891 to 1902. Spencer was active in the cause of women's rights for more than forty years and served as the president of the Rhode Island Equal Suffrage Association. Spencer's interest in pacifism also led her to prominent positions with the National Peace and...
Dates: 1830-1931

Zelma Corning Brandt papers

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Identifier: BMC-M92
Overview Zelma Corning Brandt (1891-1990) was a social crusader active throughout the twentieth century. Her chief interests included the independence and development of colonial countries, American Indian affairs, nuclear disarmament, women’s issues, and geriatric concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, travel notes, diaries and writings, and publications and reports, especially from 1960-1989. Brandt’s longevity and attention to detail provide a complete view of various world and...
Dates: 1906 - 1989
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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

Carrie Chapman Catt papers

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Identifier: BMC-M15
Overview Carrie Lane Chapman Catt (1859-1947) was an internationally recognized suffragist, and political activist. In 1900 Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as President of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and remained in the position for four years. Catt founded the International Woman Suffrage Alliance in 1902 and served as its president for many years. During the 1930’s and 1940’s she was active in working against the Nazis, particularly their persecution of Jews. The Carrie...
Dates: 1840 - 1947
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Jean Scobie Davis papers

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Identifier: BMC-M85
Overview Jean Scobie Davis, a 1914 graduate of Bryn Mawr College, taught economics and sociology at Agnes Scott College, Vassar College, Pierce College, Wells College and the American Women’s College in Beirut. A lifetime interest in prison reform resulted in her work at the New York State Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York.The Jean Scobie Davis papers is a collection consisting largely of Jean Scobie Davis’ diaries and correspondence covering nearly all stages of her life....
Dates: 1892 - 1985
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Feminists in Solidarity with the Central American and Caribbean People Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Feminists in Solidarity-Central American and Caribbean People
Abstract Collection includes meeting notes, form letters, correspondence, flyers, publicity and media coverage, and one folder of information about Margaret Randall, feminist poet and writer.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983-1986

Mary R. Hopkins Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-222
Overview Mary Hopkins (b. 2928), Quaker social worker, lecturer, and feminist, wrote and spoke on the issue of women in the Quaker faith and community. Much of her research involved ancient religions and the ways that modern women can incorporate these ideas into their spiritual life. Hopkins gave lectures and slide shows to many groups. Her research and lectures led to a video series titled Woman and her Symbols. The collection includes letters and papers relating to...
Dates: 1936-2002

Dorothy Marder Collection

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-233
Overview Dorothy Marder was a photographer and photojournalist, peace activist, Lesbian and Gay community member, counselor, and disabilities advocate. Her most extensive photographic work concerned women's peace activism (especially Women Strike for Peace), in the New York, New York area between the late 1960s through the 1980s Many of her photographs appeared in peace movement and alternative press publications. Marder photographed well-known peace activists, feminists, and political figures of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1971-1999

Mott Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

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Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Feminists 5
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Pacifists 2
Quaker women 2
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Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Women social reformers 2
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
correspondence 2
diaries 2
notes 2
photographs 2
Abolitionists -- United States 1
Africa 1
Aliens -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Art and mythology 1
Art, Ancient 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Aurora (N.Y.) 1
Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.) 1
Bryn Mawr (Pa.) 1
Cameroon 1
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Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century 1
China 1
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Cuba 1
Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States 1
Côte d'Ivoire 1
Demonstrations -- United States -- Photographs 1
Diplomacy 1
Documentary photography -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Economics -- Study and teaching 1
England 1
Europe 1
Feminism -- United States 1
Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Feminism and art 1
Feminist psychology 1
Feminist spirituality 1
Feminists -- 20th century 1
Feminists -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- Hungary -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States 1
Feminists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Feminists -- United States -- Photographs 1
France 1
Gay rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Geriatrics 1
Germany 1
Ghana 1
Goddesses in art 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Great Britain 1
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1910-1936 -- Sources 1
Humanitarianism 1
India 1
Indians of North America 1
Indians of North America -- Government relations 1
Internationalists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Jews -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- Sources 1
Jungian Psychology 1
Kenya 1
Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Laos 1
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
Lesbians -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lesbians -- United States -- Photographs 1
Mexico 1
Mexico -- Foreign relations -- United States 1
Neuchâtel (Switzerland) 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Pacifists -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Hungary -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States 1
Pacifists -- United States -- Photographs 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Photographers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Photojournalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 1
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States 1
Social settlements -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 1
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Language
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German 1
 
Names
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
Baer, Gertrude 2
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
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Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
League of Women Voters (U.S.) 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Ponsonby, Arthur Ponsonby, Baron, 1871-1946 2
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 2
Swanwick, Helena M. (Helena Maria), 1864-1939 2
Women Strike for Peace 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Agnes Scott College 1
Allen, Clifford, 1889-1939 1
American Association of Retired Persons 1
American Women's College in Beirut 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Aslan, Ana 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brandt, Carl, 1892-1957 1
Brandt, Zelma Corning, 1891-1990 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Carpenter family 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Davis, Anna 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Jean Scobie 1
Davis, John D., 1854-1926 1
Davis, Marguerite Scobie 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 1
Feminist International for Peace and Food 1
Feminists in Solidarity with the Central American and Caribbean People 1
Fletcher, John P. 1
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Garlin family 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Glücklich, Vilma 1
Gray Panthers 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hopkins, Mary R., b. 1928 1
Horney, Karen, 1885-1952 1
Houser, George M. 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 1
Identity House (New York, N.Y.) 1
International League for the Rights of Man 1
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 1
James, Ada L. 1
James, William 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932 1
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 1
Kellor, Frances, 1873-1952 1
King-Hall, Stephen, Sir, 1893-1966 1
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