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Friends Peace and International Relations Committee Collected Materials

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Peace and International Relations...
Abstract Collection consists primarily of printed material: form letters, minutes of meetings, newsletters, reports, news articles, and pamphlets.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890-1976

A. Ruth Fry Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-046
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on April...
Dates: 1905-1957

League of Nations Union Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-League of Nations Union
Overview The League of Nations Union was formed on October 13, 1918 by the joining of the League of Nations Society with the Free Nations Society. The League of Nations Society began in 1916 with the purpose of examining the forms of international organization that would be possible at the end of WWI. It lobbied for an agreement among countries that would serve as a basis for permanent peace by providing for settlement of disputes, mutual defense, and the observance of international treaties. The...
Dates: 1915-1945

National Peace Council (Great Britain) Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-National Peace Council
Overview The National Peace Council, established in 1905 as the National Council of Peace Societies and later also known as the National Council for the Prevention of War, brought together national groups and organizations that held a common interest in peace, disarmament, and internationalism in support of radical and constructive solutions to problems related to war and violence. Its affiliated groups included peace societies as well as religious, social, and industrial organizations. A major task in...
Dates: 1909-2000

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National Council for Prevention of War (Great Britain) 2
Albright, William A. 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Friends' Emergency & War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1