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Grace Contrino Abrams and Fran Contrino Schmidt Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schmidt, Fran Contrino and Grace Contrino Abrams
Overview This small collection of papers details especially the life of Grace Contrino Abrams and her strong interests in teaching and in working against injustice in whatever form. The clippings from newspapers of media coverage, as well as the many Letters to the Editor, show some of her public life, while letters, and reminiscences of sister Fran Contrino Schmidt, fill out her private life. It should be noted that though there were five siblings, Grace and Fran spent much of their time together in...
Dates: 1942-1980

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Abstract Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

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

American Women for Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Women for Peace
Dates: 1950-1953

Another Mother for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-102
Abstract Another Mother for Peace was a women's peace group born from the antipathy to the war in Vietnam, based in Los Angeles, California. The stated purpose of this non-partison, non-profit organization was "to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies." AMP closed its offices in January 1986.
Dates: 1964-1978; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Hannah J. Bailey Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-005
Overview Hannah Johnston Bailey was a Quaker pacifist, suffragist, reformer,temperance leader, superintendent of the Department of Peace and Arbitration of the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union from 1887 to 1916, president and business manager of the Woman's Temperance Publication Association, the publishing arm of the WCTU, president of the Maine Woman Suffrage Association (1891-1899), and a member of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Included in her papers is material that...
Dates: 1836-1923

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

Katherine Devereux Blake Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Blake, Katherine Devereux
Abstract Katherine Devereux Blake was a suffragist and peace activist through the first half of the twentieth century. She was a member of the Ford Peace Expedition in 1915-1916, served on the national board of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and its international executive board, and was the chief speaker for the Disarmament Caravan, which toured 9,000 miles in 1931.
Dates: 1911-1950

Elise Boulding Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Boulding, Elise
Dates: 1961-1975

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.
Dates: 1876-1967

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 70
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Subject
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 45
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 24
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Women and peace 11
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Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 9
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Women and peace -- United States 8
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Antinuclear movement -- United States 5
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 5
United States 5
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 5
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 4
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- United States 4
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 4
Antinuclear movement 3
Antinuclear movement -- Great Britain 3
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nuclear disarmament -- Great Britain 3
Nuclear weapons -- Great Britain 3
Peace 3
Peace -- Study and teaching 3
Quaker women 3
Quakers -- Social life and customs 3
Women and peace -- Great Britain 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 2
College students -- United States 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Education -- Pennsylvania 2
Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Pacifists 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Peace movements 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Social service 2
Quakers -- Suffrage 2
Quakers -- Virginia 2
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 2
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Virginia 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Universities and colleges -- Indiana 2
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 2
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 2
Universities and colleges -- Virginia 2
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Virginia -- History -- Sources 2
Voting -- Societies, etc 2
Voting -- United States 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Women -- Political activity -- Societies, etc. 2
Women -- Political activity -- United States 2
Women -- Societies and clubs -- History -- Sources 2
Women -- Suffrage -- History -- Sources 2
Women -- Suffrage -- New York (State) 2
Women -- Suffrage -- Societies, etc. 2
Women -- Suffrage -- Virginia 2
Women pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Abolitionists 1
African American women -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Aliens -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
American Literature -- New England 1
American Poetry -- Women authors 1
American fiction 1
American fiction -- Women authors 1
American poetry 1
American poetry -- 20th century 1
Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Antimissile missiles -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Australia -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- England -- Berkshire 1
Antinuclear movement -- New Zealand -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1973-1993 -- Sources 1
Arms control -- History -- Sources 1
Authors and publishers -- United States 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 1
Biochemists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century 1
Children and peace 1
Children's literature 1
Children's literature -- Awards 1
Children's literature -- Awards -- History -- Sources 1
Church work with prisoners 1
Civil defense -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Clarke County (Va.) -- History -- Sources 1
Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conflict management -- Study and teaching 1
Congresses and conventions 1
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Names
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 10
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 9
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 9
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 7
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 7
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Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 6
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 6
Woman's Peace Party 5
Baer, Gertrude 4
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 4
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Ballantyne, Edith 3
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 3
Boulding, Elise 3
Camp, Kay 3
Drevet, Camille 3
Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp 3
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 3
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 3
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 3
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 3
Women Strike for Peace 3
Woods, Amy 3
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 3
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 2
American Union Against Militarism 2
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 2
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 2
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 2
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 2
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 2
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace 2
International Peace Bureau 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 2
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
National Council of Women of the United States 2
Park, Alice Locke 2
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Starr, Ellen Gates 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Vernon, Mabel 2
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 2
War Resisters League 2
Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961 2
Winsor, Mary, 1869-1956 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Wold, Emma, 1871-1950 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Abbott, Mary, pacifist 1
Abrams, Grace Contrino 1
Abrams, Irwin, 1914-2010 1
Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Albizu Campos, Pedro, 1891-1965 1
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 1
American Neutral Conference Committee 1
American Peace League 1
American Woman's Republic 1
American Women for Peace 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Anti-Enlistment League 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Art for World Friendship (Organization) 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Axelrod, Beverly 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Baez, Joan 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bailey, Moses, 1892-1994 1
Balabanoff, Angelica, 1878-1965 1
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