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American Peace Society Records

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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

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

World Peace Foundation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-055
Overview In 1902, Edwin Ginn began publication of an International Library to promote knowledge about peace. In July 1910, he established the International School of Peace which, in December, became the World Peace Foundation. Its purpose was to promote better international relations and world order by preparing and distributing specialized literature, mostly to college and university libraries, and by holding conferences. It was closely allied with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and...
Dates: 1910-1960

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Names
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 2
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Blakeslee, George Hubbard, 1871-1954 2
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Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Eckstein, Anna B., 1868-1947 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 2
Holt, Hamilton, 1872-1951 2
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 2
Nasmyth, George William, 1882-1920 2
Short, William H. (William Harrison), 1868-1935 2
Suttner, Bertha von, 1843-1914 2
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 2
World Peace Foundation 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
Association of Cosmopolitan Clubs in the American Universities 1
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beals, Charles Edward, 1869-1931 1
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Dennett, Raymond, 1913-1961 1
Dodge, David Low, 1774-1852 1
Douglas, Dorothy W. (Dorothy Wolff), 1890-1968 1
Duggan, Stephen, 1870-1950 1
Dutton, Samuel Train, 1849-1919 1
Estournelles de Constant, Paul-Henri-Benjamin Balluet, baron d', 1852-1924 1
Fayle, C. Ernest (Charles Ernest), 1881- 1
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924 1
Goodrich, Leland M. (Leland Matthew), 1899-1990 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Hall, James Jabez, 1849-1921 1
Haskins, Henry S. 1
Hero, Alfred O. (Alfred Olivier), 1924- 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hopkins, J. A. H. (John Appleton Haven), 1872-1960 1
Hudson, Jay William, 1874- 1
Ikemoto, Seichi 1
International Federation of Students 1
International Library (Firm) 1
International School of Peace 1
Jones, S. Shepard (Samuel Shepard), 1909- 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Laidler, Harry W. (Harry Wellington), 1884-1970 1
League of Nations 1
League to Enforce Peace (U.S.). Massachusetts Branch 1
Levermore, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1856-1927 1
Massachusetts Peace Society 1
Morel, E. D. (Edmund Dene), 1873-1924 1
Nasmyth, Florence G. (Florence Gross) 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
Paine, Robert Treat, 1900-1965 1
Peace Society of the City of New York 1
Peckover, Priscilla Hannah, 1833-1931 1
Permanent Court of International Justice 1
Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954 1
Phillips, Harry Clinton, 1880- 1
Rich, Raymond T. (Raymond Thomas), 1899-1959 1
Richard, Ernst D., 1859-1914 1
Root, Robert Cromwell, 1858- 1
Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon), 1850-1926 1
Trueblood, Sarah H. 1
Tryon, James L. (James Libby), 1864-1958 1
United Nations 1
Weston, Stephen Francis, 1855-1935 1
White, Frederick E. 1
Winslow, Erving, 1839-1922 1
Wolkins, Lyra Trueblood 1
Worcester, Noah, 1758-1837 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through the Churches 1
World Alliance for Promoting International Friendship Through the Churches 1
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