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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

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

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

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Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Wolkins, Lyra Trueblood 2
Abercrombie, Daniel Webster, 1853-1932 1
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Alexander, Joseph G. (Joseph Gundry), 1848- 1
Alexander, Magnus W. (Magnus Washington), 1870-1932 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beals, Charles Edward, 1869-1931 1
Blakeslee, George Hubbard, 1871-1954 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Dutton, Samuel Train, 1849-1919 1
Eckstein, Anna B., 1868-1947 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Hall, James Jabez, 1849-1921 1
Haskins, Henry S. 1
Hudson, Jay William, 1874- 1
Ikemoto, Seichi 1
Kulka, Rosa 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Massachusetts Peace Society 1
Paine, Robert Treat, 1900-1965 1
Peckover, Priscilla Hannah, 1833-1931 1
Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954 1
Phillips, Harry Clinton, 1880- 1
Portell-Vilá, Herminio, 1901-1992 1
Richard, Ernst D., 1859-1914 1
Root, Robert Cromwell, 1858- 1
Shaw, Paul Vanorden, 1898- 1
Short, William H. (William Harrison), 1868-1935 1
Suttner, Bertha von, 1843-1914 1
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 1
Tiller, Phyllis M. 1
Trueblood, Sarah H. 1
Tryon, James L. (James Libby), 1864-1958 1
Universal Peace Union 1
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 1
Weston, Stephen Francis, 1855-1935 1
Wheeler, Elizabeth A. 1
White, Frederick E. 1
Winslow, Erving, 1839-1922 1
Worcester, Noah, 1758-1837 1
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