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Morris-Libby papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-132

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the correspondence of Frederick Libby and Ellison Morris, regarding war crimes trials, as well as a number of photographs, including a photograph of Arch St.

Dates

  • 1826, 1950, undated

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Frederick J. Libby (1874-1970) was a pacifist, writer, speaker, and fundraiser. He was born in Richmond, Maine, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1894 with a bachelor of the arts. He was a graduate of Andover Theological Seminary, earning a bachelor of divinity in 1902. Libby, a Congregational minister, joined the Society of Friends in 1921. Fred Libby performed relief work with the American Friends Service Committee (ASFC) and American Red Cross in France, 1918-1920, and became an AFSC official, 1920-1921. His most enduring contribution to the peace movement was as a founder and executive secretary of National Council for Prevention of War, 1921-1970. Fred Libby helped organize the Keep America Out of War Congress, 1938. He was the author of War on War (1922) and a history of the National Council for the Prevention of War (NCPW), To End War: The Story of the National Council for the Prevention of War (1969).

Extent

3 folders

Language

English

Overview

This collection is comprised of the correspondence of Frederick Libby and Ellison Morris, regarding war crimes trials, as well as a number of photographs, including a photograph of Arch St.

Acquisition

The Morris-Libby papers were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in February, 1986 by Anna S. Morris.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March, 2016.

Creator

Title
Morris-Libby papers, 1826, 1950, undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
March, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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