Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Massachusetts Committee of 1000
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Massachusetts Federation of Churches
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Massachusetts League for Peace Action
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
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Massachusetts Political Action for Peace
Abstract Collection includes printed statements, correspondence, leaflets; topics are primarily anti-Vietnam War, antinuclear, and concern about chemical and biological weapons.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1969
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.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-New England Political Action for Peace
Overview Peace Action, Inc. was founded about 1979 as the Disarmament Action Network (DAN). The name of the organization was changed name to Peace Action, Inc. about 1985. The group was begun informally by members of the American Friends Service Committee's Cambridge. Massachusetts office and was affiliated with the Walk for Peace, the Human Race/Runners Around the World, and Give Peace a Dance. Many of the organization's actions concerned the anti-nuclear movement of the period. Peace Action, Inc. was...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1982-1989