Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
American Peace Society Records
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...
Massachusetts Peace Society Records
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...
Dates: 1816-1917; Majority of material found within 1911-1917
George Nasmyth and Florence Nasmyth Papers
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.
New York Peace Society Records
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
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...
- Subject: Peace -- Societies, etc. X
- Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 2
- Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 2
- Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
- International cooperation -- History -- Sources 1
- International relations -- Societies, etc. 1
- International relations -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
- Internationalism -- History -- Sources 1
- Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Pacifism -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 1
- Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
- Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
- Peace movements -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
- Societies 1
- Sociologists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
- Universities and colleges -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- History -- Sources 1 ∧ less