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Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

John Nevin Sayre Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-117
Overview

John Nevin Sayre was a pacifist who spent over 40 years at the helm of the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

Dates: 1885-1982; Majority of material found within 1922-1967

Helena M. Swanwick Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Swanwick, Helena M.
Overview

Helena Maria Sickert was born in Germany and moved to England early on. She was an author, journalist, and lecturer involved in peace activism, feminism, and social justice. She became chair of the British Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and was a British delegate to the League of Nations. Her dream was that women, if they used their power, could make an end to war.

Dates: 1907-1938

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Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace 2
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1