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Jane Addams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Katherine Devereux Blake Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Blake, Katherine Devereux
Abstract

Katherine Devereux Blake was a suffragist and peace activist through the first half of the twentieth century. She was a member of the Ford Peace Expedition in 1915-1916, served on the national board of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and its international executive board, and was the chief speaker for the Disarmament Caravan, which toured 9,000 miles in 1931.

Dates: 1911-1950

Josephine Rothermal Bull autograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M132
Overview

This collection consists of documents pertaining to and the hand-signed letters of prominent American figures of the early 1920s. Many concern explorer Henry Grant Bryant and the Melville-Bryant Drift Cask Experiment. Other notable persons associated with this collection include Martin van Buren, William Howard Taft, Herbert Hoover, Ulysses S. Grant, and James Buchanan. Additionally, there are two autograph books within the collection.

Dates: 1835 - 1929
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Joseph Swain correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-128
Abstract

This collection primarily includes correspondence between the Hoovers and the Swains. Also included are letters from Herbert Hoover and his wife Lou Henry regarding Joseph Swain, and letters from Frances Swain regarding her political support of Hoover. There are also two letters of Joseph Swain to his wife on their anniversary.

Dates: 1910-1934

Speer Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M72
Overview The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The...
Dates: 1802 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1943
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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