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American Peace Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-003
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...
Dates: 1828-1947

Emily Greene Balch Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-006
Abstract Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961) was the second U.S. woman to have won the Nobel Peace Prize. Balch embarked on her academic career in the economics and sociology department at Wellesley College. Balch's extracurricular work with the Women's Trade Union League and opposition to World War I resulted in dismissal from Wellesley, and thereafter she helped lead the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Called a "Citizen of the World," Balch worked for peace throughout her...
Dates: 1842-1961; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1961

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-011
Abstract

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana was a writer and pacifist who taught comparative literature at Columbia University from 1912 until 1917. Dana lost his teaching post as an opponent of American participation in World War I. Dana continued to advocate civil liberties and the rights of conscientious objectors.

Dates: 1914-1950

New York Peace Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-026
Overview

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

Woman's Peace Party Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043-part I
Abstract Consists of general organizational files of the national office (in Chicago) such as meeting minutes and correspondence, as well as material from the State Branches. There may be some overlap between the files of the State Branches of the WPP and of what is in the State Branch files of WILPF [see Part II, Series B]. Includes minutes, speeches, and correspondence relating to the organization conference, Jan. 1915; executive board minutes (1915-1919); correspondence (1914-1919); and membership...
Dates: 1914-1920

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043
Abstract Includes minutes, resolutions and general historical records; anniversary celebrations, committee minutes, literature and releases; office files from the legislative office, the finance and the executive director; includes miscellaneous records from branches, including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, among others; a large correspondence file includes general office correspondence as well as that of the National Organizational Secretary, the Washington Legislative Secretary, and...
Dates: 1915-2019

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Names
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 4
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 3
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 3
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 3
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Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 3
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 2
Karsten, Eleanor Daggett, -1946 2
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 2
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 2
Woman's Peace Party 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Alexander, Joseph G. (Joseph Gundry), 1848- 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 1
Beals, Charles Edward, 1869-1931 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901- 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Browning, Hilda 1
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 1
Calkins, Mary Whiton, 1863-1930 1
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 1
Camp, Kay 1
Cheever, Helen 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Citizens Victory Committee for Harry Bridges 1
Civil Rights Congress (U.S.) 1
Clark, Hilda 1
Coman, Katharine, 1857-1915 1
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 1
Cumberson, Katherine D. 1
Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dodge, David Low, 1774-1852 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Drevet, Camille 1
DuchĂȘne, Gabrielle 1
Dunn, Robert W. (Robert Williams), 1895- 1
Dutton, Samuel Train, 1849-1919 1
Eckstein, Anna B., 1868-1947 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940 1
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Hall, James Jabez, 1849-1921 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Ikemoto, Seichi 1
Innes, Kathleen Elizabeth Royds 1
International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace 1
International Congress of Women (1915) (Hague, Netherlands) 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 1
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 1
Kind, Bessie 1
Lane, Margaret 1
League for Democratic Control (U.S.) 1
Levermore, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1856-1927 1
Lowrie, Kathleen Jennison 1
Midgley, Jane 1
Moore, Carol V. 1
Mueller, Melva 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
New York Peace Society (1815-1828) 1
New York Peace Society (1837-1844) 1
New York Peace Society (1844-18??) 1
New York Peace Society (1906-1940) 1
Peace Society of the City of New York 1
Peckover, Priscilla Hannah, 1833-1931 1
Pendleton, Ellen F. (Ellen Fitz), 1864-1936 1
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 1
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 1
Ragaz, Clara 1
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Richard, Ernst D., 1859-1914 1
Root, Robert Cromwell, 1858- 1
Samuel, Pat 1
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 1
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