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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

New York Peace Society Records

 Collection
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

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  • Names: Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 X
  • Names: Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 X
  • Names: Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 X

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Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
 
Names
Alexander, Joseph G. (Joseph Gundry), 1848- 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Beals, Charles Edward, 1869-1931 1