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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

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-051
Abstract

Ellen Starr Brinton (1886-1954), Quaker, feminist and internationalist, served as the first curator of the Jane Addams Peace Collection (later the Swarthmore College Peace Collection) from 1935 until her retirement in 1951.

Dates: 1895-1980; Majority of material found within 1933-1954

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Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States 1
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Alexander, Joseph G. (Joseph Gundry), 1848- 1
American Peace Society 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beals, Charles Edward, 1869-1931 1