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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

Biddle family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Dates: 1955-2006

Civilian Training Unit for Women Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Civilian Training Unit for Women
Dates: 1941-1942

Hannah Clothier Hull Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-016
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College....
Dates: 1889-1958

Edwin D. Mead and Lucia Ames Mead Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-021
Overview Edwin D. Mead (1849-1937), and Lucia Ames Mead (1856-1936), were both leading pacifists, writers, and social reformers of the U.S. and international peace movement. Edwin Mead directed the work of the World Peace Foundation and participated in many international peace congresses. He was an American delegate to the International Peace Bureau. Mead helped found the School Peace League and was a prominent member of the American Peace League. Lucia Ames Mead was a leading member of many feminist...
Dates: 1876-1938

Peoples Mandate Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-109
Overview Peoples Mandate to Governments to End War was an international campaign begun on September 6, 1935, by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to express such overwhelming opposition to war that governments would not dare resort to it as a means of solving disputes between nations. By the end of the decade the Peoples Mandate became an independent organization, headed by Mabel Vernon, and focused on peace and connections between women and women's organizations in the...
Dates: 1935-1975; Majority of material found within 1935-1956

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 6
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century 1
Disarmament -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States 1
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalists 1
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists 1
Pacifists -- United States 1
Peace movements 1
Pennsylvania 1
Political refugees -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quaker women 1
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- 18th century -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Austria 1
Quakers -- Delaware 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
Quakers -- Social service 1
Quakers -- Suffrage 1
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- Austria 1
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 1
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Social settlements -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Charities 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 1
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Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States 1
United States -- History -- Colonial period -- ca. 1600-1775 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
United States -- Race relations -- History -- Sources 1
Women -- Political activity 1
Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women -- Suffrage -- History -- Sources 1
Women and Peace -- History 1
Women and peace 1
Women pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women social reformers -- United States 1
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
account books 1
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Names
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 5
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 3
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 3
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Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 3
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 2
Drevet, Camille 2
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 2
National Council of Women of the United States 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Starr, Ellen Gates 2
Vernon, Mabel 2
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 2
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 2
Woman's Peace Party 2
Woods, Amy 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 1
American Peace League 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Boyer, Gaeta Wold 1
Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. (Sophonisba Preston), 1866-1948 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Burke, Ana del Pulgar 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1
Civilian Training Unit for Women 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
Elliot, Martha Helen 1
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Katharine Ward 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Glücklich, Vilma 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hommel, Dorothy O. 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 1
International Peace Bureau 1
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 1
James, Ada L. 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
James, William, 1842-1910 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932 1
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 1
Kellor, Frances, 1873-1952 1
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 1
Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932 1
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 1
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 1
Lovett, Robert Morss, 1870-1956 1
MacDonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937 1
Marshall, Catherine E. 1
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Milholland, Vida 1
Nasmyth, George William, 1882-1920 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
Nichols, Ruth, 1901-1960 1
Nye, Gerald P. (Gerald Prentice), 1892-1971 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pendleton, Ellen F. (Ellen Fitz), 1864-1936 1
Peoples Mandate Committee (U.S.) 1
Peoples Mandate Committee for Inter-American Peace and Cooperation (U.S.) 1
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 1
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 1
Ragaz, Clara 1
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
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