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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

Anna Garlin Spencer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-034
Overview Anna Carpenter Garlin Spencer was a minister, feminist, educator, pacifist, and writer on ethics and social problems. Spencer was the first woman in Rhode Island to be ordained and served as the minister of the Bell Street Chapel from 1891 to 1902. Spencer was active in the cause of women's rights for more than forty years and served as the president of the Rhode Island Equal Suffrage Association. Spencer's interest in pacifism also led her to prominent positions with the National Peace and...
Dates: 1830-1931

Hannah J. Bailey Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-005
Overview Hannah Johnston Bailey was a Quaker pacifist, suffragist, reformer,temperance leader, superintendent of the Department of Peace and Arbitration of the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union from 1887 to 1916, president and business manager of the Woman's Temperance Publication Association, the publishing arm of the WCTU, president of the Maine Woman Suffrage Association (1891-1899), and a member of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Included in her papers is material...
Dates: 1836-1923

Elihu Burritt Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-096
Overview Elihu Burritt was born on December 10, 1810, in New Britain, Connecticut, into a working class family. He attended school briefly, but was largely self-educated. Burritt became a blacksmith to support himself, but he continued to study languages at night. Word of his erudition spread; he became known as the "Learned Blacksmith", and was offered opportunities to speak in public. While writing a lecture on "The Anatomy of the Earth", he was so impressed by the interdependency of its parts that...
Dates: 1840-1965; Majority of material found within 1841-1878

Dorothy Day Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Day, Dorothy
Abstract

Collection consists of printed materials: leaflets, pamphlets, reprints, and a postcard reproduction of a wood-carved sculpture by Charles Wells (b. 1935) titled "Dorothy Day.".

Dates: Majority of material found within 1915-

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Names
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
American Peace Society 1
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Baer, Gertrude 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bailey, Moses, 1892-1994 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Carpenter family 1
Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
DiBrazza-Savorgnan, Cora Slocomb 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Douglas, Alice May 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
Duryea, Anne Sturges, -1940 1
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 1
Garlin family 1
Glücklich, Vilma 1
Gordon, Anna A. (Anna Adams), 1853-1931 1
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 1
Jackson, E. W. 1
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 1
James, Ada L. 1
James, William, 1842-1910 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932 1
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 1
Kellor, Frances, 1873-1952 1
Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932 1
League of Universal Brotherhood 1
Lovett, Robert Morss, 1870-1956 1
Marshall, Catherine E. 1
Peace Congress (1st : 1848) (Brussels, Belgium) 1
Peace Congress (2nd : 1849) (Paris, France) 1
Peace Congress (3rd : 1850) (Frankfurt, Germany) 1
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 1
Ragaz, Clara 1
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 1
Robins, Margaret Dreier 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Sears, Amelia 1
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 1
Smith, Mary Rozet, -1934 1
Starr, Ellen Gates 1
Stevens, Alzina P. 1
Swanwick, Helena M. (Helena Maria), 1864-1939 1
Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944 1
Taylor, Lea Demarest 1
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 1
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 1
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 1
Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943 1
Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947 1
Wells, Charles, 1935- 1
Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898 1
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 1
Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Department of Peace and Arbitration 1
Woman's Peace Party 1
Woman's Temperance Publication Association 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Woods, Amy 1
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 1
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