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American Peace Society Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-003
Abstract 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

Massachusetts Peace Society Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-020
Abstract The Massachusetts Peace Society was first formed in 1815, and a new organization reformed in 1911. The records of both groups have been combined here to form one archival collection. The Massachusetts Peace Society (MPS)was the second [third?] such society to form in America on December 28, 1815, organized primarily by Noah Worcester (1758-1837), a Unitarian minister. By 1819 the MPS had over 850 members, with branches established throughout the state and beyond. The MPS...
Dates: 1816-1917; Majority of material found within 1911-1917

Edwin D. Mead and Lucia Ames Mead Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-021
Abstract 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

George Nasmyth and Florence Nasmyth Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-057

George W. Nasmyth was educated at Cornell, Berlin, Gottingen, Heidelburg and Zurich. He dedicate his life to the cause of international understanding and peace. In 1919, he attended the Paris Peace Conference, and to organize the first meeting since the outbreak of the war of the World Alliance for Friendship Through the Churches. He died of a typhus infection at the age of 39, on September 20, 1920. Florence Nasmyth was a writer on peace issues.

Dates: 1911-1937

National Council for Prevention of War Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-023

The National Council for Prevention of War (NCPW) was directed by J. Frederick Libby for many years; it lobbied Congress and created educational peace material, among other activities and campaigns.

Dates: 1921-1975

New York Peace Society Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-026

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

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Records

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-

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Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 5
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 3
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
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Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 3
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 2
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Nasmyth, George William, 1882-1920 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 2
Short, William H. (William Harrison), 1868-1935 2
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
World Peace Foundation 2
Abercrombie, Daniel Webster, 1853-1932 1
Alexander, Joseph G. (Joseph Gundry), 1848- 1
Alexander, Magnus W. (Magnus Washington), 1870-1932 1
Alley, Alden Gifford 1
American Peace League 1
American Peace Society 1
Art for World Friendship (Organization) 1
Association of Cosmopolitan Clubs in the American Universities 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beals, Charles Edward, 1869-1931 1
Beverage, Albion P. 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 1
Blakeslee, George Hubbard, 1871-1954 1
Boeckel, Florence Brewer, 1885- 1
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1
Chalmers, Ruth 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Committee for World Development and World Disarmament 1
Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.) 1
Dodge, David Low, 1774-1852 1
Douglas, Dorothy W. (Dorothy Wolff), 1890-1968 1
Dutton, Samuel Train, 1849-1919 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Eckstein, Anna B., 1868-1947 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Fayle, C. Ernest (Charles Ernest), 1881- 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Finucane, James F. 1
Fosdick, Raymond B. (Raymond Blaine), 1883-1972 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Hall, James Jabez, 1849-1921 1
Harris, Paul, b. 1897 1
Haskins, Henry S. 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Holt, Hamilton, 1872-1951 1
Hopkins, J. A. H. (John Appleton Haven), 1872-1960 1
Hudson, Jay William, 1874- 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Ikemoto, Seichi 1
International Federation of Students 1
International Peace Bureau 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jane Addams Peace Association 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Laidler, Harry W. (Harry Wellington), 1884-1970 1
League to Enforce Peace (U.S.). Massachusetts Branch 1
Levermore, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1856-1927 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
MacDonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937 1
MacKnight, Jesse M. (Jesse Mackenzie), 1910- 1
Mackenzie, Gladys K. G. 1
Massachusetts Peace Society 1
Midgley, Jane 1
Moore, Carol V. 1
Morel, E. D. (Edmund Dene), 1873-1924 1
Morgan, Laura Puffer, 1874-1962 1
Mueller, Melva 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Nasmyth, Florence G. (Florence Gross) 1
National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War (U.S.) 1
National Council Against Conscription (U.S.) 1
National Council of Women of the United States 1
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 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
Newton, Ray 1
Ormsbee, Carrie Wyckoff 1
Paine, Robert Treat, 1900-1965 1
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