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American Peace Society Records

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

Comité pour le Désarmament Nucléaire en Europe Collection

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France-Comite pour le desarmament nucleaire...

Correspondence, flyers and handbills, minutes of meetings, newspaper clippings, and periodicals; all are in French.

Dates: 1983-1984

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

Martha Schofield Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-134
Overview Martha Schofield (1839-1916) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher from Pennsylvania who founded the Schofield Normal and Industrial School in Aiken, S. C., in 1868 to provide education for formerly enslaved people. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young blacks in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. Martha Fell Schofield was born Feb. 1, 1839, near Newtown, Bucks County, PA. She was the daughter of Oliver W....
Dates: 1853-1944 (bulk 1856-1916)

Bertha von Suttner Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Austria-Suttner, Bertha von

Bertha von Suttner was an Austrian peace activist and intellectual, and the author of one of the first international bestselling novels focused on peace ("Lay Down Your Arms") published in 1891. In her life-long correspondence on peace matters with Alfred Nobel she urged him to establish a prize for peace. Von Suttner was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1905, the first woman to be thus recognized.

Dates: 1881-1917, 1993-1995

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Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 2
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Alexander, Joseph G. (Joseph Gundry), 1848- 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Association of Cosmopolitan Clubs in the American Universities 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beals, Charles Edward, 1869-1931 1
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 1
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 1
Comité pour le désarmament nucléaire en Europe 1
Douglas, Dorothy W. (Dorothy Wolff), 1890-1968 1
Dutton, Samuel Train, 1849-1919 1
Eckstein, Anna B., 1868-1947 1
Fayle, C. Ernest (Charles Ernest), 1881- 1
Hall, James Jabez, 1849-1921 1
Holt, Hamilton, 1872-1951 1
Hopkins, J. A. H. (John Appleton Haven), 1872-1960 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Ikemoto, Seichi 1
International Federation of Students 1
Laidler, Harry W. (Harry Wellington), 1884-1970 1
League to Enforce Peace (U.S.). Massachusetts Branch 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Morel, E. D. (Edmund Dene), 1873-1924 1
Nasmyth, Florence G. (Florence Gross) 1
Nasmyth, George William, 1882-1920 1
Peckover, Priscilla Hannah, 1833-1931 1
Richard, Ernst D., 1859-1914 1
Root, Robert Cromwell, 1858- 1
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 1
Trueblood, Sarah H. 1
Tryon, James L. (James Libby), 1864-1958 1
White, Frederick 1
Wolkins, Lyra Trueblood 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through the Churches 1
World Alliance for Promoting International Friendship Through the Churches 1
World Peace Foundation 1
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