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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

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
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

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

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Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Nasmyth, George William, 1882-1920 2
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Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 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
American Peace League 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Association of Cosmopolitan Clubs in the American Universities 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Beals, Charles Edward, 1869-1931 1
Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 1
Blakeslee, George Hubbard, 1871-1954 1
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 1
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 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
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Hall, James Jabez, 1849-1921 1
Haskins, Henry S. 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
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Ikemoto, Seichi 1
International Federation of Students 1
International Peace Bureau 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Laidler, Harry W. (Harry Wellington), 1884-1970 1
League to Enforce Peace (U.S.). Massachusetts Branch 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
MacDonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937 1
Massachusetts Peace Society 1
Morel, E. D. (Edmund Dene), 1873-1924 1
Nasmyth, Florence G. (Florence Gross) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
National Council of Women of the United States 1
Paine, Robert Treat, 1900-1965 1
Peckover, Priscilla Hannah, 1833-1931 1
Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954 1
Phillips, Harry Clinton, 1880- 1
Richard, Ernst D., 1859-1914 1
Root, Robert Cromwell, 1858- 1
School Peace League 1
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 1
Short, William H. (William Harrison), 1868-1935 1
Suttner, Bertha von, 1843-1914 1
Trueblood, Sarah H. 1
Tryon, James L. (James Libby), 1864-1958 1
Weston, Stephen Francis, 1855-1935 1
White, Frederick 1
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 1
Winslow, Erving, 1839-1922 1
Wolkins, Lyra Trueblood 1
Woman's Peace Party 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 1
Worcester, Noah, 1758-1837 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through the Churches 1
World Alliance for Promoting International Friendship Through the Churches 1
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