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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

Alliance Universelle des Femmes pour la Paix par l'Éducation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Alliance universelle des femmes...
Abstract

Includes newspaper clippings, periodicals, and the constitution of the organization.

Dates: 1896-1909

American Association of University Women Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Association of University Women
Dates: 1920-1942; 1970

American Women for Peace Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Women for Peace
Dates: 1950-1953

Another Mother for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-102
Abstract

Another Mother for Peace was a women's peace group born from the antipathy to the war in Vietnam, based in Los Angeles, California. The stated purpose of this non-partison, non-profit organization was "to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies." AMP closed its offices in January 1986.

Dates: 1964-1978; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

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

Emily Greene Balch Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-006
Abstract Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961) was the second U.S. woman to have won the Nobel Peace Prize. Balch embarked on her academic career in the economics and sociology department at Wellesley College. Balch's extracurricular work with the Women's Trade Union League and opposition to World War I resulted in dismissal from Wellesley, and thereafter she helped lead the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Called a "Citizen of the World," Balch worked for peace throughout her...
Dates: 1842-1961; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1961

Biddle family Papers

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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

Katherine Devereux Blake Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Blake, Katherine Devereux
Abstract

Katherine Devereux Blake was a suffragist and peace activist through the first half of the twentieth century. She was a member of the Ford Peace Expedition in 1915-1916, served on the national board of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and its international executive board, and was the chief speaker for the Disarmament Caravan, which toured 9,000 miles in 1931.

Dates: 1911-1950

Elise Boulding Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Boulding, Elise
Dates: 1961-1975

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 75
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 74
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 14
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
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Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Women and peace 7
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 5
United States 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 4
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 3
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists 3
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
International relations -- History -- Sources 2
International relief -- History -- Sources 2
Internationalists -- History -- Sources 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Quaker women 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Women -- Political activity 2
Women -- Societies and clubs -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Women and war -- History -- Sources 2
Women pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Women social reformers -- History -- Sources 2
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Sources 2
African American women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
African American women -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Aliens -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- History -- Sources 1
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Biochemists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Charities -- France 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century 1
Children's literature -- Awards 1
Children's literature -- Awards -- History -- Sources 1
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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Courts -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Courts of last resort -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. 1
Europe -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Feminists 1
Feminists -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- Hungary -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States 1
Free trade -- History -- Sources 1
Germany 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Sources 1
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 1
International organization -- History -- Sources 1
International relief -- Palestine 1
Internationalism -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalists 1
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Jewish refugees -- History -- Sources 1
Jewish women -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Jews -- Europe -- History -- Sources 1
Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Literary prizes 1
Literary prizes -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbyists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mediation, International -- History -- Sources 1
Mothers -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- France -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Hungary -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States 1
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Peace in art -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements 1
Peace movements -- France -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- New England -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Meadville -- History -- Sources 1
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Language
English 73
French 2
Germanic languages 1
German 1
 
Names
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 12
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 11
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 9
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 7
Woman's Peace Party 7
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Baer, Gertrude 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 6
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 6
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 5
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 5
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 4
Drevet, Camille 4
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 4
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 4
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 4
Ballantyne, Edith 3
Boulding, Elise 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 3
Camp, Kay 3
Chalmers, Ruth 3
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 3
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 3
Gage-Colby, Ruth 3
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 3
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 3
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 3
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 3
Ragaz, Clara 3
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 3
Wold, Emma, 1871-1950 3
Woods, Amy 3
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 2
American Friends Service Committee 2
American Union Against Militarism 2
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 2
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 2
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 2
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 2
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 2
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 2
Jane Addams Peace Association 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 2
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 2
League of Nations 2
Morgan, Angela 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
National Council of Women of the United States 2
Park, Alice Locke 2
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 2
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 2
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 2
Scholarly Resources Inc. 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 2
Starr, Ellen Gates 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Vernon, Mabel 2
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 2
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 2
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 2
Winsor, Mary, 1869-1956 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 2
Young Democracy (Organization) 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Abbott, Mary, pacifist 1
Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Albizu Campos, Pedro, 1891-1965 1
Albright, William A. 1
Alliance universelle des femmes pour la paix par l'éducation (France) 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Association of University Women. International Relations Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 1
American Neutral Conference Committee 1
American Peace League 1
American Woman's Republic 1
American Women for Peace 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Art for World Friendship (Organization) 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Axelrod, Beverly 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bailey, Moses, 1892-1994 1
Baker, Adelaide N. 1
Balabanoff, Angelica, 1878-1965 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
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