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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

Emily Greene Balch Papers

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-011

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana was a writer and pacifist who taught comparative literature at Columbia University from 1912 until 1917. Dana lost his teaching post as an opponent of American participation in World War I. Dana continued to advocate civil liberties and the rights of conscientious objectors.

Dates: 1914-1950

Emergency Peace Federation Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Emergency Peace Federation

The Emergency Peace Federation was organized to oppose U.S. drift into the the first world war. In July 1917 the Federation merged with the People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace.

Dates: 1914-1917

Lella Secor Florence Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-126

Lella Secor Florence became a pacifist while serving as a journalist on the Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) and then participated in several peace organizations focused on keeping the United States out of World War I. She was active in the British section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and in the birth control movement there and wrote Birth Control on Trial.

Dates: 1915-1936

Henry Ford Peace Expedition Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-018
Abstract On December 4, 1915, Henry Ford and over one hundred delegates and reporters left Hoboken, New Jersey, aboard the steamship Oscar II bound for Norway, and an itinerary of peace meetings in nonbelligerant Europe. The purpose of the Henry Ford Peace Expedition was the establishment of a conference of neutral nations which would seek to implement peace proposals through continuous mediation. Although Ford left the expedition at Christiana (Oslo) for health reasons, the delegation visited...
Dates: 1915-1916

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-

World Peace Foundation Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-055
Abstract In 1902, Edwin Ginn began publication of an International Library to promote knowledge about peace. In July 1910, he established the International School of Peace which, in December, became the World Peace Foundation. Its purpose was to promote better international relations and world order by preparing and distributing specialized literature, mostly to college and university libraries, and by holding conferences. It was closely allied with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and...
Dates: 1910-1960

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Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 5
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Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
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Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 2
Eckstein, Anna B., 1868-1947 2
Emergency Peace Federation (U.S.) 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation (1916) 2
Plantiff, Gaston 2
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Suttner, Bertha von, 1843-1914 2
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Alexander, Joseph G. (Joseph Gundry), 1848- 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Neutral Conference Committee 1
American Peace Society 1
American Union Against Militarism 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Art for World Friendship (Organization) 1
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 1
Beals, Charles Edward, 1869-1931 1
Blakeslee, George Hubbard, 1871-1954 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901- 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Browning, Hilda 1
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 1
Calkins, Mary Whiton, 1863-1930 1
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Chalmers, Ruth 1
Cheever, Helen 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Citizens Victory Committee for Harry Bridges 1
Civil Rights Congress (U.S.) 1
Clark, Hilda 1
Coman, Katharine, 1857-1915 1
Committee for World Development and World Disarmament 1
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 1
Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950 1
Dennett, Raymond, 1913-1961 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dodge, David Low, 1774-1852 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Drevet, Camille 1
DuchĂȘne, Gabrielle 1
Duggan, Stephen, 1870-1950 1
Dunn, Robert W. (Robert Williams), 1895- 1
Dutton, Samuel Train, 1849-1919 1
Estournelles de Constant, Paul-Henri-Benjamin Balluet, baron d', 1852-1924 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940 1
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924 1
Goodrich, Leland M. (Leland Matthew), 1899-1990 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Hall, James Jabez, 1849-1921 1
Hero, Alfred O. (Alfred Olivier), 1924- 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Holt, Hamilton, 1872-1951 1
Hostetler, Theodore A. (Theodore Allen), 1864-1948 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Ikemoto, Seichi 1
Innes, Kathleen Elizabeth Royds 1
International Federation of Students 1
International Library (Firm) 1
International School of Peace 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 1
Jane Addams Peace Association 1
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