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Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin


Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1948-


Biographical / Historical

Irwin Abrams; b. 1914 in San Francisco, Calif.; leading authority on the history of the Nobel Peace Prize; theorist and practitioner of international education; Quaker; retired as Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at Antioch University in Yellow Springs, Ohio.


0.21 linear ft. (1/2 box)

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General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of Irwin Abrams papers; they are deposited with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

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