World's Court League Collected Records
Scope and Contents
The collection is made up of miscellaneous material gathered from various collections(?).
- World's Court League (Organization)
Language of Materials
Materials in English
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The object of a World Court was to settle international disputes through an International Court of Justice created by the nations of the world. The World's Court League, Inc. hoped to bring a plan for international arbitration into operation through diplomatic channels and the Third Hague Conference. It attempted to build a large popular movement that would support this undertaking. The organization held two peace conferences, in 1915 and 1916. Its office was in New York City, with William Howard Taft as the Honorary President and John Wesley Hill as the General Secretary.
0.42 Linear Feet (5 linear in.)
A short-lived organization that wished to develop a world's court of arbitration directly after World War I.
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