Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract In the early 1960s religious leaders, Rabbi Maurice Eisendrath and Dana McLean Greeley (Unitarian-Universalist) independently saw the need for national confernce on religion and peace. The organized the National Inter-religious Conference on Peace held March 15-17, 1966, in Washington, D.C., which brought together clergymen and laymen from all peace oriented viewpoints to discuss the relation of religion to peace. Minister and peace activist Homer A. Jack was also involved in organizing the...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Peace Association
Overview 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...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Peace Union
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Peacemakers, Inc.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Without War Council
Abstract Turn Toward Peace attempted to coordinate the efforts of peace organizations for more effective action in the 1960s. World Without War Council was chosen as the group's new name in 1967 to help clarify that it was a council made up of iany organizations set up to work for long-term change.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Worldwide Peace Day Foundation
Abstract Collection includes material on Young Friends' Movement seminars and conferences, financial records and statistics, Executive Committee minutes and correspondence, and photographs from seminars. Also includes some correspondence of Elizabeth and Ross Wilbur.