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Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:

Massachusetts Peace Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-020
Abstract The Massachusetts Peace Society was first formed in 1815, and a new organization reformed in 1911. The records of both groups have been combined here to form one archival collection. The Massachusetts Peace Society (MPS)was the second [third?] such society to form in America on December 28, 1815, organized primarily by Noah Worcester (1758-1837), a Unitarian minister. By 1819 the MPS had over 850 members, with branches established throughout the state and beyond. The MPS merged,...
Dates: 1816-1917; Majority of material found within 1911-1917

McKeesport League of Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-McKeesport League of Peace

Michigan Council for World Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Michigan Council for World Peace

Minute Women for Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Minute Women for Peace

George Nasmyth and Florence Nasmyth Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-057
Overview George W. Nasmyth was educated at Cornell, Berlin, Gottingen, Heidelburg and Zurich. He dedicate his life to the cause of international understanding and peace. In 1919, he attended the Paris Peace Conference, and to organize the first meeting since the outbreak of the war of the World Alliance for Friendship Through the Churches. He died of a typhus infection at the age of 39, on September 20, 1920. Florence Nasmyth was a writer on peace issues.
Dates: 1911-1937

National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War
Overview Representatives of nine national women's organizations united to accomplish two goals: to lobby for the United States to join the World Court, and to hold a conference together. They chose Carrie Chapman Catt to be their leader.
Dates: 1924-1943

National Council Against Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-052
Overview The National Council Against Conscription had its first official meeting on December 13, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Nation Council Against Conscription worked to defeat various legislative measures which promoted universal military training and peacetime conscription, by lobbying Congress, public speaking, publishing detailed analyses of proposed legislation, corresponding with magazine and newspaper editors about their coverage of Universal Military Training, and producing...
Dates: 1944-1960

National Council for Limitation of Armaments Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Council for Limitation of Armaments

National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-075
Overview The National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam was a conference of groups opposed to the United States' involvement in Vietnam. This groups in1966 and its first major undertaking at that time was to organize a mass rally on April 15, 1967, both in New York City and in San Francisco. The Mobe's chief aim was to mobilize public opinion against the Vietnamese War and against such other injustices of society as black inequality. It sought to weld a coalition of existing peace groups...
Dates: 1966-1969

National Peace Conference (U.S.) Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-049
Overview The National Peace Conference was formed in 1933 to unify and coordinate the efforts of various organizations interested in world justice and peace. The organization was active until 1951.
Dates: 1933-1951