International organization -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-League of Nations Union
Overview The League of Nations Union was formed on October 13, 1918 by the joining of the League of Nations Society with the Free Nations Society. The League of Nations Society began in 1916 with the purpose of examining the forms of international organization that would be possible at the end of WWI. It lobbied for an agreement among countries that would serve as a basis for permanent peace by providing for settlement of disputes, mutual defense, and the observance of international treaties. The...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Logue, John
Abstract Collection includes correspondence, Logue's resume (1990), flyers, newsletters, commentary by Logue, including "A Plan of Action for the Philadelphia Chapter of United World Federalists" and "A History of the Main Line Petition Campaign" which would have granted police power to the United Nations.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1947, 1986-2004
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Media Area Committee for the United Nations
Abstract Collection includes correspondence, administrative files, flyers, publicity materials, newspaper clippings, photos.
Overview Tracy Dickinson Mygatt (1885-1973) and Frances May Witherspoon (1886-1973) were prolific writers and absolute pacifists who worked together in movements for women's rights, world peace, civil liberties, and civil rights. Both women authored plays, articles, poems, sermons, and stories, individually and in collaboration. They were founders of the War Resisters League and later served as honorary chairs. Frances Witherspoon was a co-founder and Executive Secretary of the New York Bureau of Legal...
Dates: 1835-1973; Majority of material found within 1911-1974
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-New Commonwealth
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-New Commonwealth
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Price, Charles C.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-United Nations Association
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Weiss, Peter
Overview Peter Weiss was born in Austria and moved to the U.S. in 1941. He worked has as a lawyer from 1955 to 2006 and is interested in nuclear policy and other human rights and peace issues. He is married to activist Cora Weiss.
Abstract Material collected by Donald F. Keys including correspondence (1969-1982), WAWF policy statements and resolutions, scattered minutes, memoranda, speeches, reports, publications, and information on WAWF projects and proposals; together with files containing minutes, correspondence, working papers, and reports, relating to World Association of World Federalists meetings (1967-1980), World Federalists, U.S.A. and World Federalists Association meetings (1970-1980), and special conferences,...