International cooperation -- History -- Sources
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
This collection documents the annual conference (1895-1916) held at Mohonk Mountain House, Ulster County, New York; conference for 1917 was planned but not held; at their height, the conferences attracted 300 leaders of government, business, religion, the press, and education; the purpose of the conferences was to create and direct public sentiment in favor of international arbitration, arbitration treaties, and an international court.
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.
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.
Mercedes M. Randall was an early, and lifelong, member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She held many positions of responsibility in the organization, including chairmanship of the National Education Committee, and presidency of the Manhattan Branch. Randall was the first biographer of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Emily Greene Balch.
World Alliance for International Friendship Through the Churches was created in August 1914 as an international organization formed to help Christian churches promote peace, disarmament, rights of racial and religious minorities, conscientious objection, arms control, and later, the League of Nations.