Skip to main content

Women and peace -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Helena M. Swanwick Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Swanwick, Helena M.
Overview Helena Maria Sickert was born in Germany and moved to England early on. She was an author, journalist, and lecturer involved in peace activism, feminism, and social justice. She became chair of the British Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and was a British delegate to the League of Nations. Her dream was that women, if they used their power, could make an end to war.
Dates: 1907-1938

To the Women of the City of Philadelphia, and of the United States Generally, the Friendly Address of the Undersigned Women Inhabitants of the City of Exeter in England

 Item
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-To the women of the City of Philadelphia...
Abstract Handwritten address; a plea, dated 28th of April 1846, signed by 1623 English women, invoking a common ancestry and urging their American sisters to unite with them "in using the influence we possess, which is not powerless though exerted chiefly around the domestic hearth." The exchange was prompted due to tensions between England and the United States known as the "Oregon Question" a boundary dispute resulting from competing claims to the Pacific Northwest territory. Friendly Addresses were...
Dates: 1846