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Garrett, John Biddle

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1836 - 1924

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John B. Garrett papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-903
Overview John B. Garrett (1836-1924) was an original member of the Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs. Topics discussed include appointment of agents, missionary work, education and citizenship of indigenous peoples, use of military force, annuity goods, opening of indigenous territory to settlement by whites, etc. Includes minutes of the 1871 committee meeting, letter of Garrett to his family telling of a 1865 visit to Fort Smith, Arkansas, as part of the Grand Indian...
Dates: 1853 - 1961; Majority of material found within 1853 - 1872

Lake Mohonk Conference on International Arbitration Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-054
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1895-1937; Majority of material found within 1895-1918

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Arbitration (International law) -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Indians of North America -- Missions 1
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 1
Mohonk Lake (N.Y.) -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Mohonk Lake (N.Y.) -- History -- Sources 1