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Philadelphia Peace Council Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1925-ca. 1932)

Abstract

Includes scattered minutes (1924-1932), scattered correspondence (1924-1928), form letters, statements, membership lists, bulletins (1925-1928) and materials relating to several conferences on the teaching of history, and other records, of the first Philadelphia Peace Council (1922-ca. 1932), earlier known as Philadelphia Council for World Peace. Correspondents include J. Howard Branson, Sophia H. Dulles, Harold Evans, Agnes M. Irwin, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, and Richard R. Wood.

Dates

  • 1924-1931

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Philadelphia Peace Council (1922-1932); founded as the Philadelphia Council for World Peace in 1922; formed to serve as a clearinghouse and coordinating agency for existing groups in the Philadelphia area actively working for peace; reorganized and the name changed to Philadelphia Peace Council in 1925. By 1926 it was composed of 34 organizations; disbanded around 1932. A second Philadelphia Peace Council was organized in 1937 and was active until around 1943. (See separate record for this organization).

Extent

1 Linear Feet (ca. 2 in.)

Language

English

Bibliographic References

Guide to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 2nd ed., p. 56.

Creator

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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