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Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

Eichel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-131
Overview

The Eichel Family papers provide a unique glimpse into the lives of conscientious objectors and peace activists from one family over two generations, from 1916 onward. Julius Eichel, David Eichel and Albert Eichel were all C.O.s during WWI. Julius Eichel and his wife Esther Eichel protested WWII. Their son Seymour Eichel also served time in prison for his refusal to serve in the military in the 1950s.

Dates: 1918 - 2008

Anna Melissa Graves Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-015
Abstract

Anna Melissa Graves was a writer, teacher, world traveler, and internationalist. From the 1920s to the 1940s Graves traveled through Africa, Central and South America, China, Europe, and the Middle East. She taught school in many of these places and maintained a voluminous correspondence with the teachers, acquaintances, and former students she met on her travels.

Dates: 1919-1953

John Haynes Holmes Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Holmes, Rev. John Haynes
Dates: 1917-1964

Tracy D. Mygatt and Frances Witherspoon Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-089
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...
Dates: 1835-1973; Majority of material found within 1911-1974

Sydney Dix Strong Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-036
Overview Sydney Dix Strong (1860-1938) was an outspoken pacifist and strong supporter of disarmament, war resistance, and organized labor. He was the pastor for churches in Ohio and Illinois and did settlement work in Chicago. For his peace stance made him unpopular during WWI and in Oct. 1917 he was expelled from membership in the Municipal League of Seattle because of a speech he had given before the National Council of Congregational Churches, in which he praised the I.W.W. (International Workers...
Dates: 1890-1938

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

Lydia G. Wentworth Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-041
Overview Lydia G. Wentworth, was a writer and ardent peace advocate who lived most of her life in Brookline, Massachusetts. Despite illness which confined her to bed for over thirty years, she carried on a prolific correspondence and contributed hundreds of articles to newspapers and magazines. Wentworth was on the advisory committee of the Women's Peace Society, and was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Association to Abolish...
Dates: 1902-1947; Majority of material found within 1918-1947

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Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 5
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Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 3
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 3
Baer, Gertrude 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 2
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Drevet, Camille 2
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 2
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Ponsonby, Arthur Ponsonby, Baron, 1871-1946 2
Reynolds, Reginald, 1905-1958 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Strong, Sydney, 1860-1938 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
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Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Albizu Campos, Pedro, 1891-1965 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Annes, A.B 1
Balabanoff, Angelica, 1878-1965 1
Barbusse, Henri, 1873-1935 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Bowie, Walter Russell, 1882-1969 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Brown, A. Barratt 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Campaign for World Government (Organization) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Casanova, Margaret 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Clark, Roderic Kendall 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Denton, Mary 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel family 1
Eichel, Esther 1
Eichel, Seymour 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Gara, Larry 1
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 1
Gladden, Washington, 1836-1918 1
Goicochea, E. J. 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Grant, Donald, 1889- 1
Gray, Philip, 1906- 1
Greenfield, George H. 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
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