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Jane Addams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Hannah Clothier Hull Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-016
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College....
Dates: 1889-1958

Edwin D. Mead and Lucia Ames Mead Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-021
Overview Edwin D. Mead (1849-1937), and Lucia Ames Mead (1856-1936), were both leading pacifists, writers, and social reformers of the U.S. and international peace movement. Edwin Mead directed the work of the World Peace Foundation and participated in many international peace congresses. He was an American delegate to the International Peace Bureau. Mead helped found the School Peace League and was a prominent member of the American Peace League. Lucia Ames Mead was a leading member of many feminist...
Dates: 1876-1938

Peoples Mandate Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-109
Overview Peoples Mandate to Governments to End War was an international campaign begun on September 6, 1935, by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to express such overwhelming opposition to war that governments would not dare resort to it as a means of solving disputes between nations. By the end of the decade the Peoples Mandate became an independent organization, headed by Mabel Vernon, and focused on peace and connections between women and women's organizations in the...
Dates: 1935-1975; Majority of material found within 1935-1956

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  • Names: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) X
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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 4
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Names
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 3
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 3
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 3
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Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 2
Drevet, Camille 2
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 2
National Council of Women of the United States 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Starr, Ellen Gates 2
Vernon, Mabel 2
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 2
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 2
Woman's Peace Party 2
Woods, Amy 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Peace League 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Boyer, Gaeta Wold 1
Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. (Sophonisba Preston), 1866-1948 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Burke, Ana del Pulgar 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
Elliot, Martha Helen 1
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Katharine Ward 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Glücklich, Vilma 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hommel, Dorothy O. 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 1
International Peace Bureau 1
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 1
James, Ada L. 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
James, William, 1842-1910 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932 1
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 1
Kellor, Frances, 1873-1952 1
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 1
Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932 1
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 1
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 1
Lovett, Robert Morss, 1870-1956 1
MacDonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937 1
Marshall, Catherine E. 1
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Milholland, Vida 1
Nasmyth, George William, 1882-1920 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
Nichols, Ruth, 1901-1960 1
Nye, Gerald P. (Gerald Prentice), 1892-1971 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pendleton, Ellen F. (Ellen Fitz), 1864-1936 1
Peoples Mandate Committee (U.S.) 1
Peoples Mandate Committee for Inter-American Peace and Cooperation (U.S.) 1
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 1
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 1
Ragaz, Clara 1
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Robins, Margaret Dreier 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
School Peace League 1
Sears, Amelia 1
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