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Jane Addams Collection

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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

Emily Greene Balch Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-006
Abstract Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961) was the second U.S. woman to have won the Nobel Peace Prize. Balch embarked on her academic career in the economics and sociology department at Wellesley College. Balch's extracurricular work with the Women's Trade Union League and opposition to World War I resulted in dismissal from Wellesley, and thereafter she helped lead the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Called a "Citizen of the World," Balch worked for peace throughout her...
Dates: 1842-1961; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1961

Emergency Peace Campaign Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-012
Abstract Initiated in late 1935 by the American Friends Service Committee and other pacifists; originally planned as a two-year campaign to rally peace, religious, labor, African-American and student groups; aim was to organize a national campaign to promote peace principles in the face of preparation for war in Europe, and to keep the United States out of war; may have been preceded by the Emergency Peace Committee (1931-1933), though this has not been documented. The first EPC office opened in...
Dates: 1936-1937

Mohandas K. Gandhi Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-India-Gandhi, Mahatma
Overview Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in 1869 in Porbandar in Gujarat, India. He trained as a barrister and worked in Durban, South Africa. Influenced primarily by Hinduism, but also by elements of Jainism and Christianity as well as writers including Tolstoy and Thoreau, Gandhi developed the satyagraha ('devotion to truth'), a new nonviolent way to redress wrongs. Gandhi returned to India and in 1919, he announced a new satyagraha which attracted millions of followers. By 1920, Gandhi was a...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1919-

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

Woman's Peace Party Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043-part I
Abstract Consists of general organizational files of the national office (in Chicago) such as meeting minutes and correspondence, as well as material from the State Branches. There may be some overlap between the files of the State Branches of the WPP and of what is in the State Branch files of WILPF [see Part II, Series B]. Includes minutes, speeches, and correspondence relating to the organization conference, Jan. 1915; executive board minutes (1915-1919); correspondence (1914-1919); and membership...
Dates: 1914-1920

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043
Abstract Includes minutes, resolutions and general historical records; anniversary celebrations, committee minutes, literature and releases; office files from the legislative office, the finance and the executive director; includes miscellaneous records from branches, including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, among others; a large correspondence file includes general office correspondence as well as that of the National Organizational Secretary, the Washington Legislative Secretary, and...
Dates: 1915-2019

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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 8
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 6
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 4
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Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 4
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 4
Woman's Peace Party 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 4
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 3
Baer, Gertrude 3
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 3
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 3
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 3
Drevet, Camille 3
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 3
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 3
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 3
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
Vernon, Mabel 3
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 3
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 3
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 3
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 2
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Karsten, Eleanor Daggett, -1946 2
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
National Council of Women of the United States 2
Pendleton, Ellen F. (Ellen Fitz), 1864-1936 2
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 2
Ragaz, Clara 2
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 2
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 2
Starr, Ellen Gates 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 2
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Woods, Amy 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 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
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 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
Burke, Ana del Pulgar 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Calkins, Mary Whiton, 1863-1930 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1
Cheever, Helen 1
Chertkov, V. G. (Vladimir Grigorʹevich), 1854-1936 1
Chintamani, Chirravoori Yajneswara, Sir, 1880-1941 1
Clark, Hilda 1
Coman, Katharine, 1857-1915 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 1
Cumberson, Katherine D. 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Duchêne, Gabrielle 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 1
Elliot, Martha Helen 1
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Katharine Ward 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Glücklich, Vilma 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Hinton, Carma 1
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