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Ligue Internationale de la Paix et de la Liberté Collection

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Switzerland-Ligue internationale de la paix et de la liberte


Printed materials: periodicals and pamphlets.


  • Majority of material found within 1867-1930

Language of Material

Materials are in French.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Ligue internationale de la paix et de la liberté; pacifist association founded originally in Switzerland in 1867; headquarters moved to France in 1891; members included Victor Hugo, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Charles Lemmonier, Jules Barni, Armand Goegg, Elie Ducommun, and Pierre Jolissaint; it was the first peace society to admit women to membership, and in 1868 a separate women's peace society under Marie Goegg was set up as part of the Ligue; insisted in separation of church and state and on mass public education; ceased in the mid-1930s. Not the same as the Ligue internationale et permanente de la paix founded in Paris in 1867 by Frédéric Passy. -- World Encyclopedia of Peace, Vol. IV:242.


0.21 Linear Feet (2.5 linear inches.)


Materials are arranged chronologically.

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the archives of this organization.

Description rules
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