Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The Friends Medical Society, a Quaker organization that was founded in 1950. The collection includes information about their programs around the world along with information on its members, predominantly medical doctors.
The collection relates primarily to William Huntington, (1907-1990), a 20th century Quaker peace activist and the ship The Golden Rule which Huntington and others used to protest atomic testing in the South Pacific. Included are correspondence, photographs, conference papers, newspaper articles, memoranda, and minutes.
The UNA of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was formed in 1945 out of the League of Nations Union, to "help bring about a just, ordered and lasting peace, and better conditions of life for all mankind." It works to ensure that the United Nations is effective, efficient, and creative in all the areas on which it focuses its attention.
The World Peace Council is an international organization, representing over 100 countries, currently with headquarters in Greece. The organization was founded in 1948 and Frederic Joliot-Curie was its first president. It is described as an "anti-imperialist, democratic, independent and non-aligned international movement of mass action. It is an integral part of the world peace movement and acts in cooperation with other international and national movements" on its web site (2011).