Abrams, Irwin, 1914-2010

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Dates:
Birth 1914-02-24
Death 2010-12-16

Biographical notes:

American educator; director, foreign service training, American Friends Service Committee, 1943-1946; director, Quaker Overseas Work Camps, 1946-1947; vice president and president, International Society for Educational, Cultural and Scientific Interchanges, 1976-1982.

From the description of Irwin Abrams papers, 1900-2005. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86130811

Irwin Abrams; b. 1914 in San Francisco, Calif.; leading authority on the history of the Nobel Peace Prize; theorist and practitioner of international education; Quaker; retired as Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at Antioch University in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

From the description of Collection, 1948-[ongoing]. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 52089204

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Subjects:

  • Peace--Religious aspects--Society of Friends
  • World War, 1939-1945--Conscientious objectors
  • Peace
  • Nobel prizes
  • Volunteer workers in community development
  • Women and peace--History
  • Work camps
  • Nobel Prize--History
  • Quakers--History
  • Intellectual cooperation
  • Education
  • Pacifists--History
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • International education

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Places:

  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (East) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Germany (West) (as recorded)