Morgan, Laura Puffer, 1874-1962

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Birth 1874
Death 1962

Biographical notes:

Laura Puffer Morgan was active in the field of international relations during the 1920's. She worked first with National Council for Prevention of War and later with the National Peace Conference and the Geneva (Switzerland) Research Centre. Traveling widely in Europe, Morgan participated in many conferences and peace efforts. As an observer and press correspondent she attended ten sessions of the Assembly of the League of Nations, sending back a series of Report Letters. In 1944 she edited the World Through Washington. Her papers are at the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women at Radcliffe.

From the description of Laura Puffer Morgan collection, 1926-1962. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 28371691

Morgan was a lecturer, writer, teacher, world traveler, suffragist, press correspondent, and worker for disarmament and world organization.

Ethel Puffer Howes (1872-1950), her sister, was a psychologist and first director of the Institute for the Co-ordination of Women's Interests at Smith College. She earned her Ph.D. at Radcliffe in 1902.

From the description of Papers of Laura Puffer Morgan and Ethel Puffer Howes, 1892-1962 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006781


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  • International organization
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women and peace--History--Sources
  • International cooperation
  • Disarmament
  • Peace
  • Women--Suffrage
  • Women's rights
  • Neutrality
  • Jews--Legal status, laws, etc
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Suffragists--History--Sources


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  • Authors
  • Lecturers
  • Psychologists


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  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • London (England) (as recorded)
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