Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950

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Birth 1867
Death 1950

Biographical notes:

Founder of the American School Peace League, later renamed the American School Citizenship League.

From the description of Collection, 1906-1940. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 26900828

Pacifist, internationalist, author and scholar. An authority on international law and the international aspects of education, Andrews founded the American School Peace League in 1908, which became the American School Citizenship League in 1919. She served as U.S. representative at numerous international conferences, and was instrumental in the establishment of the International Bureau of Education. For further information, see Notable American Women (1971).

From the description of Papers, 1896-1941 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006631

Fannie Fern Andrews, educator and peace activist, received three degrees from Radcliffe College: A.B. (1902), A.M. (1920), and Ph.D (1923). She was delegate to many European peace conferences including The Hague (1914) and was organizer of the International Bureau of Education in Geneva and a founder of the Bureau of International Research of Harvard University and Radcliffe College. She was a member of Radcliffe's Board of Trustees (1927-33) and president of Phi Beta Kappa at Radcliffe.

From the description of Papers, 1895-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008715


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