Abrams, Irwin, 1914-2010

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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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creatorOf Abrams, Irwin, 1914-2010. Collection, 1948-[ongoing]. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Abrams, Irwin, 1914-2010. Irwin Abrams papers, 1900-2005. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Chatfield, Charles, 1934-. Charles Chatfield papers, 1958- Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
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associatedWith American Friends Service Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Chatfield, Charles, 1934- person
associatedWith La Fontaine, Henri, 1854-1943. person
associatedWith Ossietzky, Carl von, 1889-1938. person
associatedWith Swarthmore College. Peace Collection. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Germany (East)
United States
United States
Germany (West)
Peace--Religious aspects--Society of Friends
World War, 1939-1945--Conscientious objectors
Nobel prizes
Volunteer workers in community development
Women and peace--History
Work camps
Nobel Prize--History
Intellectual cooperation
World War, 1939-1945
International education


Birth 1914-02-24

Death 2010-12-16


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