Inter-parliamentary Union

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Organized in 1889 by Randal Cremer (England) and Frédéric Passy (France) as an association of members of the national legislative bodies of the world; established to secure cooperation of countries to work toward peace by means of a universal organization of nations.; initially for individual parliamentarians, but since transformed into an international organization of the parliaments of sovereign states; headquartered since 1921 in Geneva, Switzerland; over one hundred national parliaments are members of the IPU.

From the description of Collection, 1889- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 57241376

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referencedIn Sidney Ayres papers, 1914-1960. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Scott, Hugh, 1900-1994. Papers of Hugh Scott, 1681-1987 (bulk 1917-1987) [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Wole Soyinka papers, 1966-1996. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Homer Ferguson Papers, 1939-1976 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Davis, Hayne, 1868-1942. Hayne Davis papers, 1900-1941 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Lange, Christian Lous, 1869-1938. Copy of report dated March 28, 1919, made to the Acting Director of the Division of Intercourse and Education : typescript, 1919 May 19 / by Christian L. Lange, special correspondent of the Division at Christiana, Norway. George Washington University
creatorOf Inter-Parliamentary Union. Collection, 1889- Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Reed, Daniel A. (Daniel Alden), 1875-1959. Daniel Alden Reed papers, 1914-1960. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886-1960. Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
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associatedWith Daniel A.(Daniel Alden), Reed 1875-1959. person
associatedWith Davis, Hayne, 1868-1942. person
associatedWith Ferguson, Homer, 1889-1982 person
associatedWith Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886- person
associatedWith Inter-parliamentary Union. Committee on Economic and Social Questions corporateBody
associatedWith Lange, Christian Lous, 1869-1938. person
associatedWith Reed, Daniel A. (Daniel Alden), 1875-1959. person
associatedWith Scott, Hugh, 1900-1994. person
correspondedWith Soyinka, Wole. person
associatedWith Swarthmore College. Peace Collection. corporateBody
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International cooperation

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Active 1889



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