Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937

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Boston lecturer and writer on social and historical topics; Editor of the New England Magazine (1889-1901).

From the description of Edwin Doak Mead letter to Mrs. Leland and Christmas card [manuscript], 1911 Dec 19 and n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 299067309

Epithet: of Boston, Mass., USA; founder of the World Peace Federation

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Edwin D. Mead and Lucia Ames Mead were both leading pacifists, writers, and social reformers, and were involved in the international peace movement. Edwin Mead directed the work of the World Peace Foundation; participated in many international peace congresses; was an American delegate to the International Peace Bureau; helped found the School Peace League; was a prominent member of the American Peace League. Lucia Ames Mead was a leading member of many feminist and pacifist organizations; was a member of the Woman's Peace Party; a delegate to the founding conference of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1919; a vice-president on the board of the National Council for Prevention of War; an officer of the National Council of Women of the United States, and was a member of many U.S. feminist associations.

From the description of Papers of Edwin D. Mead and Lucia Ames Mead, 1876-1938. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 20335565

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referencedIn Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. Papers: Series III, 1909-1942 (inclusive) [microform]. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk) Houghton Library
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers Houghton Library
referencedIn William Torrey Harris correspondence, 1874-1924. Houghton Library
referencedIn Clapp, William Warland, Jr., 1826-1891. Correspondence, 1790-1891 (bulk 1840-1891) Houghton Library
creatorOf Munroe family. Families: Munroe collection, 1702-1929. Lexington Historical Society
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library
referencedIn Henry Carter Adams papers Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. Letter to Edwin D. Mead [manuscript], 1881 May 30. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950,. Records of the New York Peace Society, 1818-1940 bulk 1906-1940. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Immigration Restriction League (U.S.) records, 1893-1921 Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1911-1944 (inclusive), 1929-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937. [Pamphlets] Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn American Unitarian Association Presidential Papers, 1920-1927. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
creatorOf Sunderland, Jabez Thomas, 1842-1936. Jabez Thomas Sunderland papers, 1868-1936. Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Arthur Ernest Morgan papers concerning Edward Bellamy, 1912-1944. Houghton Library
referencedIn Horace Elisha Scudder correspondence Houghton Library
referencedIn Jabez Thomas Sunderland Papers, 1868-1936 Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (bulk 1833-1895) Houghton Library
creatorOf Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937. The Broad Church Movement : typescript, [19--] Houghton Library
referencedIn Pickard-Whittier papers, 1815-1915. Houghton Library
referencedIn Twentieth Century Association. Twentieth Century Association records, 1894-1964. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1736-1951. Houghton Library
referencedIn Correspondence and other papers, 1831-1891. Houghton Library
creatorOf Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937. Boston and Cambridge photographs, 1888. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Century Company records New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke correspondence, 1845-1872. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Marsh" to "Mills". Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Papers of Edwin D. Mead and Lucia Ames Mead, 1876-1938 Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Papers New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Harris, William Torrey, 1835-1909. Correspondence, 1874-1924. Houghton Library
referencedIn Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930. Correspondence and compositions, 1859-1930. Houghton Library
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1874-1920 and undated. Houghton Library
creatorOf Massachusetts Peace Society. Records, 1816-1838, 1911-1917 [microform]. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Papers of Mary Ware Dennett Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Massachusetts Peace Society (1911-1917). Records, 1911-1917. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf World Peace Foundation. Records, 1902-1960. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Wendte, Charles William, 1844-1931. Papers, 1867-1931 Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hooper, Sarah Emery, 1822-1914. Scrapbook of death notices, obituaries, and letters of condolence for Mary T. Hemenway, 1894-1898. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Massachusetts Peace Society. Records, 1816-1838, 1911-1917. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886-1960. Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company. Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication. 1882-1931. Houghton Library
referencedIn Correspondence, 1850-1898. Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. XXII (ff. 297). April 1911-July 1914.includes:ff. 1 (typewritten; signed), 37 Lewis Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt: Correspondence with J. Burns: 1904-1911.f. 2 Sir Edward Strachey, 4th Baronet 1st Baron Strachie 1911: Invitation card to J.... British Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library
creatorOf Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947. Rose Dabney Forbes papers, 1902-1932. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers Houghton Library
referencedIn Lloyd, Henry Demarest, 1847-1903. Papers, 1840-1937, 1977. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937. Edwin Doak Mead letter to Mrs. Leland and Christmas card [manuscript], 1911 Dec 19 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ralph Morris collection of autographs and portraits Houghton Library
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associatedWith Adams, Henry Carter, 1851-1921 person
associatedWith Addams, Jane, 1860-1935, person
correspondedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
associatedWith American Peace League. corporateBody
associatedWith Angell, Norman, 1874-1967, person
associatedWith Arnold, Thomas, 1823-1900. person
associatedWith Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961, person
correspondedWith Barrows family. family
associatedWith Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898 person
associatedWith Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950, person
associatedWith Brooke, Stopford Augustus, 1832-1916. person
associatedWith Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919, person
associatedWith Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947, person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Church of England corporateBody
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891 person
correspondedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. person
correspondedWith Eliot, Samuel A. (Samuel Atkins), 1862-1950 person
associatedWith Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947, person
associatedWith Harris, William Torrey, 1835-1909. person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
correspondedWith Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895 person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886- person
associatedWith Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958, person
correspondedWith Immigration Restriction League (U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith International Peace Bureau. corporateBody
associatedWith Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931, person
associatedWith Leland, John, 1691-1766, Mrs., person
associatedWith Lloyd, Henry Demarest, 1847-1903. person
associatedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith MacDonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937, person
associatedWith MARY (WARE) DENNETT person
associatedWith Massachusetts Peace Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Peace Society (1911-1917) corporateBody
associatedWith Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 person
associatedWith Morgan, Arthur Ernest, 1878-1975 person
associatedWith Morris, George Perry, person
associatedWith Morris, Ralph, collector. person
associatedWith Munroe family. family
associatedWith Nasmyth, George William, 1882-1920, person
associatedWith National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Council of Women of the United States. corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. person
correspondedWith Parton, James, 1822-1891 person
associatedWith Robertson, Frederick William, 1816-1853. person
associatedWith School Peace League. corporateBody
associatedWith Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902 person
associatedWith Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984, person
associatedWith Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn, 1815-1881. person
associatedWith Sunderland, Jabez Thomas, 1842-1936. person
associatedWith Swift, Lindsay, 1856-1921 person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith Twentieth Century Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Wendte, Charles William, 1844-1931 person
correspondedWith Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 person
associatedWith Wilson, Henry Bristow, 1803-1888, person
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, person
associatedWith Woman's Peace Party. corporateBody
associatedWith Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. corporateBody
correspondedWith Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930 person
associatedWith World Peace Foundation. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Boston (Mass.)
United States
Cambridge (Mass.)
Broad Church Movement
Peace movements
Women and peace


Birth 1849

Death 1937



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SNAC ID: 42455690