Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970

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Clergyman and pacifist; died 1970.

From the description of Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973 (bulk 1890-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982364

Biographical Note

  • 1874, Nov. 24: Born, Richmond, Maine
  • 1894: Bachelor of arts, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
  • 1896: Principal, Richmond High School, Richmond, Maine
  • 1898 - 1899 : Studied and traveled in Germany
  • 1902: Bachelor of theology, Andover Theological Seminary, Andover, Mass.
  • 1902 - 1904 : Traveling fellowship, universities of Berlin and Marburg, Germany, and Mansfield College, Oxford, England
  • 1903: Traveled in the Middle East
  • 1905 - 1911 : Pastor, Union Congregational Church, Magnolia, Mass.
  • 1911 - 1912 : Traveled in East Asia (Australia, New Zealand, China, and Japan)
  • 1912 - 1920 : Teacher and director of religious and social activities, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H.
  • 1918 - 1920 : Relief work in Europe with the American Friends Service Committee
  • 1921: Joined Society of Friends
  • 1921 - 1970 : Executive Secretary, National Council for Prevention of War
  • 1928 - 1929 : Active in efforts by the National Council for Prevention of War and others to convince Congress to reduce the buildup of U.S. naval forces
  • 1932: Married Faith Ward (died 1984)
  • 1954: National Council for Prevention of War suspended activities, but maintained its corporate existence
  • 1969: Published To End War (Nyack, N.Y.: Fellowship Publications. 188 pp.)
  • 1970, June 26: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Frederick Joseph Libby Papers, 1846-1973, (bulk 1890-1970), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Young People's Peace Conference (1933 : New York, N.Y.). Young People's Peace Conference transcript, 1933. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
creatorOf Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970. [National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) pamphlets. Part 2]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.). Records, 1935-1941 bulk, 1936-1937. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Drummond, Richard C. S. Emily Howland papers, 1926-1975. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Brin, Fanny Fligelman, 1884-1961. Fanny F. Brin papers, 1896-1958. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Flushing Peace Society. Flushing Peace Society collection, 1923-1944, 1923-1933. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Peace Now Movement (Organization). Peace Now Movement records, 1936-1944, bulk (1943-1944). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament. Records, 1930-1937. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Benham, Albert. [National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) pamphlets. Part 1]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Boeckel, Florence Brewer, b. 1885. [National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) pamphlets. Part 4]. Library of Congress
creatorOf United Peace Chest of Philadelphia. Records, 1935-1955. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Marshall, Lenore, 1897-1971. Papers, 1887-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Frederick Joseph Libby Papers, 1846-1973, (bulk 1890-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Philadelphia Peace Council (1937-ca. 1943). Collected records, 1937-1943. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Wentworth, Lydia G., b. 1858. Papers, 1902-1947 1918-1947 (bulk). Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Boeckel, Florence Brewer, b. 1885. [National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) pamphlets. Part 3]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Angela Morgan Papers, 1893-1957 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Canfield, Harry L. (Harry Lee), 1860-1942. Harry L. Canfield papers, 1921-1942 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.). Records, 1925-1940. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Harold S. Gray Papers, 1896-1972 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Quidde, Ludwig, 1858-1941. Collected papers of Ludwig Quidde, 1881-1941. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970. Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973 (bulk 1890-1970). Library of Congress
referencedIn Philadelphia Peace Council (1925-ca. 1932). Philadelpha Peace Council collected records, 1922-1943. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Pickard, Bertram, 1892-1973. Collected papers of Bertram Pickard and Irene Pickard, 1918-1972. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Peace Now Movement records, 1936-1944, 1943-1944 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.). Records, 1921-1975. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Earl Browder Papers, 1879-1990 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Hull, William Isaac, 1868-1939. Papers, 1892-1939. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
creatorOf Gray, Harold Studley, 1894-1972. Harold Studley Gray papers, 1896-1972. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Kitchelt, Florence Ledyard Cross, 1874-1961. Papers, 1885-1961 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Baldwin, Hanson Weightman, 1903-1991. Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers, 1900-1988 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Philadelphia Peace Council (1925-ca. 1932). Philadelphia Peace Council collected records, 1924-1931. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers, 1900-1988 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Ludlow mss., 1898-1948 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Friends Service Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Baldwin, Hanson Weightman, 1903-1991. person
associatedWith Brin, Fanny Fligelman, 1884-1961. person
associatedWith Browder, Earl, 1891-1973 person
associatedWith Canfield, Harry L. (Harry Lee), 1860-1942. person
associatedWith Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Flushing Peace Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Gray, Harold Studley, b. 1894 person
associatedWith Hull, William Isaac, 1868-1939. person
associatedWith Kitchelt, Florence Ledyard Cross, 1874-1961. person
associatedWith Libby, Abial. person
associatedWith Libby, Abial. Abial Libby diary. 1862. person
correspondedWith Libby family family
correspondedWith Libby family family
associatedWith Ludlow, Louis, 1873-1950 person
associatedWith Marshall, Lenore, 1897-1971. person
associatedWith Morgan, Angela, 1874-1957 person
associatedWith National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Peace Now Movement (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament. corporateBody
associatedWith Philadelphia Peace Council (1925-ca. 1932) corporateBody
associatedWith Philadelphia Peace Council (1937-ca. 1943) corporateBody
associatedWith Phillips Exeter Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith Pickard, Bertram, 1892-1973. person
associatedWith Quidde, Ludwig, 1858-1941. person
correspondedWith Richards, Leyton, 1879-1948 person
correspondedWith Stackpole, Markham W. (Markham Winslow) person
associatedWith Union Congregational Church (Magnolia, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith United Peace Chest of Philadelphia. corporateBody
associatedWith Wentworth, Lydia G., b. 1858. person
associatedWith Young People's Peace Conference (1933 : New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Middle East
Virginia
New Hampshire--Exeter
Virginia
East Asia
East Asia
United States
Europe
Europe
United States
Southern States
Southern States
Middle East
Subject
Child labor
Prostitution
Pacifism
Peninsular Campaign, 1862
Birth control
Private schools--New Hampshire--Exeter
Peace--Societies, etc
Pacifists
Private schools
Military readiness
Occupation
Clergy
Pacifists
Function

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Birth 1874

Death 1970-06-26

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