Beggs, Vera W. (Vera Wadsworth), -1968

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Pacifist; Suffragist; Civic leader; International relations specialist. Vera Beggs (?-1968) worked closely with Carrie Chapman Catt from 1933 to 1938 as chairman of the Marathon Round Tables, a study and discussion project concerned with U.S. foreign policy carried on through the National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War (NCCCW). Beggs chaired the NCCCW in the early 1940s and continued to be involved with its successor, the Women's Action Committee for Lasting Peace. She served as chairman of the Department of International Relations for the General Federation of Women's Clubs and in this capacity organized and conducted a Good Neighbor Tour of South America in 1940.

From the description of Vera Wadsworth Beggs Papers, 1932-1969. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 46705908

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Pacifist, suffragist, civic leader, and international relations specialist, Vera Beggs worked closely with Carrie Chapman Catt from 1933 to 1938 as chairman of the Marathon Round Tables, a study and discussion project concerned with U. S. foreign policy carried on through the National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War (NCCCW). Beggs chaired the NCCCW in the early 1940s and continued to be involved with its successor, the Women's Action Committee for Lasting Peace. She served as chairman of the Department of International Relations for the General Federation of Women's Clubs and in this capacity organized and conducted a Good Neighbor Tour of South America in 1940. Vera Wadsworth Beggs' date of birth is unknown; she died in 1968.

From the guide to the Vera Wadsworth Beggs Papers MS 15., 1932-1969, (Sophia Smith Collection)

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referencedIn Inventory to the Records of the Women's Project of New Jersey, 1984-2004 Rutgers University Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Canadian-American Women's Committee/Association Records MS 355., 1941-1969 Sophia Smith Collection
creatorOf Beggs, Vera W. (Vera Wadsworth), d. 1968. Vera Wadsworth Beggs Papers, 1932-1969. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn International Council of Women Records MS 352., 1888-1959 Sophia Smith Collection
creatorOf Vera Wadsworth Beggs Papers MS 15., 1932-1969 Sophia Smith Collection
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associatedWith Canadian American Women's Committee corporateBody
associatedWith Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 person
associatedWith General Federation of Women's Clubs corporateBody
associatedWith International Alliance of Women for Suffrage and Equal Citizenship corporateBody
correspondedWith International Council of Women corporateBody
associatedWith National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Women's Project of New Jersey corporateBody
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United States
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Women's rights--International cooperation--History--20th century--Sources
International relations specialists--United States--Biography--Sources
Peace movements--History--20th century
Women--Suffrage--History--20th century--Sources
Peace movements--History--20th century--Sources
Women and peace--History--20th century--Sources
Women--Suffrage--United States--History--Sources
International relations specialists--Biography--Sources
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Death 1968

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