Records of the New York Peace Society, 1818-1940 bulk 1906-1940.


Records of the New York Peace Society, 1818-1940 bulk 1906-1940.

Includes one pamphlet from the New York Peace Society (1815-1828): "The Question of War Reviewed"; one pamphlet from the New York Peace Society (1836-ca. 1844): "Arbitrament [sic] of National Disputes"; no items are included for the New York Peace Society (1844-18??); the bulk of the collection is from the New York Peace Society (1910-1940) and its predecessor, the Peace Society of the City of New York (1906-1910). Records from this group include papers of incorporation, by-laws, minute books and annual reports, a history of the organization, correspondence (1907-1940), yearbooks, pamphlets, form letters, articles by C.H. Levermore, and scrapbooks. Correspondents include Fannie Fern Andrews, Rose Dabney Forbes, Samuel Gompers, Lindley V. Gordon, Sidney L. Gulick, John Haynes Holmes, Charles Herbert Levermore, Louis P. Lochner, Edwin D. Mead, Lucia Ames Mead, William H. Short, Anna Garlin Spencer, and Oscar S. Straus.

7.25 linear ft.

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Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924 (person)

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New York Peace Society (1837-ca. 1844) (corporateBody)

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 (person)

American clergyman and reformer. From the description of The voice of God is calling : autograph poem signed, 1930 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269557327 John Haynes Homes (1879-1964) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised near Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1902 and Harvard Divinity School in 1904. He received honorary doctorates from Benares Hindu University, Rollins College, and Meadville Theological School. He served as...

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Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 (person)

Founder of the American School Peace League, later renamed the American School Citizenship League. From the description of Collection, 1906-1940. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 26900828 Pacifist, internationalist, author and scholar. An authority on international law and the international aspects of education, Andrews founded the American School Peace League in 1908, which became the American School Citizenship League in 1919. She served as U.S. ...

Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon), 1850-1926 (person)

Secretary of the Department of Labor and Commerce, 1906-1909. From the description of Letter, 1906 Nov. 7, New York, to Lee M. Friedman, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 174212191 American ambassador and government official. From the description of Papers, 1869-1947. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122589779 Attorney, businessman, public official, diplomat, U.S. secretary of commerce and labor, and author...

Gordon, Lindley V., (person)

Dodge, David Low, 1774-1852 (person)

Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 (person)

Journalist, biographer of Fritz Kreisler. From the description of Louis Lochner papers, 1914-1958. 1914-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 658833559 From the description of Louis Lochner papers, 1914-1958. 1914-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984260 ...

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

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 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x0002fa ...

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Levermore, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1856-1927 (person)

President of Adelphi College. From the description of Papers, 1896-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155538183 ...

Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 (person)

New York Peace Society (1815-1828) (corporateBody)

Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 (person)

Pacifist and suffragist, Mead devoted much of her life to social reform. She served as president of the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association (1903-1909) and supported many other organizations, including the Women's Municipal League, the Women's Educational and Industrial Union (Boston), the Consumers' League, the NAACP, and the American Civil Liberties Union. She was also vice president of the National Council for the Prevention of War, a director of the American Peace Society, and secretary...

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Spencer, Anna Garlin, 1851-1931 (person)

Anna Carpenter Garlin, b. 1851 in Attleboro, Mass.; minister, feminist, educator, pacifist, and writer on ethics and social problems; m. William H. Spencer, a Unitarian minister, in 1878; held a series of teaching posts as such institutions as the University of Wisconsin, the University of Chicago, and Teacher's College, Columbia University, teaching about issues of religion, aspects of marriage and the family, the role of women, sexuality, and philanthropy; d. in New York, 1931. Fro...

Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 (person)

Short, William H. (William Harrison), 1868-1935 (person)