Jane Addams papers, 1838-


Jane Addams papers, 1838-

Jane Addams papers, 1838-

The collection includes correspondence (1872-1935), speeches and publications by Jane Addams (some in manuscript form), articles about and other papers relating to Jane Addams, an extensive file of newspaper clippings, and a subject file of reference material used by Addams. There are also diary and engagement calendars, passports, visiting cards, reviews of her books, the Nobel Peace Prize medal, photographs, and family papers, particularly those of her father, John Huy Addams (1822?-1881).

130 linear ft.

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Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881

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Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932

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Social worker and reformer, Julia Clifford Lathrop was the first head of the United States Children's Bureau. From the description of Letter, 1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007298 ...

Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958

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Kellogg, editor of the Survey, 1909-1952, and an active social reformer, corresponded with major figures in business, politcs, and welfare, discussing developments in peace movements, New Deal programs, civil liberties, the development of professional social work, and programs to assist dependent members of society. From the guide to the Paul U. Kellogg papers, 1891-1952, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Social Welfare History Archives [swha]) Kellogg, editor of the Surve...

Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor

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Baer, Gertrude

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

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Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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WILPF developed out of the International Women's Congress against World War I that took place in The Hague, Netherlands, in 1915 and the formation of the International Women's Committee of Permanent Peace; the name WILPF was not chosen until 1919. The first WILPF president, Jane Addams, had previously founded the Woman's Peace Party in the United States, in January 1915, this group later became the US section of WILPF. Along with Jane Addams, Marian Cripps and Margaret E. Dungan were also foundi...

Glücklich, Vilma,

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Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970

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A physician who was the first woman professor at Harvard University, Hamilton also worked as a resident researcher at Hull House, a researcher of industrial poisons for the U.S. Department of Labor, and was a member of the League of Nations Health Organization and of President Hoover's Committee on Social Trends. For further information, see Notable American Women, The Modern Period (1980); Hamilton's autobiography, Exploring the Dangerous Trades (1942); and Barbara Sicherman, Alice Hamilton: A ...

Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943

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Epithet: German emigrant in Zurich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0000db ...

Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963

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Lawyer; Journalist; Suffragist; Prison reformer; Pacifist; Teacher. Born Bayonne, New Jersey, 1877; A.B. Smith College, 1900; L.L.B., New York University, 1902; practiced law until 1907; then secretary, Russell Sage Foundation Children's Court Committee. Accompanied Jane Addams and 43 other women to Women's Peace Conference, The Hague, 1915; as traveling correspondent, New York Tribune and Good Housekeeping, was in Russia during the Bolshevik Revolution. Published Society's Misfits (1916) on juv...

Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981

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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961

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Pacifist and worker for social reform, Balch was involved in many humanitarian and civic organizations, including the Boston Women's Trade Union League and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. From the description of Papers, 1915-1947 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007140 Peace leader. President of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section (1928-1933). Received Nobel Peace Prize (1946). ...

Starr, Ellen Gates 1859-1940

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Ellen Gates Starr (1859-1940) was an educator, social activist, and co-founder of Hull-House. Friends since their student days at Rockford Female Seminary, Ellen Gates Starr and Jane Addams founded Hull-House in 1889. There, Starr taught art appreciation classes and was active in the labor movement. Inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, Starr studied with the English bookbinder T.J. Cobden Sanderson and opened a hand bookbinding shop at Hull-House in 1898. After converting to Catholicism and...

Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958

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Kellor, Frances, 1873-1952

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Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958

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Absolute pacifist, suffrage leader, and policymaker and national officer of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. From the description of Papers, 1889-1958. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 19278176 ...

Woman's Peace Party

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The Woman's Peace Party (WPP) was formed in Jan. 1915 on a platform calling for a conference of neutral nations, limitation of armaments, organized opposition to militarism in the U.S., democratic control of foreign policy, and extension of the franchise to women. In Apr. 1915, the WPP became the American Section of the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace. Jane Addams served as chairman. WPP became the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in Nov...

Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.)

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Smith, Mary Rozet, -1934

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Mary Rozet Smith (1868-1933) was a philanthropist and companion to Jane Addams. She was from a wealthy Chicago family, the daughter of a successful manufacturer and a Philadelphia philanthropist. Mary Rozet Smith first came to Hull-House in 1890 as a volunteer leading a variety of children's clubs. She became an important benefactor of the settlement house and used her connections in Chicago society to secure gifts for Hull-House. Mary Rozet Smith was also Jane Addams' companion, with her house ...

Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929

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