Samuel W. Dike papers, 1870-1913 (bulk 1890-1913).

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Dike, Samuel W. (Samuel Warren), 1839-1913. Samuel W. Dike papers, 1870-1913 (bulk 1890-1913).

Samuel W. Dike papers, 1870-1913 (bulk 1890-1913).

Correspondence, speeches, writings, annual reports, articles, lecture notes, family papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Dike's activities as a Congregational minister and social reformer. Chiefly correspondence with members of the National Divorce Reform League (after 1897 the National League for the Protection of the Family) and other social reformers pertaining to Dike's responsibilities as corresponding secretary for both leagues. Subjects include attitudes toward society and societal problems, especially attitudes toward the family in society. Topics include divorce, marriage, Mormons and polygamy, temperance, the home study movement in the Congregational Church, and the elections of 1884, 1888, and 1892. Includes articles written by and about Dike; his unpublished autobiography; A Report on Marriage and Divorce in the United States, 1867-1886, published in 1889 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor; and material on temperance published by the Committee of Fifty for the Investigation of the Liquor Problem and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Correspondents include Herbert Baxter Adams, Newton Diehl Baker, Francis Greenwood Peabody, and Carroll Davidson Wright.

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