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Introduction to the Collection

The collections cover peace movements in the United States and Europe during World War I and the interwar period. Among them are the papers of pacifist Alice Park and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Alfred Fried. The library holds many rare pamphlets issued by peace organizations. Other archival collections concern disarmament and peace movements in the Vietnam War era.

Featured Collections

IRWIN ABRAMS PAPERS - US educator; director, foreign service training, American Friends Service Committee, 1943–46

FELLOWSHIP OF RECONCILIATION RECORDS - US nondenominational pacifist organization

ALFRED HERMANN FRIED PAPERS - Austrian pacifist; winner, Nobel Peace Prize, 1911

GEORGE DAVIS HERRON PAPERS - Unofficial adviser to President Woodrow Wilson

WOLFGANG JANISCH PAPERS - East German artist and peace activist

DAVID STARR JORDAN PAPERS - US educator and pacifist; president, Stanford University, 1891 –1913

GUENTER LEWY COLLECTION - Miscellaneous materials related to pacifist groups in the United States and Germany

ALICE PARK PAPERS - US pacifist and feminist; member, Henry Ford Peace Ship expedition, 1915

ROSIKA SCHWIMMER PAPERS - Hungarian pacifist and feminist

WORLD WITHOUT WAR COUNCIL RECORDS - US nonprofit organization that  promoted peace

PEACE SUBJECT COLLECTION - Miscellaneous materials


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