66 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Peace.

  1. Russell Wheeler Davenport papers, 1866-1980

    26,530 items. 107 containers; plus 12 oversize and 1 artifact. 48.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, editor, and political activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, writings, speeches, research material, political files, biographical material, photographs, photograph albums, artifacts, and other papers relating primarily to Davenport's career as a writer and editor with Fortune and Life magazines, his involvement with the Republican Party, his work with the Institute for Creative Research, New York, N.Y., his writings including The Dignity of Man (1955), his service in World War I and II, and his personal life.

  2. John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966

    57,400 items. 165 containers. 65.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Social worker and social reformer. Includes correspondence, journals and diaries, family papers, autobiographical material, travel notes, manuscripts of Kingsbury's books, speeches and articles, news releases, legal and financial papers and documents his activities as a social reformer and public health advocate such as his efforts to improve the conditions of public institutions in New York and Eastern European relief work.

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  3. Oscar Terry Crosby papers, 1878-1947

    1400 items. 9 containers. 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    United States assistant secretary of the treasury, public utilities executive, explorer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Crosby's activities with the Commission for Relief in Belgium, his work at the Treasury Department, 1917-1918, interest in international finance, post-World War I German reparations and Allied debts, the establishment of an international peace tribunal, and travels in Africa, the Near and Far East, and Europe.

  4. William Jennings Bryan papers, 1877-1940

    18,000 items. 59 containers and 7 oversize. 24.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, lawyer, orator, United States representative from Nebraska, and secretary of state. Correspondence, military papers and other material relating mainly to the presidential campaign of 1896, the Spanish-American War, Bryan's efforts to preserve world peace during World War I, his career as a lecturer for the Chautauqua Institution and its affiliates, and his interest in prohibition, political and monetary reform, and religious issues.

  5. Stuart Chase papers, 1907-1978

    5,000 items. 29 containers. 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Economist and author. Correspondence, drafts and manuscripts of books and writings, notes, reports, book reviews, contracts, subject files, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Chase's contributions to economics and social policy, especially as member of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "brain trust."

  6. National Council of Jewish Women records, 1893-1989

    48,000 items. 216 containers. 91.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Organized in 1893 as the Council of Jewish Women with the primary goals of social reform and the promotion of Judaism among women; name changed in 1923 to the National Council of Jewish Women. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, transcripts of proceedings, reports, reference material, official publications, printed matter, and other records chiefly documenting the organization's activities.

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  7. Margaret Mead papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996

    530,000 items. 1,790 containers plus 50 oversize. 783.2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anthropologist, author, and educator. Personal, professional, and family papers, consisting of correspondence, notebooks, organization files, appointment books, writings, teaching and office files, field notes, photographs, and miscellany relating primarily to anthropological and ethnological fieldwork, Mead's association with various universities and other cultural, scientific, and educational institutions, and her interests and activities in the broader areas of race, technological change, overpopulation, and peace. Also includes papers of Mead's associates and colleagues.

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  8. Theodore Marburg papers, 1856-1940

    15 items. 6 containers plus 5 oversize. 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Diplomat, publicist, civic leader, and peace advocate. Scrapbooks and correspondence relating to Marburg's civic activities in Baltimore, Maryland, his belief in internationalism and advocacy for peace before and after World War I, his role as United States minister to Belgium from 1912 to 1914, and his work as an art collector and public art advocate.

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  9. International Council of Women records, 1931-1957

    4,200 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    International federation of national women’s organizations; affiliated with the United Nations. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, press releases, and publications concerning the involvement of the International Council of Women in educational cinematography, peace and disarmament, and other global issues.

  10. Florence Ellinwood Allen papers, 1907-1965

    2,700 items. 9 containers plus 2 oversize. 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge, feminist, author, and lecturer. Correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, honors and citations, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to Allen’s service as an associate justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, her tenure on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and her activities in behalf of women’s rights and peace through international law.

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