Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Emergency Peace Federation Collected Records, 1914-1917

Collection: CDG-A




Contact Information

Swarthmore College Peace Collection
500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399 U.S.A.
Telephone: (610) 328-8557 (Curator); Fax: (610) 328-8544
Email: wchmiel1@swarthmore.edu (Curator); URL: http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/


Descriptive Summary
Repository
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for these papers/records.
Creator
Emergency Peace Federation
Title
Emergency Peace Federation Collected Records
Inclusive Dates
1914-1917
Call Number
CDG-A

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
5 linear inches [papers only]
Abstract
The Emergency Peace Federation wasorganized by George Foster Peabody, Louis P. Lochner, and Lella Secor Florence, and assisted by Emily Greene Balch, William I. Hull, David Starr Jordan, and Fanny Garrison Villard in the first years of World War I. It was a hastily assembled peace coalition that sought to oppose U.S. drift into the war. EPF members promotes the idea of a lasting and durable peace and encouraged President Woodrow Wilson to mediate between warring nations. In July 1917 the Federation merged with the People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Todd Pfannestiel, 2003 [Acc. 03A-048]
Processing Information
Processed by Anne Yoder. This finding aid created by Wendy E. Chmielewski, March 2013.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Emergency Peace Federation Collected Records ( CDG-A), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright has not been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Copyright has been retained by the creators/authors (or their descendants), in this collection, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Please contact the SCPC Curator for further information.

Online Catalog Headings
These and related materials may be found under the following headings in online library/archival catalogs.
See tripod record


Related Collections
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace Collected Records (CDG-A)

Historical Background
The Emergency Peace Federation wasorganized by George Foster Peabody, Louis P. Lochner, and Lella Secor Florence, and assisted by Emily Greene Balch, William I. Hull, David Starr Jordan, and Fanny Garrison Villard in the first years of World War I. It was a hastily assembled peace coalition that sought to oppose U.S. drift into the war. EPF members promotes the idea of a lasting and durable peace and encouraged President Woodrow Wilson to mediate between warring nations. In July 1917 the Federation merged with the People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace.



Arrangement of Collection
This collection was arranged by the donor and remains in that order.




Detailed Description of the Collection


Box 1
Provenance and detailed index of the collection
History and goals
Formation of EPF
Financial records
Correspondence 1917 (February)
Correspondence 1917 (March)
Correspondence 1917 (April)
Correspondence 1917
(May 1 -19)
Correspondence 1917 (May 20 - 31)
Correspondence undated
Media coverage: newspaper clippings 1917
Program work: 1917

Program work: 1917: Protest demonstrations in Washington, DC and New York, New York
Program work: 1917: undated
Miscellaneous items
Miscellaneous items: from Rebecca Shelley collection at Labadie Library
Reference material




This file was last updated on March 13, 2013