Swarthmore College Peace Collection

League of Nations Association Collected Records, 1916, 1922-1945

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 this collection of records
Creator
League of Nations Association
Title
League of Nations Association Collected Records
Inclusive Dates
1916, 1922-1945
Call Number
CDG-A

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
30 linear inches [papers only]
Abstract
The American Association for International Cooperation and the League of Nations Non-Partisan Committee merged on January 10, 1923 to become the League of Nations Non-Partisan Association. This name was shortened in 1929 to become the League of Nations Association. The organization was inactive during WWII. After the war, it was revived as the United Nations Association.

 

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Unknown
Processing Information
Processed by SCPC staff. Checklist created by Anne Yoder, January 1999. Finding aid revised by Andrew Ciampa, July 2010.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the League of Nations Association Collected Records (CDGA), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law

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


Related Collections
Allen Olmstead Papers (DG 095)

Historical Background
The American Association for International Cooperation and the League of Nations Non-Partisan Committee merged on January 10, 1923 to become the League of Nations Non-Partisan Association. This name was shortened in 1929 to become the League of Nations Association. The organization was inactive during WWII. After the war, it was revived as the United Nations Association.

The collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence and publications of the organization. Of particular note is the material concerning the efforts of Florence Kitchelt in Connecticut to have the film "Hell and the Way Out" shown in many movie theatres in towns and schools as a teaching tool about the effects of war. The correspondents in the Connecticut Branch material include Carrie Chapman Catt, Sidney Gulick, William Loeb Jr., Raymond Fosdick, Ray Newton, Walter Van Kirk and Sir Herbert Ames.

Collection Overview
The collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence and publications of the organization. Of particular note is the material concerning the efforts of Florence Kitchelt in Connecticut to have the film "Hell and the Way Out" shown in many movie theatres in towns and schools as a teaching tool about the effects of war. The correspondents in the Connecticut Branch material include Carrie Chapman Catt, Sidney Gulick, William Loeb Jr., Raymond Fosdick, Ray Newton, Walter Van Kirk and Sir Herbert Ames.

 




Detailed Description of the Collection


Box 1
American Association for International Cooperation, 1916, 1922 - 1924
League of Nations Non-Partisan Association, 1923 - 1928 

Box 2
League of Nations Non-Partisan Association, January 1929
League of Nations Association, 1929 - 1934

Box 3
League of Nations Association, 1935 - 1942, 1945, undated
League of Nations Association, Midwest Office (Chicago), circa 1930 - 1937

Box 4
League of Nations Association, New England Model League of Nations, 1932 - 1938
California Branch, Northern (San Francisco), undated
Connecticut Branch (New Haven): History and purpose
Connecticut Branch (New Haven): 1924 - 1926
Connecticut Branch (New Haven): Film "Hell and the Way Out": general material, reports, 1926 - 1927; correspondence, etc., 1926 (March) - 1927 (March)
Connecticut Branch (New Haven): 1927

Box 5
Connecticut Branch (New Haven) [directed by Florence Kitchelt]: 1928 - 1943, undated
Connecticut Branch (New Haven) [directed by Florence Kitchelt]: Maryland Branch (Baltimore), 1929 - 1935
Connecticut Branch (New Haven) [directed by Florence Kitchelt]: Massachusetts Branch (Boston), 1923 - 1938
Connecticut Branch (New Haven) [directed by Florence Kitchelt]: New Jersey Branch, 1927
Connecticut Branch (New Haven) [directed by Florence Kitchelt]: New York Branch, Greater (New York City), 1931 - 1936
Connecticut Branch (New Haven) [directed by Florence Kitchelt]: Pennsylvania Branch (Philadelphia), 1923 - 1937

Box 6
Newsletters: "Branch News," 1937 (March) - 1940 (May)
Newsletters: "Bulletin," 1923 (February - June)
Newsletters: "Digest of American Editorial Comment," 1928 (February) - 1931 (July)
Newsletters: "The International Scene," 1936 (April) - 1939 (July)
Newsletters: "League of Nations News," 1926 (December) - 1931 (August)[incomplete set]
Newsletters: "Round the World With the League of Nations," 1927 - 1932 [incomplete set]
Newsletters: "Speakers' Notes," 1933 (January - May)
Pamphlet Series #1-4, 1923
Pamphlet Series "Educational Publications" #1-10, 1926 - 1931



This file was last updated on March 26, 2013.