Records, 1921-1975
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Series J: Production of FJL's Book To End War: The Story of the National Council for Prevention of War, 1921-1946 (1969)
[note: this material was re-boxed in 2005, but not refoldered, etc.]
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Box 436
Book
Work on book in 1955-1967 re: years 1921-1940s [2 folders]

Plans & notes for book [3 folders]
Early chapters & material (1920s)
Early version [2 folders]

Box 437
Book
First versions of book re: 1921-1927 [2 folders]

Ideas from FJL's associates
"Plan of My Book" (early versions), 1960

Box 438
Book
History of NCPW: material for book [2 folders]
Versions of book chapters re: 1920s, written in 1955-1957 [when Clayton Loughran was FJL's secretary] [2 folders]
Topics supplementing Part IV 1946-1954
Re-writes of various chapters [2 folders]

Box 439
Book
Alphabetical (A-G); misc.
Reading notes; FJL's dictation of parts of book to CDL; alphabetical by author (A-G)
Biographical facts re: FJL & other's opinion of him
Book as physical production/entity: tables of contents, inventories, schemes, outlines, etc.
Subject Material
Campaigns (use of) as a method
Celebrities & the NCPW
Churches
Clippings
Collective securities
Congressional & other allies of the peace movement
Contests: Peace Heroes, etc.
Cost of War: statistics, etc.
"Cruiser" bills
D.C.
Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.)
Destroyers for bases
Disarmament
Douglass, Gaylord W. (NCPW New England Office)
Duration, 1941-1945
Economy: staff member cuts, etc.
Emergency Peace Campaign, etc.
Employees
Endorsements of NCPW, 1922
Farm Dept.
Fries, Amos: attacks on NCPW
Special days
Subjects: H-Q
Hoover, Herbert Clark
Handsaker, John J. (NCPW Northwest Office)

Box 440
Subject Material
Hull, Cordell: excerpts from memoirs; NCPW interviews & experiences with Hull
Indiana Council for Prevention of War
International law
Inventories
Investigations of NCPW
Isolationism
Japan: Exclusion Act, etc.
Jews
Labor Dept.
League of Nations
Lend-Lease legislation
"Merchants of Death" idea
Methodology
Mexican War; Catholics; Knights of Columbus
Mexican War: prevention of war
Military opposition to NCPW [opposition by the military]
Milestones (early) of NCPW; mailing list of National Council for Limitation of Armaments
Money letters & appeals; forms
Morgan, Laura Puffer
National Peace Conference
National Council for Limitation of Armaments
Navy campaigns
Negotiated peace
Neutrality law
Newspapers: friendly & unfriendly
Nicaragua: war threat, 1927; Mexico
No More War: demonstrations
Columbus, Ohio: attack on FJL by Gen. Bowley [2 folders]
Openings (possible for book)
Organization & methods of NCPW
Outlawry
Parties (political): convention activity
Peace movement: accomplishments
Pearl Harbor
Penetration of military influence in American life
Policy letters & statements
Polls
Predecessors of NCPW
Publicity Department

Box 441
Subject Material
Subject matter: R-Z
Quakers & antecedents
Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Russia: recognition of [USSR]
Sidwell (School, D.C.): FJL's commencement address & consequences with Loyal Legion
South, the ("the impenetrable South"): attempts to open NCPW offices in Georgia
Statement by NCPW about itself
Staff personalities in NCPW
Tables of contents
Technical points in book preparation
Topics: general considerations
"United Front" idea (i.e., attempts by Communists to infiltrate peace movement)
United Peace Chest
Universal Military Training (UMT); conscription; the draft
Versailles Treaty
War: theories; predictions; etc.
Watkins, Arthur Charles: activities
Western Office of NCPW
Women's part in preventing war
World Court
Youth: activities against war; college students; etc.
Book
Misc. versions of book ("not earliest, not latest") [2 folders]

Box 442
Book
Misc. versions of book ("not earliest, not latest") (cont.) [2 folders]
Chapters of book on 1940s
Diary excerpts re: Pearl Harbor events
Diary excerpts: Clayton Loughran's unverified copies of diaries
Book (1922): diary excerpts; poll; financial pledges; etc.
Book (1930-1931): misc.

Box 443
Book
Material from copies of diaries
World Court, 1923-1926
Pearl Harbor
Mexico: prevention of war, 1927
Copies of diaries & letters to staff members, 1920s
Writings based upon diaries, 1930s-1941

Box 444
Book
Diaries [excerpts? [2 folders]
Excerpts of book made by Clayton Loughran
Copies of material made for (by?) Clayton Loughran
Excerpts of book by Clayton Loughran

Box 445
Book
Copies of material made by Clayton Loughran [3 folders]
Misc., 1957-
Versions of book ("not earliest, not latest")
Incomplete mss., ca. 1967

Box 446
Book
Mss., 1967-1968
Misc. items re: FJL's work on book in 1960s
Filmed copy of mss. [3 folders]
Basis of book's footnotes

Box 447
Typed manuscript
Chapter 1: Strictly Personal
Preface; conclusion
Chapter 1; material to consider for working copy
Chapter 3: militarization, 1923
Misc., 1923
Chapter 3
Chapter 4: "Educate!," 1923
Chapter 5
Chapter 6, 1926

Box 448
Typed manuscript
Chapter 7: how we prevented a war with Mexico
Chapter 8: background, 1928
Chapter 8: Kellogg-Briand Pact (our nation pledges itself to peace), 1928
Chapter 9: what makes a good citizen
Shearer, William B.
Chapter 10
Chapter 10: Hoover
Chapter 11: we prepare for world disarmament
Chapter 12: to Chicago, 1932

Box 449
Typed manuscript
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15: peace bonds, 1935 [2 folders]
Chapter 16: peaceful change, 1936
Chronologies, etc., 1936
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19: Charles Lindbergh
Chapter 20

Box 450
Typed manuscript
Chapter 1: mostly work of 1967
Chapters 2-13: work of 1967
Misc., 1967-1968

Box 451
Typed manuscript
Chapters 14-23: work of 1967
Conclusions earlier versions ("red marks for possible use")
Latest version

Box 452 (1/2 box)
Typed manuscript
Galley proofs [2 folders]
Notes of Faith Ward Libby used in preparation of FJL's book
Notes re: checking notes of proofreaders
"Checking Notebook" of Faith Ward Libby; unidentified notebook

Box 453
Typed manuscript
Working copy
Editor's copy
Misc. notes
Discarded pages in latest version
Personal correspondence re: book

Box 454
Book
Correspondence with James Best (Fellowship Publications), 1968-1973
Suggestions/comments re: book, 1961-1868
Correspondence re: book, 1959-1968
Letters on FJL's Book

To End War, 1968-1970
To End War, 1973-1974
Reviews of book


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