Swarthmore College - Peace Collection
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Swarthmore College - Peace Collection
The records of the National Council for Prevention of War (NCPW) include meeting minutes of the Executive Board (1921-1973), meeting minutes of the Annual Meetings, financial records, and correspondence, all for the years 1921-1975. Most correspondence concerning FJL's speaking engagements will be found in General Correspondence (letters by FJL and G. Mackenzie). Also available are departmental and branch office records, and NCPW published material, including complete files of the News Bulletin (1921-1934) and Peace Action (1934-1968). Series F contains a variety of materials that document the NCPW's specific endeavors. Also included are manuscripts and drafts of Frederick Libby's book, To End War (1969), his writings, speeches, and attacks upon both him and the NCPW. Dissertations and manuscripts about the NCPW are also available, as are photographs, posters, scrapbooks, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Alden G. Alley, Emily Greene Balch, Roger N. Baldwin, Albion P. Beverage, ... Read More
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
[1] The National Council for Prevention of War : [pamphlet describing the history, organization, and purpose of the NCPW] -- [2. Biographical information on Albert Benham, Opal Gooden, Frederick Libby, Jesse MacKnight, Margaret McDiarmid, and Jacob H. Taylor, NCPW staff members]. 8 items -- [3] Congress today! : [22 transcripts of radio addresses by members of Congress from Jan. 19, 1937-Aug. 24, 1937] / presented by the National Council for Prevention of War. 22 items -- [4] Bulletin on current films / by Albert Benham : [28 issues published between Sept. 16, 1936-April 12, 1939]. 28 items
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
[167. Press releases from NCPW and other peace organizations, including World Peaceways, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Emergency Peace Campaign, and Committee on Militarism in Education]. 36 items -- [168. Documents from other organizations concerning peace issues]. 66 items -- [169. Miscellaneous leaflets and handouts concerning peace issues by Florence Brewer Boeckel and others]. 187 items -- [170. Reprints from various publications concerning peace issues by Frederick J. Libbey and others]. 152 items
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
[160. Miscellaneous internal documents and publications of the NCPW, signed by Frederick J. Libbey, Gilbert Stinger, and others]. 122 items -- [161] Press information from the National Council for Prevention of War : [press releases from the NCPW dated Sept. 5, 1936-May 31, 1939]. 152 items -- [162] From National Council for Prevention of War : [press releases from the NCPW dated Feb. 11, 1937-Aug. 9, 1940]. 55 items -- [163] Labor Section press information : from Labor Department, NCPW [press releases dated Sept. 5, 1936-July 2, 1940]. 43 items -- [164. Documents relating to the People's Anti-War Mobilization, June 7, 1940, Washington, DC]. 25 items -- [165. Neutrality]. 41 items -- [166. Draft, conscription, conscientious objection]. 27 items
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[171] Peace with the left hand and war with the right? : address delivered at the dinner of the Citizens' Conference on Cruisers, Washington, D.C., January 8, 1929 / by James G. Heller -- [172] Coolidge and the World Court / by Frederick J. Libby -- [173] Efforts of the founders of the United States and its leaders to abolish war / by Florence Brewer Boeckel. 3rd ed. 1930 -- [174] Banishing war through arbitration : a brief sketch of post-war arbitration treaties / by Noel H. Field. 2nd rev. ed. 1927 -- [175] The public and peace : resolutions of national organizations urging the substitution of law for war in world affairs -- [176] Only Stalin could win / by Frederick J. Libby. October, 1940 -- [177] This munitions "business" : a drama, with full directions for staging, based on the official testimony / arranged by Paul Harris, Jr.
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
[192] From Gilbert Stinger : [press releases issued by Gilbert Stinger of the NCPW from Sept. 4, 1936 to Sept. 17, 1937]. 41 items -- [193] Flower strewing for heroes of social construction. Cincinnati, Ohio : Peace Heroes Memorial Society, 1927 -- [194] A family talk about war : a play for use in elementary schools / by Dorothy Canfield Fisher -- [195. Miscellaneous poems, plays, music, program suggestions, and educational materials]. 148 items
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Stanford University - Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Leaflets, pamphlets, press releases, and serial issues, relating to movements for peace, disarmament, preservation of American neutrality during World War II, and opposition to conscription and military training in educational institutions

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