Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
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Frederick J. Libby (1874-1970) was a pacifist, writer, speaker, and fundraiser. He was born in Richmond, Maine, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1894 with a bachelor of the arts. He was a graduate of Andover Theological Seminary, earning a bachelor of divinity in 1902. Libby, a Congregational minister, joined the Society of Friends in 1921. Fred Libby performed relief work with the American Friends Service Committee (ASFC) and American Red Cross in France, 1918-1920, and became an AFSC official, 1920-1921. His most enduring contribution to the peace movement was as a founder and executive secretary of National Council for Prevention of War, 1921-1970. Fred Libby helped organize the Keep America Out of War Congress, 1938. He was the author of War on War (1922) and a history of the National Council for the Prevention of War (NCPW), To End War: The Story of the National Council for the Prevention of War (1969).
This collection is comprised of the correspondence of Frederick Libby and Ellison Morris, regarding war crimes trials, as well as a number of photographs, including a photograph of Arch St.
The Morris-Libby papers were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in February, 1986 by Anna S. Morris.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March, 2016.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Kara Flynn
- Finding Aid Date
- March, 2016
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
Single typed transcript of a letter from "H.J." to Samuel regarding a family wedding. The majority of the letters are the typed correspondence of Frederick Libby and Ellison Morris, regarding war crimes trials.Physical Description
Oversize items include photographs of paintings of Isaac Cooper Jones and Hannah Firth Jones.Physical Description