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New Hampshire Peace Society Collected Records


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. 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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Founded February 1, 1912 in Andover, the New Hampshire Peace Society was affiliated with the American Peace Society and the Woman's Peace Party. The Society's purpose was to encourage peaceful means against war, such as international arbitration and development of a league of nations. It sponsored a peace oration essay contest with $50 in gold awarded for the top three essays.

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

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