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Ligue Internationale de la Paix et de la Liberté Collection


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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Ligue internationale de la paix et de la liberté; pacifist association founded originally in Switzerland in 1867; headquarters moved to France in 1891; members included Victor Hugo, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Charles Lemmonier, Jules Barni, Armand Goegg, Elie Ducommun, and Pierre Jolissaint; it was the first peace society to admit women to membership, and in 1868 a separate women's peace society under Marie Goegg was set up as part of the Ligue; insisted in separation of church and state and on mass public education; ceased in the mid-1930s. Not the same as the Ligue internationale et permanente de la paix founded in Paris in 1867 by Frédéric Passy. -- World Encyclopedia of Peace, Vol. IV:242.

Materials are arranged chronologically.

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

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