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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.

Overview and metadata sections

The collection consists of items in international languages, teaching tools such as grammars and dictionaries, or material arguing the pros and cons of establishing an international language system.

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for these records.

Most of the early material in this collection (1877-1927) was gathered together by Alice Thacher Post. Other material was added by Swarthmore College Peace Collection staff through the 1970s.

This finding aid was prepared by Anne Yoder, January 1999.

Publisher
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Access Restrictions

None. The collection is open for research use.

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Use Restrictions

None.

Collection Inventory

General.
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Scope and Contents

This series includes materials related to the Esperanto language. The majority of the materials are organized by country and include materials in Esperanto or about Esperanto from each country.

Biographical information about Lazarus Ludovic Zameholf (founder).
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Grammars and dictionaries, 1910; 1921; undated.
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Grammars, dictionaries, etc., 1922; undated.
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Australia, 1957; 1959; undated.
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Austria, 1947.
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Belgium, 1946-1960.
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Bulgaria, 1959.
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Canada, 1961.
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China, 1959-1960.
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Denmark, 1946.
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England, 1934-1964; undated.
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England: "The British Esperantist", 1937-1938, 1946, 1960.
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England: International Esperanto League, 1945-1946.
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England: Bible from P.H. Peckover Collection, from France: "La Faraono," Vol. 1, 1927.
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France: "La Faraono," Vol. 2-3, 1912-1913.
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France, 1938-1960; undated.
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Germany, 1960.
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Italy, 1967-1971.
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Japan, 1948; 1960; 1962.
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Netherlands, 1938-1960.
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New Zealand, 1945-1946.
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South Africa, 1946.
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Sweden, 1945, 1947.
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Switzerland, 1926; 1931; 1947.
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United States, 1928-1977; undated.
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United States: "American Esperantist", 1944-1945, 1947.
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United States: International Auxiliary League Association in the United States, 1927-1937; undated.
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Vietnam, 1958.
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Alwato, 1877.
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Esperantido, 1924; 1935; 1944-1949.
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Ido, 1913-1915.
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Key-Way English, 1927-1929.
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Mondi Liguo, 1945.
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Occidental: "Kosmoglott", December 1922.
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Occidental: Switzerland, "Cosmoglotta", 1950, 1959-1970.
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Volapuk: "Handbook", 1888.
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