Found 5 collections related to Women and peace

Schurgast, Margarete, b. 1871
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6307
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Margarete Schurgast was a Jewish feminist and pacifist, boardinghouse owner, and German émigré who fled Nazi rule in 1941. She was a friend and correspondent of Carrie Chapman Catt, Karin Michaëlis, and Rosika Schwimmer.
Leckie, Katherine, -1930
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6304
.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
Katherine Leckie was a suffragist and journalist who founded a feminist editorial consulting and lecture bureau in New York City. She was press and booking agent to Rosika Schwimmer for her 1914-1915 United States lecture tour, and worked as press... more
Women In Black
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4812
4.21 linear feet (9 boxes)
Women in Black is a women's anti-war movement with an estimated 10,000 activists around the world. The first group (Nashim be-shaḥor) was formed by Israeli women in Jerusalem in 1988. This collection contains information about the New York City... more
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6398
160 linear feet (592 boxes)
Rosika Schwimmer (1877-1948) was a Hungarian-born writer and political activist who spent her life working for the causes of feminism, pacifism, and world government. She was the mastermind of the 1915 Ford Peace Expedition, and in 1937 co-founded... more
Holbrook, Florence, 1860-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6292
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Florence Holbrook was an educator and author involved in the peace movement during the early years of the 20th century. This small collection consists of four scrapbooks compiled by Holbrook documenting her career, contacts, and interests, chiefly... more