Found 15 collections related to Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948

Katscher, Leopold, 1853-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6318
16 linear feet (43 boxes)
The collection consists of the papers of journalist and peace activist Leopold Katscher (1853-1939) and his wife, the novelist Berta Katscher (1860-1903). The bulk of the collection consists of Leopold Katscher's papers, while his wife is... more
Koppanyi, T. (Theodore), 1901-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6306
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Theodore Koppanyi was a Hungarian emigre and professor of pharmacology, who spent the majority of his career at Georgetown University. He was a pioneer in modern pharmacology, physiology and cellular biology, and the author of numerous papers on... more
Lazarus, Frieda Langer
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1703
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Frieda Langer Lazarus (1896-1968) was an antiwar activist and a vigorous advocate for conscientious objectors. She was a founder of the Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors, and a member of the Women's Peace Union and the War Resisters... more
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
Wynner, Edith
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17917
76.92 linear feet (176 boxes)
Edith Wynner (1915-2003) was a writer, speaker, and activist for world government, peace, and feminism throughout the 20th century. The Edith Wynner papers document her work as secretary to Mme. Rosika Schwimmer, lecturer and author on world... more
Griffin, Anthony J. (Anthony Jerome), 1866-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1246
14 linear feet (25 boxes)
Anthony Jerome Griffin (1866-1935) was a lawyer and U.S. Representative from the Bronx, New York City. He served in the Spanish-American War, 1898-1899; practiced law in the Bronx; was founder and editor of the Bronx Independent; and served four... more
Schwimmer family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17921
10.12 linear feet (25 boxes)
The collection documents the personal and professional lives of three siblings, Rosika, Franciska and Béla Schwimmer, as well as that of their parents, Max and Bertha, and one child, Vilma, from the 1880s through the 1940s. Correspondence between... more
Campaign for World Government (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6328
14.25 linear feet (34 boxes)
The Campaign for World Government, founded by Rosika Schwimmer and Lola Maverick Lloyd in December 1937, was among the first organizations to advocate a democratic federal world government. The Campaign was divided between two offices in separate... 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
O'Connor, Jessie Lloyd, 1904-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4803
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jessie Lloyd O'Connor was a journalist and pro-labor activist from the 1920s until her death in 1988. She predominantly wrote for the Federated Press, a news service oriented toward labor and unions. O'Connor's articles were published in a variety... 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
Campaign for World Government (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 461
41 linear feet (98 boxes)
The Campaign for World Government, founded by Rosika Schwimmer and Lola Maverick Lloyd in December 1937, was among the first organizations to advocate a democratic federal world government. The Campaign was divided between two offices in separate... more
Lloyd, Georgia, 1913-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1787
46 linear feet; 109 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversize folder
Author, peace activist, world government advocate and philanthropist, Georgia Lloyd, 1913-1999, was executive secretary of the Campaign for World Government from 1943 until 1990. Her papers consist of correspondence, professional writings and... more
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6233
35 linear feet; 88 boxes
Lola Maverick Lloyd was a prominent social activist involved in the international peace and world government movements during the first half of the twentieth century. The collection contains personal and professional materials documenting her life... more