Addams, Jane, 1860-1935
- Existence: 1860 September 6-1935 May 21
Occupations: Founder, Hull House, Chicago; Pacifist; Labor organizer; Settlement house worker; Women's rights advocate.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Labor organizer; religious writer; settlement house worker; and founder, Hull House, Chicago. Papers represent 4 generations of the Starr family, primarily Ellen Gates Starr. Of particular interest is correspondence with Jane Addams pertaining to the founding of Hull House, as well as photographs and biographical information about Jane Addams. There is also extensive family correspondence and her writings on book binding and religion. Family material includes writings and letters of her aunt...
Dates of Materials: 1659 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1850-1970
Overview Founder, Hull House, Chicago; pacifist; labor organizer; settlement house worker; and women's rights advocate. The Addams papers contain primarily published material and duplicates of materials from the Swarthmore Peace Collection. Included are articles, books, memorials, and memorabilia about Addams, as well as writings and speeches by her. There is a small amount of original correspondence, plus photographs and drawings of Jane Addams and Hull House.
Dates of Materials: 1904 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1904-1936
Overview Pacifist; Suffragist; Women's rights activist. A small collection documenting her peace-related activities, during and after World War I, through correspondence and published pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings.
Dates of Materials: 1903-1952
Overview Lawyer, journalist, suffragist, prison reformer, pacifist and teacher. Papers include writings (including unpublished autobiography), memorabilia, diaries, and manuscripts. Photographs include Mahatma Gandhi, George Bernard Shaw, Maksim Gorky, and Aleksandr Kerensky. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, which includes Jane Addams, Roger Baldwin, Norman Douglas, Theodore Dreiser, Harry Emerson Fosdick, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, John Galsworthy, Judge Ben Lindsey, Salvador de Madariaga,...
Dates of Materials: 1880-1984
Overview Sculptor, author, and traveler. This collection documents Cushman's professional life, artistic works, and her wide social network, particularly in Chicago in the 1910's and Europe in the 1920's. The subjects of Cushman's sculptures include Benito Mussolini, Ezra Pound, Italian architect Giacomo Boni, Spanish dictator Primo de Rivera, Mohandas K. Ghandi, Clarence Darrow, and Jane Addams. All are represented to some extent in the collection as are other notables such as Stephen Vincent Benét,...
Dates of Materials: 1906-2000
Overview Peace activists. The Peace Collection is comprised largely of published materials documenting the work of women's peace activism from the early nineteenth century to the 1980s. The bulk of the collection dates from 1925 to 1977 and focuses on U.S. and international peace organizations, and individual women leaders in peace movements. Types of material include organizational records, newspaper clippings, articles, periodicals, pamphlets, flyers, biographical articles, writings, correspondence,...
Dates of Materials: 1825-1984