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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biography
  • Biographical Note*
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Alice Park Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1883-1957
    Collection number: 30017
    Creator: Park, Alice, 1861-1961
    Collection Size: 31 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 3 envelopes ((13.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Diaries, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, leaflets, and peace buttons, relating to pacifism and the peace movement, the Ford Peace Ship Expedition, feminism, socialism, the labor movement, prison reform, child labor legislation, civil liberties, and a variety of other reform movements in the United States.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Alice Park Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1930

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Henry Ford Peace Expedition.
    Children--Employment--United States.
    Civil rights--United States.
    Pacifism.
    Peace.
    Prisons--United States.
    Socialism.
    Trade-unions--United States.
    Women's rights--United States.
    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War, 1914-1918--Peace.
    World War, 1914-1918--United States.
    United States--Politics and government.
    United States--Neutrality.

    Biography

    American pacifist, feminist, and socialist; member, Henry Ford Peace Ship Expedition, 1915.

    Biographical Note*

    1861, February 2 Born, Boston, Massachusetts
    1879 Graduated, Rhode Island State Normal School
    1884 Married to Dean W. Park
    1894 Active in the international feminist movement
    1898 Active in various peace societies
    1902-1920 Active leader in the women's suffrage movement
    1905 Attended Women's Suffrage Convention, Portland, Oregon
    1909 Author, California Bird and Arbor Day Law
    1909 Attended Women's Suffrage Convention, Seattle, Washington
    1913 Author, California law for equal guardianship of parents of minor children
    1913 Delegate, International Woman's Suffrage Alliance, Budapest, Hungary
    1913 Delegate, International Peace Congress at The Hague, Netherlands
    1915 Member, Ford Peace Expedition
    1917 Attended National Suffrage Convention, Washington, D.C.
    1924 Attended International Peace Conference, Washington, D.C.
    1926 Delegate, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Dublin, Ireland
    1926 Attended International Woman's Suffrage Alliance, Paris, France
    1926 Attended International Vegetarian Convention, London, England
    1927 Attended International League for Peace and Freedom, Duisburg, Germany
    1927 Attended National Peace Convention, York, England
    1928 Attended Pan-American Congress, Havana, Cuba
    1961 Died
    *: See Una R. Winter (ed.). Alice Park of California: Worker for Woman Suffrage and for Children's Rights. Upland, California: Susan B. Anthony Memorial Committee of California, 1948. Hoover Institution Library Call Number: HQ1413 P2W787

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Diaries, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, leaflets, and peace buttons, relating to pacifism and the peace movement, the Ford Peace Ship Expedition, feminism, socialism, the labor movement, prison reform, child labor legislation, civil liberties, and a variety of other reform movements in the United States.