Register of the Alice Park Papers, 1883-1957

Prepared by Grace M. Hawes
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
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© 2000
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Alice Park Papers, 1883-1957

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Prepared by:
Grace M. Hawes
Date Completed:
1977
© 2000 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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.
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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

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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.

Container List

Box: 1

Correspondence, 1913-1948.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

General, 1916-1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Unidentified, 1914-1920

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

All-American Anti-Imperialism League, 1929

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

American School Peace League, 1917

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Association for Peace Education, 1928

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Bonville, Frank, 1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

California Club, 1913

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Capehart, Homer, 1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Cloud, Roy W., 1915

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Committee on Militarism in Education, 1935-1940

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Cousins, Margaret E., 1919

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Dayal, Har, 1924

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Ford, Henry, n.d.

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

Frazier, Lynn J., 1927

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

Garrott, Jane, 1927

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

Goodman, Minerva, 1934

Box/Folder: 1 : 17

Hermann, E., 1941-1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 18

Holland, H. E.

Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Howe, Anges E., 1920

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

Jones, Donald R., 1916-1919

Box/Folder: 1 : 21

Kirkpatrick, George, 1932

Box/Folder: 1 : 22

McConnell, Bishop Francis J., 1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 23

Meller, Eugenis M., 1925

Box/Folder: 1 : 24

Norman, F. S., 1940

Box/Folder: 1 : 25

Northern California Service Board, 1943-1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 26

Nye, Gerald P., 1936

Box/Folder: 1 : 27

Palo Alto Times, 1929

Box/Folder: 1 : 28

Passmore, Irvin, 1916

Box/Folder: 1 : 29

Reynolds, Grace, 1920

Box/Folder: 1 : 30

San Diego Disarmament Conference Committee, 1932

Box/Folder: 1 : 31

San Francisco Chronicle, 1948

Box/Folder: 1 : 32

San Francisco News, 1928

Box/Folder: 1 : 33

Scharrenberg, Paul, 1914

Box/Folder: 1 : 34

Schwimmer, Rosika, 1921-1948

Box/Folder: 1 : 35

Sinclair, Upton, 1938

Box/Folder: 1 : 36

Sontheimer, Anna, 1922

Box/Folder: 1 : 37

Stopani, Col. G., 1933

Box/Folder: 1 : 38

Swit, 1920

Box/Folder: 1 : 39

Urquhart, Margaret M., 1926

Box/Folder: 1 : 40

Walther, Edward, 1931

Box/Folder: 1 : 41

Watson, Elizabeth, 1931

Box/Folder: 1 : 42

Whitman, Charles S., 1916

Box/Folder: 1 : 43

Willis, Gwendolen B., 1928

Box/Folder: 1 : 44

Winter, Ella, 1933

Box/Folder: 1 : 45

Wold, Emma, 1932

Box/Folder: 1 : 46

Wood, Theodore, 1929

Box: 2-24

Subject File, 1915-1951.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, pamphlets, correspondence, and newspaper clippings arranged alphabetically by title or subject.
Box/Folder: 1 : 47

Addams, Jane

Box/Folder: 1 : 48

Agassiz, Louis

Box/Folder: 1 : 49

Alternative, 1948-1951 (incomplete)

Box/Folder: 2 : 1

American Civil Liberties Union

Box/Folder: 2 : 1

American Liberty Defense League

Box/Folder: 2 : 2

Amnesty

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

Barteau, Marguerite

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Beecher, Henry Ward

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

Bellamy, Edward

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Bigelow, Herbert S.

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Biographical material

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

Birth control

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Bloomer, Amelia

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

Bloor, Ella Reeves

Box/Folder: 2 : 12

Boer War

Box/Folder: 2 : 13

Botchkarova, Maria L.

Box/Folder: 2 : 14

Bourne, Randolph

Box/Folder: 2 : 15

Briffault, Robert

Box/Folder: 2 : 16

Browder, Earl

Box/Folder: 2 : 17

Bryant, Louise

Box/Folder: 3 : 1

Centralia (Washington) Case

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

Chase, Staurt

Box/Folder: 3 : 3

Chiang Kai-shek, President and Mme.

Box/Folder: 3 : 4

Civil liberty

 

Civilian Public Service

Box/Folder: 3 : 5

Memoranda

Box/Folder: 3 : 6

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 3 : 7

Coalition Bulletin

Box/Folder: 3 : 8

Comite Mondial des Femmes (World Committee of Women)

 

Communism

Box/Folder: 3 : 9

Letters received, 1919-1940

Box/Folder: 3 : 10

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 3 : 11

Printed material

Box/Folder: 3 : 12

Congressional Record

 

Conscientious objectors

Box/Folder: 4 : 1

Miscellaneous

Box/Folder: 4 : 2

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 4 : 3

Printed material

Box/Folder: 4 : 4

Conscription

Box/Folder: 4 : 5

Cooperative Consumer

Box/Folder: 4 : 6

Cuba

Box/Folder: 4 : 7

Davison, Emily Wilding

Box/Folder: 4 : 8

Debs, Eugene V.

Box/Folder: 4 : 9

Dennett, Mary Ware

Box/Folder: 4 : 10

Deportation

 

Disarmament

Box/Folder: 5 : 1

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 5 : 2

Printed material

Box/Folder: 5 : 3

Dreyfus, Alfred

Box/Folder: 5 : 4

Earhart, Amelia

Box/Folder: 5 : 5

Eddy, Sherwood

Box/Folder: 5 : 6

Edelman, Irwin

Box/Folder: 5 : 7

Edmondson (Robert E.) Case

Box/Folder: 5 : 8

Education

Box/Folder: 5 : 9

Einstein, Albert

Box/Folder: 5 : 10

Fellowship of Reconciliation

Box/Folder: 5 : 11

Field, Sara Bard

Box/Folder: 5 : 12

Fish, Hamilton

Box/Folder: 5 : 13

Flight (aviation)

Box/Folder: 5 : 14

Ford, Henry

 

Ford Peace Expedition, 1915

Box/Folder: 6 : 1

Miscellaneous

Box/Folder: 6 : 2

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 6 : 3

Printed material

Box/Folder: 6 : 4

France, Joseph Irwin

Box/Folder: 6 : 5

Friedlander, Violet Helen

Box/Folder: 6 : 6

Gandhi, Mahatma

Box/Folder: 6 : 7

George, Henry

Box/Folder: 6 : 8

Gillmore, Inez Haynes

Box/Folder: 6 : 9

Goldman, Emma

Box/Folder: 6 : 10

Gorky, Maxim

Box/Folder: 6 : 11

Haiti

Box/Folder: 7 : 1

Hearst, William Randolph

Box/Folder: 7 : 2

Hillquit, Morris

Box/Folder: 7 : 3

Hutchinson, Anne

Box/Folder: 7 : 4

India

Box/Folder: 7 : 5

India and East Indians - United States

Box/Folder: 7 : 6

Indians of North America

Box/Folder: 7 : 7

Industrial relations

Box/Folder: 7 : 8

Ireland

Box/Folder: 7 : 9

Japan

Box/Folder: 8 : 1

Japanese-Americans

Box/Folder: 8 : 2

Jews

Box/Folder: 8 : 3

Jones, Ellis O.

Box/Folder: 8 : 4

Jordan, David Starr

Box/Folder: 8 : 5

Keller, Helen

Box/Folder: 8 : 6

Kellogg, Vernon

Box/Folder: 8 : 7

Kennell, Ruth

Box/Folder: 8 : 8

Kenney, Annie

Box/Folder: 8 : 9

Kousnezoff, Maria

Box/Folder: 8 : 10

Krehbiel, E. B.

Box/Folder: 8 : 11

Ku Klux Klan

 

Labor

Box/Folder: 8 : 12

General

Box/Folder: 8 : 13

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 9 : 1

Printed material

Box/Folder: 9 : 2

Child labor

Box/Folder: 9 : 3

Farmer-Labor-Progressive Convention

Box/Folder: 9 : 4

General Defense Committee

Box/Folder: 9 : 5

Industrial Worker's of the World (IWW)

Box/Folder: 9 : 6

Miscellaneous

Box/Folder: 10 : 1

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 10 : 2

Printed material

Box/Folder: 10 : 3

Hours

Box/Folder: 10 : 4

Overseas

Box/Folder: 10 : 5

Strikes

Box/Folder: 10 : 6

Unemployment

Box/Folder: 10 : 7

Wages

Box/Folder: 10 : 8

Lamotte, Ellen

Box/Folder: 10 : 9

Lea, Everett

Box/Folder: 10 : 10

League of Nations

Box/Folder: 10 : 11

Lenin

Box/Folder: 10 : 12

Leprosy

Box/Folder: 10 : 13

Libby, Frederick J.

Box/Folder: 10 : 14

Lincoln, Abraham

Box/Folder: 10 : 15

Lindbergh, Charles

Box/Folder: 10 : 16

Lipkowska, Mme.

Box/Folder: 10 : 17

Lloyd, Henry Demarest

Box/Folder: 11 : 1

Lloyd, Lola and Jessie

Box/Folder: 11 : 2

Lochner, Louis P.

Box/Folder: 11 : 3

Ludlow, Louis

Box/Folder: 11 : 4

Lytton, Lady Constance

Box/Folder: 11 : 5

Macy, Annie Sullivan

Box/Folder: 11 : 6

Marriage and divorce

Box/Folder: 11 : 7

Martin, Prestonia Mann

Box/Folder: 11 : 8

Mexico

Box/Folder: 11 : 9

Migratory workers

Box/Folder: 11 : 10-11

Militarism

 

Military training

Box/Folder: 11 : 12

Miscellaneous

Box/Folder: 11 : 13

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 12 : 1

Printed material

Box/Folder: 12 : 2

Miscellaneous

 

Mooney, Tom

Box/Folder: 12 : 3

General

Box/Folder: 12 : 4

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 13 : 1

Printed material

Box/Folder: 13 : 2

Defense Committee

Box/Folder: 13 : 3

Narcotics

Box/Folder: 13 : 4

National Commons

Box/Folder: 13 : 5

National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies

Box/Folder: 13 : 6

National Women's Party

Box/Folder: 13 : 7

National Women's Trade Union

Box/Folder: 13 : 8

Nearing, Scott

Box/Folder: 13 : 9

Negroes

Box/Folder: 13 : 10

Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation

Box/Folder: 13 : 11

Nicaragua

Box/Folder: 13 : 12

O'Connor, Harvey

Box/Folder: 13 : 13

O'Hare, Kathleen

Box/Folder: 14 : 1

Older, Fremont

Box/Folder: 14 : 2

Pacificism

Box/Folder: 14 : 3

Pan American Conference

Box/Folder: 14 : 4

Pankhurst, Emmeline

Box/Folder: 14 : 5

Peace

Box/Folder: 14 : 6

General

Box/Folder: 14 : 7

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 14 : 8

Printed material

Box/Folder: 14 : 9

Printed material

Box/Folder: 15 : 1-2

Printed material (contd.)

Box/Folder: 15 : 3

Women

Box/Folder: 15 : 4

Youth

Box/Folder: 15 : 5

Peace caravan

Box/Folder: 15 : 6

Peace Club, Palo Alto, California

Box/Folder: 15 : 7

Philippine Islands

Box/Folder: 16 : 1

Ponsonby, Arthur

Box/Folder: 16 : 2

Prelooker, Jaakoff

Box/Folder: 16 : 3

Press

Box/Folder: 16 : 4-5

Prisons

Box/Folder: 16 : 6

Prohibition

Box/Folder: 16 : 7

Prostitution

Box/Folder: 16 : 8

Rand School of Social Science

Box/Folder: 16 : 9

Rankin, Jeannette

Box/Folder: 17 : 1

Reed, John

Box/Folder: 17 : 2

Robins, Raymond

 

Russia

Box/Folder: 17 : 3

Miscellaneous

 

Printed material

Box/Folder: 17 : 4-6

1917-1919

Box/Folder: 17 : 7-10

1920-1923

Box/Folder: 18 : 1-3

1924-1927

Box/Folder: 18 : 4-5

Sacco-Vanzetti

Box/Folder: 18 : 6

Sanger, Margaret

Box/Folder: 18 : 7

Schwartz, Alexander

Box/Folder: 18 : 8

Schwimmer, Franciska

Box/Folder: 18 : 9

Schwimmer, Rosika

 

Court cases

Box/Folder: 18 : 10

Rosika Schwimmer vs. Fred R. Marvin

Box/Folder: 18 : 11

Rosika Schwimmer vs. Upton Sinclair

Box/Folder: 18 : 12

Rosika Schwimmer vs. United States

 

Ford Peace Ship

Box/Folder: 18 : 13

Miscellaneous

Box/Folder: 19 : 1

Tisza Tales

Box/Folder: 19 : 2

World Center for Women's Archives

Box/Folder: 19 : 3

World Peace Prize Award

Box/Folder: 19 : 4

Sex education

Box/Folder: 19 : 5-6

Shaw, George Bernard

Box/Folder: 19 : 7

Sheehy-Skeffington, Francis

Box/Folder: 19 : 8

Sheehy-Skeffington, Hannah

Box/Folder: 20 : 1

Sheehy-Skeffington, Hannah (contd.)

Box/Folder: 20 : 2

Sinclair, Upton

Box/Folder: 20 : 3-5

Socialism

Box/Folder: 20 : 6

Song books

Box/Folder: 20 : 7

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady

Box/Folder: 20 : 8

Stoecker, Helene

Box/Folder: 20 : 1

Strong, Anna Louise

Box/Folder: 21 : 2

Strong, Sydney

Box/Folder: 21 : 3

Suttner, Baroness Bertha von

Box/Folder: 21 : 4

Tagore, Ravindran

Box/Folder: 21 : 5

Technocracy

Box/Folder: 21 : 6

Thomas, Norman

Box/Folder: 21 : 7

Tolstoy, Leo

Box/Folder: 21 : 8

Trotsky, Leon

Box/Folder: 21 : 9

Vanderlip, Washington B.

Box/Folder: 22 : 1

Venereal disease

Box/Folder: 22 : 2

Villard, Oswald Garrison

 

War

Box/Folder: 22 : 3

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 22 : 4-5

Printed material

Box/Folder: 22 : 6

Weatherly, Arthur L.

Box/Folder: 22 : 7

Wells, H. G.

Box/Folder: 22 : 8

Williams, J. R.

 

Women

 

General

Box/Folder: 22 : 9

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 22 : 10

Printed material

Box/Folder: 23 : 1

China

Box/Folder: 23 : 2

Congresses and conferences

Box/Folder: 23 : 3

Conscription

Box/Folder: 23 : 4

England

Box/Folder: 23 : 5

France

Box/Folder: 23 : 6

Germany

Box/Folder: 23 : 7

India

Box/Folder: 23 : 8

Ireland

Box/Folder: 23 : 9

Japan

Box/Folder: 23 : 10

Labor

Box/Folder: 23 : 11

Mexico

Box/Folder: 23 : 12

Norway

Box/Folder: 23 : 13

Russia

Box/Folder: 23 : 14

Suffrage

Box/Folder: 23 : 15

War

Box/Folder: 23 : 16

Women's Committee for Political Action

Box/Folder: 24 : 1

Women's Freedom League

Box/Folder: 24 : 2

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Box/Folder: 24 : 3

Women's Peace Party

Box/Folder: 24 : 4

World Peace Postage Association

Box/Folder: 24 : 5

World Peaceways

Box/Folder: 24 : 6

Wynner, Edyth

Box/Folder: 24 : 7

Zogg, Nicholas Senn

Box: 24-30

Diaries, 1883-1948.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder: 24 : 8

1883-1887

Box/Folder: 24 : 9

1915

Box: 25

1919-1922

Box: 26

1923-1932

Box: 27

1933-1936

Box: 28

1937-1942

Box: 29

1943-1948

Box: 29

News clippings

Box: 29

Notebook

Box: 30 : 1-2

Autobiography.

Scope and Content Note

Unpublished typewritten manuscript (2 copies).
Box/Folder: 30 : 3-4

Miscellany

Box/Folder: 30 : 5

Peace Calendar, 1908

Box/Folder: 30 : 6

Peace Cards

Box/Folder: 30 : 7

Peace Stamps

Box: 31

Printed Material.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, leaflets, and other printed matter, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder: 31 : 1

Beard, Charles A.

Box/Folder: 31 : 2

California

Box/Folder: 31 : 3

China

Box/Folder: 31 : 4

International Anti-Military Congress

Box/Folder: 31 : 5

McClure, S. S.

Box/Folder: 31 : 6

Unemployment

 

United States

Box/Folder: 31 : 7

General

Box/Folder: 31 : 8

Economic conditions

Box/Folder: 31 : 9

Government publications

Box/Folder: 31 : 10

World Union of Women

Box/Folder: 31 : 11

Workers Party of America

Box: 32

Peace Buttons and oversize miscellany

Photo file

Photographs.

Scope and Content Note

18 photographs / 79 postcards / 2 envelopes
Envelope A

1 print of Hannah Sheehy-Skeffinton; 1 print of Warren K. Billings; 2 prints of Rosika Schwimmer; 1 print of Rosika Schwimmer with Louis Calhern, Dorothy Gish, and Edgar Barrier; 1 print of Elizabeth Cady Stanton; 1 print of Florence Holbrook and Lola Maverick Lloyd; 1 print of Heart Mountain, Wyoming, Japanese Internment Camp; 4 prints of child laborers; 3 prints of John E. Jones; 3 miscellaneous prints, undated

Envelope B

74 peace postcards; 5 Industrial Worker of the World postcards, undated

Folio mC

1 illustrated chart of the members of the U.S. Congress who voted against American entry into World War I, undated