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  • Title: Alfred Hermann Fried papers
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1921
    Collection Number: XX300
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In German
    Physical Description: 5 manuscript boxes (2.0 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Diaries, correspondence, clippings, and notes, relating to the international peace movement, particularly during World War I, pacifism, international cooperation, and the World War I war guilt question.
    Creator: Fried, Alfred H. (Alfred Hermann), 1864-1921
    Creator: Muehlon, Wilhelm


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    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Alfred Hermann Fried Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    1864, Nov. 21 Born, Vienna, Austria
    1892 co-founded, with Bertha von Suttner, the the pacifist periodical Die Waffen Nieder (Lay Down Your Arms), from 1899 Die Friedenswarte fuer Zwischenstaatliche Organization (The Peace Watch for International Organization)
    1894 Author, Friedenskatechismus (Catechism of Peace)
    1899 Author, Die Haager Konferenz, ihre Bedeutung, ihre Ergebnisse (The Haag Conference, its Meaning, its Results)
    1905 Author, Das Handbuch der Friedensbewegung (Handbook of the Peace Movement)
    1908 Author, Das Internationale Leben der Gegenwart (International Living in a Modern World)
    1910 Author, Pan-Amerika (Pan-America)
    1911 Winner, Nobel Peace Prize
    1912 Die Grundlagen des Ursaechlichen Pazifismus (The Basics of Causative Pacifism)
    1914 Emigrated to Switzerland
    1914-1918 Editor, Blaetter fuer Internationale Verstaendigung und Zwischenstaatliche Organization (Papers for International Understanding and Inter-State Organization)
    1918 Author, Der Weltprotest Gegen den Versailler Frieden (The Global Protest Against the Versailles Treaty)
    1918-1920 Author, Mein Kriegstagebuch (My War Diary), 4 volumes
    1921 Died, Vienna, Austria
    1925 Author, Jugenderinnerungen (Childhood Memoirs), published posthumously

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1914-1918 -- Austria
    World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace
    World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes
    International cooperation