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COLLECTION Identifier: A-151

Papers of Laura Puffer Morgan and Ethel Puffer Howes, 1892-1962

Correspondence, speeches, articles, etc., of Laura Puffer Morgan, lecturer, writer, teacher, suffragist, and advocate for disarmament.

Dates

  • 1892-1962

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Laura Puffer Morgan and Ethel Puffer Howes as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Extent

2.92 linear feet (7 file boxes)

This collection consists primarily of the correspondence, reports, press releases, articles, and minutes of meetings of Laura Puffer Morgan, 1874-1962, and documents her career as a lecturer, writer, teacher, world traveler, suffragist, press correspondent, and worker for disarmament and world organization. Included in this collection is the smaller collection of the correspondence and writings of Mrs. Morgan's sister, Ethel Puffer Howes, 1872-1950, psychologist and first director of The Institute for the Co-ordination of Women's Interests at Smith College.

BIOGRAPHY

Laura Puffer Morgan was a lecturer, writer, teacher, world traveler, suffragist, press correspondent, and worker for disarmament and world organization. Ethel Puffer Howes (1872-1950), her sister, was a psychologist and first director of the Institute for the Co-ordination of Women's Interests at Smith College. She earned her Ph.D. at Radcliffe in 1902.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: 555, 566, 600, 707, 751, 799, 902

Gift of Miss Louisa Puffer, 1868 Columbia Rd., NW Washington 9, D.C. Received February, March, June, 1963; March, May, September, 1964; July, 1965.

SEPARATION RECORD

The following items have been removed from the collection for cataloguing:
  1. American Council on Public Affairs, World Organization, A Balance Sheet of the First Great Experiment c1942.
  2. Davis, Harriet Gager, ed., Pioneers in World Order, An American Appraisal of the League of Nations, 1944.
  3. Morgan, Laura Puffer, A Possible Technique of Disarmament Control, 1940.

CONTAINER LIST

  1. Box 1: Folders 1-40
  2. Box 2: 41-60
  3. Box 3: 61-76
  4. Box 4: 77-93
  5. Box 5: 94-116
  6. Box 6: 117-127
  7. Box 7: 128-150
MORGAN-HOWES INDEX OF CORRESPONDENTS
  1. Abbott, Minnie D. 13
  2. Albertson, Dorothy S. 114
  3. Alfaro, Ricardo J. 107
  4. Almas Temple 21
  5. American Academy of Political and Social Sciences 113,114
  6. American Association for the United Nations 125
  7. American Association of University Women 19,49,122
  8. American Committee, Geneva 134, 135
  9. American Committee on Europe 116
  10. American Committee on United Europe 123
  11. American Consulate Service 102
  12. American Council on Public Affairs 108
  13. American Friend, The 31,49,99,132,134,135
  14. American Geographical Society 117
  15. American Red Cross 136
  16. American Union for Concerted Peace Efforts 28,42
  17. American University, The 115
  18. Arnold, Dorothy M. 30
  19. Arnold-Forster, W. 75
  20. Ashby, Margery Corbett 135
  21. Association of American Colleges 54
  22. Association of Collegiate Alumnae 9,16
  23. Atkinson, Henry A. 119
  24. Austin, Warren R. 28
  25. Bague, Anna J. 149
  26. Bailey, Gerald 68,86,113
  27. Baker, Philip Noel 57
  28. Ballou, Frank W. (Superintendent of Public Schools, District of Columbia 21,22,52
  29. Barker, Granville 11
  30. Barney, Laura Dreyfus 65,114,122,124-126,135
  31. Beggs, Vena W. 117
  32. Bennett, John N. (President, Doane College) 135
  33. Boardman, Barbara 114
  34. Boeckel, Florence 87
  35. Bok, Edward 25
  36. Bonnet, Henri (French Ambassador to the United States) 116
  37. Bornholt, Laura (Associate for International Relations, American Association of University Women) 122
  38. Boucher, Hiram (American Consul, American Consular Service) 102
  39. Boudreau, Frank G. 63
  40. Bouet, E. 41,46
  41. Brace, Alice 75
  42. Brinton, Ellen Starr (Curator, Jane Addams Peace Collection) 136
  43. Bronk, Dentlev W. 116
  44. Brookings Institution 75
  45. Brown, H. G. Barratt 122
  46. Brown, Helen 113
  47. Browne, Philip 105
  48. Butts, Charles A. 41,46
  49. Cable, George W. 150
  50. Calderwood, Howard B. (Department of State) 110,117,118
  51. Canham, Erwin D. (Editor, "Christian Science Monitor") 136
  52. Capper, Arthur (Senator) 21
  53. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 54,63,79,114
  54. Carruthers, Pearl (Editorial Secretary, World's WCA) 106
  55. Castillejo, Jose 62
  56. Catholic Association for International Peace, The 114
  57. Catt, Carrie Chapman 65,100
  58. Cecil of Chelwood, Viscount 80
  59. Chaney, Sara 136
  60. "Changing World" 62
  61. Cherrington, Ben M. 75
  62. Christian Advocates 27
  63. "Christian Science Monitor" 136
  64. Church Peace Union 119
  65. Clark Hilda 42,100
  66. Clinton, Guy 21
  67. Coblenz, Constance G. (President, Radcliffe Club of Washington) 114
  68. Cole, Alice 19
  69. District of Columbia Executive Office, Commissioners of 21
  70. Commission to Study the Organization of Peace 79,123-125,130
  71. Comstock, A. Barr 113,115,116,118,120,122
  72. Comstock, Ada 135
  73. Congregational Publishing Society 41,46
  74. Cook, Howard A. (Chief, Division of Public Liaison, Department of State) 120,121
  75. Coonley, M. Ferry (Mrs. Avery) 118
  76. Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs 109
  77. Cornell School for Missionaries 98
  78. Council on Foreign Relations 121
  79. Courtney, Kathleen 42,65,104,134,135
  80. Cover, John H. 113,114,116,117,120-126
  81. Croly, Herbert 149
  82. Crosby, Ben G. (Assistant Chief, Department of Public Liaison, Department of State) 118
  83. Cullman, Marguerite W. 109
  84. Curtis, Winifred F. 121
  85. Dalton, Hugh 75
  86. Danuser, Mabel 122
  87. Dartmouth Eye Institute 112
  88. Davidson, H.P. (Chairman, Red Cross War Council) 136
  89. Davis, Harriet Eager 63
  90. Davis, Malcolm W. 69,70
  91. Dennett, Raymond (Director, World Peace Foundation) 113
  92. deWolf, Francis Colt 75
  93. Dexter, Robert C. 35
  94. Dickey, John S. (Department of State) 109
  95. Dickman, Ilka D. 116
  96. Diefendorf, Dorr 27
  97. Dingman, Mary 30,42,87,96
  98. District of Columbia Board of Education 21,23
  99. Doane College 135
  100. Dobert, Eitel(?) Wolf 99
  101. Dole Thalia H. 16
  102. Douglass, Paul F. (President, The American University) 115
  103. Dow, Blanche H. (President, Missouri Division of AAUW) 49
  104. Doyle, Michael Francis (Chairman, American Committee, Geneva) 135
  105. Dreyfus-Barney, Laura, see Barney, Laura Dreyfus
  106. Duggan, Stephen 54
  107. Durant, Katherine D. 117
  108. Durkee, William P. (Associate Executive Director, American Committee on Europe) 116
  109. Eagleton, Clyde (Director, New York University) 118
  110. Earle, Edward Mead 115
  111. Eastman, Elizabeth 68,116,118
  112. Eichelberger, Clark M, 26,??,123-125
  113. Evans, Aliee 122
  114. Feagans, H. 111
  115. Ferguson, John H. 118
  116. Fisher, Edgar J. 54
  117. Flory, Margaret 114,123
  118. Ford, George B. (Administrative Chairman, National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War) 65
  119. Ford, Grace E. 134
  120. Foreign Policy Association 120
  121. Forster, Arnold 75
  122. Forsythe, Anne (Mrs. Jerome) 72
  123. Foster, Jerome (Regional Director, American Association for the United Nations, Inc.) 125
  124. Fox, Evelyn W. 42,71,122,135
  125. French, Burton L. 49
  126. Friends Peace Committee 35,42,87,103,113
  127. Furman, Bess 136
  128. Gardner, I.S. 150
  129. General Federation of Women's Clubs 117
  130. Geneva Research Centre 42,95,109
  131. Gerig, Benjamin 134,136
  132. Gibaud, Helene 30,135
  133. Gilchrist, Huntington 113,119
  134. Goodes, Edith J. 118
  135. Gordon, Anne 113
  136. Gordon, Myron K. 116
  137. Gutierrez, Santiago 118
  138. Madden, Mrs. Alexander M. 52
  139. Hager, Walter E. (President, Wilson Teachers College) 118
  140. Hall, H. Duncan (Director of Official Histories, British Supply Office) 114,115,117-119,121
  141. Hallinan, Charles T. 13
  142. Halpern, Manfred 114
  143. Halsey, Olga S. 114
  144. Hannah, John (Chairman, National Conference on International Economic and Social Development) 118
  145. Hansl, Eva vom Baur 146
  146. Hartz, Marion G. (Secretary, Edward W. Earle) 117
  147. Head, Mabel 49
  148. Herman, Leon M. (Chief, United States S.R. Section - European Division, Bureau of Foreign Commerce, Department of Commerce) 122
  149. Herter, Christian A. (United States House of Representatives) 113,115
  150. Heseltine, Marian 124,125
  151. Hess, Laura Strauss 118
  152. Highsaw, Jane 113
  153. Hill, Edith 16,146
  154. Hine, Harry O. 21,23
  155. Hiss, Alger (President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) 114
  156. Hitchcock, Harriet (Assistant to General Secretary, National Board of YWCAs of the USA) 136
  157. Hoffman, Conrad 35
  158. Holcombe, A.N. (Chairman, Commission to Study the Organization of Peace) 130
  159. Hollins College 54
  160. Hoskins, Halford L. 117
  161. Hostie, Jan 109,111
  162. Howard, Bessie 42,135
  163. Howe, Julia Ward 150
  164. Howes, Ethel Puffer 135,140-144,149
  165. Huff, Margaret Phillips 134
  166. Hugg, Alan E. 114
  167. Hulley, John (Chief, European Regional, Mutual Security Agency) 119
  168. Hunter, Katherine E. 49
  169. Huntington, William 114,135
  170. Hyatt, Carl B. 116,120
  171. Hyman, George (Mrs.) 118
  172. "Independent Woman" 136
  173. Institute for Advanced Study 115
  174. Institute on World Organization 62,106,108,113,116,118,112,124,125
  175. Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales 134
  176. International Consultative Group 72
  177. International Organization 117
  178. Interorganization Council on Disarmament 75
  179. Israel, Edward L. 35
  180. Jane Addams Peace Collection 136
  181. Jentsch, Gerhart 72
  182. Jones, Amy Hemingway 54
  183. Jones, Wesley Livsey (Senator) 22
  184. Jordan, Ann 112,114
  185. Karp, Basil (Educational Consultant, American Committee on United Europe 123
  186. Kaup, Elizabeth Dewing 146,148
  187. Keehn, Thomas B. (Executive Director, National Conference on International Economic and Social Development 118
  188. Keller, D. Adolf 134
  189. Kelly, Fred C. 134
  190. Kender, Annette J. (Secretary, Dr. Coves) 114
  191. Kennedy, Fronde (Dean of Women, Trinity College) 136
  192. King, William H. 21
  193. Korean Pacific Press 117
  194. Krock, Arthur 24
  195. Kuh, Frederick 118
  196. Kuhn, Oliver Owen 75
  197. League of Nations Associations 63,65,69,70,75,134,136
  198. Lehman, Elizabeth 129
  199. Libby, Frederick J. 46,75,95,134
  200. Lilienthal, Mrs. Ernest 35
  201. Logan, Bertha Allen 135
  202. Longden(?), Gertrude 125,126
  203. Longfellow, Alice Mary 150
  204. Louisville League of Women Voters 134
  205. Lyon, Sarah S. 62,98
  206. McCormick, Katherine Dexter 13
  207. McCormick, Ruth (Chairman National Congressional Committee of the National American Woman Suffrage Association 149
  208. McDonald, Ralph (President, National Committee on Atomic Information) 115
  209. McGrath, J. Howard (Attorney General) 117
  210. McIntosh, Alexander E. (Exec. Vice-President, Tamblyn and Brown Inc.) 116
  211. McMahon, Brien (Chairman, United StatesSenate Special Committee on Atomic Energy) 112
  212. McQuatters, Geneva F. (Director of Legislation, The National Federation) 114
  213. Mahon, Charlotte B. (Exec. Director, United Nations News) 112
  214. Martin, Gertrude S. (Secretary, Association of Collegiate Alumnae) 16
  215. MIT 55
  216. Maule, Margaret C. 42
  217. May, Jacques M. 117
  218. Mayer, Ferdinand Lathrop 98
  219. Meebold, Louise 98
  220. Melcher, Daniel 112
  221. Meredith, Brian 123
  222. Meserve, Ruth B. ??
  223. Meyriat, Jean 117
  224. Milbank Memorial Fund 63
  225. Millar, Martha 87,89
  226. Miller, Joseph 21
  227. Missippi State College for Women 54
  228. Moore, Eva Perry 134,135
  229. Morley, Felix 75
  230. Mowrey, Corma (President, National Education Association of the United States) 117
  231. Myers, Denys P. 122
  232. Nash, Philip C. 75
  233. Nason, John W. 120
  234. American Women Suffrage Association, National Congressional Committee 149
  235. National Committee on Atomic Information 112,115
  236. National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War 65,100
  237. National Conference on International Economic and Social Development 118
  238. National Council of Women 134,135
  239. National Education Association of the United States 117
  240. National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs 114
  241. National Peace Council 42,68,86,87,89,113
  242. New York City Board of Education 21
  243. "The New York Times" 136
  244. New York University 118
  245. "The News" 21
  246. Noble, G. Bernard 122
  247. Nobs, Marguerite 135
  248. Olson, Margaret (Secretary, Commission to Study the Organization of Peace) 79
  249. Lady Orr 112
  250. Orrick, J.B. (Chief, Section for Voluntary Organizations, United Nations) 113
  251. Padelford, Norman J. (Professor of International Relations, MIT - Department of Economics and Social Sciences) 55
  252. Parkinson, B.L. (President, Mississippi State College for Women) 54
  253. Patterson, Ernest Minor (President, American Academy of Political and Social Science) 113,114
  254. Pell, Robert T. (Assistant Chief, Division of European Affairs, Department of State) 100
  255. Pennell, Jack L. 121
  256. Pickard, Bertram 42,72,97,107
  257. Pledge for Peace Committee 109
  258. Post, Alice Thacher 49
  259. Potter, Pitman B. 45,95,109,110,113,114,122,125,126
  260. Princeton University 134
  261. Pye, Edith 135
  262. Radcliffe Club of Washington 114
  263. Randoph, Bessie L. (President, Hollins College) 54
  264. Ranshofen-Wertheimer, Egon 108
  265. Rappard, William E. 134
  266. Read, Marian (Liaison Officer, United Nations Department of Public Information) 119
  267. Reeve, Arthur D. 49,89
  268. Richmond, Charlotte 117
  269. Roelofs, Henrietta 101
  270. Romero, Fernando 118
  271. Rudolph, Cuno H. 21
  272. Rupli, Margaret 135
  273. Russell, Annie 11
  274. Russell, Francis H. 113,117
  275. Salsamendi, A. (Acting Chief, Section for non-Governmental Organizations, United Nations) 120
  276. Sandelmann, John 199
  277. Sasek, Yeri 98
  278. Savord, Ruth (Librarian, Council on Foreign Relations) 121
  279. Schaefer, Rita (Committee Secretary, The Catholic Association for International Peace) 114
  280. Schnapper, M.B. 108
  281. School of Advanced International Studies 114
  282. Schwarz, Wolfgang 37
  283. Sedgwick, Ellery 149
  284. Seely, Elizabeth 147
  285. Seelye, L. Clark 150
  286. Shaghill, Mohammed 114
  287. Shotwell, James 79
  288. Simpson, Smith 112
  289. Snavely, Guy E. (Executive Director, Association of American Colleges 54
  290. Snyder, Harold E. (Director, Washington Seminar on International Affairs) 117,122,133
  291. Stabler, Isabel 134
  292. Standiford, Harry (Executive Secretary, Almas Temple) 21
  293. Steelquist, Kaina 109
  294. Stevens, Charles H. 135
  295. Stitt, Louise 126
  296. Stokes, Katherine B. 114
  297. Stromme, Charlotte 114
  298. Strong, George V. 80
  299. Summy, Ethel 114,118
  300. Sweetser, Arthur 62,63,95,113-115,117-122,124,125,135
  301. Tamblyn and Brown, Inc. 116
  302. Taylor, Amos E. 115,116
  303. Terry, William J. (Managing Editor, "Changing World") 62
  304. Thomas, M. Gladys 135
  305. Thomas, Martha Carey 13,16,149,150
  306. Thomson, Charles A. (Executive Secretary, United States National Commission for UNESCO) 116
  307. Thornton, Willis 21
  308. Trinity College 136
  309. United Nations 113,118-120,123
  310. United Nations News 112,114
  311. United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration 109,111
  312. United States Attorney General, 1949 115
  313. United States Department of Commerce 122
  314. United States Department of State 100,109,110,113,117,118,120,121
  315. United States Department of Justice 116
  316. United States Foreign-Service 112
  317. United States Mission to the United Nations 118
  318. United States Mutual Security Agency 119
  319. The United States National Commission for UNESCO 116
  320. United States Treasury Department 21
  321. University of Florida 114
  322. Van Kirk, Walter W. (Director, National Peace Conference) 42,86,87,89
  323. Van Meter, G. G. 21
  324. Van Noy, Henrietta 114
  325. Wagner, Herta M. 100
  326. Warren, Charles 106,118,119,136
  327. Washington Committee to Lift the Embargo Against Republican Spain 91
  328. Washington Seminar on International Affairs 117,122,133
  329. Washington Woman Suffrage Council 13
  330. Welles, Sumner 111
  331. Weston, Harold 128
  332. Whelen, Frederick Leman 135
  333. Whitehouse, Vira 109
  334. Whitton, John B. 134
  335. Wickenden, Arthur C. 49
  336. Wilbraham Academy 135
  337. Wilbur, R. M. 149
  338. Wiley, Alexander (United States Senate) 119
  339. Williams, Chester S. 118
  340. Willson, Winifred (Editor, "Independent Woman") 136
  341. Wilson, E. Raymond 31,49,99,132,135
  342. Wilson, Kent 135
  343. Wilson, Lee 135
  344. Wilson, Miriam 135
  345. Wilson, Woodrow 149
  346. Wise, Stephen S. 35
  347. World's Student Christian Federation 72
  348. Women's Action Committee for Victory and Lasting Peade 109
  349. Women's International League for Peace and Freedom 129
  350. Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Bronx Branch 35
  351. Women's International Organization, Peace and Disarmament Committee 30,42,87,96,135
  352. Wood, Richard R. (Exec. Secretary, Friend's Peace Committee) 103,113
  353. Woodsmall, Ruth F. (General Secretary, World's YWCA) 62,98
  354. Woodward, Margaret 122
  355. Woodward, Walter O. (Editor, "American Friend") 134
  356. Woolley, Mary E. 49,62,75,100
  357. World Federation of United Nations Associations 42,122,135
  358. World Peace Foundation 113
  359. (World's) YWCA 62,100
  360. Wright, Edwin M. 123
  361. Wright, Quincy 79
  362. Wunder, S. 39
  363. Yard, Mary Belle 21
  364. Young, Gertrude 21,22
  365. Young Women's Christian Associations of the USA 98,136
Title
Morgan, Laura Puffer, 1874-1962. Papers of Laura Puffer Morgan and Ethel Puffer Howes, 1892-1962: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00741

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