Collection Title: Portland League for Peace and Freedom Records
Collection Number: MS 417
Dates of Collection: 1933-1940
Size of Collection: 1 box
Provenance: Gift of Murrough O’Brien, December 1995, received 1 Feb 1996.
Access Restrictions: No restrictions
Preferred Citation: Portland League for Peace and Freedom Papers, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine
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For Additional Information:
Special Collections Department
University of Maine
5729 Fogler Library
Orono, Maine 04469-5729
(207) 581 1686
The Portland League for Peace and Freedom was founded in 1936 for the purpose of defending civil liberties, opposing U.S. involvement in war and counteracting local and national militaristic tendencies.
This collection documents the foundation and activities of the Portland League for Peace and Freedom in the years before World War II. Included are correspondence, pamphlets, newsletters and clippings concerning the League. Of interest are the publicity scrapbooks that include manuscript material.
Alphabetical, by topic.
Folder 01 American Civil Liberties Union. Bulletins
Folder 02 American Civil Liberties Union. Minutes
Folder 03 American Civil Liberties Union. Pamphlets, booklets, etc.
Folder 04 American Civil Liberties Union. Pamphlets, booklets, etc.
Folder 05 American Civil Liberties Union. Miscellaneous
Folder 06 Correspondence 1935]
Folder 07 Correspondence 1936
Folder 08 Correspondence 1937
Folder 09 Correspondence 1938-1939
Folder 10 Emergency Peace Campaign. Bulletins, announcements
Folder 11 Emergency Peace Campaign. Conferences, meetings, speakers
Folder 12 Emergency Peace Campaign. Correspondence
Folder 13 Emergency Peace Campaign. Miscellaneous
Folder 14 Miscellaneous
Folder 15 Miscellaneous
Folder 16 Peace
Folder 17 Publicity
Folder 18 Publicity
Folder 19 Publicity
Folder 20 Spanish Civil War
Finding Aids for selected manuscript collections in the Special Collections Department at Fogler Library are accessible online in URSUS, in a browsable Guide to Manuscript Collections. Please contact Special Collections at firstname.lastname@example.org or (207) 581-1686 for further information.