Swarthmore hosts the only special collection library and archive in the U.S. collecting materials solely on peace issues, providing us with unique access to specialized books, journals, and archival materials. You can read about the history of the Swarthmore College Peace Collection, its holdings, and Jane Addams’s papers in particular in this article in the latest issue of the journal, Peace and Change by two of the Collection’s archivists:
Addison, Barbara E. and Anne M. Yoder. 2011. “Jane Addams and the Swarthmore College Peace Collection.” Peace & Change 36(1):90-96.