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Papers Frederika Wilhelmina van Wulfften Palthe-Broese van Groenou 1907-1950

Identity Area

Collection IDIIAV00000202
Language ListFinding aid is in English / Taal van toegang is Engels
Language of MaterialEnglish/Engels
Extent0.34 m.
Processing InformationList made by Annemarie Kloosterman in 2000
Inventory in English made by Annette Mevis in 2013 because of the digitization
Access and UseVrij
Preferred CitationPapers Frederika Wilhelmina van Wulfften Palthe-Broese van Groenou , inv.no …, Collection International Archives for the Women's Movement (IAV), in Atria, Institute on Gender Equality and Women’s History

Biographical Note / Biografie

Born on 1 April 1875 in Jogjakarta, died on11 November 1960 in the Hague; forename Mien; sister of Miel Coops-Broese van Groenou; got a teacher's degree in 1893/94; attended the school of acting in Amsterdam 1898-1900; was connected to the Rotterdamsch Toneel 1900-1902 and the Toneelvereeniging in Amsterdam 1902-1903 until her marriage with Jan Richard van Wulfften Palthe in 1903; got three sons; a member of the Vereeniging voor Vrouwenkiesrecht (VVK) (Dutch Association for Women's Suffrage) from 1908 onwards; presidente of thet Propaganda Comité voor Vrouwenkiesrecht in The Hague; she accompanied Aletta Jacobs in 1915 on her journey to European governments to offer them the resolutions of the International Congress of Women in The Hague 1915; treasurer of the Dutch Committee of Women for Permanent Peace, from 1919 named Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Dutch branch 1917-1940; a close friend of Rosika Schwimmer; Aletta Jacobs spend the last years of her life in the house of Mien and Richard van Wulfften Palthe in The Hague 1928-1929.


Received letters 1907-1950, among others from Aletta Jacobs, Franciska and Rosike Schwimmer, Cor Ramondt-Hirschman and Anna Howard Shaw [1913]; scrapbook of her journey through the United States together with Rosika Schwimmer 1925-1926; documents concerning the International and Dutch Committee of Women for Permanent Peace, WILPF and WILPF the Netherlands 1915-1938; documents concerning other activities in the women's and peace movement 1913-1935; documents concerning the golden jubilee of Aletta Jacobs 1929.

Received letters and postcards on several subjects

NB. In alphabetical order.

Womens International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)

NB. Founded in The Hague in 1915 as International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace, in 1919 renamed WILPF.
Documents received from WILPF Geneva, Emily G. Balch as Secretary - Treasurer. Including documents concerning the second congress in 1919 and the third congress in Vienna 10-16 July 1921. French, English. 1919-1922.. 4 folders.

WILPF The Netherlands

Other peace activities

Activities in the women's movement and miscelleanious