Papers Frederika Wilhelmina van Wulfften Palthe-Broese van Groenou 1907-1950
|Language List||Finding aid is in English|
|Language of Material||English|
|Processing Information||List made by Annemarie Kloosterman in 2000|
|Inventory in English made by Annette Mevis in 2013 because of the digitization|
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|Preferred Citation||Papers 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 NoteBorn 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.
InhoudReceived letters 1907-1950, among others from Aletta Jacobs, Franciska and Rosike Schwimmer, Cor Ramondt-Hirschman and Anna Howard Shaw ; 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.
'Extract from the forthcoming report of the International Congress of Women held at Zürich May 12-17, 1919', 'Towards Peace and Freedom' published by the WILPF in August 1919 and a postcard with music and text of a song 'Es geht ein tiefes Sehnen nach Frieden durch die Welt......'. 1919. 2 volumes and 1 item.
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
NB. Founded in 1915 as Nederlandsche Vereeniging van Vrouwen voor Duurzamen Vrede, also called Nederlandsch Comité van Vrouwen voor Duurzame Vrede, in 1919 renamed Internationale Vrouwenbond voor Vrede en Vrijheid, Nederlandsche Afdeeling (Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Dutch branch).
Concept statutes of the Nederlandsche Vereeniging van Vrouwen voor Duurzamen Vrede (Dutch Association of Women for Permanent Peace) and minutes of meetings of the Nederlandsch Comité / Vereeniging van Vrouwen voor Duurzame Vrede (Dutch Committee of Women for Permanent Peace). Dutch. 1919-1922. 1 folder.
Minutes of meetings and other documents of the Internationale Vrouwenbond voor Vrede en Vrijheid Nederlandsche Afdeeling. Dutch, German, English.1931-1932, 1934-1938.. 4 folders.
Other peace activities
Activities in the women's movement and miscelleanious
Scrapbook 'Some leaves of the Travel Diary of Wilhelmine van Wulfften Palthe Broese van Groenou from the Hague in the United States of America 1925-1926. With illustrations.', made by Rosika Schwimmer with whom she stayed during this visit. With photographs, postcards, cuttings October 1925 and documents from December 1925 concerning Rosika Schwimmer being accused of being a 'German agent'' and 'Bolshevik ambassador'. 1925. 1 folder.
Documents concerning the Joint Conference on the Nationality of Married Women, organised by the International Council of Women and the International Alliance of Women for Suffrage and Equal Citizenship, 12-15 March 1930 in The Hague, and the Joint Demonstration on the Nationality of Married Women to be held at the same time and place (14th March, 1930, The Hague) as The First Codification Conference of the League of Nations. 1930. 1 folder.