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Title: Barbara S. Kraft papers
Call Number: Coll086
Creator: Kraft, Barbara S.
Dates: 1963-2007
Size: 9 boxes (9 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Collection pertains to the research of Dr. Barbara S. Kraft. Dr. Kraft's files contain research pertaining to the Jane Addam's biography, the 1920's and 1930's, concepts and constructions of the peace movement, and the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII. Included are chapter drafts and manuscripts for her work on Jane Addams and on Japanese American internment.
Citation: Barbara S. Kraft papers, Collection 86, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

Dr. Barbara S. Kraft was a freelance writer, editor and historian in Washington, D.C. She wrote "The Peace Ship: Henry Ford's Pacifist Adventure in the First World War" (Macmillan, 1978) and was an editor on the Booker T. Washington Papers project, among others. When she retired in 2007, she was researching for a book about Jane Addams and writing the historical background for a book of testimony by Japanese-Americans interned in the U.S. during WWII.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Collection was donated by Miriam Tillman in 2010, MSS 2010-10.

Processing Note

Collection unprocessed.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.

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Finding Aids

Container list available.

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Access Conditions

This collection requires review by Special Collections staff prior to use by researchers. Users should submit their request to view this collection at or 410-455-2353.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.

Subject Headings


Kraft, Barbara S.


Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

Kelly, Florence, 1888-1979

Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970

Rice, Harriette L.

Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931

Stead, William H. (William Henry), 1899-1959

Lloyd, Henry Demarest, 1847-1903

Starr, Ellen Gates

World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace

Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.)

Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945

Oscar II (Ship)

Kraft, Barbara S. -- Archives

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