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Guide to the Records of the American Defense Society
(bulk 1918-1920; 1935-1939)
  MS 14

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 19, 2011
Description is in English.

Administrative Information


Donation, Charles Stewart Davison, 1942

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. (Researchers may not accrue unused copy amounts from previous days.)

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New York, NY 10024

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the American Defense Society Records, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at The New-York Historical Society

The Library has pamphlets published by ADS, and not found in this collection. See:

  • "The American Defense Society: Its Aims, Its History, Its Officers," 1941
  • William Guggenheim, "Peace Reflections: The Waning Day - The New Dawn" [1919]

The Library also has:

  • William T. Hornaday, Awake! America: Object Lessons and Warnings (NY, 1918); published under the auspices of ADS
  • Madison Grant and Charles Stewart Davison, eds., The Founders of the Republic on Immigration Naturalization and Aliens (NY, 1928)
  • Charles Stewart Davison, "The Lusitania Murders and The Responsibilities of Presidents" (NY?, 1915)