Brief History of Carnegie Council
Carnegie Council was founded in New York City in 1914, when Andrew Carnegie assembled a group of leaders in religion, academia, and politics and appointed them trustees of an organization named the Church Peace Union (CPU). Through the CPU, Carnegie hoped to make war obsolete.
Toward Peace with Justice: One Hundred Years of the Carnegie Council (Full-length Book)
This compelling book offers a fresh perspective on the Council's first 100 years, placing its story in the context of 20th century American and world history. Historian Kate Hallgren clarifies the difficult choices and conflicts surrounding the Council and its leaders' commitment to ethical behavior in the midst of conflict, from 1914 to the present.
Resolutions Passed by The Church Peace Union [now Carnegie Council], at its First Meeting, February 10th, 1914
February 10, 1914
In 1914, members of The Church Peace Union and a group of religious bodies appealed "to the Rulers, Statesmen, and people of all civilized lands" to provide a remedy for the state of the world.
Author(s): Andrew Carnegie