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Archives & Manuscripts

Walkabout Peace and Justice Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-162

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, financial records, manuscripts, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, periodicals, reference files, photographs, posters, audiocassettes, computer diskettes (3.5"). Correspondents include: Barbara Hirshkowitz.

Dates

  • 1981-1992

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

None.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Historical

Walkabout Peace and Justice was first organized in 1985 in Davis, California, as an experimental project to provide a source of information for the peace-walking community. The group sponsored walks in support of issues related to peace and social justice; acted as a clearinghouse to provide information about other peace walks, mainly through its journal, Walkabout Peace and Justice. It's most siginficant organizer was Barbara Hirshkowitz, who later became a participant in New Society Publishers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Extent

3.3 Linear Feet (3.3 linear ft.)

Overview

Walkabout Peace and Justice was first organized in 1985 in Davis, California, as an experimental project to provide a source of information for the peace-walking community. The group sponsored walks in support of issues related to peace and social justice; acted as a clearinghouse to provide information about other peace walks, mainly through its journal, Walkabout Peace and Justice. It's most siginficant organizer was Barbara Hirshkowitz, who later became a participant in New Society Publishers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Arrangement

This collection is unprocessed and in the same order in which the donors gave it to the Peace Collection. Individual accessions are listed in chronological order. Accessions not listed below are too small for a folder list.

Acc. 92A-020 Acc. 95A-082 Acc. 99A-039 Acc. 02A-034 Acc. 07A-035

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Barbara Hirskowitz,, 1992-1992, 2002, [Acc. 92A-020, Acc.92A-061, Acc.95A-082, Acc.97A-024, Acc.99A-039, Acc.02A-034] T.L. Hill, 2007 [Acc.07A-035].

Related Materials

New Society Publishers (DG 189)

Related Materials

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Separated Materials

Memorabilia

  1. Origami Peace Crane on a tax return form
  2. Walkabout Poster of a globe and roots
  3. 11 large prints of Nagasaki and Hiroshima on and around 6 August
  4. 1 large print of the New England Peace Pagoda
  5. Japanese Banner (says “NA MU MYO HO REN GE KYO” in Japanese letters)
  6. Purple Saddle Bag with Thai writing
  7. Button of a Peace Pagoda and the writing “Non-violence world peace” and “NA MU MYO HO REN GE KYO”
Photographs

Legal Status

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

Processed by SCPC staff, 2007 to 2008.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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