Walkabout Peace and Justice Records
Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
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.
Includes correspondence, financial records, manuscripts, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, periodicals, reference files, photographs, posters, audiocassettes, computer diskettes (3.5"). Correspondents include: Barbara Hirshkowitz.
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
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].
Processed by SCPC staff, 2007 to 2008.
- Origami Peace Crane on a tax return form
- Walkabout Poster of a globe and roots
- 11 large prints of Nagasaki and Hiroshima on and around 6 August
- 1 large print of the New England Peace Pagoda
- Japanese Banner (says "NA MU MYO HO REN GE KYO" in Japanese letters)
- Purple Saddle Bag with Thai writing
- Button of a Peace Pagoda and the writing "Non-violence world peace" and "NA MU MYO HO REN GE KYO"
- Swarthmore College Peace Collection
- Access Restrictions
- Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
- Use Restrictions
written while in Japan