Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Walkabout Peace and Justice Records, 1981-1992

Collection: DG 162


Contact informationrmation
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399
U.S.A.
Telephone: 610-328-8557 (curator)
Fax: 610-690-5728
Email: wchmiel@swarthmore.edu (curator)
URL: http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/


Descriptive Summary
Repository
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Creator
Walkabout Peace and Justice
Title
Walkabout Peace and Justice Records
Inclusive Dates
1981-1992
Call Number
DG 162

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
4 linear feet [papers only]
Abstract
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.

Administrative informationrmation
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions informationrmation
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]
Processing informationrmation
Processed by SCPC staff, 2007-2008
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Walkabout Peace and Justice Records (DG 162), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law

Online Catalog Headings
These and related materials may be found under the following headings in online library/archival catalogs.
See tripod record


Related Collections
DG 189 New Society Publishers

Historical Background
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.

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

Items removed:
Memorabilia
-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”
Photographs


Arrangement of Collection
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




Detailed Description of the Collection

Acc. 92A-020
Box 1
Walkabout: Mailing Lists: Copies Sent, await replies
Walkabout Grants, Budgets, Etc.
Walkabout Correspondence
Mailing information and Supplies
Some Walkabout Corresp. Compled.
Walkabout $'s
Transcripts
Walkabout: Advertising (?)
That Charlie
Graphic Potential
Correspondence: Walkabout: Answered! 1986- (April )

Box 2 [Acc. 92A-020]
Walkabout: Responses Needing Follow-up
Prem Kumar (Interview)
Miscellaneous
World Peace March San Diego Route
World Peace March

Box 3 [Acc. 92A-020]
Walk for the Earth (1984) and 1985
Walk of the People: Newsletters
Walk of the People: Messages
Great Peace March, 1986 Summer
On the Line
Computer Diskettes with files from Walkabout. Originally MacWrite, transferred to MicroSoft Word
 
Box 4 [Acc. 92A-020]
Miscellaneous
Walkabout Mailing Lists
Donations/Subscriptions for Wa (Outdated Checks, Cash, Listings)
WA #8 Miscellanious

Box 5 [Acc. 92A-020]
Finance: Bank Statements, Grant information, Etc.
Newsletters w/info on WALKS
South Africa Walk
Walkabout #8 - International
Great Peace March
Walkabout 8 - National
A Walk for Life - New England Summer 1987
To Be Sorted:
Walk of the People: Europe
Walk to Moscow
World Peace March SF - NYC 1981-82
Walk of the People: Journal

Box 6
[Acc. 92A-020]
Walk of the People: USA
Walk of the People: US 1986
Walkabout #6
Walkabout #5
Walkabout #5 & #6 PREP needed
Walkabout #3 & #4
Walkabout #2
Walkabout #1 February 1985
Grafton Peace Pagoda
Heiwa Dai Koshin 1983, 1984, and 1985
Japan
Leverett Peace Program
Long Walk For Survival
Longest Walk
Nipponzan Myo Hoji Walks 1986 Iran, South Africa
Walkabout #7
Former Pilgrams Current Projects
Pro Peace
Great Peace March
 
Box 7 [Acc. 92A-020]
Central America Walks
CNVA: Walk to Moscow
Continental Walk 1976
European Peace Pilgrimage
Caminata Pacificadora por Centroamerica
Canada
Annual Walks (short)
Bethlehem Peace Pilg.
1984 Peace Walks: USA 1985, 1986
Pilgrimage for Humanity
Planet Walker
Poetry/Art from WALKS
Prem Kumar
Shepherd's Field P.P. 1983
 
Box 8 [Acc. 92A-020]
Short Walks: 1986
Trail of Tears
Slide Show
John L. P. Background/Notes/Border Article A Research
Survey Questionairre
Richard Polese
Los Ninos
Nat'l Pilgramage to Reverse the Arms Race
No Euroshima Walk 1983
Pantex Actions
Peace Camps
Peace Pilgram Center
Peace Pilgrimage: US Amer. in Germany 1986
Peace Walks: Europe

Acc. 95A-082
Peace Walk for a nuclear free Europe, 1987 [1 folder]

Acc. 99A-039
Miscellaneous reference files on various peace walks, 1982-1992 [1 folder]

Acc. 02A-034
Box 1
Peace Walks
On the line
Walks
Interfaith Pilgrimage
Nipponzan Myo Hoji: USA
Nipponzan: Europe etc.

Acc. 07A-035
Box 1

Dale James Outhouse
Sarvodaya
Leverett/Grafton
Flamewalk
Network News/Letters
Jun Yasuda
Winds of Change
Japanese Writing (including Lotus Sutra , Ch. 16)
Remembrance Articles for Barbara Hirshkowitz
Miscellaneous Peace Writings
[Restoring the Balance One Step at a Time by Doug Alderson, Visions of the Heartland by John Montrose, Messengers of the Sun by Doug Alderson, and Dispatches from Two Seasons by C.B. Hall]
 
Box 2
Journals of Barbara Hirshkowitz written while in Japan: 1983 (April - August)
“Adventures for Peace in Japan” Journal,1983 ( 25 April - 23 October )
Photo Journal, Japan 1983
Journal, 1984
Photo Journal, 1984 Peace Walks



This file was last updated on October 21, 2009.