The Resource Network for Peace and Justice collection

Network for Peace and Justice collection

Label
Network for Peace and Justice collection, 1983-1987
Title
Network for Peace and Justice collection
Inclusive dates
1983-1987
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Network for Peace and Justice Collection, 1983-1987, consists of .25 Hollinger boxes, measuring .1 linear feet of bimonthly newsletters published or distributed by the now defunct Harrisonburg area Network for Peace and Justice. Topics included announcements for upcoming events such as peace vigils, demonstrations, and local contacts. This collection is arranged chronologically in three folders within a single series
Biographical or historical data
The Harrisonburg area Network for Peace and Justice is the predecessor of the Common Ground Network for Peace, Justice and the Environment. Originally conceived of as a vehicle for "communication, cooperation and consciousness-raising" among twelve socially progressive local groups or chapters of national groups, the participating organizations listed in the inaugural October 1983 newsletter are: Choose Life; Christians for Peace; Church Women United, Harrisonburg/Rockingham County; Citizens Party, Harrisonburg/Rockingham County; Community Mediation Center; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; National Organization of Women, Harrisonburg/Rockingham County and James Madison University chapters; Peacemakers, Trinity Presbyterian Church; Peace Ministry Committee, Church of the Brethren; and Womens Caucus, Church of the Brethren.
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
Network for Peace and Justice collection
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/3020Network.aspx
Arrangement
The collection is arranged in one series: Newsletters, 1983-1987. A: 1983-1984 -- B: 1985 -- C: 1986-1987.
Control code
658227175
Cumulative index finding aids
See Web link for inventory.
Extent
.25 Hollinger boxes.
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections or Reference librarian
Ownership
Donated by Robert Bersson, July 2010.

Library Locations

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      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
      38.438299 -78.8741916
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