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SUB-SERIES Identifier: MC 884; CD-105; DVD-110; MP-77; T-508; Vt-272

Subseries J. Transforming Terror: Remembering the Soul of the World (2011), 1986-2015 (#72.3-77.3, E.2)

Scope and Contents

Subseries J, Transforming Terror: Remembering the Soul of the World (2011), 1986-2015 (#72.3-77.3, E.2), includes correspondence with contributors, drafts of proposals and essays, poems, notes, and research materials. Co-edited by Susan Griffin, Transforming Terror is a collection of essays and poetry, prayers and meditations by various contributors, including Griffin, on the exploration and experience of terror, and breaking the cycle of violence. Research materials include brochures, correspondence, notes, drafts, and articles and clippings. A selection of clippings relating to war, violence, and terrorism that Griffin used as research were removed. The Transforming Terror web site is being captured periodically as part of Schlesinger Library's web archiving program. This subseries is arranged by type of content: research, notes, correspondence with contributors, drafts, publicity and related.


  • 1914-2015
  • Majority of material found within 1943-2015

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.


46.7 linear feet ((108 file boxes, 3 card file boxes) plus 4 folio folders, 1 folio+ folder, 1 oversize folder, 3 photograph folders, 139 audiotapes, 5 videotapes, 7 CDs, 4 DVDs, 7 motion pictures, 3 objects, electronic records)
14.59 Megabytes (5 files)

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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