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Collection Inventory

Series I. Writings, 1952-2008

Scope and Content Notes:

This series includes material written between 1955-2008, such as drafts, research materials and notes, final published works, high school and college writings, her PhD dissertation, and unpublished manuscripts. It is arranged in alphabetical order.


Box 1
Folder 1 The Active Reader, undated
Folder 2 "Adult Shares Liberated Feelings", Pitt News, 1981
Folder 3 "An African-American man gave his heart for a peaceful community," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1993
Folder 4 "All I want for Christmas," Pittsburgh Catholic, 1979
Folder 5 "Alternative to war must be found," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1985
Folder 6 "Angels of History," review of Harry Watson's Montana 1948 and Justice, Sojourner, 1995
Folder 7 "Another Tale of Two Cities," Pittsburgh New Sun, 1980
Folder 8 "At the Rockwell Shareholders Meeting," In These Times, 1981
Folder 9 "Beans," Pittsburgh New Sun, undated
Folder 10 "Bequest of Brutality: Stopping the Chain Reaction," Christian Science Monitor, 1978
Folder 11 Beyond the Bomb by: Mark Sommers, book review, The New People, 1986
Folder 12 "The Best Version of the Truth," Pitt News, undated
Folder 13 "Breaking the Silence," Center Magazine, 1975
Folder 14 "Bringing Bacon Home," Pittsburgh New Sun, 1980
Folder 15 "Busing in a Joint-Stock World, Center Magazine, 1973
Folder 16 "Caged, Like Vietnamese, For Us All," New York Times, 1974
Folder 17 "Children's Literature in Pittsburgh," City Times, 1980
Folder 18 "Citizens Make a Peace System," Peace Review, 1989
Folder 19 "Civilization Meets Barbarity," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2001
Folder 20 "Claiming Breath," By: Diane Glancy, book review in Sistersong, 1992
Folder 21 "The Clue in the Apple Tree," Pittsburgh New Sun, 1979
Folder 22 "Community and Reciprocity," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2002
Folder 23 "Companions Against the Storm," The Center Magazine, 1981
Folder 24 "The Composition of Faith," Sojourners, 1994
Folder 25 "The Conscience of the Community," Fellowship, 1998
Folder 26 "The Court and Single Human Souls," The New York Times, 1971
Folder 27 "The Cost of Credibility," Pittsburgh New Sun, 1980
Folder 28 "Constructive Nonviolence," The Acorn, 1989
Folder 29 "A Cry for Help," Pittsburgh New Sun, 1979
Folder 30 "Daffodils for an Anniversary," Pittsburgh New Sun, 1978
Folder 31 The Deer Hunter, film review in The Mill Hunk Herald, 1979
Folder 32 "The Delivery," in The City Times and The Progressive, 1980 and 1981
Folder 33 "Don't Bomb Baghdad," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1998
Folder 34 "Don't Eradicate RAD," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1999
Folder 35 "Down on Vietnam Again," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1978
Folder 36 "Dying in Luxury," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1980
Folder 37 "Ecologists Studies in Utah Should Inspire More Research," The Salt Lake Tribune, 2003
Folder 38 Epilogue written for Grinnell College yearbook, 1959
Folder 39 "Explanations of History," The Center Magazine, 1975
Folder 40 "Faith in a Secular Religion," review of Steve Nelson's American Radical, City Times, 1982
Folder 41 "The Faith of Mysteries," Sojourners, 1993
Folder 42 "Fear is an Instinct for Survival," In These Times, 1981
Folder 43 "Fighting Imaginary Wars," The Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, 1976
Folder 44 "For Unto you is Born this Day," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1977
Folder 45 "Four Pink Nuns," 1957-1958
Folder 46 "Garden Thoughts: Healing the Wounded Land," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1978
Folder 47 "Getting Along Without War," The Mill Hunk Herald, 1980
Folder 48 "Girl from the Fifteenth Century," Harper's Weekly, 1975
Folder 49 "God in a Dark Place," Friends Journal, 1983
Folder 50 "Good Signs," The New People, 1986
Folder 51 "Idiots and Lunatics," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1980
Folder 52 "If it's Classified, You're a Spy," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1978
Folder 53 "Ignorance and Grace," in Sojourners, 1999
Folder 54 "In a Bureaucratic Maze," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1999
Folder 55 "Guest Lecturer from Vietnam," Los Angeles Times, 1975
Folder 56 "The Habit of Philanthropy," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1999
Folder 57 "Hearing Music from the Inside," Early Music America, 2006
Folder 58 "A High Standard of Living," Friends Journal and The Star, 1977,1979
Folder 59 "High Technology and the Peasants," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1977
Folder 60 "Holocaust Now," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1979
Folder 61 "Hugh Scott Meets Some Pennsylvania People," Harper's Weekly, 1975
Folder 62 "Hype and Misogyny," review of Susan Faludi's Backlash, Sojourners, 1992
Folder 63 "Importance of the Possible," The New People, 1986
Folder 64-66 In Their Far Away Country, undated
Folder 67 "Integrate to Make Whole," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1980
Folder 68 Interfaith service on Martin Luther King's birthday at the Trinity Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, 1982
Folder 69 "Inwit and Outlaw," The Acorn, 1987
Folder 70 "Issues Obscured at Spy Time," University Times, 1978
Folder 71 "The Judge and the Reporter on the Law and the Facts," Christianity and Crisis, 1981
Folder 72 "It Aint Never Happened Before," Literary Cavalcade, 1955
Folder 73 "Judge Hammered Justice for Plowshares 8," The New People, 1990
Folder 74 "Judge Stifles Plowshares 'Greater Evil' Defense," In These Times, 1981
Folder 75 "Justice Must be Scrupulous," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1995

Box 3
Folder 34 Keep, 2009

Box 1
Folder 76 "Lessons of War," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1977
Folder 77 "Letters from the Allegheny County Jail to Magistrate," 1993
Folder 78 "Letter to President Bush," The Pittsburgh Post Gazette, undated
Folder 79 Letters to the Editor, 1975-1978
Folder 80 Letters to the Editor, 1979-1985
Folder 81 License agreement for Molly Rush and the Plowshares 8, 1992
Folder 82 "The Life of Literature," The Center Magazine, 1977
Folder 83 Lincoln Ellison and the Great Basin Experiment Station, 2005
Folder 84 "Living up to Molly," Christianity and Crisis, 1980
Folder 85 "Live a Little," The New York Times, 1976
Folder 86 "Loneliness of a Long-Distance Crusader," Christianity and Crisis, 1981
Folder 87 "Lunch with my Father," PHP, 1978
Folder 88 "The Making and Unmaking of War," The Center Magazine, 1983

Box 2
Folder 1 "The Mammoth and the Buttercup," The Pittsburgh New Sun & Iowa Woman 1980,1983
Folder 2 "The Man Who Wanted to Write Fiction," Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars & The Pittsburgh Forum, 1975
Folder 3 "Memorial Day-1980," Friends Journal, 1980
Folder 4 "Molly Rush and the Plowshares 8: Heroes of our time," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1990
Folder 5 "Molly Rush Acted to Save her Children," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1980
Folder 6 "More Carrots, No Appeasement," The New York Times, 1976
Folder 7 "Mozart's Mother: The Novel," Carnegie Magazine, 1996
Folder 8 Mozart's Women book review in Early Music America, 2006
Folder 9 "The Nature of Midori," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2004
Folder 10 New York Times letter to the editor concerning George Bush, 2006
Folder 11 "Nicaraguans on their Revolution: We'll Never go Back," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1984
Folder 12 "Non-Profit Makes Money for All," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1994
Folder 13 The Nonviolent Alternative," The Center Magazine, 1987
Folder 14 "Non-Violent Defense," The Peacemaking Struggle: Militarism and Resistance, 1984
Folder 15 "Not too Busy," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1981
Folder 16 The Novel as Moral Experiment: George Elliot's Novels, PhD thesis, 1966
Folder 17 "Novel Treasures," a review of Daniel Peter's Rising from the Ruins, Sojourners, 1995
Folder 18 "Nuremberg Sets Standards of Decency," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1981
Folder 19 "Of Story and Truth," Sojourners, 1994
Folder 20 "On the Political Abuse of Language," The Los Angeles Times, 1974
Folder 21 "Once More into the Breach, Dear Friends, Once More," The Acorn, 1992
Folder 22-23 Ogden High School creative writing, undated
Folder 24 "One Woman, One Vote," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1980
Folder 25 "Our Libraries Need Our Help," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1994
Folder 26 "Overdue," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1993
Folder 27 "A Parable for Our Time," special feature in The New York Times titled "One Woman's Voice," 1975
Folder 28 "Part Time: A Way Out of the Trap?" The Steel City Star, 1978
Folder 29 "The Part-Time Worker's Time Has Come," The Los Angeles Times, 1974
Folder 30 Peace Heroes in the 20th Century by Charles Debenedetti, book review in The Journal of American History, 1986
Folder 31 "Peace in Pittsburgh," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1993
Folder 34 "Peace Through Strength," The New People and Civilian Based Defense, 1986
Folder 35 "Pedestrian Students and High Flying Squirrels," The Center Magazine, 1978
Folder 36 "Pittsburgh-Plutonium Connection," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1978
Folder 37 The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Roundtable," May 14,1986-July 16,1986
Folder 38 "Plain as Courtesy," a review of Dorothy Holley's Late Day Thoughts on www.gentlyread.wordpress.com, 2008
Folder 39 Point Reyes Light, "In Other Words" column, May 9, 1974-August 1, 1974
Folder 40 Point Reyes Light, "In Other Words" column, August 8,1974-September 16, 1974 and April 19,1979
Folder 41 "Political Conventions, Public Good," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2004
Folder 42 "The 'Politics of Love' in the Cause for Peace," The Center Magazine, 1984
Folder 43 "Power and the People," The New People, 1986
Folder 44 "A Power Rate for the People," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1977
Folder 45 "Prelude to Winter," a play in three acts written at Grinnell College, undated
Folder 46 "Prospects for Integration: Penalized for Success," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1977
Folder 47 "Put the Money Where Your Music Is: A Blueprint for Successful Early Music Fundraising," Early Music America, 2001
Folder 48 "The Quiet Virtues: Jane Austen's Moral Universe," Sojourners, 1996
Folder 49 Reader, I Married Him and The American Eve in Fact and Fiction, book reviews in Nineteenth Century Fiction, 1976
Folder 50 "Recovering: a review essay of four books on the Indochina War," Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, 1978
Folder 51 "Remembering Advice From Long Ago Regarding Ethical Land Use," Ogden Standard Examiner, 2000
Folder 52 "Renewal," a letter written for the Pittsburgh Friends meeting, 1979
Folder 53 "Resting Easy," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1977
Folder 54 "Reverence for the Word of God," review of Peter Gome's The Good Book, Sojourners, 1997
Folder 55 "Risk and Redundancy," Publication of the Modern Language Association of America, 1975
Folder 56 "The Rockwell International Shareholders' Meeting, 1982" Friends Journal, 1982
Folder 57 "The Sacrificial Lamb's Version," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1979
Folder 58 "Searching For Alternatives to the Nuclear Arms Race," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1982
Folder 59 "The Season of Waiting," The New People, 1983
Folder 60 "The Secret History of Acid," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1979
Folder 61 "The Selective Conscience," The Duquesne Law Review, 1973
Folder 62 "Selective Conscientious Objection," The Center Magazine, 1972
Folder 63 "Selling the Atom," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1978
Folder 64 "A Sense of Justice," The Center Magazine, 1977
Folder 65 Simpleton Story: A Fairy Tale For a Nuclear Age, 1980-1985
Folder 66 Simpleton Story, draft, undated
Folder 67 "Skokie: Point of Reconciliation," The Steel City Star, 1977
Folder 63 "The Snows of Yesteryear," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Winning Medals at Snow Basin," a slightly different in The Salt Lake City Tribune, 2002
Folder 68 "Spanking: The Course of Most Resistance," The Los Angeles Times and Parents Anonymous Frontiers, 1974,1978
Folder 69 "The Spell of War," The Center Magazine, 1979
Folder 70 "The Spider's Secret," The Center Magazine, 1980
Folder 71 "Star Chamber: Academic Integrity on Trial," Pennsylvania American Association of University Professors newsletter and The New People, 1992
Folder 72 "The Steel Drivin' Man," one act play written for Grinnell college playwriting class, undated
Folder 73 "Stern's Message to China is Universal," In These Times, 1981
Folder 74 "Survivors," The Steel City Star, 1978
Folder 75 "Taking Heart: Reflection on School Desegregation," The New People, 1979
Folder 76 "A Test of Will," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1979

Box 3
Folder 1 "Things I Can't Afford," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1979
Folder 2 "Three Children's Books for Civilian-Based Defense," in ATS Newsletter, 1986
Folder 3 Through A Glass Darkly, college honors project, undated
Folder 4 "Unwanted Pregnancy from the Perspective of Nonviolence," By: Liane Ellison Norman and Marie Norman, presented at the International Symposium on Public Policies Towards Unwanted Pregnancies, University of Pittsburgh, 1990
Folder 5 "War's Civilian Casualties," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1980
Folder 6 "War Must, Very Simply, Be Abolished," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1981
Folder 7 "The Way It Is," City Times, 1980
Folder 8 "We The Government," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1996
Folder 9 The Whale In The Rice Paddy and Other Essays, preface and chapter 1, 1980
Folder 10 The Whale In The Rice Paddy and Other Essays, chapter 2, 1980
Folder 11 The Whale In The Rice Paddy and Other Essays, chapters 3-4, 1980
Folder 12 "The Whale In The Rice Paddy," Bulleting of Concerned Asian Scholars, 1975
Folder 13 "What's Going On In Nicaragua?" The Pittsburgh Post- Gazette, 1986
Folder 14 "What Have We Done To Iraq," The Pittsburgh Post- Gazette, 1991
Folder 15 "What Is Life Really About," a speech delivered at Grinnell College Reunion, undated
Folder 16 "What Is A Whale Good For," Marin Life, 1991
Folder 17 "What I Want From The Democrats," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2005
Folder 18 "What's So Special About Jesus," Friends Journal, 1981
Folder 19 "What Will We Do In Our Town," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1997
Folder 20 "The Wonderful History of Sauerkraut," The Pittsburgh New Sun, 1979
Folder 21 "Writers For Life," The Center Magazine, 1979
Folder 22 "Writing Mozart's Mother," Sistersong, 1997
Folder 23 Various articles on Vietnam, 1978
Folder 24 Various writings from high school and college, undated

Series II. Correspondence, 1972-1988

Scope and Content Notes:

This series includes correspondence written between 1972-1988 with publishers, editors, and agents concerning book publications.

Folder 25 The Active Reader, 1972-1976
Folder 26 Whale in the Rice Paddy, 1973-1990
Folder 27 Numerous agents, 1974-1975
Folder 28 Gerald McCauley Agency, 1976-1978
Folder 29 The Fox Chase Agency, 1976-1979
Folder 30 In Their Far Away Country, 1976-1990
Folder 31 The Walter Pitkin Agency, 1981-1983
Folder 32 In The Last Days aka Molly Rush and The Plowshares 8, 1982-1988
Folder 33 Television production of Molly Rush and the Plowshares 8, 1986