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Guide to the Claudia Horwitz Papers, 1988-2013

Summary

Collection contains personal and professional papers of Claudia Horwitz, a Chapel Hill spiritual activist, author, and founder of Stone Circles.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10137
Title
Claudia Horwitz papers
Date
1988-2013
Extent
8.5 Linear Feet, 14 boxes
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection includes, but is not limited to writings, research and subject files, project files, talks/speeches, and files documenting group work.

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Arrangement

Collection is arranged in the same chronological order in which it was received, with a grouping of research and writing drafts at the end.

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Contents of the Collection

1. 1988-1996

1 box
Community reserve center
(1 folder)
Box 1
NSCAHH
(2 folders)
Box 1
Empty the Shelter planning
(1 folder)
Box 1
Up and Out of Poverty
(1 folder)
Box 1
Olympics
(1 folder)
Box 1
Empty the Shelter - Oakland
(1 folder)
Box 1

2. 1988-1999

1 box
Empty the Shelter - National
(1 folder)
Box 2
Empty the Shelter - Philadelphia
(1 folder)
Box 2
Empty the Shelter - Reunion
(1 folder)
Box 2
Empty the Shelter - database
(1 folder)
Box 2
Summer of Service, 1993
(1 folder)
Box 2
Conference program and notes, 1993
(1 folder)
Box 2
Who Cares?, 1993
(1 folder)
Box 2
Echoing Green pamphlets
(1 folder)
Box 2
Echoing Green application and correspondence
(1 folder)
Echoing Green Fellowship Application
(1 folder)
Box 2
Fellows Conferences
(1 folder)
Box 2
Public Service Application, 1994
(1 folder)
Box 2
Echoing Green transition, 1997-1999
(1 folder)
Box 2

3. 1998-1997

2 boxes
Fellows
(1 folder)
Box 3
CYC closeout
(1 folder)
Box 3
CYC thesis
(1 folder)
Box 3
CYC archives
(1 folder)
Box 3
Public Allies
(1 folder)
Box 3
Media AAS
(1 folder)
Box 3
Raising children to become caring contributors
(1 folder)
Box 3
Seeds
(1 folder)
Box 3
NC Commission, 1995
(1 folder)
Box 3
Interfaith Alliance, 1996
(1 folder)
Box 3
SRDI general, 1997
(1 folder)
Box 3
NC Fund with treatment
(1 folder)
Box 4
NC Fund agenda
(1 folder)
Box 4
NC Fund steering committee
(1 folder)
Box 4
NC Fund grant
(1 folder)
Box 4
NC Fund general
(1 folder)
Box 4
NC Fund current working group
(1 folder)
Box 4
NC Fund conference
(1 folder)
Box 4
NC Fund the next wave
(1 folder)
Box 4
Southern Community Partners
(1 folder)
Box 4
Southern Community Partners retreat, 1996-1997
(1 folder)
Box 4

4. 1997-2005

4 boxes
Notes
(1 folder)
Box 5
Notes, EPU, 1998
(1 folder)
Box 5
Building Community and Capacity
(1 folder)
Box 5
EPU staff orientation
(1 folder)
Box 5
EPU planning, 1997-1999
(3 folders)
Box 5
EPU Mentor Handbook, 1998
(1 folder)
Box 5
Mentors/Lining
(1 folder)
Box 5
EPU Program
(1 folder)
Box 5
COV groups
(1 folder)
Box 5
Academic track
(1 folder)
Box 6
Community life - ideas, plans
(1 folder)
Box 6
EPU yearbooks, 1997-1999
(1 folder)
Box 6
EPU artwork, 1998
(1 folder)
Box 6
EPU junkies
(1 folder)
Box 6
Evaluations
(1 folder)
Box 6
EPU Community Life paper
(1 folder)
Box 6
EPU, 2000-2001
(2 folders)
Box 6
Lisa Sullivan and Listen, 1998
(1 folder)
Box 6
Grace, 1999
Box 6
Parliament World's Religions, 1999
(1 folder)
Box 6
WCR
(1 folder)
Box 6
TRC
(1 folder)
Box 6
History of the Black Housewives League of South Africa and Lesotho
(1 folder)
Box 6
Circle of Sacred Silence
(1 folder)
Box 7
Solidarity Conference Ctr.
(1 folder)
Box 7
Candles of Hope, 1999-2001
(1 folder)
Box 7
September 11, 2001 services and memorials
(1 folder)
Box 4
CFG
(1 folder)
Box 6
CFG gathering, 2001
(1 folder)
Box 7
Interfaith Service Caps, 2002
(1 folder)
Box 7
Balkans training for trainers, 2001
(1 folder)
Box 7
Romania, 2002
(1 folder)
Box 7
Balkan Summer Institute Vukerar
(1 folder)
Box 7
Iraq aides commentary
(1 folder)
Box 8
Rockefeller application and interview
(1 folder)
Box 8
Rockefeller mailing info
(1 folder)
Box 8
Rockefeller module one
(1 folder)
Box 7
NGL evolution, 2003
(1 folder)
Box 8
NGL NC module for module 5
(1 folder)
Box 8
NGL 3.0, 2006
(1 folder)
Box 8
NGL evals
(1 folder)
Box 8
NGL selection overview design
(1 folder)
Box 8

5. 2005-2013

3 boxes
TFC training
(1 folder)
Box 9
TFC homecoming
(1 folder)
Box 9
TFC miscellaneous
(1 folder)
Box 9
TFC budget info
(1 folder)
Box 9
TFC, 2004-2005
(1 folder)
Box 9
Wellesley, 2005
(1 folder)
Box 9
Funding circles: logistics, invites, etc.
(1 folder)
Box 9
Seasons Fund meeting agenda
(1 folder)
Box 9
Rabbi retreat, 2009
(1 folder)
Box 9
East
(1 folder)
Box 9
Garrison Institute meeting, 2012
(1 folder)
Box 9
Early vision documents - place
(1 folder)
Box 10
Class presentations
(1 folder)
Box 10
Correspondence
(1 folder)
Box 10
Spirit of Generation X
(1 folder)
Box 10
National Service memo
(1 folder)
Box 10
South Africa
(2 folders)
Box 10
Education as Transformation article
(1 folder)
Box 10
Community TOBs article
(1 folder)
Box 10
Stone's Throw outline
(1 folder)
Box 10
Writings
(1 folder)
Box 10
Book cover and title
(1 folder)
Box 10
Book - Viking correspondence
(1 folder)
Box 10
Book in progress
(1 folder)
Box 10
Publishing
(1 folder)
Box 11
New Society Publishers
(1 folder)
Box 11
Graphics
(2 folders)
Box 11
ISBN
(1 folder)
Box 11
Copyright info/LCCN
(1 folder)
Box 11
Book design
(1 folder)
Box 11
Book outline
(1 folder)
Box 11
Book responses, notes, etc.
(1 folder)
Box 11
Amy Rennert and Stu H.
(1 folder)
Box 11
Edits from people
(1 folder)
Box 11
Photos/contact sheets
(1 folder)
Box 11
Book readings, 2002-2003
(1 folder)
Box 11

6. Research/Drafts

3 boxes
Building sustainable communities
(1 folder)
Box 11
Agenda: coordinators meeting, 1993
(1 folder)
Box 11
Book revisions
(2 folders)
Box 11
Stone's Throw drafts
(3 folders)
Box 11
Silence
(1 folder)
Box 11
Meditation
(1 folder)
Box 11
Prayer
(1 folder)
Box 13
Spiritual practice
(1 folder)
Box 13
Inspiration
(1 folder)
Box 13
Ritual
(1 folder)
Box 13
Words and stories
(1 folder)
Box 13
Art
(1 folder)
Box 13
Arts programs
(1 folder)
Box 13
Elements/nature
(1 folder)
Box 13
Paganism/witchcraft
(1 folder)
Box 13
Relationships
(1 folder)
Box 13
Movement
(2 folders)
Box 13-14
Healing
(1 folder)
Box 14
Stone Circles
(1 folder)
Box 14
Food, culture, spirituality
(1 folder)
Box 14
Celebrations
(1 folder)
Box 14
Space
(2 folders)
Box 14
Resources
(1 folder)
Box 14
Work/justice
(1 folder)
Box 14
Religion and social justice
(1 folder)
Box 14
General spiritual stuff
(1 folder)
Box 14
Religion
(1 folder)
Box 14
 

Historical Note

Claudia Horwitz founded the spiritual activism organization Stone Circles in 1995 and led the organization until 2013. Her previous work includes developing youth leadership, supporting struggles for economic justice, and strengthening social change organizations. She was a Rockefeller Foundation Next Generation Leadership Fellow and has a masters' degree in public policy from Duke University. She is the author of The Spiritual Activist: Practices to Transform Your Life, Your Work, and Your World (PenguinCompass, 2002), and serves on the board of the Seasons Fund for Social Transformation.


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Provenance

The Claudia Horwitz papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in November, 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by: Megan Lewis, April, 2014

Accessions described in this finding aid: 2013-0190