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Personal papers and ephemeral publications by and about Daniel and Philip Berrigan, including correspondence, legal documents, manuscripts of poetry and prose writings, notes for talks, periodical arcticles, newspaper clippings, photographs, broadsides, tape recordings, videocassettes, and microfilms. The greater part of the collection consists of papers dated after 1960 and contains much on the Catonsville Nine, the Harrisburg Seven, and the Plowshares Eight. Earlier material includes some Berrigan family history. The collection is supplemented by published books by and about the Berrigans. Also twelve letters of correspondence with Ross Labrie.

Also a broadside from the "America is Hard to Find" weekend, April 17-19, 1970; and a videocassette "America is Hard to Find," - Spring 1970. Video: "The Trial of the Catonsville Nine," screenplay by Daniel Berrigan and Saul Levitt ; produced by Gregory Peck ; directed by Gordon Davidson, ca. 1988; and poster from the Actors' Gang/Office of the Americas (OOA) staged reading of "The Trial of the Catonsville Nine," August 18, 2007.

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