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Milton Lowenthal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-191

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, financial records, flyers and handbills, manuscripts, memorabilia, minutes of meetings, newspaper clippings, reference files, audiocassettes, slides, videocassettes, motion pictures, photographs, and posters. Correspondents include John Somerville and Kazuaki Kita.

Dates

  • 1962-1994

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

None.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Historical

Milton Lowenthan was an Activist involved in peace and antinuclear movements in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; also with the United Nations Association of the United States of America in Harrisburg, the UN's International Year of the Child; the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, protests after the Three Mile Island accident in 1979, and commemeration of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.He was a sponsor of Japanese antinuclear artist Kazuaki Kita.

Extent

12.5 Linear Feet (12.5 linear ft.)

Overview

Milton Lowenthal was an activist involved in peace and antinuclear movements in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, specifically those related to Three Mile Island and the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He was a sponsor of Japanese antinuclear artist Kazuaki Kita. This collection includes correspondence, financial records, manuscripts, minutes of meetings, newspaper clippings, reference files, and other memorabilia.

Arrangement

This collection remains in the order in which it was donated.

Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers/records.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Estate of Milton Lowenthal, 1996 [Acc. 96A-086, Acc. 11A-080].

Separated Materials

  1. Slides
  2. Photographs
  3. Memorabilia

Legal Status

Copyright to the resources created by Milton Lowenthal has been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Copyright to all other materials is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed and remains in the order in which it was donated.This finding aid was created by Amanda Cardillo on June 1, 2012.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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