Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Milton Lowenthal Papers, 1962-1994

Collection: DG 191

Contact Information

Swarthmore College Peace Collection
500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399 U.S.A.
Telephone: (610) 328-8557 (Curator); Fax: (610) 328-8544
Email: wchmiel1@swarthmore.edu (Curator); URL: http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/

Descriptive Summary
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers/records.
Lowenthal, Milton
Milton Lowenthal Papers
Inclusive Dates
1962 - 1994
Call Number
DG 191

Language of Materials
Materials in English
12.5 linear feet [papers only]
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.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
Usage Restrictions
Alternate Form of Material
Acquisitions Information
Gift of the Estate of Milton Lowenthal, 1996 [Acc. 96A-086, Acc. 11A-080]
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.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Milton Lowenthal Papers (DG 191), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright may have been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection or may have been retained by the creators/authors (or their descendents), in this collection, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Please contact the SCPC Curator for further information.

Online Catalog Headings
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Historical Background
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; commemeration of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Sponsor of Japanese antinuclear artist Kazuaki Kita.

Collection Overview
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.

Items removed:

Arrangement of Collection
This collection remains in the order in which it was donated.



Detailed Description of the Collection
Acc. 96A-086
Acc. 11A-080
Miscellaneous Materials

Box 1 [Acc. 96A-086]
Miscellaneous Peace Materials
Peace Resource Center- Hiroshimia/Nagasaki Memorial Collection
Shibata/Kita, 1990 - 1993
Kazuaki Kita
Samarkand Museum
Correspondence- Kita
Union of American and Japanese Professionals against Nuclear Omnicide

Box 2 [Acc. 96A-086]
Shingo Shibata
Miscellaneous Mailing Lists
Shingo Shibata, Kazuaki Kita
Shipment to Los Angeles/Lists of Ceramics
Los Angeles- Makinodan/Toji
Kita- Presentations
Calendars, 1992
Kita Calendar, 1993

Box 3 [Acc. 96A-086]
1993 Kita Booklet
Displays- Kita
SSD III Display, 1988 (June 3-9)
Frick Fine Arts Museum- Pittsburgh University Art Gallery
Kita Display- Brooklyn Museum
Victoria, British Columbia- Duckworth
Washington, Anne Hathaway, Folger
Harrisburg- Penn Museum
Peace Museum
Wilmington Peace Center
Shibata, Kita, 1988 - 1989
Kita Calendar, 1990
Kita Calendar, 1989
Kita- World of, 1991
Kita Calendar, 1991

Box 4 [Acc. 96A-086]
Harrisburg and Hiroshima, Sister Cities
Miscellaneous Peace Materials [2 folders]
International Year of the Child
Miscellaneous Files
Reference Materials from Peace Groups
Miscellaneous Peace Groups- Harrisburg
Peace and Justice Organizations in Harrisburg Area

Box 5 [Acc. 96A-086]
Peace Post
City of Harrisburg
Grass Roots- Weude and Taylor
Milo Products Corporation
Shaw, Pittman, Potts, and Trowbridge
Three Mile Island
Coalitions and Sponsors
Nakio Nurayama, Anne Hathaway Gallery, Louise Franklin-Ramirez

Box 6 [Acc. 96A-086]
Kita Insurance
Calendar, 1987
Calendar, 1986
Calendar, 1985
Virginia Sales Taxes
Schools, Libraries- Model U.N.
UN Day, 1978
International Year of the Child

Box 7 [Acc. 96A-086]
International Year of the Child
Miscellaneous Peace Materials
Three Mile Island and Miscellaneous Files
Miscellaneous Peace Materials
Proposition One- Correspondence

Box 8 [Acc. 96A-086]
Life, Liberty, and the Hot Pursuit
Proposition One Committee and Miscellaneous Files
Miscellaneous Peace Materials
World Peacemakers
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
Shalom Center
United Nations Associations
Union of Concerned Scientists
Special Session on Disarmament II- U.N.
U.S. Committee Against Nuclear War
Miscellaneous Peace Materials

Box 9 [Acc. 96A-086]
Peace Work- Harrisburg, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
Miscellaneous Peace Materials
World Conference Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs, Other Papers, 1981
Dr. John Somerville
Three Mile Island Tenth Anniversary
Three Mile Island Revisited
Miscellaneous Peace Materials

Box 10 [Acc. 96A-086]
Miscellanous Peace Materials
Sane- Harrisburg
Third U.N. Disarmament Conference- New York City
Miscellaneous Peace Materials- Mostly Harrisburg

Box 11 [Acc. 96A-086]
Atomic Radiation
News Clippings- Lowenthal and Harrisburg Peace Activity
Mikhail Gorbachev Book
Peace from the Heart Book
Russell Peace Foundation
National Coordinating Committee to End the War in Vietnam, Inc.
Committee of Responsibility
Pax Americana- Morality
Grass Roots
John Somerville, 1988 - 1990

Box 12 [Acc. 96A-086]
Somerville, 1991 - 1992
Miscellaneous Peace Materials
1980 - 1982
Letters, 1970s
Letters, 1960s
Advertisements for Peace- Finances
Humanist Association- Harrisburg
Town Meeting 76
Grass Roots II

Box 13 [Acc. 96A-086]
Trip to Moscow
Miscellaneous Peace Materials [3 folders]
Committee for a Democratic Spain
Central Pennsylvania Committee on Vietnam
House Un-American Committee
Harrisburg Peace Center- New
Harrisburg Peace Center
Emergency Civil Liberties Committee
We the People

Box 14 [Acc. 96A-086]
Miscellaneous Peace Materials [6 folders]

Box 15 [Acc. 96A-086]
John Somerville
Pledges for Peace
Kazuaki Kita [2 folders]
International Philosophers for the Prevention of Nuclear Omnicide

Box 16 [Acc. 96A-086]
Citizens Energy Council- Bogart
Harrisburg and Hiroshima- Sister Cities
Hiroshima-Harrisburg Society- Kanokogi
Sydney Harris
Stephen R. Reed
Miscellaneous Peace Materials

Box 17 [Acc. 96A-086]
Japanese Investigating Team- Three Mile Island, 1979 (July 23), 1980 (March 28-29)
Sadako Kurihara
Canada, New Zealand, etc.
Kampo Cultural Center, 1988 (August 6-9)
Consortium on Peace Education, Research, and Development, 1988 (October 16-19)
U.N. Exhibit
Young Women's Christian Association Display, 1988 (May 1)
World Conference Against Atom and Hydrogen Bombs
Kita- Calendar and Special Message, 1994, 1995
Peacewave- Japan
Hiroshima Day, Sister Cities, 1979, 1980
Hiroshima Day
Barry Childers, Paul Alben
Interfaith Peace Committee
Hiroshima/Nagasaki Committee, 1985
Hiroshima/Nagasaki Observances, 1984
Hiroshima/Nagasaki, 1983
Hiroshima/Nagasaki Observances, 1983
Hiroshima/Nagasaki Observances, 1982
Harrisburg/Hiroshima/Nagasaki, 1991
Nuclear Technology Resource Center- from Simmons
40th Anniversary, 1985
Letters for Peace

Box 18 [Acc. 96A-086]
Peace Wave
Community Leaders
Council for Abolition of War
1962 - 1963
Hebrew University
Special Session on Disarmament III, Walk for World Peace
Other Contacts- Peace Groups
Miscellaneous Peace Materials [6 folders]

Box 19 [Acc. 96A-086]
Miscellaneous Peace Materials [5 folders]
Dr. Bauer
Roger Axford
Diane Clark
Center for Constitutional Rights
New York Times
Nuclear Free America
Peace Garden
Earth Day
Fellowship of Reconciliation
Sandra Fluck- Lancaster
Randall Forsberg- Last Defense and Disarmament Studies
Guardian, 1989
Housing Now
International Philosophers for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Physicians for Social Responsibility
Peacewave- News and Action
Peacewave- Hiroshima/Nagasaki Appeal
Pollution- Water, Air, Environment
P.S. 230 Oberferst
Sierra Club
Southern Poverty Law Center- Morris Dees
Three Mile Island
United Nations Association of the U.S.A.
Special Session on Disarmament III
U.N.- Children and Peace
Veterans for Peace
War Registers League
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
Russell Peace Foundation

Box 20 [Acc. 96A-086]
John Somerville
Our Enemy
Advertisements for Peace- Ed Aberlin
Somerville II
Japanese Associations and Activities
Union of American and Japanese Professionals Against Nuclear Omnicide

Box 1 [Acc. 11A-080]
Biographical Information
Letters Written and Received
Photocopy of Original Scrapbook
Involvements, Statements, etc.
Articles and Letters Written/Published to the Editor
Reference Material
Album/Scrapbook Given by Mikio Kanokogi: (Hiroshima Shudo University), 1980

Miscellaneous Materials
Union of American and Japanese Professors Against Nuclear Omnicide
Join World Peace Wave
Service of Prayer
What's Wrong with the War in Vietnam?
Peacewave III
Harrisburg/Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance Week, 1995
Candles on the Water
Harrisburg/Hiroshima/Nagasaki- Peace through Reason Days, Remembrance Week, 1992-1993
Proclamation Signing, 1978 (May 25)
Are We to be the World's Policemen?
Kazuaki Kita Ceramic Art Displays
The Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Gulf War Legacies
For a World in One Peace [2 folders]
Harrisburg/Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance Week, 1989 (August 6-12)
Peace Cannot be Kept by Force
Who Should We Believe?
Promote Enduring Peace
The Nuclear Connection
And Humpty Dumpty had a Great Fall
Ban the Bomb Appeal
The Harrisburg/Hiroshima/Nagasaki Committee and the Interreligious Forum Present Peace: A Legacy for our Children
Harrisburg/Hiroshima/Nagasaki Committee: The First Ten Years
One World or None
Foundations of Peace

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