Collection Number: 04340

Collection Title: Allard K. Lowenstein Papers, 1924-1995

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Size 327.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 165,000 items)
Abstract Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (1929-1980) was a white political activist, lawyer, teacher, speaker, author, United States congressman from New York, United States representative to the United Nations Human Rights Commission, and founder and leader of several organizations. The collection includes correspondence, organizational records, political campaign records, congressional files, writings, speeches, press clippings, research materials, scheduling files, financial and administrative records, diaries, scrapbooks, family papers, photographs, sound recordings, videocasette tapes, and other items documenting the life and career of Allard K. Lowenstein. Correspondence, 1940s-1970s, covers Lowenstein's service in World War II; years as a student activist at the University of North Carolina; work with the United States National Student Association, Democratic Party, Coalition for a Democratic Alternative, and other organizations; relations with Eleanor Roosevelt, Frank Porter Graham, Adlai Stevenson, William F. Buckley Jr., Aaron Henry, Eugene J. McCarthy, Norman C. Thomas, and Hubert H. Humphrey; interests in political and social affairs including civil rights, voter registration, and political reform in the United States and relations with other countries, especially Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and the Soviet Union; work at Stanford University; anti-Vietnam War activities; the Ditch Johnson campaign; his successful campaign for Congress from the Fifth Congressional District of New York; various unsuccessful political campaigns for United States House and Senate seats from New York; his investigation of the Robert F. Kennedy assassination; his United Nations work; his work on Edward M. Kennedy's 1980 campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination; and other matters. Activity files, 1935-1980, document Lowenstein's various United Nations appointments during the Carter Administration; attempts to reopen the investigation of the Robert F. Kennedy assassination; involvement in Americans for Democratic Action; attendance at the University of North Carolina; African travels; and other activities relating to civil rights, international relations, and other topics. Political campaign materials, 1942-1980, relate to campaigns of Lowenstein and others, chiefly Democrats. United States Congress materials, 1969-1970, include personal and constituent correspondence, district files, House committee files, legislation, press files, and administrative files documenting Lowenstein's two-year congressional term. Writings include published and unpublished works by Lowenstein, 1943-1979, on a wide range of topics, and writings about Lowenstein, 1946-1985. Research files, 1940-1980, are on wide-ranging topics and were used by Lowenstein as background materials for writings, speeches, campaign appearances, and interviews. There are also materials relating to public appearances, 1944-1980; personal papers, 1924-1985, including biographical information, family papers, financial materials, diaries and scrapbooks, and other items; pictures, 1929-1980, mostly photographs of Lowenstein with family, friends, and associates; sound recordings, 1950-1982, including speeches by Lowenstein, congressional forums he conducted, interviews by or with Lowenstein, and other recordings; and videotapes and films, 1950-1980. Additions to the collection, 1983-2004, contain materials similar to those in the original deposit, but also include oral history interviews with Lowenstein and with friends and associates after his death; Dump Nixon campaign materials; and materials documenting activities of Lowenstein's assistant, Bancroft "Nick" Littlefield.
Creator Lowenstein, Allard K.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
RESTRICTED: Some materials in the following series are restricted: Series 2.24 (Robert F. Kennedy Assasination Study); Series 2.27 (Zimbabwe Rhodesia); Series 10.3 (Videotapes and Film). Please see series descriptions for details.
CLOSED: The additions of 1997-1998 and May 2000 are closed pending processing.
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Allard K. Lowenstein Papers #4340, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Jennifer Lowenstein Littlefield of Wayland, Mass., in December 1982, with numerous additions. The addition of January 2018 was received from the National Archives (Acc. 103305).
Additional Descriptive Resources
The Allard K. Lowenstein Papers, 1924-1985 by Mitchell F. Ducey and Barbara Shaw Anderson (printed guide published in 1985) is also available. Guide includes an index.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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16 January 1929 Born in Newark, N.J.
1930 Death of mother, Augusta Goldberg Lowenstein
1934-1939 Attended Ethical Culture School in Manhattan
1939-1945 Attended Horace Mann School for Boys in Riverdale, New York
1945 Began attending University of North Carolina (UNC), in Chapel Hill, N.C.
1947 Attended Encampment for Citizenship in New York
1945-1949 While at UNC, participated in student government and student organizations; met Frank Porter Graham, UNC president; served on student newspaper and orientation committee
1949 Received B.A. degree in history from UNC
1949-1950 Worked as legislative assistant for Senator Frank Graham in Washington, as well as in his reelection campaign
1950-1951 Served as third president of the United States National Student Association, which separated from International Union of Students during his presidency
1951 Began attending Yale Law School
1952 Served as national chair of Students for Stevenson; Attended National Democratic National Convention
1951-1954 While at Yale, participated in student counseling program and remained active in student political matters
1954 Received LL.B., degree from Yale
1954-1956 Served in United States Army, stationed primarily in Germany
1956 Worked with Young Democratic Clubs of America in Stevenson presidential campaign
1956-1957 Served as field secretary for Collegiate Council for the United Nations, speaking on campuses around the country; began close association with Eleanor Roosevelt; became active in Democratic reform politics in New York
1957-1958 Attended graduate school in history at UNC
1958 Traveled to Soviet Union with Eleanor Roosevelt
1958-1959 Worked as foreign policy assistant for Senator Hubert Humphrey
1959-1960 Remained active in opposition to apartheid in South Africa and South West Africa
1960 After considering congressional and New York State Senate races, chaired William Fitts Ryan's campaign for Congress in Manhattan, the first congressional victory for the Democratic reform movement; elected alternate delegate from New York to the Democratic National Convention
1961-1962 Appointed assistant dean and lecturer in political science at Stanford University; traveled to Spain in opposition to Franco regime
1962 Publication of Brutal Mandate: A Journey to South West Africa, based on his 1959 trip
1962-1964 Taught social science at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, where he was active in civil rights protest movement
1963-1964 Worked as legal advisor to civil rights movement in Mississippi; helped draft college students for 1963 Freedom Vote mock gubernatorial campaign of Aaron Henry, and for 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer project; attended 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, N.J.
1965 Served as chair of Citizens for Ryan for Mayor in New York City; directed New York Encampment for Citizenship; became active in teach-ins and early anti-war activities, such as formation of Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy; death of father, Gabriel Abraham Lowenstein
1966 Worked with Norman Thomas on Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic; participated in reform congressional-selection procedure in Manhattan; married Jennifer Lyman of Boston, Massachusetts; became national board member for Southern Christian Leadership Conference, National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, Spanish Refugee Aid, and Americans for Democratic Action
1967 Traveled to South Vietnam as independent observer of elections there; taught at City College of New York; birth of first son, Frank Graham Lowenstein; death of stepmother, Florence Goldstein Lowenstein
1966-1968 Helped organize and lead national Dump Johnson campaign within the Democratic Party; helped to organize student letter-writing campaign, Conference of Concerned Democrats, dissenting Democratic groups nationwide, and New York Coalition for a Democratic Alternative; movement culminated with President Johnson's decision not to run for renomination
1968 Worked for presidential campaign of Senator Eugene McCarthy; helped organize Coalition for an Open Convention, and served as New York delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago; defeated Mason Hampton for seat in 91st Congress from 5th Congressional District, on Long Island
1969 Birth of second son, Thomas Kennedy Lowenstein
1970 Birth of daughter, Katharine Eleanor Lowenstein
1969-1971 Served in the United States House of Representatives; helped lead congressional opposition to the Vietnam War, and worked for House reforms and arms control; was defeated for reelection by Republican Norman Lent
1971 Elected national chair of Americans for Democratic Action; helped organize nationwide Dump Nixon youth voter registration campaign; taught at Yale and Stanford, and lectured widely throughout the 1970s
1972 Was nominated by Brooklyn Reform Democratic Caucus to challenge veteran congressman John Rooney in primary election for 14th Congressional District seat; overturned disputed Brooklyn primary in court, but failed to win official designation in court-ordered rerun; served as delegate from New York to the Democratic National Convention; was elected to Democratic National Committee; taught at City College of New York
1973-1974 Attacked Nixon Administration during Watergate controversy; taught at New School for Social Research in New York, and elsewhere; was defeated by incumbent Republican John Wydler in campaign for Congress from 5th Congressional District of New York
1975 Served as political consultant to newly-elected California Governor Jerry Brown
1975-1976 Supported national efforts for review of Robert Kennedy and John Kennedy assassinations
1976 Helped manage presidential campaign of Governor Brown; was defeated again by John Wydler in congressional campaign for 5th Congressional District seat
1977 Appointed by President Carter as United States Representative to United Nations Human Rights Commission; later appointed by Carter as Ambassador to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs, and United States Representative to the Trusteeship Council; separated from his wife and moved to Manhattan
1978 Resigned from United Nations ambassador post; was defeated by Carter Burden in Democratic primary for Manhattan's 18th Congressional District seat
1979-1980 Traveled several times to southern Africa, working with American and British governments for peaceful transition to majority rule in Zimbabwe; continued to lecture, and practiced law in New York
1980 Worked for presidential campaign of Senator Edward Kennedy; died on 14 March in New York, N.Y.

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The Allard K. Lowenstein papers have been arranged into ten series of records, with each series divided further into a number of subseries. Researchers should be sure to check the descriptions of additions received after May 1986 for materials pertinent to their research. These materials have been processed separately and have not been integrated into the original corpus of papers.

The Lowenstein papers were housed originally in more than six hundred cubic foot boxes. Some of the papers had undergone preliminary arrangement, such as United Nations records (Subseries 2.26), congressional papers (Series 4), and several of the campaign and research files (Series 3 and 6, respectively). The vast majority of these records, however, were in no apparent order. Materials within most of the boxes were disordered and were unrelated to one another. Several had been damaged by water, mold, and overall lack of care. For these reasons, the arrangement described above was imposed on the papers. Series of records that had already been arranged to some degree were kept in their original order and incorporated into the above series and subseries.

The records in each series of the Lowenstein papers are interrelated with those in other series. Documentation of Lowenstein's role in the anti-war movement, for example, can be found in every series of the collection. The series and subseries descriptions which follow clarify the various ways in which the contents of materials throughout the collection are interconnected.

Approximately 280 cubic feet of records have been removed from the original collection of Lowenstein's papers. A great majority of these were duplicate materials. Also discarded were materials that are widely available in research libraries, such as complete issues of the New York Times and other newspapers, Life and Look magazines, and United States government documents. Further, newspaper clippings that were unrelated to Lowenstein's activities were removed from the collection. All constituent case files were removed from Lowenstein's congressional papers. Several files of Gregory Stone, Lowenstein's administrative assistant, were removed (for those that were kept in the collection, see especially Subseries 6.2). Some materials were found to be more suitable for other libraries and archives. Finally, several boxes of Lowenstein's personal belongings have been removed from the original collection.

Approximately four cubic feet of records have been placed under restriction. Included among the restricted materials are letters of recommendation, resumes, security classified materials, records on the Robert F. Kennedy assassination study, and a few items which contain confidential or personal information on living individuals. For further information on restricted materials, the researcher should consult the following series and subseries descriptions.

Additions to these papers are described at the end of the inventory.

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Contents list

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1. Correspondence, 1940-1980.
1.1. General Correspondence, 1940-1980.
1.1.1. Incoming Correspondence, 1940s.
1.1.2. Incoming Correspondence, 1950s.
1.1.3. Incoming Correspondence, 1960s.
1.1.4. Incoming Correspondence, 1970s.
1.1.5. Outgoing Correspondence, 1943-1980.
1.2. Routine Correspondence, 1941-1980.
2. Activities Files, 1935-1980.
2.1. Ethical Culture School, 1935-1939.
2.2. Horace Mann School for Boys, 1939-1945.
2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958.
2.4. Encampment for Citizenship, 1947, 1965.
2.5. Frank P. Graham Legislative Assistant, 1949-1950.
2.6. United States National Student Association, 1950-1967.
2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965.
2.8. United States Army, 1954-1956.
2.9. Collegiate Council for the United Nations, 1956-1957.
2.10. Hubert H. Humphrey Foreign Policy Assistant, 1958-1959.
2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963.
2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962.
2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964.
2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964.
2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966.
2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966.
2.17. National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, 1960; 1966-1976.
2.18. Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1967-1980.
2.19. South Vietnam Elections, 1967.
2.20. City College of New York, 1967-1968.
2.21. Post-Congressional Teaching Positions, 1971-1976.
2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980.
2.23. Democratic National Committee, 1972-1976.
2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976.
2.25. Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Political Consultant, 1975.
2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978.
2.26A. United Nations Appointments: Declassified Documents, 1977-1978 (Addition of January 2018).
2.27. Zimbabwe Rhodesia, 1979.
2.28. Law Offices, 1979-1980.
2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980.
3. Political Campaigns, 1942-1980.
3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952.
3.2. Young Democrats, 1956.
3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960.
3.4. Ryan for Mayor, 1965.
3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966.
3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968.
3.7. New York 5th Congressional District, 1968.
3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970.
3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972.
3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972.
3.11. United States Senate, 1973-1974.
3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974.
3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976.
3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978.
3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980.
4. United States Congress, 1969-1970.
4.1. Personal Correspondence, 1969-1970.
4.2. Constituent Correspondence, 1969-1970.
4.2.1. General Files.
4.2.2. Legislative Files.
4.2.3. Department and Agency Files.
4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files.
4.2.5. Alphabetical Files.
4.2.6. Chronological Files.
4.3. District files, 1969-1970.
4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970.
4.5. House Bills, 1969-1970.
4.6. Press Files, 1969-1970.
4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970.
5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979.
5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985.
6. Research Files, 1940-1980.
6.1. Pre-Congressional Files, 1940-1968.
6.2. Post-Congressional Files, 1970-1980.
7. Public Appearances, 1944-1980.
7.1. Promotional Material, 1948-1980.
7.2. Correspondence, 1944-1980.
7.3. Speeches, 1951-1980.
7.4. Interviews and Other Appearances, 1952-1980.
8. Scheduling Files, 1942-1980.
8.1. Daily Schedules, 1955-1979.
8.2. Appointment books, 1943-1980.
8.3. Addresses and Telephone Messages, 1947-1980.
8.4. Invitations and Programs, 1924-1985.
9. Personal Papers, 1924-1985.
9.1. Biographical Material and Testimonials, 1924-1985.
9.2. Family Papers, 1924-1979.
9.3. Financial and Administrative Records, 1929-1980.
9.4. Diaries and Scrapbooks, 1940-1967.
9.5. Miscellaneous, 1939-1980.
10. Audio-Visual Materials, 1929-1982.
10.1. Photographs, 1929-1980.
10.2. Sound Recordings, 1950-1982.
10.3. Videotapes and Films, 1950s-1980.
Additions.
Additions received through May 1986.
Additions of 1986-1996.
Addition 1. Littlefield/Lowenstein Political Materials, 1970-1973.
Addition 1.1. Lawyers' Committee for Effective Action to End the War, 1970-1972.
Addition 1.2. Registration Summer/Dump Nixon, 1970-1973.
Addition 1.3. Electoral Campaigns, 1970-1976.
Addition 1.4. Miscellaneous Littlefield/Lowenstein Materials, 1970-1973.
Addition 2. Miscellaneous Correspondence/Political Activities, 1945-1981.
Addition 2.1. Letters and Materials Related to Lowenstein's Death, 1945-1986.
Addition 2.2. Political Activities, 1945-1980.
Addition 3. Oral Histories, 1981-1994.
Addition 3.1. Columbia University Oral History Project, 1988-1994.
Addition 3.2. Allard K. Lowenstein Foundation.
Addition 3.3. Interviews with Lowenstein.
Addition 4. Photographs, 1929-1980.
Additions Received after 1996.
Additions of 1997-1998, 1960s-1990s.
Additions of January 1998 and February 1999, 1968-1979 and undated.
Addition of April 1999, 1966.
Addition of January 2000, undated.
Addition of May 2000, 1947-1952.
Addition of April 2002, 1968?-1980.
Addition of November 2002, circa 1942-1995.
Addition of June 2003, 1981-1985.
Addition of February 2004, 1950.

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About 18,600 items.

Mostly personal correspondence to and from Allard Lowenstein. This correspondence has been divided into two subseries, "General" and "Routine." The general correspondence in Subseries 1.1, which comprises roughly 70% of this series, includes substantive letters to and from Lowenstein. The routine correspondence included in Subseries 1.2 generally consists of greeting cards and brief notes to and from Lowenstein. The researcher should note, however, that people would sometimes write Lowenstein substantive and detailed messages on greeting cards. Therefore a researcher wishing to make a detailed inquiry into Lowenstein's correspondence for a particular period should look both at the general and routine correspondence for that period.

Each subseries in Series 1 is further divided into incoming and outgoing correspondence. All four categories of correspondence general correspondence to Lowenstein, general correspondence from Lowenstein to others, routine correspondence to Lowenstein, and routine correspondence from Lowenstein to others are arranged in chronological order by year, month, and day.

Series 1 consists largely of correspondence that was found loose among the papers, and that does not relate entirely to any subject which is the focus of one of the other series or subseries. Much additional correspondence is elsewhere in the papers. For instance, correspondence relating directly to a particular phase of Lowenstein's career can be found in Series 2. Large amounts of correspondence on the political campaigns in which Lowenstein was involved are located in Series 3.

Series 4, United States Congress, contains 20.5 cubic feet of Lowenstein's congressional correspondence. A significant portion of Lowenstein's congressional correspondence is of a personal nature and is located in Subseries 4.1 since it was originally filed with his congressional papers. As a result, Series 1 contains very little correspondence dating from January 1969 January 1971, the dates of Lowenstein's term in Congress. Correspondence relating to Lowenstein's writings can be found in Series 5. Correspondence requesting Lowenstein to speak is located in Subseries 7.2. Invitations and some correspondence inviting Lowenstein to social and political events is in Subseries 8.4. Finally, correspondence relating to Lowenstein's personal business and financial matters can be found in Subseries 9.3.

Most correspondence outside of Series 1 is the correspondence in Subseries 4.1 and 4.2 of the congressional papers; the campaign correspondence found throughout Series 3; the speaking engagements correspondence in Subseries 7.2; and the correspondence located in Subseries 2.26 (as with the congressional period, both personal and official), which contains Lowenstein's files while he was a representative of the Carter Administration to the United Nations Human Rights Commission.

Please note: In the published guide to the Lowenstein papers, The Allard K. Lowenstein Papers, 1924-1985, researchers will find an index to selected incoming correspondence found in the papers. The index is based largely on the incoming correspondence found in Subseries 1.1. However, the index will also assist researchers in locating the large amounts of correspondence located in other portions of the Lowenstein papers.

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About 13,000 items.

Arrangement: incoming then outgoing, arranged chronologically.

General correspondence to and from Allard Lowenstein. The majority of Subseries 1.1 consists of incoming correspondence. Outgoing correspondence comprises only one cubic foot. This description of the subseries is divided into separate sections for the incoming and outgoing correspondence. The description for incoming correspondence is broken down into decades.

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Mostly personal correspondence from Allard Lowenstein's family and friends. Initial correspondence consists primarily of letters from school friends on vacation. Correspondence for the summers of 1943 and 1944, while Lowenstein was at camp, is mostly from family members. Correspondence subsequent to these summers is often from friends Lowenstein met at camp.

Also included in the correspondence between 1941 and 1945 are letters which discuss World War II, with references to difficulties faced by blacks in the Armed Forces. Additionally, Lowenstein's activities at the Horace Mann School for Boys are discussed in the correspondence for this period. After his graduation, Lowenstein maintained correspondence for several years with members of the Horace Mann faculty and staff.

During Lowenstein's years at UNC, 1945 1949, his parents were frequent correspondents. They provided Lowenstein with much advice and news of the family. Also included during this period are several letters from friends and acquaintances relating to Lowenstein's concern for racial equality and integration; his interest in student government activities and the orientation of new students; his opinions regarding Zionism and various national and local political campaigns; and his involvement in the Encampment for Citizenship and the United States National Student Association.

Box 1

1940-1945 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.1. Incoming Correspondence, 1940s." Box 1

Box 2

1946-July 1948 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.1. Incoming Correspondence, 1940s." Box 2

Box 3

1940s, undated #04340, Subseries: "1.1.1. Incoming Correspondence, 1940s." Box 3

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Lowenstein's activities and concerns as president of the United States National Student Association are discussed in the correspondence for 1950 and 1951; letters from NSA members and officials can also be found throughout the correspondence for the decade. Also included in the correspondence between 1950 and 1955 are letters concerning Lowenstein's work in the political campaigns of Frank Porter Graham in 1950 and Adlai Stevenson in 1952; Lowenstein's activities while at Yale Law School; his concerns regarding communism, McCarthyism, and academic freedom; his growing friendship with Eleanor Roosevelt; and his service in the United States Army. The incoming correspondence between 1953 and 1955 is unusually sparse, although there is much outgoing correspondence for this period (see folders 552 556).

Included in the correspondence between 1956 and 1959 are letters which discuss Lowenstein's discharge from the Army; his involvement with the Young Democrats in the 1956 presidential campaign; his travels in the United States on behalf of the Collegiate Council for the United Nations; and his appointment as an assistant to Senator Hubert H. Humphrey. The correspondence for 1958 and 1959 discusses Lowenstein's growing interest in South Africa and South West Africa (later Namibia), his first trip to South Africa, the preparations for a clandestine trip to South West Africa, and his subsequent testimony before the United Nations on behalf of the leaders of that territory.

Box 4

1950-1952 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.2. Incoming Correspondence, 1950s." Box 4

Box 5

1953-June 1958 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.2. Incoming Correspondence, 1950s." Box 5

Box 6

July 1958-1959 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.2. Incoming Correspondence, 1950s." Box 6

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Correspondence between 1960 and 1966 includes letters which discuss the writing and publication of Brutal Mandate; Lowenstein's continued interest in South Africa; his growing interest in anti Franco groups in Spain; his appointment and activities as a dean at Stanford University; his civil rights activities in North Carolina and Mississippi while an instructor at North Carolina State University; his concern about United States military participation in Vietnam; and his growing involvement in New York and national politics. The early sixties also mark the beginning of a great deal of correspondence from students, often expressing their opinions regarding national and international affairs and their admiration for Lowenstein; these letters are prevalent throughout the rest of the incoming general correspondence.

Correspondence for 1967 and 1968 includes letters which discuss nationwide anti Vietnam War sentiment and activities; Lowenstein's efforts to prevent President Johnson from being renominated by the Democratic Party; Lowenstein's activities on behalf of Eugene McCarthy's campaign for the presidency; and his own successful campaign for Congress from the Fifth Congressional District of New York. As mentioned above, correspondence for the period while Lowenstein served in Congress, 1969 1970, is sparse. The researcher should refer to Series 4 for the majority of correspondence documenting this period.

Box 6

January-September 1960 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.3. Incoming Correspondence, 1960s." Box 6

Box 7

October 1960-March 1962 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.3. Incoming Correspondence, 1960s." Box 7

Box 8

April1962-September 1963 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.3. Incoming Correspondence, 1960s." Box 8

Box 9

October 1963-September 1965 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.3. Incoming Correspondence, 1960s." Box 9

Box 10

October 1965-September 1967 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.3. Incoming Correspondence, 1960s." Box 10

Box 11

October 1967-September 1968 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.3. Incoming Correspondence, 1960s." Box 11

Box 12

October 1968-1969 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.3. Incoming Correspondence, 1960s." Box 12

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Correspondence for the last decade of Lowenstein's life includes letters relating to his various unsuccessful political campaigns for United States House and Senate seats from New York; the youth voter registration drive of 1971; his support for the 1972 McGovern presidential campaign; his investigation of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in the mid 1970s; his United Nations service and travels; and his aid to Edward M. Kennedy's 1980 campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. As with the congressional period, the correspondence for 1977 and 1978 is very sparse; the researcher should refer to Subseries 2.26 for additional correspondence for this period.

Box 12

1970-1971 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.4. Incoming Correspondence, 1970s." Box 12

Box 13

1972-March 1974 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.4. Incoming Correspondence, 1970s." Box 13

Box 14

April 1974-March 1976 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.4. Incoming Correspondence, 1970s." Box 14

Box 15

April 1976-March 1979 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.4. Incoming Correspondence, 1970s." Box 15

Box 16

April 1979-March 1980 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.4. Incoming Correspondence, 1970s." Box 16

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Correspondence from Lowenstein to family and friends regarding his various activities and travels (see description for incoming correspondence). Also included are letters which confirm speaking engagements, and acknowledgments for campaign contributions and assistance. There is a large amount of correspondence, carbon copies of typed letters from Lowenstein, for the years he served in the United States Army.

Box 16

1943-1968 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.5. Outgoing Correspondence, 1943-1980." Box 16

Box 17

1969-1980 #04340, Subseries: "1.1.5. Outgoing Correspondence, 1943-1980." Box 17

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About 21,600 items.

Arrangement: by activity or organization.

A wide array of records relating to the career of Allard Lowenstein. For separate discussions of the types and contents of records for each category, consult the subseries descriptions and container lists which follow.

The subseries in Series 2 are arranged in the rough order of Lowenstein's participation in the organization or activity. Occasionally, a subseries will overlap chronologically with subsequent subseries. For example, Subseries 2.3 relates to Lowenstein's attendance at the University of North Carolina both as an undergraduate in the late 1940s, and as a graduate student in 1957-1958.

Subseries 2.6, the largest in Series 2, pertains to Lowenstein's various United Nations appointments in the Carter Administration. The next largest group of records, Subseries 2.24, is a set of files relating to Lowenstein's attempts to reopen the investigation of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. Following these two subseries in size are groups of records on Lowenstein's involvement in Americans for Democratic Action (2.22); his attendance at the University of North Carolina (2.3); his journey in the late 1950s to South West Africa (2.11); his participation in various other activities and organizations over the years (2.29); and his involvement in the United States National Student Association (2.6). Other subseries in Series 2 contains under one cubic foot.

The arrangement of records within each subseries is discussed in the individual subseries descriptions and container lists. For the most part the arrangement was imposed on these records, since they were often drawn together from various locations within the original collection. The most notable exception, however, is Subseries 2.26, the United Nations files, which were kept insofar as possible in their original order.

Additional documentation of Lowenstein's involvement in various activities and organizations over the course of his career is in Series 3, Political Campaigns, and Series 4, United States Congress.

There is correspondence in Series 1 that relates in part to the activities in Series 2.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.2. Horace Mann School for Boys, 1939-1945.

About 400 items.

School work; copies of Horace Mann publications, and materials on Lowenstein's editorship of The Horace Mann Record; alumni publications, and invitations to alumni affairs; and correspondence and other items that document Allard's experiences at the school.

The school work in Subseries 2.2 predates Lowenstein's attendance at the Horace Mann School, because several of these materials were passed on to Allard by his older brother Larry. Articles by Allard Lowenstein appeared in three of the publications in Subseries 2.2: The Horace Mann Quarterly; The Linguist; and The Horace Mann Record, the student newspaper for which he was editor-in-chief during the 1944-1945 academic year. A bound volume of the Record during Lowenstein's period as editor can be found in folder 24. Clipped items from the Record, including a series of columns by Lowenstein entitled "Manhattan Fanfare," are located in folders 28-29.

Box 25

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.2. Horace Mann School for Boys, 1939-1945." Box 25

School work, 1923-1945: #04340, Subseries: "2.2. Horace Mann School for Boys, 1939-1945." Box 25

English, French, History, Latin, Spanish

Presidential mock delegate selection caucus #04340, Subseries: "2.2. Horace Mann School for Boys, 1939-1945." Box 25

Publications, 1939-1945 #04340, Subseries: "2.2. Horace Mann School for Boys, 1939-1945." Box 25

"The Horace Manual," 1939-1940

The Horace Mann Quarterly, 1943

The Linguist, 1940-circa 1945

The Horace Mann Record, 1939-1945

The Horace Mann Record, general

The Horace Mann Record, index card files

The Horace Mann Record, scrapbook clippings, circa 1943

The Horace Mann Record, scrapbook clippings, circa 1944

Report card #04340, Subseries: "2.2. Horace Mann School for Boys, 1939-1945." Box 25

Commencement #04340, Subseries: "2.2. Horace Mann School for Boys, 1939-1945." Box 25

Awards #04340, Subseries: "2.2. Horace Mann School for Boys, 1939-1945." Box 25

Alumni information #04340, Subseries: "2.2. Horace Mann School for Boys, 1939-1945." Box 25

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958.

About 1,600 items.

This subseries contains Lowenstein's school work both while he was an undergraduate and while he was in graduate school in history at UNC. Also included are correspondence, minutes, campaign literature, notes, and mimeographed materials that document his participation in student government and in other organizations at UNC; reports, minutes, lists, and other records portraying his involvement in the orientation of new students, first as an orientation counselor in 1947, and then as chair of the Orientation Committee in 1949; and university publications, programs and invitations to meetings, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous materials.

The school work, arranged alphabetically by subject, includes class notes and notebooks, course syllabi, essays, and examinations. Since Lowenstein's undergraduate major was history, materials on that subject predominate. The religion notes in folder 58 contain an essay Lowenstein wrote on Zionism. Several of the notebooks included with his school work contain, in addition to class notes, information on Lowenstein's involvement in student government at the University, including student government election statistics (see also folders 72-73).

The materials on student government document issues that concerned many students at UNC in the middle and late 1940s, especially the problem of race. Included among these records are campaign flyers and posters distributed by Lowenstein and other candidates for student government office at UNC.

Subseries 2.3 also documents Lowenstein's involvement in other organizations while he was a student at the University of North Carolina. He was a student representative to the North Carolina Student Legislative Assembly in 1946 and 1949, a founder of the National Conference of Students, and the student representative on the Executive Committee of the North Carolina World Peace Forum. Folder 87 contains a few materials on the possibility of UNC's affiliation with the United States National Student Association.

Lowenstein was also president of the Dialectic Literary Society in 1948-1949. A majority of the materials found in the Lowenstein papers documenting his participation in the Dialectic Society were official records of that organization, and have been transferred to the University Archives: Student Organizations and Activities: Dialectic Literary Society Records. These records, which included minutes, membership rosters, committee reports, resolutions, and correspondence, have been inserted into the Dialectic Literary Society Records for the period from 1945-1948, and are available to the researcher there.

Folder 106 contains a scrapbook of newspaper clippings from the Daily Tar Heel, the UNC student newspaper. Most of the clippings are by, although a few are about, Lowenstein while he was serving on the Editorial Board of the Daily Tar Heel. Included in this scrapbook are a series of columns written by Lowenstein under the title of "Esse Quam Videri."

Box 25

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 25

Box 35

School work, 1945-1950 #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 35

Economics

Economics notebook

English

English notebook

French

Geography

Geology

German

Greek

History

History notebooks

History notes

Music

Philosophy

Philosophy notebook

Political science

Psychology

Psychology notebooks

Religion

Religion notebook

Russian notebook

Social science

Sociology

Grade reports #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 35

Student government, 1946-1949: #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 35

Student Council

Student Legislature, general

Student Legislature, bills and resolutions

Student constitutions

Box 26

Student government, 1946-1949 #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 26

Statements

Minutes

Notes

Notebook

Election statistics

Newsletters

Publications

Questionnaires

Ballots

Campaign literature, Lowenstein

Campaign literature, others

North Carolina Student Legislative Assembly, 1946, 1949

North Carolina Student Legislative Assembly, newspaper clippings

National Conference of Students, 1946

Dialectic Literary Society

North Carolina World Peace Forum, 1947-1948

United World Federalists, 1949

United States National Student Association, 1949 (see also 2.6)

Orientation counselor #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 26

Orientation Committee, 1948-1950 #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 26

Correspondence

Minutes

Memoranda and reports

1948-1950: Lists

Notes

Schedule planning

Cards on counselors

Counselor's handbooks

Questionnaires

Information for new students

Name lists

Awards

Commencement

Miscellaneous

Scrapbook

Publications

Programs and invitations

Alumni information

Graduate school, 1957-1958: School work #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 26

Graduate school, 1957-1958: History notebooks #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 26

Box 27

Dormitory advisor #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 27

Student government #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 27

Phi Alpha Theta #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 27

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.3. University of North Carolina, 1945-1950; 1957-1958." Box 27

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.4. Encampment for Citizenship, 1947, 1965.

About 600 items.

Questionnaires, correspondence, lists, notes, minutes, newsletters, programs, and printed materials relating to Allard Lowenstein's participation as a camper in the Encampment for Citizenship of 1947, and as director of the New York Encampment in 1965. Lowenstein also served as a member of both the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee after his work as a director.

Included in the records of the 1965 New York Encampment, which comprise a majority of this subseries, are lists of "encampers," memoranda, and budget information in folder 125. Folders 128-129 contain extensive notes of staff members regarding arrangements made for speakers at the 1965 Encampment. The questionnaires in this subseries are often preceded by statistical tallies.

Folder 144 contains minutes of the Board and Executive Committee meetings in which Lowenstein participated or was mentioned. Other minutes and Encampment records that were mailed to Lowenstein, but did not mention him, were removed from the collection. Correspondence and programs relating to a tribute to Lucile Kohn, who was an active member of the Encampment Board and a close friend of Lowenstein, are located in folder 145. Two other Encampment sponsored events in which Lowenstein was involved one of which was a 1969 tribute to him are documented in folder 146. Several invitations to meetings and other Encampment affairs can be found in folder 147; and folders 149-150 contain Encampment alumni materials that mention or shed light on Lowenstein's subsequent involvement in the Encampment for Citizenship.

Box 27

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.4. Encampment for Citizenship, 1947, 1965." Box 27

New York Encampment, 1947 #04340, Subseries: "2.4. Encampment for Citizenship, 1947, 1965." Box 27

New York Encampment, 1965 #04340, Subseries: "2.4. Encampment for Citizenship, 1947, 1965." Box 27

"Encampment Newsletter," May 1965

General

"Hang Loose," 1965

Scheduling of program

Arrangement of speakers

Correspondence

Educational materials and notes

Questionnaires, week one

Questionnaires, week two

Questionnaires, week three

Questionnaires, week four

Questionnaires, week five

Questionnaires, miscellaneous

Staff members

Applications

Educational Policies Committee #04340, Subseries: "2.4. Encampment for Citizenship, 1947, 1965." Box 27

Minutes #04340, Subseries: "2.4. Encampment for Citizenship, 1947, 1965." Box 27

Lucile Kohn tribute #04340, Subseries: "2.4. Encampment for Citizenship, 1947, 1965." Box 27

Speaking engagements #04340, Subseries: "2.4. Encampment for Citizenship, 1947, 1965." Box 27

Scheduling #04340, Subseries: "2.4. Encampment for Citizenship, 1947, 1965." Box 27

Name lists #04340, Subseries: "2.4. Encampment for Citizenship, 1947, 1965." Box 27

Alumni information #04340, Subseries: "2.4. Encampment for Citizenship, 1947, 1965." Box 27

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.5. Frank P. Graham Legislative Assistant, 1949-1950.

About 400 items.

Correspondence, speeches, reports, press releases, campaign literature, memoranda, notes, and lists relating to Allard Lowenstein's work as a legislative assistant to North Carolina Senator Frank Porter Graham. This subseries also includes documentation on the 1950 Senate campaign, in which Willis Smith defeated Graham in the second Democratic primary.

The correspondence in this subseries includes letters to the Graham Senate office from constituents, North Carolina politicians, and business and civic leaders from the state. Subjects addressed in the correspondence which consists of letters to both Graham and Lowenstein include constituent matters, legislation, and the Senate campaign. Outgoing letters in response can be found from both Graham and Lowenstein. Often Lowenstein would draft Graham's responses to constituent letters.

The majority of the Graham statements in folders 155-158 is final drafts, and includes carbon and mimeographed copies. There are also drafts of statements with handwritten revisions by Lowenstein. The statements detail positions Graham took while in the Senate and during the campaign on issues of national importance such as communism, race, and the Korean conflict. A few statements of other congressmen on Graham can be found in folder 159.

Folders 165-171 consist entirely of records on the 1950 Senate campaign, although other materials relating to the campaign are located elsewhere in this subseries. "The Case for Frank Graham" was a series of four essays revised, and probably drafted, by Allard Lowenstein. The records in folders 170-171 were housed in a scrapbook compiled by Lowenstein. Included among these records are campaign posters, fliers, circular letters, and press reprints of Graham and Willis Smith. Especially prominent in these records are the charges and counter charges regarding Graham's liberal stance on the issue of race.

Box 27

Correspondence, incoming #04340, Subseries: "2.5. Frank P. Graham Legislative Assistant, 1949-1950." Box 27

Correspondence, outgoing #04340, Subseries: "2.5. Frank P. Graham Legislative Assistant, 1949-1950." Box 27

Form letters #04340, Subseries: "2.5. Frank P. Graham Legislative Assistant, 1949-1950." Box 27

Statements by Frank P. Graham (see also 7.1, Speeches) #04340, Subseries: "2.5. Frank P. Graham Legislative Assistant, 1949-1950." Box 27

Statements by others #04340, Subseries: "2.5. Frank P. Graham Legislative Assistant, 1949-1950." Box 27

Legislation #04340, Subseries: "2.5. Frank P. Graham Legislative Assistant, 1949-1950." Box 27

Senate chamber passes #04340, Subseries: "2.5. Frank P. Graham Legislative Assistant, 1949-1950." Box 27

Office notes and statistics #04340, Subseries: "2.5. Frank P. Graham Legislative Assistant, 1949-1950." Box 27

Lists #04340, Subseries: "2.5. Frank P. Graham Legislative Assistant, 1949-1950." Box 27

Box 28

Senate campaign, 1950 #04340, Subseries: "2.5. Frank P. Graham Legislative Assistant, 1949-1950." Box 28

General

Press releases

Graham campaign literature

Press statements and reprints

"The Case for Frank Graham"

Campaign scrapbook

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.6. United States National Student Association, 1950-1967.

About 800 items.

Correspondence, minutes, reports, memoranda, speeches, notes, and printed materials relating to the United States National Student Association. Approximately half the records in Subseries 2.6 pertains to the period 1950-1951, during which Allard Lowenstein served as president of the organization. The rest of the records in this subseries date from after Lowenstein's presidency. Some of the subjects documented in these NSA records are anti-communism, academic freedom, race, and the NSA's affiliation with international student organizations.

The correspondence in this subseries is mostly official correspondence to and from Lowenstein while he was president of NSA. Included among the other presidential records is a notebook of official NSA material - circular letters, reports, and newsletters - distributed while Lowenstein was president (folder 178). Folders 185-191 contain information on several conferences in which Lowenstein participated while he was president of NSA.

One of the most significant of these conferences was the initial meeting of the International Student Conference, held in Stockholm in December 1950. Hosted by three Scandinavian countries and attended by delegates from 21 nations, the International Student Conference was a gathering of students who had become disgruntled with the direction taken by the more left wing International Union of Students. The NSA was among the national student organizations represented at Stockholm which opposed the direction in which the IUS was heading. The documentation in folders 186-189, which includes a pamphlet containing the text of a speech made by Lowenstein at the Stockholm conference, is significant because it indicates the NSA's outlook on international affairs and opposition to communism at a critical point in the organization's early history.

The records that date from after Lowenstein's presidency of the NSA, arranged chronologically, include agenda, minutes, reports, press releases, and notes pertaining mostly to the annual National Student Congresses of the NSA. Lowenstein continued to attend these congresses, gave speeches, and worked with students on issues that concerned them.

The post presidential records also contain information on several of the controversies surrounding the NSA. The 1953 records, for example, document attacks on the NSA made by Students for America, which charged the NSA with being "leftist dominated." Also documented are attacks on the NSA from more radical student organizations, especially after the disclosure in 1967 of a connection between the NSA and the Central Intelligence Agency. Most of the 1967 records, in fact, relate to allegations of CIA funding of NSA programs, and Lowenstein's denial of any such connection while he was president of the organization. For the draft of a 1967 statement by Lowenstein regarding the NSA CIA connection, see Subseries 5.1, Writings by Lowenstein.

Box 28

Correspondence, incoming #04340, Subseries: "2.6. United States National Student Association, 1950-1967." Box 28

Correspondence, outgoing #04340, Subseries: "2.6. United States National Student Association, 1950-1967." Box 28

Pre-presidential records #04340, Subseries: "2.6. United States National Student Association, 1950-1967." Box 28

Presidential records, 1950-1951 #04340, Subseries: "2.6. United States National Student Association, 1950-1967." Box 28

General

"Official Material Sent Out"

"Codification of NSA Policies"

Histories of NSA

Minutes

Memoranda

Speeches

Lists

Third National Student Congress, August 1950

International Student Conference, December 1950

International Union of Students

World Assembly of Youth, June 1951

Fourth National Student Congress, August 1951

Post-presidential records, 1951-1960 #04340, Subseries: "2.6. United States National Student Association, 1950-1967." Box 28

Folder 986-991

Folder 986

Folder 987

Folder 988

Folder 989

Folder 990

Folder 991

Post-presidential records, 1961-1967 #04340, Subseries: "2.6. United States National Student Association, 1950-1967." Folder 986-991

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965.

About 600 items.

School work, grade reports, questionnaires, correspondence, programs, and legal briefs pertaining to Allard Lowenstein's years as a law student at Yale University. The school work notebooks, assignments, case books, and essays is arranged chronologically in the order of the courses Lowenstein took in law school, with miscellaneous undated items following those that have been dated. The notebooks consist largely of class notes, but also contain other kinds of entries, including vote totals for the 1952 presidential campaign (see also 3.1, Students for Stevenson). Folder 219 contains a legal brief Lowenstein wrote for Yale's Moot Court competition on a case involving racial discrimination in education.

Lowenstein was a resident counselor in the 1953 academic year for the orientation program at Yale, which was called "The Freshman Year." In addition to memoranda, reports, lists, and notes regarding the program, there are multiple copies of two questionnaires distributed to Yale freshmen which reveal much about student attitudes on sexual relations and on communism.

There are a few items relating to Lowenstein's work as a community counselor for the Yale Summer High School program in 1965. Records documenting the teaching position Lowenstein held at Yale University in 1971 are in Subseries 2.21.

Folder 992

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 992

Folder 993-999

Folder 993

Folder 994

Folder 995

Folder 996

Folder 997

Folder 998

Folder 999

School work #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 993-999

Folder 1000

Grade reports #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 1000

Folder 1001

Moot Court of Appeals #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 1001

Folder 1002

Trial brief #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 1002

Folder 1003

The Freshman Year, 1953 #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 1003

Folder 1004-1007

Folder 1004

Folder 1005

Folder 1006

Folder 1007

Questionnaire on sexual relations #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 1004-1007

Folder 1008

Questionnaire on communism #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 1008

Folder 1009

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 1009

Folder 1010

Publications #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 1010

Folder 1011

Programs and invitations #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 1011

Folder 1012

Graduate school application #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 1012

Folder 1013

Yale Summer High School, 1965 #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 1013

Folder 1014-1015

Folder 1014

Folder 1015

Alumni information #04340, Subseries: "2.7. Yale University, 1951-1954, 1965." Folder 1014-1015

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.8. United States Army, 1954-1956.

About 200 items.

Memoranda, special orders, course notes, correspondence, and a variety of official documents relating to Lowenstein's two years in the United States Army. Folder 237 contains a volume on Lowenstein's regiment at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, where he was in basic training. Class notes, tests, and forms pertaining to a course he took at Fort Jackson are located in folders 238-240. The miscellaneous records include travel papers, leave of absence and personnel forms, incident reports, and financial records tracing many of Lowenstein's activities in the Army, especially while he was stationed in Germany.

Folder 1016

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.8. United States Army, 1954-1956." Folder 1016

Folder 1017

Memoranda and special orders #04340, Subseries: "2.8. United States Army, 1954-1956." Folder 1017

Folder 1018

Rosters #04340, Subseries: "2.8. United States Army, 1954-1956." Folder 1018

Folder 1019

"101st Airborne Division, Fort Jackson, S.C., Company E, 502nd Airborne Infantry Regiment" #04340, Subseries: "2.8. United States Army, 1954-1956." Folder 1019

Folder 1020-1022

Folder 1020

Folder 1021

Folder 1022

Basic Army Administration Course #04340, Subseries: "2.8. United States Army, 1954-1956." Folder 1020-1022

Folder 1023-1024

Folder 1023

Folder 1024

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.8. United States Army, 1954-1956." Folder 1023-1024

Folder 1025

Army Reserve #04340, Subseries: "2.8. United States Army, 1954-1956." Folder 1025

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.9. Collegiate Council for the United Nations, 1956-1957.

About 200 items.

Reports, newsletters, correspondence, itineraries, memoranda, and other working papers of the American Association of the United Nations, and a subsidiary organization, the Collegiate Council for the United Nations. Allard Lowenstein served in 1956-1957 as the field secretary for the CCUN. Much of the correspondence and all the itineraries pertain to Lowenstein's travel to college campuses around the country to speak on behalf of the CCUN. Lowenstein's annual report as field secretary, which includes appendices and interim field trip reports, is located in folder 245. Several of the records in this subseries date from after the period of Lowenstein's involvement in the CCUN.

Folder 1026

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.9. Collegiate Council for the United Nations, 1956-1957." Folder 1026

Folder 1027

"Report of the Field Secretary 1956-1957" #04340, Subseries: "2.9. Collegiate Council for the United Nations, 1956-1957." Folder 1027

Folder 1028

Reports and resolutions #04340, Subseries: "2.9. Collegiate Council for the United Nations, 1956-1957." Folder 1028

Folder 1029

Memoranda #04340, Subseries: "2.9. Collegiate Council for the United Nations, 1956-1957." Folder 1029

Folder 1030

Itineraries #04340, Subseries: "2.9. Collegiate Council for the United Nations, 1956-1957." Folder 1030

Folder 1031

UN on the Campus #04340, Subseries: "2.9. Collegiate Council for the United Nations, 1956-1957." Folder 1031

Folder 1032

AAUN News #04340, Subseries: "2.9. Collegiate Council for the United Nations, 1956-1957." Folder 1032

Folder 1033

Model United Nations #04340, Subseries: "2.9. Collegiate Council for the United Nations, 1956-1957." Folder 1033

Folder 1034

Annual Intercollegiate Leadership Institutes #04340, Subseries: "2.9. Collegiate Council for the United Nations, 1956-1957." Folder 1034

Folder 1035

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.9. Collegiate Council for the United Nations, 1956-1957." Folder 1035

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About 200 items.

Correspondence, memoranda, and speeches that relate to Allard Lowenstein's work as a foreign policy assistant to Senator Hubert H. Humphrey. The correspondence consists of letters to and from Lowenstein and Humphrey; there are several letters signed by Humphrey that were written or revised by Lowenstein. The memoranda are mostly compilations of information by Lowenstein and other Humphrey legislative assistants on American foreign policy in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, and on domestic issues. The five speeches in this subseries are mostly drafts written by Lowenstein for delivery by Humphrey; they include a draft by Lowenstein of a speech on Africa.

Folder 1036

Correspondence, incoming #04340, Subseries: "2.10. Hubert H. Humphrey Foreign Policy Assistant, 1958-1959." Folder 1036

Folder 1037-1139

Correspondence, outgoing #04340, Subseries: "2.10. Hubert H. Humphrey Foreign Policy Assistant, 1958-1959." Folder 1037-1139

Folder 1040

Memoranda #04340, Subseries: "2.10. Hubert H. Humphrey Foreign Policy Assistant, 1958-1959." Folder 1040

Folder 1041

Speeches #04340, Subseries: "2.10. Hubert H. Humphrey Foreign Policy Assistant, 1958-1959." Folder 1041

See also Series 7.1.

Folder 1042

Notes #04340, Subseries: "2.10. Hubert H. Humphrey Foreign Policy Assistant, 1958-1959." Folder 1042

Folder 1043

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "2.10. Hubert H. Humphrey Foreign Policy Assistant, 1958-1959." Folder 1043

Folder 1044

Research material #04340, Subseries: "2.10. Hubert H. Humphrey Foreign Policy Assistant, 1958-1959." Folder 1044

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963.

About 1,400 items.

United Nations documents, correspondence, press statements, and conference proceedings and reports that document Allard Lowenstein's 1959 trip to South West Africa to investigate conditions there. Lowenstein was accompanied on the trip by Emory Bundy and Sherman Bull, and the three men returned to testify before the United Nations Fourth Committee studying conditions in South West Africa. Lowenstein wrote of their experiences in South West Africa in Brutal Mandate: A Journey to South West Africa, a book published in 1962.

The bulk of the records in Subseries 2.11 are United Nations documents on South West Africa, which are arranged in chronological order: statements, testimony, press releases, reports, resolutions, and official printed records of Fourth Committee sessions. Although the testimony of Lowenstein, Bundy and Bull appears only in the September-October 1959 records of the UN, all UN documents were kept together in Subseries 2.11 to provide the researcher some context on the problems they investigated in South West Africa. Records regarding two student conferences Lowenstein attended in South West Africa can be found in folders 268-269; two programs in which Lowenstein reported their findings shortly after the trip are located in folders 270-271. See Series 10, Subseries 2 for sound recordings of Lowenstein, Bundy and Bull's UN testimony as well as testimony of Africans recorded by Lowenstein.

Several other records relating to Lowenstein's work and interest in Africa are elsewhere in the collection. Research materials on Africa, many of which Lowenstein probably collected in connection with the 1959 trip, are in Series 6, Research Files. Subseries 6.1 also includes the files of Ethel Grossman, Lowenstein's secretary with whom he worked very closely on Brutal Mandate, civil rights, and his congressional campaigns in the 1960s. The researcher interested in Lowenstein's involvement in African affairs should also consult the files in Subseries 5.1 on Brutal Mandate, and the speeches in Subseries 7.3 for the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Folder 1045

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1045

Folder 1046

Preparations for trip #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1046

Folder 1047

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1047

Folder 1048

Statements #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1048

Folder 1049

Statements, "Bundy Gans material" #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1049

Folder 1050

National Catholic Federation of Students, 12th Annual Conference, 9 June and 9 July 1959 #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1050

Folder 1051

National Union of South African Students, 35th Annual Congress, 29 June and 9 July 1959 #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1051

Folder 1052

College News Conference program, October 1959 #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1052

Folder 1053

Overseas Press Club of America program, November 1959 #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1053

Folder 1054

Accounts of trip #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1054

Folder 1055

Accounts of trip, "Southwest Africa: UN's Stepchild" #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1055

Folder 1056

United Nations Fourth Committee: Summary of Lowenstein testimony #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1056

Folder 1057

United Nations Fourth Committee: Committee on South West Africa, 1954-1956 #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1057

Folder 1058-1060

United Nations Fourth Committee: Committee on South West Africa, 1957 #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1058-1060

Folder 1061-1064

United Nations Fourth Committee: Committee on South West Africa, 1958 #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1061-1064

Folder 1065-1075

United Nations Fourth Committee: Committee on South West Africa, 1959 #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Folder 1065-1075

Box 31

United Nations Fourth Committee #04340, Subseries: "2.11. South West Africa, 1954-1963." Box 31

1959, Lowenstein's revisions of testimony

1960

1961

1962

1963

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962.

About 400 items.

Correspondence, university publications, memoranda and reports, and teaching materials relating to Lowenstein's year at Sanford University, during which he was a faculty member in the Political Science Department, and served as assistant dean of men and as director of Stern Hall, a residence hall for male students. These files documents such topics as Lowenstein's handling of student problems; tensions which emerged between students and the University's administration; controversies regarding fraternities on campus; faculty and staff matters; and housing problems at Stern Hall.

Lowenstein taught courses on Africa and on international law, and the teaching materials in folders 318-320 include course syllabi, reading lists, examinations, lists of student and seating charts, and some of Lowenstein's teaching notes. The university publications include student and faculty newsletters, freshman handbooks, Stern Hall handbooks, and a student directory.

Box 31

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962." Box 31

Memoranda #04340, Subseries: "2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962." Box 31

Reports #04340, Subseries: "2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962." Box 31

Teaching materials, Senior Colloquium 45, Policies of Southern Africa #04340, Subseries: "2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962." Box 31

Teaching materials, Political Science 127, Sub Sahara Africa #04340, Subseries: "2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962." Box 31

Teaching materials, Political Science 130, International Law #04340, Subseries: "2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962." Box 31

Folder 1107-1109

Folder 1107

Folder 1108

Folder 1109

Orientation handbook #04340, Subseries: "2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962." Folder 1107-1109

Folder 1110

Lists of students #04340, Subseries: "2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962." Folder 1110

Folder 1111

Stern Hall freshman questionnaire #04340, Subseries: "2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962." Folder 1111

Folder 1112

Scheduling #04340, Subseries: "2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962." Folder 1112

Folder 1113

Africa #04340, Subseries: "2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962." Folder 1113

See also Series 2.11, 2.29, and "Africa" in Series 6.1 and 6.2.

Folder 1114

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.12. Stanford University, 1961-1962." Folder 1114

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964.

About 400 items.

Teaching materials, departmental reports and memoranda, correspondence, questionnaires, and records relating to Lowenstein's interest in civil rights in the Raleigh area while he was a faculty member in the Social Science Department at North Carolina State University.

While he was at N.C. State, Lowenstein was controversial because of his participation in efforts to desegregate public facilities in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, and because of his involvement in the civil rights movement in Mississippi. Folder 348 includes documentation on a Raleigh civil rights organization in which Lowenstein was involved. Included among the miscellaneous records in folder 351 is an item that reveals plans for Lowenstein and Jesse Helms to write opposing articles for a Christian journal during the 1964 political campaign.

Folder 1115

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1115

Folder 1116-1117

Folder 1116

Folder 1117

Teaching materials, Social Science 301, Science and Civilization #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1116-1117

Folder 1118-1119

Folder 1118

Folder 1119

Teaching materials, Social Science 302, Contemporary Civilization #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1118-1119

Folder 1120

Teaching materials, Social Science 491, Contemporary Issues #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1120

Folder 1121

Teaching materials, Social Science 492, Contemporary Issues #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1121

Folder 1122

Teaching materials, miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1122

Folder 1123

Student questionnaires, desegregation in Raleigh #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1123

Folder 1124

Student questionnaires, politics #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1124

Folder 1125-1127

Folder 1125

Folder 1126

Folder 1127

Faculty reports, memoranda, and minutes #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1125-1127

Folder 1128-1129

Folder 1128

Folder 1129

Civil rights #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1128-1129

See also Series 2.14 and "Civil rights" in Series 6.1.

Folder 1130

Civil rights, Raleigh Citizens Coordinating Committee #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1130

Folder 1131

Lowenstein reappointment #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1131

Folder 1132

Scheduling #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1132

Folder 1133

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.13. North Carolina State University, 1962-1964." Folder 1133

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964.

About 400 items.

Press releases, reports, correspondence, memoranda, lists of names, and mimeographed materials documenting Lowenstein's participation in the civil rights movement in Mississippi. Over half the records in Subseries 2.14 relate to the organization of the November 1963 mock election vote for Aaron Henry, a black Clarksdale pharmacist whose campaign for governor of Mississippi inspired many blacks across the state to register to vote. Lowenstein was on Henry's "advisory committee," and recruited college students - especially from Stanford and Yale - to come to Mississippi in order to aid with black voter registration.

There are also several records on the Mississippi Summer Project of 1964, a joint effort by a number of civil rights organizations to continue registering blacks, and to open freedom schools and community centers across the state. A number of northern and western student volunteers participated in this project as well, although in this subseries there is less information on recruitment of students for this latter project than for the Freedom Vote campaign. There are also a few items relating to the challenge by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party to unseat the regular, all-white Mississippi delegation at the Democratic National Convention in August 1964 (see also Subseries 3.15).

Further information on the civil rights movement can be found in the "Civil rights" files in Subseries 6.1.

Folder 1134

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1134

Folder 1135

Appeals, Moses to Lowenstein #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1135

Folder 1136

Press releases, packet #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1136

Folder 1137

Press releases, Henry for Governor headquarters #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1137

Folder 1138

Press releases, Stanford #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1138

Folder 1139

Press releases, other #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1139

Folder 1140

Memoranda to national leaders #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1140

Folder 1141

Statements and event summaries #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1141

Folder 1142

Lowenstein statement #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1142

Folder 1143

Campaign materials, Henry #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1143

Folder 1144

Campaign materials, others #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1144

Folder 1145-1148

Folder 1145

Folder 1146

Folder 1147

Folder 1148

Press clippings #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1145-1148

Folder 1149

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1149

Folder 1150-1152

Folder 1150

Folder 1151

Folder 1152

Mississippi Summer Project, 1964 #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1150-1152

See also "Civil rights" in Series 6.1.

Folder 1153

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party challenge #04340, Subseries: "2.14. Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964." Folder 1153

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966.

About 100 items.

Circular letters, reports, press releases, correspondence, and publications distributed by Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, an organization founded at the 18th National Congress of the United States National Student Association in 1965. Lowenstein was among the adult founders of the organization, whose purpose was to redefine American foreign policy objectives in the Far East, and especially to encourage both a cease fire in Vietnam and American diplomatic recognition of mainland China. Aside from Lowenstein, others involved in the organization were the Reverent William Sloane Coffin, Jr., Michael Harrington, and Norman Thomas.

Box 33

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966." Box 33

Organizational meeting #04340, Subseries: "2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966." Box 33

Circular letters #04340, Subseries: "2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966." Box 33

Minutes #04340, Subseries: "2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966." Box 33

Reports #04340, Subseries: "2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966." Box 33

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966." Box 33

Lists of names #04340, Subseries: "2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966." Box 33

Fliers and reprints #04340, Subseries: "2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966." Box 33

Newsletters #04340, Subseries: "2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966." Box 33

Press clippings #04340, Subseries: "2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966." Box 33

Scheduling #04340, Subseries: "2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966." Box 33

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.15. Americans for a Reappraisal of Far Eastern Policy, 1965-1966." Box 33

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966.

About 150 items.

Reports, circular letters, memoranda, press reports, and testimony relating to the Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, whose purpose was to ensure that the elections there in June 1966 would be democratic. Lowenstein, a member of the Committee, traveled to the Dominican Republic to monitor the elections as an independent observer in the late Spring of 1966. He also collected testimony from people who were involved in Dominican political affairs (folder 393). Norman Thomas was spokesman for the Committee, and others documented in this subseries who were active in the organization include Bayard Rustin and Fred Goff, a former student of Lowenstein at Stanford.

Box 33

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966." Box 33

Circular letters #04340, Subseries: "2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966." Box 33

Memoranda #04340, Subseries: "2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966." Box 33

Reports #04340, Subseries: "2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966." Box 33

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966." Box 33

Press clippings #04340, Subseries: "2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966." Box 33

Testimony #04340, Subseries: "2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966." Box 33

Instructions to election observers #04340, Subseries: "2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966." Box 33

Lists #04340, Subseries: "2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966." Box 33

Student organization #04340, Subseries: "2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966." Box 33

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.16. Committee on Free Elections in the Dominican Republic, 1966." Box 33

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.17. National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, 1960; 1966-1976.

About 150 items.

Memoranda, correspondence, circular letters, minutes, reports, and leaflets and flyers that chronicle Allard Lowenstein's participation in the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (SANE). Lowenstein first became involved in SANE activities during the organization's 1960 Campaign for Disarmament, the purpose of which was to propose arms control and promote improved Soviet-American relations. In 1966, Lowenstein was elected to SANE's National Board of Directors, and served on the Board until approximately 1976. Folders 400-403 include Board minutes, agenda, statements, directories, and other mailings relating to support for the "Dump Johnson" movement in which Lowenstein was active, as well as a couple of items on the organization's presentation of the 1971 Eleanor Roosevelt Peace Award to Lowenstein.

Approximately half a cubic foot of materials, which Lowenstein collected, but which are unrelated to his involvement in SANE, have been transferred to the SANE archives at the Swarthmore College Peace Collection in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.

Box 33

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.17. National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, 1960; 1966-1976." Box 33

1960 Campaign for Disarmament #04340, Subseries: "2.17. National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, 1960; 1966-1976." Box 33

Board of Directors #04340, Subseries: "2.17. National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, 1960; 1966-1976." Box 33

1968 presidential campaign (see also "Dump Johnson" in 3.6) #04340, Subseries: "2.17. National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, 1960; 1966-1976." Box 33

Political Action Committee #04340, Subseries: "2.17. National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, 1960; 1966-1976." Box 33

Eleanor Roosevelt Peace Award, 1971 #04340, Subseries: "2.17. National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, 1960; 1966-1976." Box 33

Scheduling #04340, Subseries: "2.17. National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, 1960; 1966-1976." Box 33

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.18. Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1967-1980.

About 100 items.

Reports, annual meeting agendas and brochures, correspondence, circular letters, memoranda, and other materials relating to Lowenstein's service on the Board of Directors of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Lowenstein, who was the first white member appointed to the SCLC Board, participated in a few of the SCLC's annual meetings, and made donations to the organization. These are the two primary aspects of his participation documented in Subseries 2.18. Although this subseries contains records dating up to the time of Lowenstein's death in 1980, his involvement in SCLC activities apparently subsided in the early-mid 1970s.

About one cubic foot of materials collected by Lowenstein has been transferred to the archives of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta, Georgia. These include records of the SCLC, as well as civil rights records of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Congress of Racial Equality, and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Records transferred also include many relating to the King Center itself. (For further information on Lowenstein's membership on the King Center's Board of Trustees, the researcher should consult Subseries 2.29.)

Box 33

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.18. Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1967-1980." Box 33

Board of Directors #04340, Subseries: "2.18. Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1967-1980." Box 33

Lowenstein contributions (see also 9.3) #04340, Subseries: "2.18. Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1967-1980." Box 33

Annual conventions, 1967; 1972-1974 #04340, Subseries: "2.18. Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1967-1980." Box 33

Scheduling #04340, Subseries: "2.18. Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1967-1980." Box 33

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.18. Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1967-1980." Box 33

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.19. South Vietnam Elections, 1967.

About 150 items.

Reports, press releases, newsletters, campaign literature, financial records, and handwritten notes documenting Lowenstein's trip to South Vietnam as an independent observer of the elections held there in early September of 1967. President Johnson had appointed a commission to observe the Vietnamese elections, but Lowenstein was not included in this commission. A manifesto including handwritten revisions by Lowenstein can be found in folder 421; although the purpose for its having been drafted is unclear, it reflects the views of those opposed to the Johnson Administration's insistence that the elections were fair and democratic.

The bulk of the records in this subseries are background research materials Lowenstein received on the Vietnamese elections, and on the progress of the war during this period.

Box 33

"Committee of Inquiry into meaningful elections in South Vietnam" #04340, Subseries: "2.19. South Vietnam Elections, 1967." Box 33

Accreditation criteria for correspondents #04340, Subseries: "2.19. South Vietnam Elections, 1967." Box 33

Instructions to election observers #04340, Subseries: "2.19. South Vietnam Elections, 1967." Box 33

Vietnamese campaign literature #04340, Subseries: "2.19. South Vietnam Elections, 1967." Box 33

Questionnaire #04340, Subseries: "2.19. South Vietnam Elections, 1967." Box 33

"Manifesto" #04340, Subseries: "2.19. South Vietnam Elections, 1967." Box 33

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.19. South Vietnam Elections, 1967." Box 33

Research materials #04340, Subseries: "2.19. South Vietnam Elections, 1967." Box 33

Election

United States Military Assistance Command, press releases

United States Mission in Vietnam, press releases

"Vietnamese"

"Current News"

Other

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.20. City College of New York, 1967-1968.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.21. Post-Congressional Teaching Positions, 1971-1976.

About 200 items.

Course syllabi, faculty memoranda and circular letters, correspondence, class lists, and course evaluations that document several of the teaching positions Lowenstein held following his term in the House of Representatives. About half the records in this subseries pertain to a course Lowenstein taught, immediately after losing his bid for reelection, at Yale University on the "Urban Congressman and Social Policy." Approximately one cubic foot of records - some duplicates, but mostly students' seminar papers that were graded for Lowenstein by teaching assistants - have been discarded.

Box 34

Yale University, Spring 1971, Political Science 42b and Study of the City 42b, The Urban Congressman and Social Policy #04340, Subseries: "2.21. Post-Congressional Teaching Positions, 1971-1976." Box 34

Stanford University, Fall 1971, Program in Human Biology #04340, Subseries: "2.21. Post-Congressional Teaching Positions, 1971-1976." Box 34

City College of New York, Fall 1972, Political Science Department, American Political Realities #04340, Subseries: "2.21. Post-Congressional Teaching Positions, 1971-1976." Box 34

New School for Social Research, Spring 1973, Course #302, New Politics/Old Realities #04340, Subseries: "2.21. Post-Congressional Teaching Positions, 1971-1976." Box 34

Johnson State College (Vermont), Spring 1974, Political Science 420, The Presidency and Congress Seminar #04340, Subseries: "2.21. Post-Congressional Teaching Positions, 1971-1976." Box 34

Hunter College of the City University of New York, Spring 1976, Political Science 52, Introduction to American Political Institutions #04340, Subseries: "2.21. Post-Congressional Teaching Positions, 1971-1976." Box 34

New School for Social Research, Center for New York City Affairs, Fall 1976, Course #502, Election Politics and the Cities #04340, Subseries: "2.21. Post-Congressional Teaching Positions, 1971-1976." Box 34

Adelphi University, Spring 1977, ABLE program #04340, Subseries: "2.21. Post-Congressional Teaching Positions, 1971-1976." Box 34

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980.

About 2,000 items.

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, publications, and other records relating to Allard Lowenstein's work on behalf of Americans for Democratic Action. Lowenstein first became involved in the organization--especially the student group called Students for Democratic Action--at the time of its formation in 1947. The bulk of the records in Subseries 2.22, however, date from 1966, when Lowenstein became a vice-chair and a member of ADA's National Board. Much of this subseries deals with Lowenstein's term as national chair for ADA from 1971-1973.

Subseries 2.22 contains a large number of administrative records such as memoranda, personnel lists, financial records, and meeting minutes of the ADA National Board, National Executive Committee, and annual conventions. There are also records pertaining to organizations affiliated with ADA, especially the New York chapter of ADA. The records for both the national organization and the New York chapter include several publications that document the shifts in ADA's policy priorities from the late 1960s through the early 1970s. Prominent among the topics covered in this subseries during Lowenstein's tenure as vice chair, Board member, and national chair are Vietnam, the "Dump Johnson" movement, civil rights, economic policy, Democratic Party reform, the registration of young voters , the McGovern presidential campaign of 1972, and the Middle East.

Box 34

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 34

Circular letters #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 34

Memoranda #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 34

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 34

National Board meetings #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 34

April 1966

June 1966

September 1966

December 1966

April 1967; May 1967

September 1967

February 1968

December 1968

April 1969; January 1970

June 1971

October 1971; February 1972

May 1972

September-October 1972

Box 35

National Board meetings #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 35

January 1973

March-April 1973

September 1973

October 1973; June 1974; October 1975; January 1976

March 1976

June 1976; August 1976; February 1978; September 1978

January 1979; March 1979; January 1980

Annual conventions #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 35

1947; 1948; 1958; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1975; 1976; 1979

National Executive Committee meetings, 1967-1973 #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 35

Foreign Policy Committee #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 35

Statements and testimony #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 35

Board members and personnel #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 35

Financial records #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 35

Leaflets, pamphlets, and flyers #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 35

"ADA National Policy," 1970-1973 #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 35

ADA World, March 2, 1948; March 1966-November 1979 #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 35

"ADA Legislative Newsletter," March 30, 1959-September 1, 1979 #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 35

"For Your Information," June 19, 1971-November 1979 #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 35

Box 36

Affiliated ADA chapters #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 36

New York, circular letters

New York, memoranda

New York, Drummer, December 1972-April 1976

New York, "Bulletin" and "Newsletter," March 28 1966-March 1968

New York, "ADA in New York," February 1971-October 1972

New York, "Update," September-1978 Fall 1979

New York, scheduling

New York, miscellaneous

New York, Nassau County chapter

Greater Washington

Minnesota

Northern California

Southern California

Southern New Jersey

Students for Democratic Action, 1947-1957 #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 36

Campus ADA, 1966-1967 #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 36

ADA National Roosevelt Day dinners, 1950; 1967-1979 #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 36

1980 presidential campaign (see also 3.15) #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 36

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.22. Americans for Democratic Action, 1947-1957; 1966-1980." Box 36

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.23. Democratic National Committee, 1972-1976.

About 200 items.

Lists, correspondence, memoranda, minutes, and newsletters relating to Lowenstein's tenure on the Democratic National Committee. Over half the records in the subseries pertain to an allied organization, the New Democratic Coalition. Other documentation on Democratic Party politics is located in Series 3 and Series 6. In fact, most of the substantive mailings Lowenstein received from the Democratic National Committee can be found under the "Democratic Party" heading in Subseries 6.2.

Box 36

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.23. Democratic National Committee, 1972-1976." Box 36

Lists #04340, Subseries: "2.23. Democratic National Committee, 1972-1976." Box 36

Meetings #04340, Subseries: "2.23. Democratic National Committee, 1972-1976." Box 36

1972 Democratic National Convention #04340, Subseries: "2.23. Democratic National Committee, 1972-1976." Box 36

1976 Democratic National Convention #04340, Subseries: "2.23. Democratic National Committee, 1972-1976." Box 36

New Democratic Coalition #04340, Subseries: "2.23. Democratic National Committee, 1972-1976." Box 36

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976.

About 3,400 items.

RESTRICTED: bout 1,500 items in this subseries have been placed under restriction, including several drafts and notes on the book that was never published. Researchers may use this material with the permission of the donor.

Drafts and final copies of writings, reports, memoranda, correspondence, press clippings, affidavits and other legal records, and notes that pertain to the involvement of Allard Lowenstein and others in the effort to reopen the investigation into the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. The primary impetus to reopen this investigation came in the mid 1970s, approximately seven years after Kennedy's death.

Lowenstein became involved in the investigation to the extent that he both wrote a great deal on the assassination and presented his views before the press. Subseries 2.24 contains drafts, chapter outlines, and other records relating to a book Lowenstein was planning and writing on the Kennedy assassination, but which was never published. Documentation on several other articles Lowenstein wrote during this period which were published can be found in Subseries 5.1, Writings by Lowenstein. This subseries contains, in addition to records on the Robert Kennedy assassination, several files on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

The files that constitute this subseries were largely reconstructed from files created on the Kennedy assassination investigation by Gregory Stone, Lowenstein's administrative assistant. The researcher will find that Stone's influence permeates the structure and content of these files, as is the case with the political campaign files for the 1970s (Series 3) and the research files for the 1970s (Series 6).

Box 36

Ace Guard #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 36

Alternate sources: Clemens, Mark, The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 36

Alternate sources: Fortner, Richard, It Can't Happen Here #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 36

Alternate sources: Harp, S. Duncan, The Tangled Web: An Inquiry into the Assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 36

Alternate sources: Joling, Robert J., The Assassination of Senator Kennedy #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 36

Box 37

Marcus, Raymond, The Bastard Bullet #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

Meagher, Sylvia, Accessories After the Fact #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

Assassination, John F. Kennedy case #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

Assassination, Robert F. Kennedy case #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

"The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy" #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

Autopsy, drafts #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

Autopsy, Stern #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

Autopsy, Cyril H. Wecht #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

Background materials, tapes and drafts #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

Ballistics, Joling and American Academy of Forensic Sciences #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

Blumenthal, Sid #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

Book #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 37

Brod proposal

Chapter notes

Chapter outlines

Contract

Correspondence

Drafts

Foreword

Inserts

Scraps

Brod-Neyland materials

Buckley, William F., Jr.

Bugliosi, Vincent

Busch, Joseph P.

Box 38

Book #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Castellano, Lillian

Chapter outlines

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Charach, Theodore #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Correspondence

General

Non-evidence

Restricted

Second gun

Christian-Turner correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Chronologies #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

City Attorney of Los Angeles #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Cohen, Jacob #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Colleagues #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Committee to Investigate Assassinations #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Complete draft #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Complications, Stern #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Computers and Automation #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

King case

John F. Kennedy case

Robert F. Kennedy case

Miscellaneous

Wallace case

Cone, F. W. #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Conferences and organizations #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Congress #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Conspiracy possibilities #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Contract #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 38

Box 39

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Criminalistics and ballistics, draft #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Critics, John F. Kennedy case #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Documents, official #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Dodd, Christopher #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Drafts #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Drafts, John F. Kennedy case questions #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Epilogue #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Evolution of 23 questions #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Exchange with Harrison Salisbury #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

"Executive Action" #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Eyewitnesses, Stern #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

File notes #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Firearms, graphs #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Forensic Academy statement #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Forensic firearms examination, draft #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Form letters #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Givens, Charles #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Graphs #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Harper, William W. #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Hyman, Lester S. #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Illustrations #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Implications, Stern #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Index #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Joling, Robert J.: Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Joling, Robert J.: Early drafts #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Joling, Robert J.: Writings #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Kennedy, Robert F.: Documents #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Kennedy, Robert F.: Non-assassination #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Kennedy, Robert F.: Quotes #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Kennedy, Robert F.: Sign-up lists #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Kranz report #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Langman, Betsy #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Lattimer, John K. #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Legal, non Schrade #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

LenJen Productions #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Lewis, Robert #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Lists, unanswered questions #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

"Los Angeles Police Department Authorities" #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Los Angeles schedule #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Lowenstein, Allard K. #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Affidavit

California file

General

Memoranda

Mentioned

Statement with Schrade

Lubic, Richard #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Media, Stern #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Media chapter, references #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 39

Box 40

Names and phone numbers #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

"Nine Bullets in Los Angeles," by Allard K. Lowenstein and Robert J. Joling #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Notes #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Conescu

Joling

Lowenstein

Others

Stone

Opposition case #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Other holes in pantry, draft #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Outlines #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Partial sections #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

"People and the Pursuit of Truth" #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Physical samples #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Positions #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Press #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

General

Inadequate

The National Tattler

Jack Ruby

Washington Post

Press conference list #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Pressures to reopen case, from California #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Pressures to reopen case, Notre Dame petition #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Pressures to reopen case, others #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Public mail, alphabetical file #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Publishing material #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

"Questions and Tests" #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Replacement section #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Resolutions #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Salisbury, Harrison E. #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Schweiker, Richard S. #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Scientific material #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Scraps #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Second gun #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Sections, drafts #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Serrano, Sandy, test firing #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Sirhan, Simson affidavit #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Specific tests and items of evidence #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Sprague, Richard E. #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Statements, bystanders #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Statement #2 #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Stern article #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Stone Joling early chapter #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Summary of Joling section #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Summit meetings #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Susskind show #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Tapes, assassination #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Tapes, transcripts for book #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Uecker, Karl #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

"Unanswered Questions" #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Wecht, Cyril H. #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Wecht, Cyril H., Rockefeller Commission #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Witnesses #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

Goldstein

Hegge

Minasian

Schrade

Stroll

Witker

Zatko, Vladimir #04340, Subseries: "2.24. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Study, 1975-1976." Box 40

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978.

About 7,000 items.

Arrangement: original order of files, by topic.

Correspondence; memoranda and reports; official United Nations and United States Government documents such as press releases, telegrams, reports, and memoranda; telephone messages and rough notes; and foreign press clippings on Lowenstein while he served as an American representative to the United Nations during the Carter Administration.

President Carter first named Lowenstein the United States Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva in February 1977. In August 1977, Lowenstein was appointed Ambassador to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs and United States Representative to the United Nations Trusteeship Council. The files in Subseries 2.26, which have been kept insofar as possible in their original order, relate to both of Lowenstein's United Nations appointments.

A set of personal files (folders 770-852) includes much of the personal correspondence Lowenstein received in 1977-1978. It is for this reason that a gap exists in the Series 1 correspondence for these two years. Other types of correspondence - such as congratulatory mail, thank-you letters, and letters requesting Lowenstein to speak - can also be found in the United Nations personal files. In fact, speaking and other scheduling files comprise roughly half of the personal files.

Administrative files (folders 853-887) include information relating to Lowenstein's official United Nations duties. The series of files on Lowenstein's official United Nations trips (folders 888-897) include information on the arrangements and results of these trips. Further, these files contain foreign press clippings on Lowenstein's travels for the United Nations (these were photocopied and interfiled in Subseries 5.2). The next two brief sets of files--those on Conferences (folders 898-907) and Cables (folders 908-910)--relate chiefly to Lowenstein's appointment to the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva.

The next set of United Nations files, simply labeled "People" (folders 911-983), contains mostly correspondence and primarily involves individuals who brought their cases regarding human rights violations before the United Nations. Also included are friends and acquaintances of Lowenstein. The next few sets of files contain chiefly printed materials and some correspondence relating to several different types of human rights and other organizations.

Folders 1099-1171, Countries, include correspondence, printed materials, and United Nations and United States Government documents on human rights in specific countries. The largest amounts of material can be found on Micronesia, Guam, South Africa, Northern Ireland, and the Soviet Union.

Another short set of files (folders 1172-1182) contains further information on press coverage of Lowenstein and of the United Nations' emphasis on human rights problems. Folders 1183-1227 contain printed materials, correspondence, and other records pertaining to various issues of concern to Lowenstein and to the United Nations during this period.

The United Nations files in Subseries 2.26 originally contained several security-classified documents, many from the United States Department of State. These documents were sent to the National Archives in Washington, D.C., where they either remained as classified or were declassified and returned to the collection. Classified materials were declassified and returned to the collection in 2017 and are now filed in Subseries 2.26A United Nations Appointments: Declassified Documents (Addition of January 2018).

Box 41

Personal files #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 41

Correspondence, incoming, A-Z

Correspondence, outgoing

Congratulatory

Congratulatory, congressional

Congratulatory, state congressional

Public opinions on human rights

Requests

Thanks

Thanks for speaking

Human Rights Commission appointment

Ambassador appointment

Resignation

Articles and statements by Lowenstein (see also 5.1 and 7.3)

Box 42

Personal files #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 42

Personal files: Telephone messages (see also 8.3)

Personal files: Miscellaneous messages and notes

Personal files: Daily schedules

Personal files: Scheduling, speaking requests, April 1977-June 1978

Personal files: Scheduling, invitations, February 1977-April 1978

Box 43

Personal files #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 43

Scheduling, invitations, May-June 1978

Politics, New York

Politics, Nassau County

Who's Who

California papers

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 43

Campaign contributions

Personnel

United Nations receptions, 16 June 1977-25 May 1978

Reception lists

Lunches and dinners

Office lists

Parking

Travel

Memoranda

United Nations documents

United Nations We Believe, "U.S. Mission to the U.N. Report"

Flynn, administrative aide

Box 44

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 44

High Commissioner for Human Rights

Host country relations

Human Rights Working Group

New York Commission for the United Nations

Public opinion polls

Trips #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 44

United States Information Agency Trip #1, Europe, March 1977

United States Information Agency Trip #2, South America, August 1977

United States Information Agency Trip #3, South America, October 1977

United States Information Agency Trip #4, Europe, February 1978

United States Information Agency Trip #5, South Africa and Nairobi, April 1978

Conferences #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 44

Barbados

Friedmann panel, Lowenstein statement

Geneva, 33rd Human Rights Commission

Geneva, 33rd Human Rights Commission, Lowenstein testimony

Geneva, 33rd Human Rights Commission, Decade resolutions

Geneva, 33rd Human Rights Commission, 1503 question

Lagos

Cables: Geneva, 33rd Human Rights Commission #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 44

Cables: Human Rights Division restructuring #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 44

Cables: Micronesia (see also folders 1129-1140) #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 44

People #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 44

Agapov, Valentin

Baiman, Jerome

Bakke, Allan

Barzaghi, Jacques

Bayh, Birch

Bellamy, Carol

Berger, Peter

Berkand, Necdet

Berkowitz, William

Bingham, Alfred M.

Byrne, Ed

Carter, Jimmy

Clark, Blair

Corbin, Cathy

Derwinski, Edward J.

Devenish, Ron

Dmitrowsky, Igor

Dodge, Lynn

Dubey, William B.

Edelman, Marian Wright

Etzioni, Amitai

Fensterwald, Bernard

Furth, Fred

Garbus, Martin

Gaston, Gloria

Goldman, Ralph M.

Green, George

Kimball, Carol

Kinene, Allen

King, Coretta Scott

Kligfeld, Bernard

Komisar, Lucy

Box 45

People #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 45

Leslie, Barbara M.

Levine, Jill

Manaster, Kenneth

Matthews, Gilbert E.

Miscellaneous cases

Nureyev, Rudolph

Nylander, John E.

Reed, Watford

Rees, John

Rubin, Gail

Rustin, Bayard

Sacco and Vanzetti

Salvucci, Paula

Schreiber, Philippe

Sharp, Eliot

Shcharansky, Anatoly

Sheldon, Walter A.

Stark, Susie

Stypulkowski, Zbigniew

Tenzer, Herbert

Thacker, Philip

Tyacke, Eric

Tyson, Brady

Van Boven, Theo C.

Viorst, Milton

Yelistratov, Batsheva

Young, Andrew

Zinman, Seth D.

Congress, Lindy Boggs

Congress, John Brademas

Congress, John L. Burton

Congress, Elizabeth Holtzman

Congress, Richard Kelly

Congress, John McCormack

Congress, Teno Roncalio

Congress, Irving J. Stolberg

Congress, Samuel S. Stratton

Congress, Doug Walgren

Congress, Ted Weiss

Recommendations

Organizations #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 45

General file

Afro-American Institute

American Friends of the Anne Frank Center

American Palestinian Committee

Amnesty International

Anti-Defamation League

Arab-American Friendship Group

Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies

Association for World Education

Bureau of International Organization Affairs

Cal-Neva C.A.A.

Campaign for United Nations Reform

Canal Zone Non Profit Public Information Corp.

Center for Global Perspectives

Citizens for Participation in Political Action

Coalition for International Cooperation and Peace

Committee for Public Justice

Commodity Credit Corporation

Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill

Encampment for Citizenship

Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa

Fayette and the Medgar Evers Fund

Federal Elections Commission

Foreign Service Institute

Forest Lake Camp

Foundation for the Establishment of an International Criminal Court

Gay rights movement

George Meany Center for Labor Studies

Hastings Center

Help and Action Coordination Committee

Institute for Democratic Socialism

Institute of International Law and Economic Development

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

International Federation of Woman Lawyers

International Freedom to Publish Committee

International Institute for Labour Studies

International Labor Organization

International League for Human Rights

International Monetary Fund

International Youth and Student Movement

John F. Kennedy Library

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Lawyers' Committee for International Human Rights

League for Industrial Democracy

Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Social Change

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

National Student Association

National Women's Conference

New Directions

Non-Governmental Organizations

Nucleus Club

Box 46

Organizations #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 46

OXFAM America

P.E.N. American Center

Public Education Association

Quaker Office at the United Nations

Red Cross

Society for Ethical Culture in the City of New York

Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Spanish Refugee Aid

Stop the B-1 Bomber

Unitar

Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office

United Farm Workers

United Nations Association

United States Committee for Refugees

United States Information Agency

World Council of Churches

World Conference on Religion and Peace

World Peace Through Law

Youth Caucus

Jewish Organizations #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 46

General file

American-Israel Friendship League

American Jewish Committee

American Jewish Congress

American Zionist Federation

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Greater New York Conference on Soviet Jewry

International League for the Repatriation of Russian Jews

Long Island Committee for Soviet Jewry

Operation Recognition

Women's League for Conservative Judaism

World Jewish Congress

Media Organizations #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 46

"Diplomatic World Bulletin"

"Goldschmidt Newsletter"

International Platform Association

"Journal of World Education"

New West

The Alternative: An American Spectator

Political Organizations #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 46

Americans for Democratic Action

Democratic Manhattan Committee

Democratic National Committee

Do-Something Program

Former Members of Congress

Long Island politics

Nassau County Conservative Party

New York State politics

Women's National Committee Club

Universities and Organizations #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 46

Amherst College

University of California

Dartmouth College

Graduate School and University Center, CUNY

Harvard University

Institut International des Droits de L'Homme

International Institute for Strategic Studies

International Youth and Student Movement

Horace Mann School

University of Michigan

Michigan State University

University of Notre Dame

University of Santa Clara

Stanford University

Countries #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 46

Argentina

Australia

Bolivia

Chile

China

Colombia

Costa Rica

Cuba

Cyprus

Czechoslovakia

Eastern Europe

El Salvador

Ethiopia

Finland

Greece

Guam

Guinea

Box 47

Countries #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 47

Haiti

India

Indonesia

Iran

Israel

Japan

Kenya

Korea

Micronesia

Namibia

Nicaragua

Northern Ireland

Panama

Paraguay

Peru

Poland

Portugal

Puerto Rico

Box 48

Countries #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 48

Rhodesia (see also 2.27)

Romania

Senegal

South Africa

Spain

Sri Lanka

Taiwan

Turkey

Uganda

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Soviet Jewry

Uruguay

Venezuela

Vietnam

Virgin Islands

Media #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 48

"Firing Line"

"Good Morning America"

Lowenstein

Press conferences

Press releases

United Nations articles

United Nations press releases

United Nations telegrams

White House press releases

Issues #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 48

Arms control

Boat people

Capitalism

Cargo preference

Civil rights

Decolonization

Defense

Drugs (see also 2.29, National Committee to Declare War on Drugs)

Economics

Education

Employment

Energy

Environment

Box 49

Issues #04340, Subseries: "2.26. United Nations Appointments, 1977-1978." Box 49

Food

Foreign aid

Freedom of information

Genocide

Health

Helsinki agreement

Human rights

Kennedy assassinations (see also 2.24)

Labor

Law of the seas

Mental health reform

Middle East

Palestinian rights

Racism and discrimination

Terrorism

Torture

Unemployment

United Nations

Women's rights

Youth

Zionism and racism

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About 200 items.

Acc. 103305

Telegrams, reports, and memoranda from the U.S. government and United Nations, 1977-1978. Primary subjects are Micronesia, South Africa, and human rights negotiations for various countries. Content corresponds with materials in subseries 2.26.

Box 218

Folder 8092-8094

Folder 8092

Folder 8093

Folder 8094

Declassified documents, 1977-1978 #04340, Subseries: "2.26A. United Nations Appointments: Declassified Documents, 1977-1978 (Addition of January 2018)." Box 218, Folder 8092-8094

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.27. Zimbabwe Rhodesia, 1979.

About 200 items.

RESTRICTED: Handwritten drafts, and mimeographed and carbon copies of Lowenstein's memoranda regarding negotiations having to do with transition to black majority rule (in folder 1234) have been restricted, as have been a few notes on people (in folder 1237). As with previous subseries on Lowenstein's United Nations appointments, a few security-classified Department of State telegrams (from folder 1231) have been sent to the National Archives for declassification or restriction.

Correspondence, itineraries and travel arrangements, official Rhodesian government election observer materials, United States Government telegrams, and miscellaneous notes and lists relating to Lowenstein's role in negotiating the transition to black majority rule in Zimbabwe Rhodesia.

Box 50

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "2.27. Zimbabwe Rhodesia, 1979." Box 50

Lowenstein itineraries and scheduled events #04340, Subseries: "2.27. Zimbabwe Rhodesia, 1979." Box 50

Telegrams #04340, Subseries: "2.27. Zimbabwe Rhodesia, 1979." Box 50

Testimony #04340, Subseries: "2.27. Zimbabwe Rhodesia, 1979." Box 50

Memoranda #04340, Subseries: "2.27. Zimbabwe Rhodesia, 1979." Box 50

Freedom House election observation (see also 2.29, Freedom House) #04340, Subseries: "2.27. Zimbabwe Rhodesia, 1979." Box 50

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "2.27. Zimbabwe Rhodesia, 1979." Box 50

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980.

About 1,200 items.

Memoranda, reports, minutes, flyers, programs, newsletters, and correspondence regarding Allard Lowenstein's involvement in activities or organizations other than the most prevalent ones documented in the other subseries of Series 2. The researcher will note that, as with the other subseries in this series, the categories in Subseries 2.29 reflect Lowenstein's interest over time in such areas as civil rights, African affairs, Spanish affairs, the anti-war movement, youth activism, Jewish affairs, the impeachment of President Nixon, Democratic Party politics, and issues involving the New York metropolitan area.

Box 50

Liberal Party, 1944-1947 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Young Citizens' National Committee on Immigration Policy, 1953-1954 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Boys' State, 1953-1954 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Soviet Union trip, 1958 (see also Lowenstein diary regarding trip in Series 9 and essay on trip in Series 5) #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Vienna Youth Festival, 1958-1960 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

American Council on NATO, 1958 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Student Appeal for South Africa, 1959 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

South Africa boycott, 1960 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Action for South Africa, 1960 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Northern California Committee on Africa, 1961-1962 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

American College Personnel Association, 1962 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Committee for a Free Spain, 1962 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Spain, 1962 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Foundation, 1962-1964 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

March on Washington, 1963 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Spanish Refugee Aid, 1963-1978 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Gandhi Society for Human Rights, 1964 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Southern Student Organizing Committee, 1965-1966 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Ford Foundation, 1965 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Free Southern Theater, 1965 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Foreign Policy Council of New York Democrats, 1966 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

American Foundation on Nonviolence, 1966 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Committee of Conscience Against Apartheid,1966-1967 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 50

Box 51

American Jewish Congress, 1969-1974 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, 1969-1980 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1970-1972 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Petition for Peace, 1971 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Norman Thomas Fund, 1971 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

National Committee to Elect Charles Evers Governor of Mississippi, 1971-1972 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Task Force for the Nuclear Test Ban, 1971-1979 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Albert Pena Reception Committee, 1972 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

American Committee to Aid Families of Greek Political Prisoners, 1972 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Coalition for Job Equality in the Construction Industry, 1972-1973 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Greater New York Conference on Soviet Jewry, 1972-1973 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa, American Branch, 1972-1973 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

National Committee to Declare War on Drugs, 1973-1976 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

National Peace Action Coalition, 1973 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

American Society of International Law, Panel on the Constitution and the Conduct of American Foreign Policy, 1973 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Coalition for Human Needs and Budget Priorities, 1973 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Gulf Boycott Coalition, 1973 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Friends of Henry Stern, 1973 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Nixon impeachment proxy, circa 1974 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

The Fortune Society, 1974 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

New York State Democratic Committee, 1974 (see also 2.23, Democratic National Committee) #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Former Members of Congress, 1974 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

National Rural Housing Coalition, 1974 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

United Jewish Council of Lido and Long Beach, 1975 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

American Committee for Iberian Freedom, 1976 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

New Directions, 1976-1980 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Citizens for a Convention of the Western Democracies, 1978-1979 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Legal Services Corporation, 1978 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Ars Viva for Young People, 1978 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Freedom House, 1979-1980 (see also 2.27, Zimbabwe Rhodesia) #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

Friends of "Firing Line," 1979 #04340, Subseries: "2.29. Other Activities and Organizations, 1944-1980." Box 51

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About 25,200 items.

Arrangement: chronological by campaign.

Campaign literature, correspondence, contact lists and contribution lists, memoranda, position papers, press releases, research materials, maps, statistics, and legal and financial records on the several political campaigns in which Lowenstein was involved. The subseries in this series are defined by local, state, or national political campaign, and are arranged chronologically. Subseries 3.15 contains documentation on campaigns other than the major ones in which Lowenstein was involved.

Approximately one third of Series 3 consists of records relating to Lowenstein's unsuccessful 1972 congressional campaign in Brooklyn (Subseries 3.10). The next largest group of records, Subseries 3.6, documents the "Dump Johnson" movement. For Lowenstein's congressional campaigns in the 1970s, the nature and scope of the materials are similar. The researcher should consult the description of Subseries 3.7 below for further information on the nature and arrangement of Lowenstein's congressional campaign materials.

Additional documentation on the political campaigns in which Lowenstein participated is located elsewhere in the collection. The pre-congressional research files in Subseries 6.1 contain extensive information on the New York Democratic reform movement (see also Subseries 3.3, 3.4, and 3.5). Subseries 6.2, post-congressional research files, contains campaign-related files on Lowenstein's various opponents, including Norman Lent (Subseries 3.8), John Rooney (3.10), Jacob Javits (3.11), John Wydler (3.12 and 3.13), and Carter Burden (3.14). Scheduling materials related to the campaigns are available in Series 8. Campaign buttons are located in Subseries 9.5.

Other pertinent materials on the political campaigns in which Lowenstein was involved are located in Series 5 (writings and press clippings), Series 7 (speeches and interviews), and Series 10 (photographs and audio tapes).

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952.

800 items.

Correspondence, name lists, campaign literature and press releases, and questionnaires that document the 1952 presidential campaign of Adlai E. Stevenson. Fully half the records in this subseries are the correspondence sent to Allard Lowenstein, who was chair of a campaign organization called Students for Stevenson, and to other people in this campaign office. Much of this correspondence includes lists of suggested names of people on college campuses across the country who were supporters of Stevenson. There are carbon copies of outgoing letters of the Students for Stevenson office, as well as circular letters sent out by Lowenstein as chair of the organization. Fuller lists of the college students contracted by the office can be found in folders 16-21.

Box 52

Correspondence, incoming #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Correspondence, incoming, postal cards #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Correspondence, outgoing #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Circular letters #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Lists #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Questionnaires #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Speeches and position papers #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

"Stevenson Rally" #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Campaign literature, Stevenson #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Campaign literature, others #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Democratic National Convention #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Republican National Convention #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Voting statistics #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "3.1. Students for Stevenson, 1952." Box 52

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About 400 items.

Correspondence, campaign literature, other printed materials, and mimeographed press releases, reports, and memoranda relating to Adlai Stevenson's 1956 presidential campaign. This subseries includes campaign records of the Young Democratic Clubs of America, the organization for which Lowenstein worked during the campaign; the Stevenson, Kefauver, and Eisenhower national campaign organizations; and the Democratic National Committee. As is the case with the 1952 Stevenson campaign files, many of these records reflect Lowenstein's involvement in campaign issues, his interest in voting statistics, and his political contacts on college campuses across the country.

Folder 2128-2129

Folder 2128

Folder 2129

Correspondence, incoming #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2128-2129

Folder 2130

Correspondence, outgoing #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2130

Folder 2131-2132

Folder 2131

Folder 2132

Young Democratic Clubs, 8th Biennial Convention, November 1953 #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2131-2132

Folder 2133

Democratic National Convention, August 1956 #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2133

Folder 2134

Mailing lists #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2134

Folder 2135

Positions on issues, Stevenson and Eisenhower #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2135

Folder 2136

Press releases and reports #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2136

Folder 2137

Democratic National Committee #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2137

Folder 2138

Campaign literature: Stevenson #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2138

Folder 2139

Campaign literature: Kefauver #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2139

Folder 2140

Campaign literature: Eisenhower #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2140

Folder 2141

Young Democratic Clubs publications #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2141

Folder 2142

Voting statistics #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2142

Folder 2143

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "3.2. Young Democrats, 1956." Folder 2143

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About 300 items.

Campaign literature, circular letters, memoranda, press releases, and a variety of other materials pertaining to Lowenstein's participation in various New York political campaigns in 1960. While he was still a foreign policy assistant to Hubert Humphrey, Lowenstein began to consider running for office in New York under the aegis of the Reform Democrats.

Lowenstein first considered running for the United States Congress against incumbent Ludwig Teller in the 20th District of New York. After deciding against entering that race, Lowenstein made an unsuccessful attempt in the Democratic primary to gain the seat held by John H. Farrell in the 25th Senatorial District of the New York State Senate. Later in 1960, Lowenstein served as campaign chair of the successful challenge to Teller by William Fitts Ryan, another of the New York Democratic party's reform candidates.

In 1960, Lowenstein was elected as an alternate delegate from the New York delegation to the Democratic National Convention (see Subseries 3.15). The vote totals for Lowenstein's election as a delegate are found in folder 62. For further information on Lowenstein's interest and active participation in the New York Reform Democratic movement in the early-mid 1960s, see especially the materials found under that heading in Subseries 6.1.

Folder 2144

New York 20th Congressional District, Lowenstein, 1959 #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2144

Folder 2145

New York State Senate, Lowenstein, 1960: Circular letters #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2145

Folder 2146

New York State Senate, Lowenstein, 1960: Statements #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2146

Folder 2147

New York State Senate, Lowenstein, 1960: Positions on issues #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2147

Folder 2148

New York State Senate, Lowenstein, 1960: Campaign literature, opponents #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2148

Folder 2149

New York State Senate, Lowenstein, 1960: Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2149

Folder 2150

New York 20th Congressional District, Ryan, 1960: Memoranda #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2150

Folder 2151

New York 20th Congressional District, Ryan, 1960: Press release #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2151

Folder 2152

New York 20th Congressional District, Ryan, 1960: Circular letters #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2152

Folder 2153-2154

Folder 2153

Folder 2154

New York 20th Congressional District, Ryan, 1960: Campaign literature, Ryan #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2153-2154

Folder 2155

New York 20th Congressional District, Ryan, 1960: Campaign literature, anti-Ryan #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2155

Folder 2156

New York 20th Congressional District, Ryan, 1960: Campaign literature, Teller #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2156

Folder 2157

New York 20th Congressional District, Ryan, 1960: Campaign literature, anti-Teller #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2157

Folder 2158

New York 20th Congressional District, Ryan, 1960: Campaign literature, opponents #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2158

Folder 2159

New York 20th Congressional District, Ryan, 1960: Vote totals #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2159

Folder 2160

New York 20th Congressional District, Ryan, 1960: Scheduling (see also Series 8.4. Invitations and Programs) #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2160

Folder 2161

New York 20th Congressional District, Ryan, 1960: Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "3.3. New York Reform Democrats, 1960." Folder 2161

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966.

About 250 items.

Campaign literature, correspondence, lists, memoranda, programs and invitations, notes, and other materials on Lowenstein's unsuccessful campaign to be the Reform Democratic candidate for Congress from New York's 19th District. After Lowenstein lost to Ted Weiss in the Democratic primary in March, his name was mentioned by the Reform Independent Democrats as a possible reform candidate for the 17th District seat (see folder 86). Lowenstein removed his name from consideration for the latter seat, and supported Weiss in his unsuccessful bid to unseat the incumbent congressman in the 19th District, Leonard Farbstein.

Subseries 3.5 includes Lowenstein's campaign literature, especially circular letters, biographical sketches, press reprints, leaflets, and statements reviewing his positions on issues including Vietnam, housing, and poverty; and campaign literature on Lowenstein's Reform Democratic opponents, especially Ted Weiss (whose literature includes a letter of endorsement by Lowenstein and the other reform candidates). The miscellaneous records in folders 87-88 include handwritten notes by Lowenstein, election statistics, Lowenstein campaign stationery, and research materials on other candidates and their positions on issues. As with Subseries 3.3 and 3.4, the researcher can find other records documenting Lowenstein's involvement in the New York Reform Democratic movement in Subseries 6.1.

Folder 2171

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966." Folder 2171

Folder 2172

Memoranda #04340, Subseries: "3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966." Folder 2172

Folder 2173

Circular letters, Lowenstein #04340, Subseries: "3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966." Folder 2173

Folder 2174

Campaign literature, Lowenstein #04340, Subseries: "3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966." Folder 2174

Folder 2175

Campaign literature, Lowenstein, drafts #04340, Subseries: "3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966." Folder 2175

Folder 2176

Campaign literature, Weiss #04340, Subseries: "3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966." Folder 2176

Folder 2177

Campaign literature, Feldman and Strauss #04340, Subseries: "3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966." Folder 2177

Folder 2178

"The Candidates Reply" #04340, Subseries: "3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966." Folder 2178

Folder 2179

Campaign events #04340, Subseries: "3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966." Folder 2179

Folder 2180-2182

Folder 2180

Folder 2181

Folder 2182

Lists #04340, Subseries: "3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966." Folder 2180-2182

Folder 2173

Potential 17th Congressional District campaign #04340, Subseries: "3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966." Folder 2173

Folder 2184-2185

Folder 2184

Folder 2185

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "3.5. New York 19th Congressional District, 1966." Folder 2184-2185

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968.

About 2,600 items.

Correspondence, campaign literature, press clippings and press releases, reports, minutes, and other records relating to the organization of the widespread movement within the Democratic Party to deny President Lyndon B. Johnson the presidential nomination in 1968. The majority of the records in Subseries 3.6 date from August 1968, the time of the Democratic National Convention, or earlier.

Lowenstein was involved in this movement, which was nicknamed "Dump Johnson," from the Summer of 1966. It was at that time, and especially during the annual congress of the United States National Student Association, that students began to organize a letter writing campaign to the Johnson Administration in order to protest the escalation of the conflict in Vietnam. Folders 97-104 contain a great deal of information on the letter-writing campaign of student body presidents from colleges and universities throughout the country. These files document the events surrounding a meeting that grew out of this campaign between several student leaders and Secretary of State Dean Rusk; they also document the fact that Lowenstein was involved in helping the student leaders draft their letters to President Johnson and to Rusk. Other letter-writing campaigns which grew out of that of the student body presidents are also documented in Subseries 3.6. Information on a group that acted as a clearinghouse for these letter-writing activities, the Campus Coordinating Committee, can be found especially in the student body president files and in folder 108.

Folders 109-131 document a variety of national and state Democratic organizations formed to oppose Johnson's renomination and, following his withdrawal from the race in March 1968, to support Eugene J. McCarthy or Robert F. Kennedy in their races against Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey. Those organizations in which Lowenstein was most involved include the Conference of Concerned Democrats, and the New York organizations documented in folders 116-118.

Lowenstein was also involved in an organization called the Coalition for an Open Convention, and much documentation of this organization can be found in folders 153-178 of this subseries. The COC files include, for example, information on a conference of the Coalition held in Chicago in late June 1968; the organization of state and regional COC groups; events leading up to the Democratic National Convention in August; and a law suit filed by the COC against the Chicago Park District for its failure to grant a permit for a peaceful demonstration in Chicago during the convention. The records on the law suit include some COC documentation, especially financial records, not found in the other COC materials.

Subseries 3.6 also includes records relating to the Democratic National Convention. A series of state files that were compiled before and during the convention, probably by the COC, document the effort by the supporters of McCarthy and other peace candidates at the convention to overturn Humphrey's nomination. The correspondence, newspaper clippings, and delegate lists in the state files reveal further information about the organization of COC groups at the state level.

Also included in this subseries are press releases, campaign literature, and other records relating to the presidential campaign of Eugene McCarthy. The emphasis in these files is on the organization of the McCarthy campaign in New York, and on the New Hampshire primary, which immediately preceded Johnson's announcement not to run for reelection. There is less comprehensive documentation of the other Democratic candidates' presidential campaigns in folders 147-152.

A run of press clippings on the entire "Dump Johnson" movement can be found in folders 243-275. These include clippings originally housed in a "Dump Johnson" scrapbook compiled by Lowenstein (folder 243; for other clippings on Lowenstein's role in the "Dump Johnson" movement, see also the clippings for 1967 and 1968 in Subseries 5.2); a chronologically arranged run of general clippings on the movement (folders 244-252); and a series of subject files collected by Lowenstein's staff on several aspects of the 1968 presidential campaign (folders 253-275).

Box 54

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 54

Working Coalition meeting #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 54

Letter-writing campaign #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 54

General

Student body president letters, circa August 1966-August 1967

Business executive letter, December 1966

Rhodes scholar letter, January 1967

Peace Corps volunteer letter, March 1967

Divinity student letter, April 1967

Conference of Concerned Democrats

Dissenting Democrats

State anti-Johnson organizations #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 54

California

Colorado

Florida

Michigan

Minnesota

New York, Coalition for a Democratic Alternative (see also "McCarthy campaign, New York" below)

New York, Dissenting Democrats of Long Island, and Fifth Congressional District Democratic Council of Concerned Democrats

New York, others

Rhode Island

Other anti-Johnson organizations #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 54

American Voters Betrayed by Johnson

Coalition for Politics of the People

Committee for the Formation of the New Party

Democrats Against Johnson

First Voters Against Johnson

General

"Grassroots"

New Democratic Coalition

Student Teacher Political Action Committee

Young Democrats

Youth for a New America

McCarthy campaign #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 54

New York

New York, lists

New Hampshire primary

Other states

Box 55

McCarthy campaign #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 55

Press releases

Statements

Campaign literature

Scheduling

Miscellaneous

Other presidential campaigns #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 55

Humphrey

Anti-Humphrey

Johnson

Kennedy

McGovern

Others

Coalition for an Open Convention #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 55

Correspondence and circular letters

Press releases and statements

"COC Newsletter"

Minutes

COC conference (29-30 June 1968), circular letters and announcements

COC conference, agenda

COC conference, committees

COC conference, delegates

COC conference, minutes

COC conference, committee reports, workshops, and resolutions

COC conference, regional organization

Students for an Alternative Candidate

Illinois Coalition meetings

Minnesota Coalition meetings

New England Coalition meetings

"On to Chicago"

Chronology of events

Press lists

Democratic National Convention

Chicago Park District law suit, 1969-1970

Miscellaneous

Democratic National Convention #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 55

Committee hearings

Convention arrangements

Delegate information, general

Delegate information, state files:

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Box 56

Democratic National Convention #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 56

Delegate information, state files:

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Territories

Texas

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

Washington, D.C.

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming.

Draft Kennedy

"Law and Disorder"

Lowenstein statement: "Al's Account of His Attempt to Second the Nomination for Julian Bond at the Democratic National Convention"

Press release

Miscellaneous

Press clippings, Lowenstein's "Dump Johnson" scrapbook #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 56

Press clippings, chronological file, December 1966-November 1968 and undated #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 56

Press clippings, subject files: Advertisements #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 56

Press clippings, subject files: Americans for Democratic Action position #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 56

Press clippings, subject files: Alternatives to Johnson #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 56

Anti-war sentiment #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 56

Humphrey

Johnson and the polls

Johnson and support for the war

Kennedy entering race

New Hampshire campaign

New York, general

New York, Long Island

New York, Long Island, Vietnam poll

Box 57

Peace Corps letter #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 57

Presidential campaign #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 57

Pro-Johnson #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 57

Pro-McCarthy #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 57

Republican Party #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 57

Rhodes scholar letter #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 57

Student body president letter #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 57

Vietnam War #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 57

Wallace #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 57

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "3.6. Dump Johnson, 1968." Box 57

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.7. New York 5th Congressional District, 1968.

About 800 items.

Correspondence, campaign literature, speeches and statements, lists, instructions to campaign workers, and other records relating to Lowenstein's successful campaign for Congress in 1968. Lowenstein defeated Albert Vorspan in the Democratic primary, and then won the election in November over Republican candidate Mason Hampton.

The records for this campaign and for subsequent campaigns in which Lowenstein ran in the 1970s have been divided into categories according to types of records. This arrangement was necessitated by the fact that very few of the campaign files have been found in their original form. The following comments on these categories of campaign records apply to this and all subsequent Lowenstein congressional campaigns.

The correspondence generally relates to contributions sent to Lowenstein's campaign, and other routine campaign matters such as letters of endorsement, congratulatory or condolence messages, and the ordering of supplies. The campaign literature includes flyers, posters, form letters and mimeographed letters that were circulated widely, article reprints, bumper stickers, biographies of Lowenstein, quotations about Lowenstein, and layouts, sketches, and drafts of campaign literature. Press releases publicize Lowenstein's campaign appearances and his positions on the major issues of a campaign.

The position papers, statements, and research materials reflect much about the issues Lowenstein emphasized in running for office, and differences and occasional similarities between his own positions and those of his opponents. Contributions are usually lists which indicate the name and address of contributors, and amounts they gave to Lowenstein's campaign. Several of the campaigns include information on the congressional district in which Lowenstein was running, such as maps, census information on voters, and election statistics.

The Lowenstein campaign materials usually contain a set of "administrative files" as well. These files include interoffice memoranda, and memoranda from campaign aides to Lowenstein; instructions to Lowenstein election workers, poll watchers, and workers in many of the "storefront" locations Lowenstein would open within the district; personal and media lists; financial and legal records relating to the leasing of office space, the filing of petitions for Lowenstein's nomination, and the routine operations of the campaign (financial records have often been sampled in order to reduce the large bulk of bills and receipts); and miscellaneous materials such as notes, lists, and blank stationery and office forms. The researcher should further note that files kept on Lowenstein's opponents in each campaign have been transferred to Series 6, Research Files.

The correspondence and other records relating to Lowenstein's successful campaign for Congress in 1968 reflect the fact that several people supported Lowenstein, among other reasons, because of his role in influencing the course of the 1968 Democratic presidential campaign (see also Subseries 3.6). In fact, the Lowenstein campaign office in 1968 was also working actively for the presidential campaign of Eugene McCarthy.

Box 57

Correspondence, incoming #04340, Subseries: "3.7. New York 5th Congressional District, 1968." Box 57

Correspondence, outgoing #04340, Subseries: "3.7. New York 5th Congressional District, 1968." Box 57

Campaign literature, Lowenstein #04340, Subseries: "3.7. New York 5th Congressional District, 1968." Box 57

Campaign literature, anti-Lowenstein #04340, Subseries: "3.7. New York 5th Congressional District, 1968." Box 57

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "3.7. New York 5th Congressional District, 1968." Box 57

Position papers, statements, and research materials #04340, Subseries: "3.7. New York 5th Congressional District, 1968." Box 57

Contributions #04340, Subseries: "3.7. New York 5th Congressional District, 1968." Box 57

5th Congressional District statistics #04340, Subseries: "3.7. New York 5th Congressional District, 1968." Box 57

5th Congressional District map #04340, Subseries: "3.7. New York 5th Congressional District, 1968." Box 57

Box 58

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "3.7. New York 5th Congressional District, 1968." Box 58

Memoranda

Instructions to campaign workers

Personnel

Scheduling

Media and advertising

Legal and financial records

Miscellaneous

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970.

About 1,800 items.

Correspondence, campaign literature, statements, statistical records, and name lists that document Lowenstein's unsuccessful bid for reelection against Norman Lent in 1970. This subseries contains a great deal of information on Lowenstein's district, especially in folders 330-376. The primary set of district files, contained in folders 343-376, includes lists of key people census information, maps, and election results for both 1968 and 1970 for each township of the district. These files are arranged in numerical order by assembly district within the congressional district, and then alphabetically by township. Folders 380-393 contain much information on the volunteers, most of whom were college students, who worked for Lowenstein's reelection.

A few additional materials relating to Lowenstein's 1970 congressional campaign can be found in Series 4.

Box 58

Correspondence, incoming #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 58

Correspondence, outgoing #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 58

Correspondence, outgoing, thanks #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 58

Campaign literature #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 58

Position papers, statements, and research materials #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 58

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 58

Contributions #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 58

5th Congressional District #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 58

Maps

Statistics

Ronald Tabak, "A Statistical Analysis of the 1970 Election in the Fifth Congressional District of New York"

Redistricting

Box 59

5th Congressional District: Canvassing results #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 59

General

9th Assembly District

10th Assembly District

13th Assembly District

14th Assembly District

15th Assembly District

16th Assembly District

Baldwin

Bellmore

East Rockaway

Freeport

Island Park

Lakeview

Lido Beach and Point Lookout

Long Beach

Lynbrook

Malverne

Massapequa

Massapequa Park

Merrick

North Bellmore

North Merrick

Oceanside

Rockville Centre

Roosevelt

Seaford

South Hempstead

Wantagh

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 59

Memoranda

Instructions to campaign workers

Personnel

Personnel, volunteers, general

Personnel, volunteers, in Washington, D.C.

Personnel, volunteers, outside Washington, D.C.

Box 60

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 60

Personnel, volunteers, Baldwin

Personnel, volunteers, Bellmore

Personnel, volunteers, East Rockaway

Personnel, volunteers, Freeport

Personnel, volunteers, Lynbrook

Personnel, volunteers, Massapequa

Personnel, volunteers, Merrick

Personnel, volunteers, Oceanside

Personnel, volunteers, Rockville Centre

Personnel, volunteers, Wantagh

Scheduling

Scheduling, coffee klatches

Media and advertising #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 60

Legal and financial records #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 60

Legal and financial records, Fair Campaign Practices Committee #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 60

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "3.8. New York 5th Congressional District, 1970." Box 60

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972.

About 1,000 items.

Printed materials, press clippings, correspondence, lists, and other records that pertain to the organization and activities of the youth voter registration movement that accompanied the passage in 1971 of the 26th Amendment, which gave eighteen year-olds the right to vote. The movement to register young voters also became in part a protest movement popularly known as a program to "dump Nixon." In addition to Lowenstein (just elected chair of ADA at the time), other Democratic politicians and the most notable Republican challenger to the President Representative Paul N. McCloskey of California became involved in the youth voter registration drive.

Several organizations were formed to register young people and encourage them to participate in the 1972 elections. Several of these are documented in folders 442-453. Over half the records in Subseries 3.9 (the majority of materials in folders 406-441) relate to a loosely organized coalition of state organizations known collectively as the Registration Summer project (also known as "Countdown 72"). More specific information on the organization of this project at the state level is available in the state files (folders 420-441).

Folders 454-462 contain campaign literature and other records regarding the candidacies of several of the 1972 presidential aspirants.

Box 60

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 60

Youth registration movement literature #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 60

Anti movement literature #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 60

Statements, memoranda, and press releases #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 60

Press clippings, Lowenstein (see also 5.2, Newspaper clippings on Lowenstein) #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 60

Press clippings, youth registration movement #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 60

Personnel #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 60

Lists #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 60

Statistics #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 60

Financial records #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 60

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 60

State files #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 60

General

Arizona

California

Connecticut

District of Columbia

Florida

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Massachusetts

Minnesota

New Jersey

New York (Citizens for Alternatives Now)

North Carolina

Oregon

Box 61

State files #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 61

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Texas (Countdown '72)

Washington

Wisconsin

Other organizations #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 61

Americans for Democratic Action (see also 2.22)

National Student Lobby

National Youth Caucus

National Youth Caucus, press clippings

National Youth Caucus, Emergency Conference for New Voters

New Democratic Coalition

Oberlin Youth Caucus

People's Peace Treaty

Proposals

The Student Vote

The Student Vote, National Movement for the Student Vote

Presidential campaign #04340, Subseries: "3.9. Dump Nixon, 1971-1972." Box 61

Democratic National Convention

McCarthy, Eugene

McCloskey, Paul

McGovern, George

Muskie, Edmund

Nixon, Richard

Other candidates and parties

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972.

About 9,400 items.

Correspondence, campaign literature, research materials, and court records pertaining to Lowenstein's unsuccessful 1972 campaign for Congress in Brooklyn's 14th Congressional District. Approximately three-fourths of the records in this subseries relate to a series of suits brought by Lowenstein against his opponent, incumbent Democrat John J. Rooney.

The Democratic primary election in June 1972, won by Rooney, was marked by widespread irregularities throughout the 14th District. On appeal from the Lowenstein campaign, the New York State Court of Appeals ordered a new primary election to be held in September. Rooney won this court ordered rerun as well as the general election in November.

Subseries 3.10 contains several sets of files, most of them arranged in alphabetical order, on this series of court cases (folders 564-848). Included among these records are several kinds of background research materials, affidavits, tally sheets and statistics, petitions, and forms and other records documenting the different irregularities at the polls. These records relate not only to the 1972 state court case, but also to a subsequent suit brought by Lowenstein in the federal court system against Rooney and members of the Nixon Administration for their alleged collusion in White House intelligence gathering activities directed at Lowenstein.

In addition to records relating to these court cases, Subseries 3.10 includes a great deal of information on contributions to the Lowenstein campaign and on the establishment of organizations related to the campaign such as the Committee for Fair Elections and the Committee for Honest Elections. Campaign literature in this subseries is in English, Spanish, Polish, and a few other languages. There is also documentation in this subseries on Brooklyn, such as a number of maps and statistics which reveal extensive demographic and political information on the 14th District.

A series of administrative files (folders 532-563) document the workings of Lowenstein's 1972 campaign. Included in these files are detailed instructions to campaign workers regarding the operation of storefront offices in communities throughout Brooklyn, canvassing of voters, and poll watching during the elections.

Box 61

Correspondence, incoming #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 61

Correspondence, outgoing, April-May 1972 #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 61

Box 62

Correspondence, outgoing, June 1972-1973 and undated #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 62

Campaign literature #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 62

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 62

Position papers, statements, and research materials #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 62

Box 63

Position papers, statements, and research materials #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 63

Contributions #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 63

14th Congressional District #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 63

Maps

Statistics

Statistics, "Ethnic Breakdown of Families and Voters by Apartment House"

General

Labor

Local issues notebook (See also 6.2, Post-congressional research files, Brooklyn files.)

Box 64

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 64

Memoranda

Instructions to campaign workers

Personnel

Scheduling

Media and advertising

Legal and financial records

Notebooks

Miscellaneous

Box 65

Court Cases #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 65

Affidavits

American Civil Liberties Union suit

Archives

Bellow-Friedman-Tabak requests

Bilingual inspectors and instructions

Black Coalition of Williamsburg

Breakdowns

Committee for Democratic Election Laws

Committee for Fair Elections

Committee for Honest Elections

Complaints

Congressional procedure

Court order to vote

Court testimony

Draft of Lowenstein statement

Election law, final report of Reform Committee

Election law, index

Election law, violations

Election memo research

Electoral district captains

Federal case

Feldman, Anne

Fraudulent postcards

Heckleman, Marty

Jacobson, affidavits

Lefkowitz, Louis J., releases

Lenzner, Terry

Littlefield, Nick

Lowenstein, et al. vs. Larkin, et al., legal memoranda

Machine rigging

Martinez, Gumersindo

Meza, Pedro

Miscellaneous

Names

Nixon, stolen election

Notebooks and logbooks

Official manuals

Petitions, court rulings

Poll watcher material

Press, stolen election

Price, Bill

Rivero, Lydia

Rooney, John J.

Scalise, Joseph

School Board Elections

Seatrain

Street index

Summaries, Committee for Fair Elections

Tabak, Ronald

Transcript of case

Trial brief, state

Typed items

Whitten, Les

Yellow sheets

Box 66

Court cases: Court documents #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 66

Affidavits, index

Affidavits, Martinez campaigning

Appeal to Court of Appeals

Appellate Court opinion

Ballot position, Bassett affidavit

Buff cards

Challenge Report

Civil Action No. 72C-1156

Court orders

Death certificates

Fraudulent postcards

Index of irregularites

Information letter, Supreme Court of the State of New York

Legal brief, state case

Motion for Advancement of Trial and Consolidation

Oral petition under oath

Petition delay

Petition, federal case

Petition, state case

Petitioners' exhibit, voters in incorrect electoral district

Petitioners' exhibit, list

Petitioner's Memorandum of Law, brief

Petitioners' Supplemental Memorandum

Petitioners' Supplemental Specifications

Supreme Court Opinion

Testimony

Voting machine trouble report

Court cases: Other cases #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 66

Appellate Court opinions, other Baltimore primary

Briscoe vs. Kusper

Eikenberry suit

Jenness case

Massachusetts Defenders Committee

Mississippi case

November case, McGovern

Powell case

Queens case

Tabak, other cases

Court cases: Lists #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 66

Election districts, mistaken assignments

General lists

Polling places

Preliminary challenge lists (moved voters; lapsed registrations; enrollment irregularities)

Regular voters in primaries

Voter registry lists, Bushwick

Voter registry lists, Fort Greene

Voter registry lists, South Brooklyn

Box 67

Court cases: Lists #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 67

Voter registry lists, Williamsburg

Court cases: Polling place changes #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 67

April registrants at John Jay

Board of Elections changes

Favorable polling places

Old polling places

September, by AD/ED

Court cases: Weinstein statistics #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 67

Ballot position

Calculations

Figures

General

Machines

Marchiano and Cruz races

Polling places

Rooney finances

Court cases: Common Cause material #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 67

Court cases: Contributions #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 67

Court cases: Correlation between Common Cause and official report #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 67

Court cases: Expenditures list #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 67

Court cases: Financial reports, Citizens Committee for Congressman Rooney #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 67

Financial reports, D.C. Committee for Congressman Rooney

Financial reports, John J. Rooney

Miscellaneous

Reports on hand

Supplemental reports

Court cases: September primary #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 67

Complaints, 44th assembly district

Complaints, 56th assembly district

Complaints, 57th assembly district, 2-39 electoral district

Complaints, 58th assembly district

Complaints, Fort Greene

Complaints and irregularities, 57th assembly district

Complaints and irregularities, other assembly districts

Election day personnel, 57th assembly district

Miscellaneous

New registrants

Primary Day Reports, 57th assembly district

Primary Day Reports, other assembly districts

Selected materials

Storefront areas

Tally Sheet and Incident Report

Work in progress

Court cases: Press reprints #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 67

Anderson, Jack

Buckley, William F., Jr.

Torres, Jose

Wechsler, James A.

Court cases: Voter questionnaires #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 67

Box 68

Court cases: Tally sheets #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 68

Tally sheets:

Assembly district 44

Assembly district 52

Assembly district 54-56

Assembly district 57

Assembly district 58

Assembly district 59

June election

September election

November election

November election, assembly district 52

November election, assembly district 57

November election, assembly district 58

November election, assembly district 59

November election, fringe districts

November revisions, final

November revisions, work sheets

Court cases: Assembly district files #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 68

Assembly district 52

Assembly district 57

Assembly district 58

Assembly district 59

Fringe districts

Court cases: Petitions #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 68

Lowenstein

Rooney

Box 69

Court cases: Petitions #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 69

Eikenberry

Gross

Velez

Court cases: State case #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 69

Advance

Affidavits

Affidavits to be checked

Affidavits to be re-done

Affidavits to be typed and notarized

Board of Elections

Breakdowns

Buff cards

Cadman Plaza

Check list of questions

Code

Cohen, Steve

Community service

Death certificates

Election results

Enrolled voters

Fair campaign practice

Forgeries

Forms

Fraud

Inspectors

Investigation, contacted

June vote totals

Kaufman, Arnold

Late openings and machine breakdowns

Lawyers

Leads

Lease

McCloskey notes

Machine breakdowns

Machine numbers

Maps

Ministers

Moved

Notaries

One signature cards

Petition carriers, Lowenstein

Petitioners, Rooney

Police List

Poll openings and closings

Poll placement

Poll watchers

Polling place locations

Printout errors

Primary Day Reports, shortage of inspectors

Primary Day Reports, voting machine problems

Seals for buff cards

Subpoenas

Tax exempt organizations

Urban renewal, Williamsburg

White liberal electoral districts

Witnesses

Court cases: Federal case #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 69

Complaint

Defendants

Later materials

Miscellaneous

Plaintiffs

Points of litigation

Summons

Box 70

Court cases: Voting irregularities #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 70

Assembly district 44, electoral district 1-5, 74

Assembly district 52, electoral district 1-5

Assembly district 52, electoral district 6-10

Assembly district 52, electoral district 11-15

Assembly district 52, electoral district 16-19, 21-22

Assembly district 52, electoral district 24, 26-30

Assembly district, electoral district 31, 36-38

Assembly district 52, electoral district 40-41, 49-50, 55

Assembly district 54, electoral district 1-2

Assembly district 55, electoral district 24

Assembly district 56, electoral district 13-15

Assembly district 56, electoral district 39, 42

Assembly district 58, electoral district 1, 11-12

Assembly district 58, electoral district 18-21

Assembly district 58, electoral district 22-26

Assembly district 58, electoral district 27-31

Assembly district 58, electoral district 32-35

Assembly district 58, electoral district 38-41

Assembly district 58, electoral district 42-45

Box 71

Court cases: Voting irregularities #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 71

Assembly district 59, electoral district 4-5, 23

Assembly district 59, electoral district 26-27

Court cases: Affidavits #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 71

Geographical file, assembly district 52, 54-59

Alphabetical file, A-J

Alphabetical file, K-Z

Geographical file, office copies, assembly district 52, 54-59

Alphabetical file, office copies, A-Z

Subject file, office copies, Adams-Count

Box 72

Court cases: Affidavits #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 72

Subject file, office copies, Delay-Special

Miscellaneous

Box 73

Court cases: Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "3.10. New York 14th Congressional District, 1972." Box 73

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.11. United States Senate, 1973-1974.

About 1,200 items.

Correspondence, campaign literature, reports, memoranda, research materials such as New York State statistics and contact lists, notes, and financial records relating to a campaign Lowenstein contemplated for the United States Senate seat of New York's Jacob Javits. Some of the records in this subseries, especially the research materials, overlap with those in Subseries 3.10.

Other materials relating to Lowenstein's prospective 1974 Senate campaign, most of them research materials on Javits, can be found in folders 545-608 of Subseries 6.2.

Box 73

Correspondence, incoming #04340, Subseries: "3.11. United States Senate, 1973-1974." Box 73

Correspondence, outgoing #04340, Subseries: "3.11. United States Senate, 1973-1974." Box 73

Campaign literature #04340, Subseries: "3.11. United States Senate, 1973-1974." Box 73

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "3.11. United States Senate, 1973-1974." Box 73

Position papers, statements, and research materials #04340, Subseries: "3.11. United States Senate, 1973-1974." Box 73

Contributions #04340, Subseries: "3.11. United States Senate, 1973-1974." Box 73

New York State maps #04340, Subseries: "3.11. United States Senate, 1973-1974." Box 73

New York State statistics #04340, Subseries: "3.11. United States Senate, 1973-1974." Box 73

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "3.11. United States Senate, 1973-1974." Box 73

Memoranda

Personnel

Scheduling

Box 74

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "3.11. United States Senate, 1973-1974." Box 74

Legal and financial records

Miscellaneous

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974.

About 2,200 items.

Correspondence, campaign literature, questionnaires, lists, telephone messages, notes, position papers, statistics, maps, legal and financial records, press releases, and memoranda on Allard Lowenstein's unsuccessful bid to unseat Republican John Wydler from Congress in New York's 5th District. The materials in this subseries, which include information on Nassau County, New York, and on Lowenstein's political connections, are closely related to those in Subseries 3.13.

Subseries 6.2 contains several files closely related to the records in Subseries 3.12-3.14.

Box 74

Correspondence, incoming #04340, Subseries: "3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974." Box 74

Correspondence, outgoing #04340, Subseries: "3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974." Box 74

Box 75

Campaign literature #04340, Subseries: "3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974." Box 75

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974." Box 75

Position papers, statements, and research materials #04340, Subseries: "3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974." Box 75

Contributions #04340, Subseries: "3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974." Box 75

5th Congressional District maps #04340, Subseries: "3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974." Box 75

5th Congressional District statistics #04340, Subseries: "3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974." Box 75

5th Congressional District questionnaires #04340, Subseries: "3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974." Box 75

Box 76

5th Congressional District questionnaires #04340, Subseries: "3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974." Box 76

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974." Box 76

Memoranda

Instructions to campaign workers

Personnel

Scheduling

Media and advertising

Questionnaires

Legal and financial records

Franked mail case

Other court cases

Miscellaneous

Box 77

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "3.12. New York 5th Congressional District, 1974." Box 77

Miscellaneous

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976.

About 1,800 items.

Correspondence, campaign literature, reports, memoranda, position papers, name lists, press releases, petitions, and a variety of research materials on Lowenstein's second consecutive attempt to unseat Congressman Wydler. The majority of maps and other local materials on Nassau County are found in Subseries 3.12.

Box 77

Correspondence, incoming #04340, Subseries: "3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976." Box 77

Correspondence, outgoing #04340, Subseries: "3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976." Box 77

Campaign literature #04340, Subseries: "3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976." Box 77

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976." Box 77

Position papers, statements, and research materials #04340, Subseries: "3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976." Box 77

Box 78

Contributions #04340, Subseries: "3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976." Box 78

5th Congressional District maps #04340, Subseries: "3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976." Box 78

5th Congressional District statistics #04340, Subseries: "3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976." Box 78

5th Congressional District questionnaires & surveys #04340, Subseries: "3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976." Box 78

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976." Box 78

Memoranda

Instructions to campaign workers

Personnel

Scheduling

Media and advertising

Questionnaires

Legal and financial records

Lowenstein petitions

Box 79

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "3.13. New York 5th Congressional District, 1976." Box 79

Lowenstein petitions

Miscellaneous

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978.

About 1,800 items.

Correspondence, campaign literature, name lists, notes, statistics, maps, memoranda, reports, and other records pertaining to Lowenstein's campaign for Congress from the 18th Congressional District, located on Manhattan's East Side. The records in this subseries reveal that, despite a succession of defeats, Lowenstein still possessed an elaborate and faithful network of political allies in the New York metropolitan area.

Box 79

Correspondence, incoming #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 79

Correspondence, outgoing #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 79

Campaign literature #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 79

Box 80

Press releases #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 80

Position papers, statements, and research materials #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 80

Contributions #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 80

18th Congressional District maps #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 80

18th Congressional District statistics #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 80

18th Congressional District questionnaires #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 80

Administrative files #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 80

Memoranda

Instructions to campaign workers

Personnel #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 80

Scheduling #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 80

Media and advertising #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 80

Legal and financial records #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 80

Petitioning records #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 80

Box 81

Petitioning record #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 81

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "3.14. New York 18th Congressional District, 1978." Box 81

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980.

About 1,200 items.

Campaign literature, memoranda, reports, press releases, circular letters, press clippings, and other materials documenting other political campaigns either in which Allard Lowenstein participated to some degree or in which, in his younger years, he simply had an interest. Among those involving Lowenstein were the 1960 presidential campaign, in which he served as an alternate delegate to the Democratic National Convention (see also Subseries 3.3); a proposed bid for the United States Senate by Lowenstein in 1970; Jerry Brown's presidential campaign of 1976; and Edward Kennedy's presidential campaign of 1980.

Box 81

1942 New York State gubernatorial #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 81

1948 presidential #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 81

1960 presidential #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 81

Box 82

Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 82

Campaign literature, Kennedy #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 82

Campaign literature, Nixon #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 82

Campaign literature, others #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 82

Democratic National Convention #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 82

Scheduling #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 82

Speech materials #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 82

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 82

1964 presidential #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 82

1970 United States Senate #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 82

1976 presidential #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 82

Correspondence

Campaign literature, Brown

Campaign literature, Carter

Campaign literature, others

Memoranda

Democratic National Committee

Republican National Committee

Scheduling

Miscellaneous

1980 presidential #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 82

Correspondence

Campaign literature, Kennedy

Box 83

1980 presidential #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 83

Campaign literature, Carter

Campaign literature, others

Memoranda

Press releases

Scheduling

Position papers, statements, and research materials

Chappaquidick statement

Florida caucus

Press clippings

Miscellaneous

1980 United States Senate #04340, Subseries: "3.15. Other Campaigns, 1942-1980." Box 83

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. United States Congress, 1969-1970.

About 38,400 items.

Personal correspondence, constituent correspondence files, district files, House committee files, legislation, press files, and administrative files documenting Allard Lowenstein's two year term in Congress from 1969-1970. These congressional records have been arranged into seven subseries according to the types of files that were kept in Lowenstein's congressional office in Washington, D.C. and his district office in Baldwin, New York. The researcher should consult the individual subseries descriptions that follow for a more complete description of the contents of each.

Certain types of files and records were removed from Lowenstein's congressional materials. These consist largely of constituent case files removed for reasons of confidentiality, such as military, social security, and immigration case files. Also removed were government documents and other publications that are widely available.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.1. Personal Correspondence, 1969-1970.

About 1,000 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence and enclosures, both to and from Allard Lowenstein while he was a member of the House of Representatives. This correspondence was originally kept in Lowenstein's congressional office files, and therefore has been filed as a subseries along with the remainder of his congressional records. The researcher should note that the correspondence in this subseries fills in the gaps in Series 1 for the years 1969 and 1970.

Correspondence in Subseries 4.1 is from friends, family members, congressmen, and other public officials. This correspondence was marked "personal" by Lowenstein's staff, although it includes both personal messages and substantive correspondence dealing with legislative efforts. In contrast, the correspondence in Subseries 4.2 pertains to specific legislative proposals, and is primarily, though not entirely, in the form of circular letters or pressure mail.

Box 84

Correspondence, incoming, January 1969-November 1970 #04340, Subseries: "4.1. Personal Correspondence, 1969-1970." Box 84

Box 85

Correspondence, incoming, December 1970, undated #04340, Subseries: "4.1. Personal Correspondence, 1969-1970." Box 85

Correspondence, outgoing, January 1969-November 1970, undated #04340, Subseries: "4.1. Personal Correspondence, 1969-1970." Box 85

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.2. Constituent Correspondence, 1969-1970.

About 15,400 items.

Arrangement: by sets of files.

Correspondence and enclosures from Allard Lowenstein's constituents regarding domestic and foreign policy issues, congressional legislation, and issues of concern to the residents of the New York metropolitan area. This subseries is arranged into six sets of files that were kept in both Lowenstein's Washington office and his district office in Baldwin, New York. These sets of files, and their probable original locations, are as follows:

  • General files (Washington)
  • Legislative files (Washington)
  • Department and agency files (Washington)
  • Baldwin office files (Baldwin)
  • Alphabetical files (Washington)
  • Chronological files (Baldwin)

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.2.1. General Files.

About 4,000 items.

The correspondence in these files pertains to general issues of interest to constituents while Lowenstein was in Congress. The files also document some of the routine functions of Lowenstein's congressional office. The researcher should note that congratulatory messages were sampled (the numbers in brackets after files 85-88 indicate number of letters that were kept out of the original number that existed). All routine requests in both the general files and the Baldwin office files have been discarded. However, a record of all sampled or discarded constituent correspondence can be found in the alphabetical files and the chronological files (see descriptions below).

The researcher may wish to use the general files in conjunction with the legislative files and the Baldwin office files, since several of the topics in the three sets of files overlap. For example, the bulk of the constituent correspondence on the Vietnam conflict is located in the general files, but the legislative files contain more correspondence on Vietnam, and all correspondence on the invasion of Cambodia. As another example, correspondence on abortion can be found in all three sets of files.

Box 85

Abortion #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Absentee ballots #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Africa, except Biafra #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Agnew, Spiro T. #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Agriculture #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Air hijackings #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Alcoholism #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

American Selling Price System #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Antagonistic but rational #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Anti Ballistic Missile System #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Article acknowledgments #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Biafra, adults #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Biafra, children #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Birth control #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Boy Scouts #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Bucked or rejected #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Bus safety #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Business Day #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Campus unrest #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Capital punishment #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Capitol extension #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Census #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Chemical and biological warfare #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Christmas cards, press #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Civil rights #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Coalition for National Priorities #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Condolence messages #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Congratulations, awards [5/90] #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Congratulations, baby births [3/500] #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Congratulations, Board of Regents exam [3/800] #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Congratulations, new citizens [3/250] #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Congratulations, other #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Congressional reform #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Conservation #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Credit unions #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Cuba #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Decided not to answer #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Democratic Party reform #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

District municipal #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

District office opening #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 85

Box 86

Draft #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Drugs #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Education #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Education, funds #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Education, non public schools #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Electoral College #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Ellis Island #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Encouragement #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Endangered species #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Favorable mail #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Films #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Five Towns #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Food stamps #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Foster homes #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Gas pipeline #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

General #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Grape boycott #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Gun control #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Hate mail #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Hinckel appointment #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Holidays #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Honors #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Housing #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Humphrey defeat #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Impeach Nixon #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Indians, American #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Inflation #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Insurance #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Irish civil rights #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Kennedy, Ted, incident #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Kent State #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

King, Martin Luther, Jr. #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Laos #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Law and order #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Long Island Railroad (see also 4.3, Local issues files) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Longshoremen strike #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Love letters #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Lowenstein opinions #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

McCarthy, Eugene #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Meat cutters #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Media appearances #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Medicine #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Mental health #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 86

Box 87

Middle East (see also 4.4, Committee files, Foreign Affairs Committee) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 87

Migrant labor #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 87

Military #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 87

Minority business #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 87

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 87

Mississippi #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 87

Moon shot #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 87

Nassau County #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 87

Naval Applied Science Laboratory, Brooklyn #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 87

New Democratic Coalition #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 87

New priorities #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 87

Box 88

New York State #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Nixon, Richard M., favorable #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Nut mail #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Oceanside graduation incident #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Pages #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Peace #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Pollution #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Pool, Roger B., legislative assistant #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Port of New York Authority #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Poverty #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Prayer and Bible readings #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Questionnaires (see also 4.3, Questionnaires) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Race relations #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Reach #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Redistricting (see also 4.3, Local issues files) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Resignation, Lowenstein (see also 4.3, Local issues files) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Revenue sharing #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Rockefeller, Nelson #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Silver Lake Park #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Snotty letters #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

South Africa (see also 4.4, Committee files, Foreign Affairs Committee) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Spain #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Special election #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Stollwerk, David #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Supreme Court #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Taxes and tax reform #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Telegrams #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Testimonials #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Thank you letters #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Transportation #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Tucker, Marna, legal assistant #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Urban renewal #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 88

Box 89

Vietnam, general (see also 4.4, Committee files, Foreign Affairs Committee) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 89

Vietnam, children #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 89

Vietnam, district, pro-Lowenstein #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 89

Vietnam, New York State, pro-Lowenstein #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 89

Vietnam, out-of-state, pro-Lowenstein #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 89

Vietnam, district, pro-Nixon #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 89

Vietnam, New York State, pro-Nixon #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 89

Vietnam, out-of-state, pro-Nixon #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 89

Vietnam, moratorium #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 89

Vietnam, moratorium, children #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 89

Vietnam, November 15 march #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 89

Vietnam, forms and petitions #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 89

Box 90

Volunteers #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 90

Voting age #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 90

Welfare #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 90

Youth air fares #04340, Subseries: "4.2.1. General Files." Box 90

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.2.2. Legislative Files.

About 6,000 items.

Most of the constituent correspondence in the legislative files addresses specific congressional legislation that was proposed, pending, or passed during Lowenstein's term in Congress. For reasons noted above, the researcher may find it useful to consult these files, the general files, and the Baldwin office files together.

Box 90

Abortion #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 90

Agriculture #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 90

Agriculture Committee (see also 4.4, Committee files, Agriculture Committee) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 90

Air safety #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 90

Americans for Democratic Action (see also 2.22) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 90

Animal protection #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 90

Box 91

Anti Ballistic Missile System (see also 4.4, Committee files, Armed Services Committee) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Appropriations #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Arts and humanities #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Automobile insurance #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Bank holding companies #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Banking #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Cambodia, general (see also 4.4, Committee files, Foreign Affairs Committee) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Cambodia, pro-involvement #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Cambodia, Baldwin #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Cambodia, Bellmore #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Cambodia, East Rockaway #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Cambodia, Five Towns #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Cambodia, Freeport #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Cambodia, Island Park #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Cambodia, Long Beach #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 91

Box 92

Cambodia, Lynbrook #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, Malverne #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, Massapequa #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, Merrick #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, Oceanside #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, Rockville Center #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, Roosevelt #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, Seaford #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, Valley Stream #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, Wantagh #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, district #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, out-of-district #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, out-of-town #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Cambodia, petitions #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 92

Box 93

Cigarette advertising #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Cigarette smoking #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Communicable disease #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Congressional reform #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Conservation #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Consumers #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Crime #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Cyclamates #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Defense conversion #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Department of Consumer Affairs #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Department of Peace #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Domestics #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Draft (see also 4.4, Committee files, Armed Services Committee) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Drug abuse #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Drug education #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Education (see also 4.4, Committee files, Education and Labor Committee) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Education, HEW veto #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Electoral reform #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Emergency Detention Act #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Endangered species #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Environmental education #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Equal Rights Amendment #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Farm legislation #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Federal assistance #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Firemen and police #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Food stamps #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Foreign aid #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Gas pipeline safety (see also 4.3, Local issues files) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

General #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Gerrymandering #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Golden Eagle Pass #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Guide dogs #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Gun control #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 93

Box 94

Health care #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Health food #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

House Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

House Judiciary Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

House Public Works Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

House Un-American Activities Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Housing #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Immigration #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Imports #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Indians, American #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Indo-China #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Jet noise (see also 4.3, Local issues files) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Job Corps #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

King, Martin Luther, Jr., commemoration #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Labor #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Labor, farm and migrant (see also 4.4, Committee files, Agriculture Committee) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Legal assistance, Murphy Amendment #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Library funds #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Livestock #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Lumber #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Meat Act #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Medical research #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Medicare #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Military affairs (see also 4.4. Committee files, Foreign Affairs Committee) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Mining #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Motor vehicles #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

National Federation of Independent Business, ballots #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Nursing #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Obscenity #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Oil #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Overpopulation #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Pay #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Pay television #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Pensions #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 94

Box 95

Pollution (see also 4.4, Committee files, Interior Affairs and Interstate Commerce Committees) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Pornography #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Postal rates #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Poverty #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Presidio case (see also 4.4, Committee files, Armed Services Committee) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Prisoners of war #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Pueblo incident #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Railroad Retirement Act #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Reorganization plans, environmental #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Retirement and old age #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Safety #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Salary increase for Congress #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Seal slaughter #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Search warrants #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Securities #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Situs picketing #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Small business #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Social Security #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 95

Box 96

Song My, My Lai #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Space program #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

State Legislature #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Supersonic transport #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Surcharge, surtax extension #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Tariffs #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Tax reform #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Taxes #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Timber Supply Act #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Trade #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Transportation #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Veterans #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Veterans' cemeteries #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Vietnam, favorable #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Vietnam, unfavorable #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Vietnam, Goodell Resolution #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Volunteer army #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Voting age #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Voting Rights Act #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Welfare #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

Youth #04340, Subseries: "4.2.2. Legislative Files." Box 96

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.2.3. Department and Agency Files.

About 800 items.

The correspondence and enclosures found in these files reflect Lowenstein's intervention on behalf of constituents in their dealings with specific federal government agencies (see also description of chronological files, below). There is also correspondence from Lowenstein's office requesting literature from government agencies.

Box 97

Agency for International Development #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Atomic Energy Commission #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Bureau of the Budget #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Bureau of the Census #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Civil Aeronautics Board #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Civil Service Commission #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Coast Guard #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of Agriculture #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of the Air Force #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of the Army #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of Commerce #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of Defense #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of Health, Education, and Welfare #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of Housing and Urban Development #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of the Interior #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of Justice #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of Labor #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of the Navy #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of the Post Office #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of State #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of Transportation #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Department of the Treasury #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Executive offices #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Federal Aviation Administration #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Federal Communications Commission #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Federal Housing Administration #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Federal Maritime Commission #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Federal Trade Commission #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Food and Drug Administration #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

General Services Administration #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Immigration and Naturalization Service #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Internal Revenue Service #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Interstate Commerce Commission #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Manpower Administration #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

National Aeronautics and Space Administration #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

National Endowment for the Arts #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

National Science Foundation #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Office of Economic Opportunity #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Office of Education (HEW) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Passports and visas #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Peace Corps #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Public Health Service (HEW) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Securities and Exchange Commission #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Selective service system #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Small Business Administration #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Social Security Administration #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Tariff Commission #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

United States Information Agency #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

Veterans Administration #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

VISTA #04340, Subseries: "4.2.3. Department and Agency Files." Box 97

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files.

About 800 items.

These correspondence files were kept in Lowenstein's district office in Baldwin, New York. The correspondence concerns both general matters and specific legislation. An alphabetical sequence of files (folders 572-591) is arranged by first letter of the constituent's surname. As with the general files, correspondence of a routine nature, such as constituent requests, was removed.

Box 98

Abortion #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Air pollution #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Alphabetical file, A-Z #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Anonymous letters #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Anti-Ballistic Missile System #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Biafra #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Blaine Amendment #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Conservation #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Draft #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Foreign service #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Forums (see also 4.3, District files, Forums and hearings) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Hate mail #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

High school equivalency exam #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Housing #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Israel #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Jet noise (see also 4.3, Local issues files) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Long Island Railroad (see also 4.3, Local issues files) #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Middle East #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Newsletter #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Referrals #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Thank-you letters #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

Voting age #04340, Subseries: "4.2.4. Baldwin Office Files." Box 98

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.2.5. Alphabetical Files.

About 4,000 items.

These files, kept in the Washington office, consist entirely of outgoing correspondence. On each item of correspondence, there usually appears in the upper right hand corner the name of the constituent and the subject of the letter. These subjects generally correspond with those found in the file listings for the general, legislative, and Baldwin office files. The researcher can also find in these files outgoing correspondence regarding the request and other routine files that have been sampled or discarded.

Box 99

A-E #04340, Subseries: "4.2.5. Alphabetical Files." Box 99

Box 100

F-K #04340, Subseries: "4.2.5. Alphabetical Files." Box 100

Box 101

L-R #04340, Subseries: "4.2.5. Alphabetical Files." Box 101

Box 102

S-Z, undated #04340, Subseries: "4.2.5. Alphabetical Files." Box 102

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.2.6. Chronological Files.

About 1,200 items.

These files contain outgoing correspondence arranged chronologically. The files, which appear to have been kept in the Baldwin office and so are distinct from the chronological files, include both correspondence of a routine nature, and correspondence regarding constituent cases and other services rendered to constituents by Lowenstein's congressional offices. Twelve cubic feet of records on immigration, social security, military service, and other constituent cases have been discarded for reasons of confidentiality, but some record of these cases can be found in the chronological files.

Box 104

August-December 1970 #04340, Subseries: "4.2.6. Chronological Files." Box 104

Box 103

December 1968-July 1970 #04340, Subseries: "4.2.6. Chronological Files." Box 103

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.3. District files, 1969-1970.

About 6,000 items.

Arrangement: by topic within sets of files.

A wide variety of records pertaining to the Fifth Congressional District of New York, the district Lowenstein represented while he was a congressman. The categories of materials found in this subseries were established because they all related in some way to Lowenstein's district and to his constituents. The sets of files that have been reconstructed, such as the organization files and the local issues files, were pulled together to reflect as nearly as possible their original order.

Folders 813-880 contain constituent guest lists, invitations, press releases, and other promotional material, correspondence, and background notes on a series of district forums and hearings Lowenstein held for his constituents while he was in office. The bi-weekly forums included guest panelists, often of national prominence, who represented different opinions on both national and local issues. Although he occasionally participated in these forums, Lowenstein's role was usually to introduce the speakers and to make concluding remarks at the end of the forum. These files also include documentation of two series of hearings Lowenstein held in his district, one upon his election and the other after his first year in office, to give constituents an opportunity to express their concerns; and an annual report Lowenstein made to his constituents in early 1970. Sound recordings for many of the forums and hearings Lowenstein held are located in Subseries 10.2 (transcripts for some of the tapes are in Subseries 7.4).

Folders 881-937 include the responses from four sets of questionnaires Lowenstein distributed to constituents during his term in Congress. The September 1970 questionnaires are arranged by the township of the respondents. While the January 1970 questionnaire requests responses about Lowenstein's effectiveness as a congressman, the other three ask questions on national issues such as the Anti-Ballistic Missile System, student unrest, and the Vietnam War. The completed questionnaires often contain remarks from constituents; remarks and tallies made by Lowenstein's staff sometimes accompany the questionnaires.

The project files in folders 938-948 contain correspondence, memoranda, and grant proposals regarding a variety of projects undertaken in Lowenstein's district for which assistance was sought from his congressional office. The organization files (folders 949-994) include correspondence, circular letters, brochures, and other records relating to organizations which were contacting Lowenstein while he was in office. The organizations documented in these files include both groups based in Lowenstein's district and national organizations.

The local issues files in folders 995-1152 include reports, statements, correspondence, press clippings, notes, and other research materials, and are similar in nature to the Committee files of Subseries 4.4. However, the files in this subseries document local issues important to Lowenstein's district, while Subseries 4.4 documents issues of national significance. A large amount of materials can be found in this subseries regarding a proposed gas pipeline on Long Island and jet noise in the New York metropolitan area. The files also document controversies surrounding Lowenstein: his attempted resignation; disagreements with the Oceanside School Board; and a controversial cartoon of Lowenstein which appeared in the Lawrence High School yearbook.

Box 104

Forums and hearings #04340, Subseries: "4.3. District files, 1969-1970." Box 104

Lists of forums and participants

Correspondence

Fifth Congressional District Forum Fund

Hearings, December 1968

Hearing, 9 December 1968, Long Beach

Hearing, 10 December 1968, Freeport

Hearing, 11 December 1968, Five Towns

Hearing, 12 December 1968, Rockville Center

Hearing, 13 December 1968, Lynbrook

Forum, 2 February 1969, "Progress Through Understanding"

Forum, 16 February 1969, "China, Vietnam and the New Administration"

Forum, 2 March 1969, "Problems of the Environment"

Forum, 23 March 1969, "The Tax Structure and Tax Reform"

Forum, 29 March 1969, "Financing Primary and Secondary Education"

Forum, 20 April 1969, "Deployment of the Safeguard ABM System"

Forum, 4 May 1969, "Problems of Law Enforcement"

Forum, 28 May 1969, "The Transportation Crisis"

Forum, 15 June 1969, "The Crisis in the Middle East"

Forum, 29 June 1969, "Environment, Standards for Public Protection"

Forum, 14 July 1969, "The Nigerian Biafran Conflict"

Forum, 27 July 1969, "Campus Unrest, the Government Perspective"

Box 105

Forums and hearings #04340, Subseries: "4.3. District files, 1969-1970." Box 105

Forum, 10 August 1969, "Labor, Race, and Poverty"

Forum, 15 September 1969, "Problems of Arms Control and Disarmament"

Forum, 28 September 1969, "Lowenstein Vietnam Report"

Forum, 12 October 1969, "Campus Unrest, the Students' Perspective"

Forum, 2 November 1969, "The Future of the Atlantic Community"

Forum, 23 November 1969, "New Directions in the Nation's Priorities"

Forum, 14 December 1969, "Growth of Big Government"

Hearings, December 1969

Hearing, 18 December 1969, Baldwin

Hearing, 19 December 1969, Wantagh

Hearing, 21 December 1969, Malverne

Hearing, 22 December 1969, Island Park

Forum, 12 January 1970, "Current Disorders"

Annual report, 18 January 1970, Long Beach

Annual report, 23 January 1970, Lynbrook

Annual report, 25 January 1970, Merrick

Annual report, 26 January 1970, Cedarhurst

Annual report, 1 February 1970, Seaford

Forum, 16 February 1970, "Inflation and Problems of the Economy"

Forum, 8 March 1970, "The Future of Race Relations"

Forum, 5 April 1970, "The Future of Higher Education"

Forum, 29 April 1970, "The Problems of Congressional Reform"

Forum, 14 May 1970, "Consumer Protection"

Forum, 17 May 1970, "Cambodia I"

Forum, 7 June 1970, "Cambodia II"

Forum, 10 June 1970, "Cambodia III"

Forum, 14 June 1970, "The Draft"

Forum, 21 June 1970, "Cambodia IV"

Forum, 1 July 1970, "The Current Situation in Eastern Europe"

Forum, 16 July 1970, "Problems of the Aging I"

Forum, 26 July 1970, "Military Spending"

Forum, 9 August 1970, "Vietnam, Con Son Report"

Forum, 14 August 1970, "Problems of the Aging II"

Forum, 15 August 1970, "Ecology Day"

Forum, 23 August 1970, "Problems of the Economy"

Forum, 26 August 1970, "Fair Play for Veterans"

Forum, 8 September 1970, "Problems of Small Business"

Forum, 9 September 1970, "Economic Conversion"

Questionnaires #04340, Subseries: "4.3. District files, 1969-1970." Box 105

Blank questionnaires

May 1969

September 1969

January 1970

September 1970, Baldwin

September 1970, Bellmore and North Bellmore

Box 106

Questionnaires #04340, Subseries: "4.3. District files, 1969-1970." Box 106

September 1970, East Rockaway

September 1970, Freeport

September 1970, Island Park

September 1970, Lido

September 1970, Lynbrook

September 1970, Malverne

September 1970, Massapequa

September 1970, Massapequa, North

September 1970, Massapequa Park

September 1970, Merrick

September 1970, Merrick, North

September 1970, Oceanside

September 1970, Point Lookout

September 1970, Rockville Center

September 1970, Roosevelt

September 1970, Seaford

September 1970, Wantagh

September 1970, no name, no address

Questionnaire results

Box 107

Project files #04340, Subseries: "4.3. District files, 1969-1970." Box 107

Federal grants to district

Grants to publicize

Housing, Inwood

Housing, Long Beach

Mental health projects

Miscellaneous

Poverty projects

Public school projects

Rusty water project, Long Beach

Small business development

Youth projects

Organization files #04340, Subseries: "4.3. District files, 1969-1970." Box 107

Business

Chambers of Commerce

Civic groups

Civil rights groups

Congress

Conservation Advisory Committee

Conservation or Environmental Bill of Rights

Conservation groups

County officers

Democratic National Committee

Education Advisory Committee

Encampment for Citizenship

Joint Legislative Committee on Reapportionment

Government organizations

Labor groups

Long Island commuter groups

Members of Congress for Peace through Law

Miscellaneous organizations

Moratorium Committee

New Democratic Coalition

New York State

Office of Economic Opportunity

Box 108

Organization files #04340, Subseries: "4.3. District files, 1969-1970." Box 108

Parent-Teacher Associations

Political groups

Religious groups

SANE

Schools

Seasonal employees in agriculture

Senior citizens

Stable Inn Development Corporation

Villages

Welfare organizations

Local issues files #04340, Subseries: "4.3. District files, 1969-1970." Box 108

Abortion

Baldwin, general

Baldwin, Harbor Park

Baldwin, police redistricting

Baldwin, Vanguard National Bank

Bellmore, parochial school

Catholics

Consumers

Day care

Derivation of town names

Direct election

Drugs

Economy, employment

Economy, inflation

Environment

Five Towns

Foreign travel in Congress

Freeport, breakfast program

Freeport, Post Office

Freeport, school crisis

Gas pipeline

Box 109

Local issues files #04340, Subseries: "4.3. District files, 1969-1970." Box 109

Gas pipeline

Health

Hofstra University, High School Equivalency Program

Homosexuality

Housing

Housing, rent control

Inwood, general

Inwood, Health Center

Inwood, low cost housing

Inwood, Post Office

Jet noise

Box 110

Local issues files #04340, Subseries: "4.3. District files, 1969-1970." Box 110

Jet noise

Lawrence, High School

Lawrence, Meadowmere Park

Long Beach, closed beach

Long Beach, general

Long Beach, Honor America Day

Long Beach, Mental Health Clinic

Long Beach, Nike site

Long Beach, political campaigns

Long Beach, rusty water

Long Beach, school crisis

Long Island, general

Long Island, Long Island Council of Churches

Box 111

Local issues files #04340, Subseries: "4.3. District files, 1969-1970." Box 111

Long Island, Long Island Railroad

Long Island, New Democratic Coalition

Long Island, Personnel and Guidance Association speech

Long Island, wetport

Malverne, schools

Manhattan, press releases

Massapequa

Merrick, Cammon's Pond

Merrick, Jerusalem Avenue

Merrick, primary day

Migrant workers

Miscellaneous

Moratorium

Nassau County, expressway

Nassau County, general

Nassau County, farm program payments

Nassau County, food programs

Nassau County, press releases

Nassau County, rent control

Nassau County, sewage plant

National Student Coordinating Committee for Freedom in Vietnam and Southeast Asia

New Democratic Coalition

New York State, Democratic Party

New York State, Department of Labor

New York State, education

New York State, general

New York State, Power Authority

Nursing homes

Occupational safety

Oceanside, garbage

Oceanside, school incident

Oyster Bay Bridge

Post office workers strike

Reapportionment

Resignation, Lowenstein

Rockville Center

Roosevelt Coal and Oil Company

Suffolk County

Title 1

Veterans groups

Voting age, eighteen-year-old

Welfare

Wetlands

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970.

About 7,600 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical by House committee.

Reports, government documents, publications, drafts and final copies of statements, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and memoranda that relate primarily to the work of Lowenstein's congressional office on issues of national scope. These files, which are arranged by the House committee responsible for dealing with legislation on specific issues, were prepared mostly by legislative assistants and interns in the office for the purposes of conducting background research, preparing this research for Lowenstein's use in statements on the House floor, and formulating his positions on the wide range of issues in which his constituents expressed interest.

Although many statements can be found in these files, the researcher should also consult speeches and statements found in Subseries 4.6, Press files. As is the case with the research files in Series 6, Lowenstein often relied on background research materials like those found in this subseries to speak extemporaneously on an issue without any prepared text. Therefore, although drafts of statements do not exist for many of Lowenstein's speeches, these committee files reflect much about his point of view on the issues.

The committees for which the most documentation can be found in Subseries 4.4 are the Foreign Affairs Committee, the Agriculture Committee (Lowenstein's major committee assignment during his two year term), the Judiciary Committee, the Armed Services Committee, and the Interstate Commerce Committee. The Foreign Affairs Committee files reflect Lowenstein's ongoing concern about international affairs: especially the outbreak of the Nigerian civil war, the formation of Biafra, and the organization of relief efforts to ease starvation there; the Vietnam conflict, and anti war efforts both within and outside the House of Representatives; the problems of apartheid and government repression in South Africa, as well as the American government's stance toward that nation's government; the establishment of American military bases in Spain; and the continuing tensions in the Middle East. The Foreign Affairs Committee files are a useful resource on Lowenstein's involvement in foreign affairs, since they contain much of Lowenstein's correspondence with congressmen and other federal agencies, and they include information on Lowenstein's extensive travels to Biafra and other countries.

The largest files within the Agriculture Committee are those on food stamp legislation, the California grape boycott, the Livestock and Grains Subcommittee (Lowenstein was a member), and rural housing conditions. An interesting feature of the Armed Services Committee files is its documentation of the varied concerns of servicemen. The Judiciary Committee files contain records on several domestic issues in which Lowenstein had an interest. The Interstate Commerce Committee files document issues that were of significance to the metropolitan area which Lowenstein represented. (The researcher may also be interested in consulting the related local issues files in Subseries 4.3, especially those on gas pipelines, jet noise, and the Long Island Railroad.) The House Affairs Committee files document another issue concerning Lowenstein: the proposed reform of the committee structure within the House of Representatives.

Following the committee files is a small group of records, originally interfiled with the committee files in a number of "miscellaneous" categories, that did not relate to the work of any specific House committee. The Committee files originally consisted of approximately 22 cubic feet of records. However, press clippings, government publications, and other records that are widely available were removed from the subseries.

Box 112

Agriculture Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 112

Agri-business and family farming

Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1970

Agricultural workers

Agriculture Act of 1970

Agriculture Department appropriations

Beaufort and Jasper Counties, South Carolina

California legal assistance case

Chemical and biological warfare

Commodity Credit Corporation

Commodity production

Conservation

Consumer Agricultural Food Protection Act

Delivery and sale

Discrimination

Farm policy

Federal Crop Insurance Corporation

Federal meat inspection

Feed-Grain Law

Food prices

Food programs

Food quality

Food stamp legislation

Foreign tax levies

General

Grape boycott

Human Nutrition Act of 1969

Humane animal treatment

Hunger

Livestock and Grains Subcommittee

Marketing orders

Migrant workers

National Sharecroppers Fund

National Timber Supply Act

Nutrition

Organizations

Payment limitations

Pesticides

Box 113

Agriculture Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 113

Rural housing

Rural poverty and hunger

Rural telephone bank

School Lunch Act Amendment

South Florida migrant legal services

Special milk program

Sugar

Appropriations Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 113

Armed Services Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 113

Anti-Ballistic Missile System

Chemical and biological warfare

Coffee houses

Conscientious objection

Cost overruns

Defoliants

Discrimination

F-14 fighter

Foreign military bases

GI newsletters (including "Bragg Briefs," "Fun Travel Adventure," and "Veterans Stars and Stripes for Peace")

GI rights (see also "Military justice,"and "Presidio affair")

GI rights, stockades

Homosexuality

House military debate

Box 114

Armed Services Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 114

Military justice

Military spending

Moratorium

Multiple Independently-Targeted Reentry Vehicle (MIRV)

Naval vessels

Overseas military bases

Presidio affair

Reserves

Selective service (see also "Volunteer army")

Service organizations

Stennis dinner

Strategic weapons

Volunteer army

Weapons

Banking and Currency Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 114

Economy

Housing

Machiasport project

Mass transit

Model cities

Population

Stock market

Urban demography

District of Columbia Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 114

Education and Labor Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 114

Education

General

Health

Labor

Box 115

Education and Labor Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 115

National Student Association

Pediatrics

Select Committee on Education

South Florida Migrant Legal Services program

Student affairs

Student unrest

Student unrest, Berkeley

Student unrest, July 4th Vigil, Clint Deveaux materials

Student unrest, Kent State

Student unrest, newsletters

Student unrest, statements on Lowenstein position

Student unrest, University of Alabama and University of Tennessee hearings

Wilmington College project

Foreign Affairs Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 115

Africa (see also "Biafra," "South Africa")

Africa, Eduardo Mondlane

Arms limitation

Biafra

Box 116

Foreign Affairs Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 116

Biafra

Brazil

Cambodia (see also "Vietnam")

Cambodia, H. Resolution 1000

China

Cuba

Culebra

Department of Peace

Eastern Europe

Emergency assistance for Peru

Foreign aid

France

General

Genocide Treaty

Greece

Box 117

Foreign Affairs Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 117

Hijacking

Intelligence

Korea

Laos (see also "Cambodia," "Vietnam")

Latin America

Middle East

Northern Ireland

Peace Corps

Prisoners of War (see also "Vietnam")

South Africa (see also "Africa," "Biafra," and 2.11)

South Africa, African National Congress statement

South Africa, James Lenkoe case

South Africa, sugar quota

Soviet Jewry

Spain

Box 118

Foreign Affairs Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 118

United Nations

Vietnam (see also "Cambodia," "Laos," and "Armed Services Committee" files)

Vietnam, anti-war movement

Vietnam, House Committee for a Vote on the War

Vietnam, Members of Congress for Peace Through Law

Western Europe

Government Operations Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 118

House Administration Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 118

Interior Affairs Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 118

Atomic energy

General

Pollution (see also "Interstate Commerce Committee, Pollution")

Pollution, administrative proposals

Pollution, New York

Seal clubbing

Wetlands

Box 119

Interstate Commerce Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 119

Aircraft safety

Bus safety

Business

Cars and trucks

Communications bills

Conservation

Consumers

Conversion

Electrical blackouts

Footwear imports

Foreign trade

Gas pipeline (see also 4.3, Local issues files)

General

Insurance

Oil imports

Pay television

Pollution (see also "Interior Affairs Committee, Pollution")

Power and electricity

Product safety

Sewage treatment

Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area

Television

Utilities

Judiciary Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 119

Appropriations

Carswell nomination

Civil rights

Civil rights, Black Panthers

Civil rights, Aaron Henry

Courts

Courts, congestion

Courts, financial disclosure

Courts, reform

Crime

Eighteen-year-old vote

Box 120

Judiciary Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 120

Electoral reform

Ethnic discrimination

General

Hypnosis

Italian-Americans

Narcotics

Newspaper Preservation Act

Newspaper subpoena

Pornography

Pretrial detention

Prisons

Privacy

School desegregation

Truman Committee

Un-American activities

Voting rights

Wiretapping

Women's rights

Merchant Marine Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 120

Post Office Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 120

Science and Astronautics Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 120

Veterans' Affairs Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 120

Ways and Means Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 120

General

Health

Imports, footwear (see also Interstate Commerce Committee)

Imports, quotas

Revenue sharing

Social Security

Tax credit plan

Tax reform

Box 121

Ways and Means Committee #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 121

War profits tax

Welfare

Miscellaneous Research files #04340, Subseries: "4.4. Committee Files, 1969-1970." Box 121

Circular letters

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Evers, Charles

Graham, Frank Porter

Kennedy, Edward M.

Kennedy, Robert F.

King, Martin Luther, Jr.

McDonald, Jeffrey

Office of Economic Opportunity

Stewart, Frank

Other

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.5. House Bills, 1969-1970.

About 800 items.

Arrangement: by House bill.

Printed bills, supporting documents, lists, and Lowenstein's voting record while in the House of Representatives. The files in this subseries consist of copies of the legislation sponsored or co-sponsored by Lowenstein while he was a member of Congress. One copy of the House bill can be found in each file; each bill is often accompanied by other documentation relating to that specific piece of legislation. The House bills sponsored or co-sponsored by Lowenstein are followed by the House resolutions, concurrent resolutions, and joint resolutions which Lowenstein sponsored or co-sponsored.

A variety of lists of the legislation proposed by Lowenstein is located in folder 1506. In folder 1507, there is also a record of Lowenstein's votes on other House legislation. Researchers can find further information on Lowenstein's legislation in Subseries 4.4, Committee files, filed under the topic of the legislation.

Box 121

Lists, Lowenstein legislation #04340, Subseries: "4.5. House Bills, 1969-1970." Box 121

Lowenstein voting record #04340, Subseries: "4.5. House Bills, 1969-1970." Box 121

91st Congress, H.R. 3338-H.R. 14388 #04340, Subseries: "4.5. House Bills, 1969-1970." Box 121

Box 122

H.R. 14402-H.R. 20003 #04340, Subseries: "4.5. House Bills, 1969-1970." Box 122

H.R. 319-H. Res. 1088 #04340, Subseries: "4.5. House Bills, 1969-1970." Box 122

H. Con. Res. 279-H. Con. Res. 795 #04340, Subseries: "4.5. House Bills, 1969-1970." Box 122

H.J. Res. 505-H.J. Res. 1306 #04340, Subseries: "4.5. House Bills, 1969-1970." Box 122

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.6. Press Files, 1969-1970.

About 1,000 items.

Arrangement: by type of material.

Congressional Record reprints of remarks made by Lowenstein, news releases and newsletters from Lowenstein's office, and speeches and statements made by Lowenstein. Notes and indexes regarding Lowenstein's remarks in the Congressional Record precede the reprints themselves. The reprints were often mailed to constituents in order to clarify Lowenstein's positions on various issues. The news releases also reflect positions taken by Lowenstein, and provide information on Lowenstein's schedule while in Congress (see also Subseries 4.7).

The newsletters, which were mailed by Lowenstein's office to constituents as a means of reporting on his work in Congress, also reflect his positions on issues of national and local importance. These newsletters often included questionnaires to constituents, reported results of previous questionnaires, and announced forthcoming district forums. For copies of returned questionnaires, see Subseries 4.3.

Folders 1636-1664 contain numerous speeches and statements made by Lowenstein while he was a congressman. Included in these files are final copies of the speeches, as well as draft revisions by Lowenstein and his legislative assistants. Other speeches by Lowenstein are in Subseries 7.3.

Box 122

Notes and indexes to Congressional Record reprints #04340, Subseries: "4.6. Press Files, 1969-1970." Box 122

Congressional Record reprints, 3 January 1969-30 December 1970, undated #04340, Subseries: "4.6. Press Files, 1969-1970." Box 122

News releases, 7 January 1969-28 December 1970, undated #04340, Subseries: "4.6. Press Files, 1969-1970." Box 122

Newsletters #04340, Subseries: "4.6. Press Files, 1969-1970." Box 122

Circular letters to constituents #04340, Subseries: "4.6. Press Files, 1969-1970." Box 122

Box 123

Newsletter drafts #04340, Subseries: "4.6. Press Files, 1969-1970." Box 123

Newsletter galleys #04340, Subseries: "4.6. Press Files, 1969-1970." Box 123

Speeches and statements by Lowenstein #04340, Subseries: "4.6. Press Files, 1969-1970." Box 123

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970.

About 6,600 items.

Lists, correspondence, invitations, scheduling forms, financial records, memoranda, and other records relating to the operations of Lowenstein's congressional offices in Washington, D.C. and Baldwin, New York. Folders 1665-1669 contain memoranda, principally from staff members to Lowenstein, regarding subjects ranging from telephone messages and scheduling concerns to strategies for political action. The memoranda are followed by records on Lowenstein's office personnel, and a few files on the general operations of his offices. The mail counts in folders 1695-1701, arranged chronologically, provide information on both the amount of correspondence Lowenstein's office received, and the general areas of interest and concern expressed in that correspondence.

Folders 1702-1797 contain the scheduling files maintained for Lowenstein's Washington office and his district office in Baldwin. Both sets of files include invitations, correspondence, notes, and completed schedule request forms which are filed in rough chronological order by the date of the event. The files also include scheduling information on four of Lowenstein's trips abroad while in Congress. The Washington office files sometimes include monthly calendars filled out by Lowenstein's office staff which offer an overview of scheduled events for that month. The Baldwin office files for 1970 include scheduling information on Lowenstein's campaign for reelection (see also Subseries 3.8).

The telephone messages in folders 1798-1829, dated from January-October 1970, were apparently taken in Lowenstein's Baldwin office. Other telephone messages, found in folder 1830, seem to have been taken in the Washington office. The remainder of Subseries 4.7 consists of financial records such as bills and receipts, correspondence, ledger sheets, and information on Lowenstein's office checking account. Included in the financial records are one set of files arranged alphabetically by name of account, and another set arranged chronologically by month.

Box 123

Memoranda #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 123

Personnel #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 123

Staff lists

Staff hired

Payroll

Consultants

Volunteers

Intern program

Box 124

Office operations #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 124

General

Office equipment and supplies

Leases

Clerk of House

District office openings

Services

Postal patron

Notebook on constituent requests

Constituent lists

Washington office guestbooks

Mail counts

Scheduling files, Washington office #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 124

1969 appointment book

January 1969

February 1969

March 1969

April 1969

Box 125

Scheduling files, Washington office #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 125

May 1969

June 1969

July 1969

August 1969

September 1969

October 1969

Box 126

Scheduling files, Washington office #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 126

November 1969

December 1969

January 1970

February 1970

March 1970

April 1970

May 1970

June 1970

Box 127

Scheduling files, Washington office #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 127

July 1970

August 1970

September-December 1970

Allard K. Lowenstein trip, December 1970-January 1971

Scheduling files, Baldwin office #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 127

January-August 1969

Allard K. Lowenstein trip, August-September 1969

September-December 1969

Allard K. Lowenstein trip, December 1969-January 1970

January-May 1970

Box 128

Scheduling files, Baldwin office #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 128

June-July 1970

Allard K. Lowenstein trip, July-August 1970

August-12 October 1970

Box 129

Scheduling files: Baldwin office #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 129

13 October-December 1970, undated

Phone messages #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 129

January-April 1970

Box 130

Phone messages #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 130

May-November 1970, undated

Financial records #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 130

Africa Report

Agriculture Committee

Alexander Kohanowich

All-Type Printing

American Express

Atlantic Monthly

Auigone Frerres

Avis Rent-A-Car

Baldwin Citizen

Bi-County Publisher

Billing Co.

Billmore-Merrick Home News

Blackstone, Inc.

Brown, Harris, Stevens

Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone

Congressional Hotel

Congressional Quarterly

Contact Lens Specialists

Continental Travel

CORE - Long Island

Courier

Data Systems

Diner's Club

District Delivery System

Donations and subscriptions

Earl Fahrney

East Coast Airlines

Farm Quarterly

Forum Fund

Gathard Electric

General Service Administration

Georgetown Stationer

Glickman Photo

Box 131

Financial records #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 131

Holiday Inn

House account receipts

House recording studio

House Stationery Room

Hyde Park Restaurant

IBM

Income tax

Inwood News Photo

Ira Rosenberg, Inc.

Laskas Flowers

Lilco

Long Island Kernal

Long Island Water Corp.

Meyerson Roth Co.

Miscellaneous

Oceanside Beacon

OEI Computer

Pyne, Kendall and Hollister

Roll call newspaper

Rollins Rapid Repro.

S & B Printing

Slide-O-Chrome

Span East Airlines

Telephone answering service

Terrace Travel

Theseus Computer Management

To be reimbursed

V.I.P. Air Service

Wall Street Journal

Wantagh Seaford Citizen

Washington Post

Western Union

World Book Encyclopedia

January 1970

April 1970

May 1970

June 1970

July 1970

August 1970

September 1970

October 1970

November 1970

Office checking accounts #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 131

Miscellaneous #04340, Subseries: "4.7. Administrative Files, 1969-1970." Box 131

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 5. Writings, 1943-1985.

About 5,600 items.

Published articles, typed and handwritten drafts, and other records relating to writings by Lowenstein; and published and unpublished articles, newspaper clippings, and other writings about Lowenstein. Each of the subseries is arranged in rough chronological order.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979.

About 2,200 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Handwritten and typed drafts, and final copies of articles, essays, and longer works by Allard Lowenstein. Other writings by Lowenstein are in Series 2, 3, and 4. For example, Lowenstein's writings while he was a student at the University of North Carolina are located in Subseries 2.3. Note also that materials Lowenstein used in the preparation of some of his writings are in Series 6.

Items of interest in this subseries include a few early short stories, plays, and essays; several writings dating from the early 1960s on Africa; a 1967 draft of an article discounting knowledge of CIA funding of the United States National Student Association during Lowenstein's presidency in the early 1950s; several published articles on the Robert Kennedy assassination investigation from 1975-1977; draft revisions and correspondence relating to "Spain Without Franco," a 1976 article Lowenstein wrote for Saturday Review; and "Why I Quit," an article detailing the reasons behind Lowenstein's resignation from his United Nations post in 1978.

This subseries also documents longer works by Lowenstein. There is one cubic foot of materials on Brutal Mandate, including draft revisions, chapter outlines, research notes, correspondence, book reviews, publicity materials, and a screenplay adaptation of the book; a screenplay on the civil rights movement by Lowenstein and Marcia Borie, entitled "Angus"; and materials, including drafts, relating to Reclaiming America, a book length work by Lowenstein on the contemporary American political scene which was scheduled for publication in 1972, but never actually published.

The researcher should note that the authorship and dates of a few writings in this subseries are uncertain.

Box 132

General correspondence #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Short stories, 1939-1945, 12 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

"Radio Station XYZ," 1939-1943, 6 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

"Metro Movies," 1940-1945, 4 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Plays, 1940-1945, 4 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Essay, 1946, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

"Zionism," 20 April 1946, 4 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Tar Heel editorials, 1947-1949, 10 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

"Frank Graham and Chapel Hill," 1949, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

"Never Mind Toilet Paper--We Have Sputnik," 1958, 20 pages (see also Subseries 9.4, folder 281) #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

"The Boomerang in the Foreign Student Program," 1950s, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

"A Continuing Damnation," 1959-1960, 13 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

"How It All Began in South Africa," 1959-1960, 10 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Account of South Africa trip, 1959-1960, 17 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

"The Shame of the West," May 1960, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

"The Case of the Non-Committal Middle," 1960, 5 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Statement on Democratic Party, 1960, 4 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

"South African Crisis and United States Policy," Allard K. Lowenstein and Ethel Grossman, November 1962, 14 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Brutal Mandate: Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Brutal Mandate: Publicity and reviews #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Brutal Mandate: Chapter outlines #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Brutal Mandate: Final draft #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Brutal Mandate: Drafts #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Brutal Mandate: Revisions #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 132

Box 133

Brutal Mandate: Revisions #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

Brutal Mandate: Legal and financial #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

Brutal Mandate: Screenplay #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"Developing Africa," 1962-1963, 10 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"Angus," 1964, 112 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"South Africa," 1962-1965, 12 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"South West Africa," 6 March 1966, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"Force: Its Thrust and Prognosis," Allard K. Lowenstein and John Marcum, 13 April 1963, published 1966, 38 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"Counter-Thrust and Prognosis," 1966, 8 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"The Case for Opposing Johnson's Renomination," Allard K. Lowenstein and Arnold Kaufman, November 1967, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

NSA-CIA connection, 1967, 10 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"Beyond Party Loyalty," 1968, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"Tyranny in Wenceslas Square: A Personal View of Prague, 1969," 1969, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

Student Unrest, September 1969, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"The Defense Department on the Defensive," March 1970, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"On National Priorities," 18 June 1971, 5 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"For As Long As It Takes," 1971, 8 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

Politics, 1971, 7 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"Reclaiming America": Correspondence #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"Reclaiming America": Notes and background material #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"Reclaiming America": Complete draft #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

"Reclaiming America": Drafts #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 133

Box 134

Taxes, 1972, 4 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"New Coalitions and New Establishments," January 1973, 10 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

Letter to the editor regarding Coretta Scott King, January 1973, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

Statement on Nixon, 16 February 1973, 3 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"ADA: Rededication," 1 May 1973, 3 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"The Watershed of Watergate," May 1973, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

Foreword for Party and Opposition by J. Fishel, 1973, 7 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

Statement on sewage, 2 August 1974, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

Watergate, 1973-1974, 3 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Flaws in RFK-Sirhan Case Cry for Fresh Look," 4 May 1975, 4 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"No Monopoly on Jewish Defense," 18 May 1975, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Reflections on a Third Force," May 1975, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"A Cynic's County Legislature," Allard K. Lowenstein and R. Kessel, June 1975, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"This Time, Voting Yes for a County Legislature," Allard K. Lowenstein and R. Kessel, June 1975, 5 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Why We are Voting 'No' on the June 10th Referendum," Allard K. Lowenstein and R. Kessel, June 1975, 5 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"RFK Murder: The Cry for a New Probe," 17 August 1975, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"A Personal Odyssey: From Warren to Wenke," January 1976, 11 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Spain Without Franco," 7 February 1976, 8 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"The Kennedy Killings," February 1976, 7 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Who Killed Bobby?" May 1976, 5 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

Freedom Train statement, 31 July 1976, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Sludge & Offshore Oil Heat Up 5th Congressional District Race," 14 October 1976, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

Kennedy assassination drafts (2), 1976, 40 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Who Killed Robert Kennedy?" 1976, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Who Killed Robert Kennedy?" 1976, 10 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Who Voted for the Concorde?" 1976, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"The Murder of Robert Kennedy; Suppressed Evidence of More Than One Assassin?" 19 February 1977, 7 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Haunted by Great Absences," 8 June 1977, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Human Rights: A Legitimate Issue," August 1977, 4 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Anniversary of an Assassination," 5 June 1978 #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"Why I Quit," 14 July 1978, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

"The United States Position on Human Rights: A Summary," February 1979, 4 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

Southern Africa, 1979, 10 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

Miscellaneous drafts and notes #04340, Subseries: "5.1. By Lowenstein, 1943-1979." Box 134

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985.

About 3,400 items.

Press clippings, magazine and journal articles, essays, unpublished papers, and other writings. Lowenstein is mentioned in all items, and is the central subject of most of them.

The press clipping file in folders 124 253, which has been photocopied for preservation purposes, constitutes three fourths of this subseries. Dating from 1946 through 1985, this clipping file covers all aspects of Lowenstein's career. The clippings are predominantly from New York newspapers and news magazines, but there are also clippings from newspapers throughout the nation, and from abroad. Several of the posthumous clippings concern controversies regarding books and articles on Lowenstein (see also Subseries 9.1).

Box 134

The History of the United States National Student Association Relations with the International Union of Students, 1945-1946, P. Jones, 1956, 135 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"South West Africa, or Football in the United Nations," B. Johnson, January 1960, 15 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"Africa and Freedom," A. Luthuli, February 1962, 3 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"History in Mississippi, 1963," R. Dugger, 15 November 1963, 5 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"The Activities of Communist Youth Organizations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America," N. Sherwood,1962-1963, 67 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"The Liberals' Big Stick: Ready for Snick?" J. Newfield, June 1965, 3 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"SSOC: Bridging the Gap Between Bureaucracy and Anarchy," J. Newfield, March 1966, 3 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"Candidate," 12 March 1966, 3 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"The Move to 'Dump' Johnson," 27 November 1967, 4 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"McCarthy in Chicago," P. Wieck, 16 December 1967, 3 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"The Revolt Against LBJ," R. Kahn, 1967, 5 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"Miracle Maker's Plight," 10 June 1968, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"The Dissidents," 12 July 1968, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"Can Willkie Happen Again?" 22 July 1968, 5 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"Travels with Bobby Kennedy," D. Halberstam, July 1968, 12 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"The Teenie Power of Al Lowenstein," L. Schecter, 12 August 1968, 5 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"Against the Humphrey Steamroller," W. McWhirter, August 1968, 3 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"Then There Were Four," 16 September 1968, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"Children's Crusade," 14 October 1968, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"The Kids Against the Grownups," C. Trillin, 16 November 1968, 7 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"The Man Who Ran Against Lyndon Johnson," D. Halberstam, December 1968, 18 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"What Makes Al Lowenstein Run?" P. Cowan, 1968, 7 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"Left, Right, Young and Old," 24 March 1969, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"Congressman on the Run," E. Knoll, August 1969, 3 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"Vietnam: The Moratorium Ends," 6 October 1969, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

Paper on 1968 campaign, 1969, 46 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

"One Man's War," H. Kramer, 1969, 231 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 134

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"New Member," F. Lewis, 10 January 1970, 22 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"Midwiving an Insight and Confronting the Devil," William F. Buckley, 24 January 1970, 3 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"The Lesson of Lowenstein," P. Offner, January 1970, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

1972 presidential candidates, February 1970, 5 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"Taking the Creaks Out of Seniority," 30 May 1970, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"The Freshman Congressman," C. Cedin, May 1970, 50 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"The Pied Piper of the Children's Crusade," G. Astor, 25 August 1970, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"Congressman Allard Lowenstein," B. Farber, August 1970, 5 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"Weakened ADA Seeks 'Silent Majority' Support," J. Moore, 5 September, 1970, 10 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"How I Helped Lose the Election," B. Wilka, 13 November 1970, 1 page #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"Talk of the Town," 21 November 1970, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"De-escalator of the War on Poverty," R. Sherrill, 13 December 1970, 2 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"Nixon's Silent House of Hawks," G. Nelson, 1970, 8 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"The Dump Al Movement," J. Curtis, 1969-1970, 7 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135

"Cornellians and Politics," January 1971, 14 pages #04340, Subseries: "5.2. About Lowenstein, 1946-1985." Box 135