Bruno Bitker Papers, 1944-1981

Summary Information

Title: Bruno Bitker Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1944-1981

  • Bitker, Bruno V. (Bruno Voltaire), 1899-1984
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 29

Quantity: .4 cubic ft. (1 box)
Archival Location:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

Miscellaneous papers of a Milwaukee, Wisconsin lawyer who was actively involved in human rights issues. The collection contains miscellaneous correspondence, reports and writings concerning Bitker's involvement with the Governor's Committee on the United Nations (1962-1979) and his support for international human rights. Also includes two reports of the UN Charter Review Committee (1971, 1973), of which Bitker was Milwaukee Conference chair; some correspondence and reports concerning the American Bar Associations International Human Rights Committee, which Bitker chaired (1968-1977); and some materials on his opposition to Dean Acheson's receiving a peace award from the World Affairs Council of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Journal (1969).

Language: English

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