Field Foundation (New York, N.Y.)

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The Field Foundation was established in 1940 by Marshall Field III, a Chicago banker, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times, and grandson of the founder of the Marshall Field and Company department store in Chicago. The foundation provided support to organizations promoting civil rights, civil liberties, and child welfare and to other groups and individuals working for social change. By 1988 the foundation had distributed all its funds and ceased to exist.

From the guide to the Field Foundation Archives 88-407; 89-016; 89-249; 90-334; 91-140; 91-165; 93-228; 2007-053., 1940-1990, (Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Field Foundation Archives 88-407; 89-016; 89-249; 90-334; 91-140; 91-165; 93-228; 2007-053., 1940-1990, (Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

The Field Foundation was established in 1940 by Marshall Field III, a Chicago banker, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times, and grandson of the founder of the Marshall Field and Company department store in Chicago.

The foundation provided support to organizations promoting civil rights, civil liberties, and child welfare and to other groups and individuals working for social change. By 1988 the foundation had distributed all its funds and ceased to exist.

From the description of Field Foundation archives, 1940-1990. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 35155110

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Field Foundation Archives 88-407; 89-016; 89-249; 90-334; 91-140; 91-165; 93-228; 2007-053., 1940-1990 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn Polier, Justine Wise, 1903-1987. Papers, 1892-1990 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn North Carolina school desegregation papers, 1955-1956, 1955-1956. University of North Carolina, Charlotte, J. Murrey Atkins Library
referencedIn United States National Student Association. Southern Student Human Relations Project. Seminar and conference files, 1958-1968. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Center
creatorOf Field Foundation (New York, N.Y.). Field Foundation archives, 1940-1990. University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn United States National Student Association. Southern Student Human Relations Project. Administrative files, 1958-1969. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Center
referencedIn Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Citizenship Education Program files, 1956-1967. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Center
referencedIn Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Program Director Andrew Young files, 1961-1964. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Center
referencedIn Lloyd K. (Lloyd Kirkham) Garrison papers, 1893-1990 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Field Foundation Archives 88-407; 89-016; 89-249; 90-334; 91-140; 91-165; 93-228; 2007-053., 1940-1990 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
creatorOf Field Foundation (New York, N.Y.). [Annual reports], 1949-1982/1983. Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, IUPUI
referencedIn Garrison, Lloyd K. (Lloyd Kirkham), b. 1897. Papers, 1893-1990. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Field, Marshall, 1834-1906. Marshall Field family papers, 1875-1985. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Kramer, John R., 1937-2006. Kramer, John R., Papers, [ca. 1938-2006] University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Wright, Marion A. (Marion Allan), 1894-1983. Marion A. Wright papers, 1936-1982. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1892-1990 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Polier, Justine Wise, 1903-1987. Legal research files, 1970-1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Kramer, John R. Papers 2007-080., [ca. 1938-2006] Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn Dunbar, Leslie. Leslie Dunbar papers, [ca. 1946-2005]. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
Role Title Holding Repository
Place Name Admin Code Country
Illinois
New York (State)
United States
Subject
Afro--Americans--Civil rights
Endowments
Civil rights
African Americans--Civil rights
Children's rights
Mexican Americans--Civil rights
Children's rights--United States
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Children's Defense Fund (U.S.)
Social change--United States
Endowments--United States
Human rights advocacy
Social change
Endowments--Statistics
Human rights advocacy--United States
Endowments--Finance
Civil rights--United States
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Corporate Body

Active 1949

Active 1982

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