American Foundation

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Private foundation for promotion of charitable, scientific, literary, and educational activities.

From the description of American Foundation miscellaneous records, 1930-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867489

The American Foundation maintained the American Peace Award, offered by Edward W. Bok for "the best practical plan by which the United States may cooperate with other nations to achieve and preserve the peace of the world".

From the description of Collection, 1923-1937. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 26889652

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Private foundation for promotion of charitable, scientific, literary, and educational activities.

From the guide to the American Foundation miscellaneous records, 1930-1935, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948. Papers, 1894-1948 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Papers, 1916-1972 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf American Foundation. American Foundation miscellaneous records, 1930-1935. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf American Foundation. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1933. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Bok Tower Gardens (Lake Wales, Fla.). [Annual reports], 1970- Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, IUPUI
referencedIn John Bennett Tuck papers, 1890-1948. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf American Foundation. Collection, 1923-1937. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Tuck, John Bennett, 1868-1955. John Bennett Tuck papers, 1890-1948. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Bok, Curtis, 1897-1962,. William Curtis Bok and Nellie Lee Holt Bok papers 1836-1991 1905-1984. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981. Papers, 1920-1978. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Papers, 1851-1958 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Morris S. Lazaron Papers., 1851-1979, 1930-1950 The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Laidlaw, H. B. (Harriet Burton), b. 1874. Papers: Series I-IV, 1851-1958 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf American Foundation miscellaneous records, 1930-1935 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Harbord, James G. (James Guthrie), 1866-1947. Papers, [ca. 1902]-1949. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn American Foundation Institute of Corrections files on American prisons, 1962-1980 Eastern State Penitentiary
Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Bok, Curtis, 1897-1962, person
associatedWith Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930. person
associatedWith Bok Tower Gardens (Lake Wales, Fla.) corporateBody
associatedWith Glueck, Sheldon, 1896- person
associatedWith Harbord, James G. (James Guthrie), 1866-1947. person
associatedWith Harriet Wright (Burton) Laidlaw, 1873-1949 person
associatedWith Laidlaw, H. B. (Harriet Burton), b. 1874. person
associatedWith Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948. person
associatedWith Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981. person
correspondedWith Lazaron, Morris Samuel person
associatedWith Nagel, William G. person
associatedWith Permanent Court of International Justice. corporateBody
associatedWith Swarthmore College. Peace Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Tuck, John Bennett, 1868-1955. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
American Peace Award
International organization--History--Sources
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Active 1923

Active 1937

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