Western Foundation (Minneapolis, Minn.).

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The Western Foundation was incorporated on June 12, 1939 for the purpose of supporting "religious, charitable, scientific, or educational purposes or for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals, but expressly excluding from its purposes the carrying on of propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation [Western Foundation articles of incorporation, 1939]." The founding trustees were Bertha Boynton Bean, Atherton Bean (Francis Atherton Bean III), and Bertha Bean Flinsch. The foundation's first president was Atherton Bean. On August 18, 1966 the Western Foundation was merged with the F. A. Bean Foundation, a separate foundation created by Francis Atherton Bean, Sr.

From the guide to the Foundation records., 1930-1967., (Minnesota Historical Society)

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referencedIn Bean, Francis Atherton, 1878-1955. F.A. Bean Papers, 1893-1955 (bulk 1930-1950). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Foundation records., 1918-1989. Minnesota Historical Society
referencedIn F. A. Bean papers., 1893-1955 (bulk 1930-1950). Minnesota Historical Society
referencedIn Atherton Bean Papers., 1918-1998. Minnesota Historical Society
creatorOf Foundation records., 1930-1967. Minnesota Historical Society
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associatedWith Bean, Atherton (Francis Atherton), 1910-1998 person
associatedWith Bean, Bertha Boynton, 1878-1954 person
associatedWith Bean, Francis Atherton, 1840-1930 person
associatedWith Bean, Francis Atherton, 1878-1955. person
associatedWith Bean, John Boynton, 1919- person
associatedWith Bean, Ruth Leslie, 1921- person
associatedWith Bean, Winifred Wollaeger, 1909- person
associatedWith F. A. Bean Foundation (Minneapolis, Minn.). corporateBody
associatedWith League to Uphold Congregational Principles. corporateBody
associatedWith Minneapolis Association for Retarded Children. corporateBody
associatedWith Sister Kenny Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Young Men's Christian Association of Minneapolis. corporateBody
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Congregational churches
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