William Bingham Foundation records, Series II, 1955-1999.


William Bingham Foundation records, Series II, 1955-1999.

Consists of agendas, agreements, annual reports, articles of incorporation, blank letterhead, budgets, certificates, codes of regulations, correspondence, financial statements, genealogical chart, grant proposals, histories, investment reviews, journal clippings, legal documents, lists, magazine articles, memoranda, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes, pamphlets, photographs, publications, receipts, reports, resolutions, rosters, speech texts, summaries, and tax records. All photographs have been retained with the collection. All video tapes and audio tapes have been removed to the audio-visual collection. This collection is of value to researchers studying the history of philanthropic organizations in Cleveland, Ohio, in general and the William Bingham Foundation in particular during the second half of the 20th century. This collection will interest researchers who are studying foundation development, oranization, philosophy, and management. The records are also valuable to those interested in family foundations, socially responsible investment of foundation assets, and program related investments.

18.01 linear ft.

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