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1Title:  Dudley S. Blossom Family Papers     
 Creator:  Blossom, Dudley S. 
 Dates:  1883-1954 
 Abstract:  Dudley S. Blossom was a wealthy Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and philanthropist who served as city welfare director, 1919-1921 and 1924-1932. He graduated from Yale University in 1901 and became a partner in the Cleveland firm of William Bingham and Company. He was also an officer or director of other businesses, including Perry-Payne Corporation, the Payne-Bingham Company, the Standard Tool Company, the Cleveland Hobbing Machine Company, the Blossom Lock Company, and the Central National Bank. His wife, Elizabeth Bingham Blossom, was the sister of Congresswoman Frances Payne Bolton and a philanthropist in her own right. Their son, Dudley S. Blossom, Jr. was also a prominent businessman and philanthropist, serving on the boards of many Cleveland civic organizations. The collection consists of correspondence, announcements of events, scrapbooks, musical scores, personal cards, a season ticket for Yale University baseball games, and a report card. The collection primarily pertains to Dudley Blossom, Sr.'s years at Yale University and to his career as welfare director of Cleveland. There is correspondence from Dudley Blossom, Jr. to his mother and some material on the family's philanthropic activities. 
 Call #:  MS 4562 
 Extent:  0.41 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Blossom family. | Blossom, Elizabeth Bingham, 1881-1970. | Blossom, Dudley Stuart, 1879-1938. | Blossom, Dudley Stuart, Jr., 1912-1961. | Yale University. | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Public welfare -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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2Title:  William Bingham Foundation Records, Series III     
 Creator:  William Bingham Foundation 
 Dates:  1955-2016 
 Abstract:  The William Bingham Foundation was established in 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, by Elizabeth Bingham Blossom with the proceeds of an inheritance from her brother, William Bingham II. Grants were originally given to institutions of learning, hospitals, and public charities in Ohio. After the death of Elizabeth Bingham Blossom in 1970, other family members maintained control of the foundation, and the focus of grantmaking changed to include organizations in the fields of the arts, sciences, education, and health and human services. Projects related to urban revitalization, adult psychological development, and nuclear issues were also undertaken. Environmental issues also took center stage in grants funding by the William Bingham Foundation. A majority of the collection contains materials related to grants administration, grant proposals, grant decisions, and grant reports. The rest of the collection consists of annual reports and annual meeting documentation, articles of incorporation, Blossom and Bingham family history, budgets and balance sheets, certificates, codes of regulations, committee records, correspondence, financial statements and reports, handbooks, investments, legal documents, meeting minutes and notes, special projects, photographs, reports, and tax records. 
 Call #:  MS 5458 
 Extent:  46.20 linear feet (47 containers) 
 Subjects:  Bingham, William, 2nd, 1879-1955 | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Blossom, Elizabeth Bingham, 1881-1970 | Bingham family | Blossom family | Gale family | William Bingham Foundation | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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3Title:  William Bingham Foundation Records, Series II     
 Creator:  William Bingham Foundation 
 Dates:  1955-1999 
 Abstract:  The William Bingham Foundation was established in 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, by Elizabeth Bingham Blossom with the proceeds of an inheritance from her brother, William Bingham 2nd. Grants were originally given to institutions of learning, hospitals, and public charities in Ohio. The foundation also contributed to the establishment and development of Blossom Music Center. After the death of Elizabeth Bingham Blossom in 1970, other family members maintained control of the foundation, and the focus of grantmaking changed to include organizations in the fields of the environment, the arts, education, health, and welfare. Projects related to urban revitalization, adult psychological development, and nuclear issues were also undertaken. Environmental issues took center stage in grants funding by the William Bingham Foundation in the 1980s, with several significant grants being made to the Environmental Defense Fund. The collection 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. 
 Call #:  MS 4849 
 Extent:  18.01 linear feet (18 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Bingham, William, 2nd, 1879-1955. | Blossom, Elizabeth Bingham, 1881-1970. | Bingham family. | Blossom family. | Gale family. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Environmental protection.
 
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4Title:  William Bingham Foundation Records     
 Creator:  William Bingham Foundation 
 Dates:  1968-1993 
 Abstract:  The William Bingham Foundation was established in 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, by Elizabeth Bingham Blossom with the proceeds of an inheritance from her brother, William Bingham 2nd. Grants were originally given to institutions of learning, hospitals, and public charities in Ohio. The foundation also contributed to the establishment and development of Blossom Music Center. After the death of Elizabeth Bingham Blossom in 1970, other family members maintained control of the foundation, and the focus of grantmaking changed to include organizations in the fields of the environment, the arts, education, health, and welfare. Projects related to urban revitalization, adult psychological development, and nuclear issues were also undertaken. Environmental issues took center stage in grants funding by the William Bingham Foundation in the 1980s, with several significant grants being made to the Environmental Defense Fund. The collection consists of correspondence, grant proposals, reports, financial, legal, and administrative records, minutes, exhibit scripts, newspaper clippings, publications, magazine articles, newsletters, and notes. 
 Call #:  MS 4707 
 Extent:  9.20 linear feet (10 containers) 
 Subjects:  Bingham, William, 2nd, 1879-1955. | Blossom, Elizabeth Bingham, 1881-1970. | Bingham family. | Blossom family. | William Bingham Foundation. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Environmental protection.
 
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