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Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (38)
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George Gund Foundation. (3)
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1Title:  Abington Foundation Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Abington Foundation 
 Dates:  2004-2009 
 Abstract:  The Abington Foundation (f. 1983) was created by David Knight Ford (1894-1993) and Elizabeth Kingsley Ford (1896-1990) to support organizations, generally in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, dedicated to promoting education, health care, economic independence, and cultural activities. The foundation's grant-making philosophy was devised by Mr. Ford and his four sons who comprised the original board of trustees. Each funding area had a particular focus. The educational focus is pre-primary through higher education, and thus the foundation has supported a vast array of educational institutions and programs such as Early Childhood Options of University City, museums (e.g. Cleveland Museum of Natural History), historical societies (e.g. Moreland Hills Historical Society, and the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad) and universities, including Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland State University Foundation, Inc. The foundation's healthcare focus is on geriatrics and nursing with grants going to the Eliza Bryant Center, Senior Citizen Resources, Inc., The Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, American Red Cross, and many others. Economic independence with a focus on the promotion or sustaining of individual and family self-sufficiency has led the foundation to give grants to organizations such as the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland, Ohio Hunger Task Force, People's Emergency Shelter, and Habitat for Humanity. In promoting local culture with an emphasis on arts education and historic preservation, the Abington Foundation has made grants to artistic enterprises and groups such as Art House, Inc., Beck Center for the Arts, The Holden Arboretum, Cleveland Public Theater, and Musical Arts Association. The Fords wished to serve their country and community, and dedicated their lives to doing so. David Knight Ford was a captain in the United States armed forces during World War I, joining shortly after graduating from Yale University. After the war, he returned to school and earned a law degree from Western Reserve University. His wife, Elizabeth, volunteered with the Red Cross as a nurse during the First World War, as well as a volunteer nurse's aide during the Second World War, and founded the Ohio League for Nursing (originally the Cleveland Area League for Nursing). Elizabeth earned the Margaret Ireland Award for Civic Achievement in 1973 from the Women's City Club for her works. They married in 1920 and remained so for 70 years until Elizabeth's death in 1990. David's business acumen led to the founding of the Lubrizol Corporation, and later the Lubrizol Foundation. He donated the family farm (originally settled by his great grandfather) situated on land now part of University Circle to help develop Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals. Parts of the farm became the sites of the Case School of Applied Sciences, Western Reserve College, and University Hospitals. Named for the area of New England where David Ford's ancestors settled, the Abington Foundation has continued after the deaths of its founders, providing assistance through 2012. Though both the elder Fords have died, family members continue to serve on the Board of Directors. The collection consists of grant proposals and attachments. 
 Call #:  MS 5299 
 Extent:  6.60 linear feet (8 containers) 
 Subjects:  Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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2Title:  Thomas H. White Foundation Records     
 Creator:  Thomas H. White Foundation 
 Dates:  1939-2011 
 Abstract:  The Thomas H. White Foundation was established in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1913 by industrialist Thomas H. White (1836-1914). The foundation supports education and social welfare programs that benefit residents of Cleveland and northeast Ohio. The collection consists of agendas, correspondence, financial documents, lists, memoranda, grant proposals with attachments, and reports. 
 Call #:  MS 5310 
 Extent:  21.00 linear feet (21 containers) 
 Subjects:  Philanthropy -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Endowments.
 
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3Title:  WECO Fund, Inc. Records and Audiovisual Materials     
 Creator:  WECO Fund, Inc. 
 Dates:  2001-2006 
 Abstract:  WECO Fund, Inc. was founded in 1971 by former Van Dorn Company CEO, Lawrence C. Jones. Originally established as a community development organization, the WECO Fund provided financial services and programs to low and moderate-income individuals and families, as well as to companies and organizations with which they were involved. The Fund operated until 2012 when it was absorbed into Neighborhood Progress Inc. The collection includes marketing and informational literature and an anniversary videotape commemorating the Fund's 30th year in operation. 
 Call #:  MS 5426 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Community development -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropy -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Economic development -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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4Title:  Cleveland Foundation Records     
 Creator:  Cleveland Foundation 
 Dates:  1891-1969 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland Foundation was the first community trust in the United States. It was organized in Cleveland, Ohio in 1914 by Frederick J. Goff and the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Trust Company. It has provided funds for educational and artistic development and for humanitarian purposes such as housing and aid to children and the handicapped. The collection consists of annual reports, pamphlets and minutes of the Foundation, and grant files of recipient organizations, containing correspondence, surveys, photographs, grant proposals, pamphlets and booklets. Also included are files on individuals who had contact with the Foundation. 
 Call #:  MS 3627 
 Extent:  7.00 linear feet (7 containers) 
 Subjects:  Cleveland Foundation. | Charity organization. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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5Title:  John P. Murphy Foundation Records, Series II     
 Creator:  John P. Murphy Foundation 
 Dates:  1970-1993 
 Abstract:  The John P. Murphy Foundation is a charitable foundation established in 1960, which received most of the $13 million estate of John Patrick Murphy, a Minnesota and Montana railroad lawyer who came to Cleveland, Ohio in 1920 as lawyer for the Van Sweringen brothers, builders of Cleveland's Terminal Tower. Murphy represented the Van Sweringen brothers in their development of real estate interests, railroads, and the Cleveland Union Terminal on Public Square from 1920-1937, and was named executor of the Van Sweringen estate after the deaths of the brothers. Murphy took over the Van Sweringens' controlling interest in the Higbee Company, and became president in 1944 and chairman of the board in 1968. The foundation supports primarily local projects in the area of secondary and higher Catholic education, music, hospitals, and the Community Fund. The collection consists of grant proposals, audited financial statements, and investment reports from National City Bank. 
 Call #:  MS 4681 
 Extent:  7.80 linear feet (9 containers) 
 Subjects:  Murphy, John Patrick, 1887-1969. | John P. Murphy Foundation. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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6Title:  Iris and Mort November Family Papers     
 Creator:  Gift of Iris November 
 Dates:  1926-2017 
 Abstract:  Morton "Mort" November, noted philanthropist, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 2, 1926. He graduated from East Technical High School in Cleveland. He later enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Japan at the end of World War II. After the war, he worked as a salesman with the Lincoln National Life Insurance Company. In 1948, November married Phyllis Tetalman. They had one daughter, Debra Ann, who died at the early age of 24 in 1977. All of his charitable efforts made under the "November Philanthropy" were dedicated in her name. His first wife died in 1979. Three years later in 1982 he married Iris Flaxman. Together they continued his many philanthropic projects and interests, including at the Cleveland Clinic, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, MetroHealth Medical Center and Ronald McDonald House. Both were also active in the Democratic Party. Mort died on July 12, 2015. Following his death, Iris continued their work through November Philanthropy. The Iris and Mort November Family Papers collection consists of awards, CDs, clothing labels, correspondence, a diploma, letters, newspaper clippings, notebooks, memorial books, pamphlets, a passport, photographs, a poem, reports, scrapbooks, and a yearbook. 
 Call #:  MS 5448 
 Extent:  2.01 linear feet (2 boxes, including one oversized folder) 
 Subjects:  November, Morton, 1926-2015 | November, Iris | Flaxman, Charles | November Philanthropy | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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7Title:  George Gund Foundation Records, Series IV     
 Creator:  George Gund Foundation 
 Dates:  1974-2012 
 Abstract:  The George Gund Foundation is a charitable foundation established by Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and philanthropist George Gund. It supports education and various projects of community organizations located primarily in northeastern Ohio, but also in Ohio and the United States. Of particular interest to the Foundation are new teaching methods and education for disadvantaged people. The arts, civic affairs, economic development, the environment, and human services are also priorities of the Foundation. Abortion rights, women's issues, handgun control, homelessness, equal housing, museum development, retinitis pigmentosa research, AIDS public policy and education, community gardening, historic preservation, population control, family planning, and nuclear weapons control are also areas supported by the Foundation. The collection consists primarily of grant files. These grant files include audited financial statements, brochures, correspondence, proposals, newspaper clippings, reports, publications, and other material submitted as attachments to proposals and reports. The collection also includes studies, receipts, minutes, notes, agendas, charters, and evaluations. 
 Call #:  MS 5296 
 Extent:  70.80 linear feet (75 containers) 
 Subjects:  Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Environmental protection -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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8Title:  John Huntington Fund for Education Records, Series II     
 Creator:  John Huntington Fund for Education 
 Dates:  1934-2004 
 Abstract:  The John Huntington Fund for Education was organized in 1953 to provide scholarships for residents of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, to study fields related to science and technology. The collection consists of organizational records, including accounting ledgers, correspondences of Trustee members, and scholarship payout reports and estimates. 
 Call #:  MS 5412 
 Extent:  2.44 linear feet (3 containers and 4 oversize folders) 
 Subjects:  Art museums -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland Scholarship Services, Inc. | Cleveland Museum of Art. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland Foundation. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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9Title:  George Gund Foundation Records     
 Creator:  George Gund Foundation 
 Dates:  1963-1983 
 Abstract:  The George Gund Foundation is a charitable foundation established by Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and philanthropist George Gund (1888-1966). It supports education and various projects of community organizations. Of particular interest to the foundation are new teaching methods and education for disadvantaged people. One of its special interests was the Ohio American Revolution Bicentennial Advisory Commission. The collection consists of annual reports of the Foundation, and grant proposals (including histories and reports) of grant-seeking organizations. 
 Call #:  MS 4123 
 Extent:  45.80 linear feet (47 containers) 
 Subjects:  George Gund Foundation. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Environmental protection -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social work with youth -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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10Title:  Kulas Foundation Records     
 Creator:  Kulas Foundation 
 Dates:  1937-1984 
 Abstract:  The Kulas Foundation was established in 1937 by Elroy J. and Fynette H. Kulas to fund and promote music and higher education in greater Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of articles of incorporation, code of regulations, minutes, agendas, papers relating to grant proposals, financial papers, and correspondence. 
 Call #:  MS 4158 
 Extent:  20.00 linear feet (20 containers) 
 Subjects:  Kulas Foundation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Endowments. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Endowments. | Music -- Instruction and study -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Education, Higher -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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11Title:  John P. Murphy Foundation Records     
 Creator:  John P. Murphy Foundation 
 Dates:  1972-1986 
 Abstract:  The John P. Murphy Foundation is a charitable foundation established in 1960, which received most of the $13 mil estate of John Patrick Murphy, a Minnesota and Montana railroad lawyer who came to Cleveland, Ohio in 1920 as lawyer for the Van Sweringen brothers, builders of Cleveland's Terminal Tower. Murphy represented the Van Sweringen brothers in their development of real-estate interests, railroads, and the Cleveland Union Terminal on Public Square from 1920-37, and was named executor of the Van Sweringen estate after the deaths of the brothers. Murphy took over the Van Sweringens controlling interest in the Higbee Company, and became president in 1944 and chairman of the board in 1968. The foundation supports primarily local projects in the area of secondary and higher Catholic education, music, hospitals, and the Community Fund. Frank E. Joseph, Murphy's personal attorney, served as president of the foundation in 1985. The collection consists of minutes, financial records, grant proposals, correspondence, and information regarding the foundation's connection with the Higbee Company. In addition, there are Higbee Company records, including financial records, minutes, reports, notices of stockholders meetings, and some correspondence. The collection contains little background information on the projects funded. 
 Call #:  MS 4207 
 Extent:  1.20 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Murphy, John Patrick, 1887-1969. | John P. Murphy Foundation. | Higbee Co. -- Archives. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Department stores -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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12Title:  Kulas Foundation Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Kulas Foundation 
 Dates:  1983-1984 
 Abstract:  The Kulas Foundation of Cleveland, Ohio, is a charitable foundation which funds a variety of programs, but has a special interest in those which promote music, music education and higher education. The collection consists of agendas for board of trustees meetings. The collection is useful for those interested in the activities of the foundation during this period and the funding of programs concerned with music education and the fine arts. 
 Call #:  MS 4246 
 Extent:  1.00 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Kulas Foundation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Music -- Instruction and study -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Endowments. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Education, Higher -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Endowments. | Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Endowments.
 
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13Title:  George S. Dively Foundation Records     
 Creator:  Geo. S. Dively Foundation 
 Dates:  1956-1991 
 Abstract:  The George S. Dively Foundation was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1956, by industrialist and philanthropist George S. Dively. Funding has centered around the field of higher education, with scholarship funds being established for engineering, business administration, graphic arts, and urban affairs students at numerous institutions, including the University of Pittsburgh, Harvard Business School, Lock Haven (Pennsylanvania) State College, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, and the Florida Institute of Technology. Other organizations receiving funding reflect the interests of Dively; including civic improvement, enterprise development, and the arts. The foundation was officially closed in 1995. The collection consists of articles of incorporation, code of regulations, annual reports, minutes, correspondence, proposals, contribution records, investment records, legal documents, agreements, grants, and awards. 
 Call #:  MS 4635 
 Extent:  5.00 linear feet (5 containers) 
 Subjects:  Dively, George S., 1902-1988. | Geo. S. Dively Foundation. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Education, Higher.
 
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14Title:  Kulas Foundation Records, Series III     
 Creator:  Kulas Foundation 
 Dates:  1985-1990 
 Abstract:  The Kulas Foundation of Cleveland, Ohio, was founded in 1937 by Elroy J. and Fynette H. Kulas, as a charitable foundation to fund and promote music, music education, and higher education. The collection consists of correspondence, financial statements and investment reports, minutes of the board of trustees, and grant files. 
 Call #:  MS 4679 
 Extent:  4.00 linear feet (4 containers) 
 Subjects:  Kulas Foundation (Cleveland, Ohio). | Music -- Instruction and study -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Endowments. | Education, Higher -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Endowments.
 
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15Title:  Bascom Little Fund Records     
 Creator:  Bascom Little Fund 
 Dates:  1965-1991 
 Abstract:  The Bascom Little Fund was created in 1966 to promote new music composed and performed in the Cleveland, Ohio, area, through the granting of funds to individual composers. The Bascom Little Fund also helps support the Cleveland Composers Guild of the Fortnightly Musical Club in the performance of new works by Guild members. The Fund began as a memorial to Bascom Little, a local architect and composer, by his wife Sue Lohmiller Little. The three original trustees were A. Dean Perry, H. Chapman Rose, and Dixon Morgan. The collection consists of correspondence, programs, grant requests, authorizations, minutes, reviews, newspaper clippings, tax returns, financial statements, and contracts. 
 Call #:  MS 4706 
 Extent:  2.40 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Bascom Little Fund. | Cleveland Composers Guild. | Fortnightly Musical Club of Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Composers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Composition (Music). | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Performance. | Music -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Endowments. | Concerts -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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16Title:  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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17Title:  George Gund Foundation Records, Series III     
 Creator:  George Gund Foundation 
 Dates:  1984-2008 
 Abstract:  The George Gund Foundation is a charitable foundation established by Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and philanthropist George Gund. It supports education and various projects of community organizations located primarily in northeastern Ohio, but also in Ohio and the United States. Of particular interest to the Foundation are new teaching methods and education for disadvantaged people. The arts, civic affairs, economic development, the environment, and human services are also priorities of the Foundation. Abortion rights, women's issues, handgun control, homelessness, equal housing, museum development, retinitis pigmentosa research, AIDS public policy and education, community gardening, historic preservation, population control, family planning, and nuclear weapons control are also areas supported by the Foundation. The collection consists of grant files, including agendas, annual reports, architectural drawings, budgets, compact discs, correspondence, financial statements, grant proposals, lists, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, posters, press releases, publications, reports, and slides generated by the grant recipients and grant proposal forms and notes generated by the George Gund Foundation. 
 Call #:  MS 5038 
 Extent:  139.40 linear feet (140 containers) 
 Subjects:  George Gund Foundation. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Environmental protection -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social work with youth -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | AIDS (Disease) -- Research. | Birth control.
 
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18Title:  Cleveland Foundation Records, Series III     
 Creator:  Cleveland Foundation 
 Dates:  1955-1999 
 Abstract:  The Cleveland Foundation was the first community trust established in the United States. It was organized in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1914 by Frederick J. Goff and the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Trust Company. It has provided funds for educational and artistic development and for humanitarian purposes such as housing and aid to children and the handicapped. The collection consists of grant files, both accepted and declined, which include agreements, award letters, brochures, budgets, correspondence, evaluations, financial statements, forms, memoranda, newsletters, notes, press releases, programs, proposals, and reports. All photographs and audio/visual media have been retained in their respective grant files. The Cleveland Foundation Assistance to Other Foundations series contains much the same document types as the grant files. Other document types contained in the collection include annual reports, articles, budgets, correspondence, declaration of trusts, forms, indexes, lists, memoranda, minutes, newsletters, notes, and reports. The dates of the grant files and assistance to other files series are not necessarily a date range of what is in the file, but are the dates given as the grant periods on the paperwork contained in the files. 
 Call #:  MS 5237 
 Extent:  365.80 linear feet (383 containers) 
 Subjects:  Arts -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland Foundation | Community development -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Economic development -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Human services -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | University Circle (Cleveland, Ohio)
 
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19Title:  Woodruff Foundation Records     
 Creator:  Woodruff Foundation 
 Dates:  1986-1996 
 Abstract:  The Woodruff Foundation was established in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1986 with proceeds from the sale of Woodruff Memorial Institute programs to Saint Vincent Charity Hospital and Health Center and the sale of the Institute's land and buildings to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Founded in Cleveland in 1935 by Mabel Woodruff as Ingleside Hospital, it was a private psychiatric hospital. After bankruptcy and closing in 1968, Ingleside Hospital reopened in 1969 as the Woodruff Memorial Institute (also known as Woodruff Hospital). The Woodruff Foundation gives grants to organizations that provide substance abuse services, mental health/crisis services, and alcoholism services to adults and adolescents in northeastern Ohio. The collection consists of agendas, architectural drawings, budgets, correspondence, financial statements, grant proposals, memoranda, minutes, newspaper clippings, photographs, publications, reports, and rosters. 
 Call #:  MS 4838 
 Extent:  2.40 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Woodruff Foundation. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Mental health services -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Psychiatry -- Research -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Adolescent psychotherapy -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Substance abuse -- Treatment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Alcoholism -- Treatment -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Music therapy -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Art therapy -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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20Title:  Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation Records     
 Creator:  Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation 
 Dates:  1987-1999 
 Abstract:  The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation was established in 1987 in Cleveland, Ohio, through the estate donations of Joseph M. Bruening and his wife Eva L. Bruening. It is an independent foundation which provides grants to agencies in the greater Cleveland, Ohio, area. The foundation's focus areas are education and social services, with an emphasis on care for the elderly, disabled, and disadvantaged. Proposals funded include those in the fields of early childhood education, primary and secondary education, higher education, domestic violence and child abuse prevention, human services, and children and youth services. Special consideration is given to Roman Catholic organizations and institutions that provide these types of programs and services. Joseph M. Bruening founded the Ohio Ball Bearing Company in Cleveland in 1923, later known as Bearings Inc. The collection consists of agendas, budgets, correspondence, financial statements, grant proposals, memoranda with attachments, minutes, newspaper clippings, photographs, press releases, publications, reports, and trust disbursement authorizations. 
 Call #:  MS 4846 
 Extent:  4.20 linear feet (5 containers) 
 Subjects:  Bruening, Joseph M. | Bruening, Eva L. | Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation. | Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Catholic Church -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities.
 
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