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1Title:  George S. Dively Papers     
 Creator:  Dively, George S. 
 Dates:  1814-1988 
 Abstract:  George S. Dively was a prominent business and civic leader and philanthropist in Cleveland, Ohio. Born in Pennsylvania to Michael A. and Martha A. (Dodson) Dively, he attended Lock Haven State College, earned a B.S. in electrical engineering at the University of Pittsburgh in 1925, and a M.B.A. from Harvard University in 1929. During the Great Depression, he worked at North American Refractories and at Republic Steel Corporation. He joined the Harris-Seybold-Potter Company of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1937, becoming director in 1941, vice president and general manager in 1944, and president in 1947. The company became the Harris-Intertype Corporation in 1957, and later the Harris Corporation. He served as president and chairman of the board from 1954-1961, continuing as board chairman from 1961 until his retirement in 1972. In 1971, his book, The Power of Professional Management, was published. He was a co-founder of the Cleveland One Percent Plan, whose mission was to encourage corporate support for higher education. Dively endowed a professorship in electrical engineering at Case Western Reserve University, where he served as vice chairman of the University Board of Trustees. In 1956 he endowed the Geo. S. Dively Foundation to assist various charitable and educational interests. He married Harriet Seeds in 1933. In 1969, he married Juliette Gaudin. The collection consists of correspondence, genealogy, memorials, minutes, reports, conference proceedings, speeches, lectures, financial reports, legal documents, annual reports, publications, articles, reprints, newspaper clippings, books, pamphlets, brochures, newsletters, scrapbooks, presentations, and awards. 
 Call #:  MS 4634 
 Extent:  6.41 linear feet (7 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Dively, George S., 1902-1988. | Dively family. | Harris-Intertype Corporation -- History. | Harris Corporation -- History. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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2Title:  George S. Dively Papers, Series II     
 Creator:  Dively, George S. 
 Dates:  1943-1990 
 Abstract:  George S. Dively was a prominent Cleveland, Ohio, businessman and civic leader, who led the Harris Corporation and founded the George S. Dively Foundation. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, legal records, memoirs, newsletters, newspaper and magazine clippings, publications, published speech texts, and wills. 
 Call #:  MS 4877 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Dively, George S., 1902-1988. | Dively, Juliette. | Dively, Michael Augustus, 1938- | Harris Corporation. | Businessmen -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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3Title:  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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4Title:  George S. Dively Foundation Records, Series II     
 Creator:  George S. Dively Foundation 
 Dates:  1935-1996 
 Abstract:  The George S. Dively Foundation was a private endowment fund administered by George S. Dively in Cleveland, Ohio. It primarily supported leadership development in the business sector and higher education projects. The collection consists of agendas, annual reports, correspondence, financial statements, grant proposals, minutes, newspaper and magazine clippings, notes, publications, reports, speech texts, and tax returns. 
 Call #:  MS 4876 
 Extent:  1.80 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Dively, George S., 1902-1988. | Dively, Michael Augustus, 1938- | Geo. S. Dively Foundation. | Endowments -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Education, Higher -- Endowments. | Scholarships -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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