Finding aid for the Cleveland Foundation Records

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Cleveland Foundation
Title: Cleveland Foundation Records
Dates: 1891-1969
Dates: 1915-1969
Extent: 7.00 linear feet (7 containers)
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.
MS Number MS 3627
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English