Finding aid for the Cleveland Families Oral History Project Interviews

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Tuve, Jeanette E.
Title: Cleveland Families Oral History Project Interviews
Dates: 1982-1985
Extent: 0.80 linear feet (2 containers)
Abstract: The collection consists of 39 oral history interviews conducted by Jeanette Tuve with individuals and representatives of long-established Cleveland, Ohio, families who have played significant roles in the city's growth and development and with several Cleveland philanthropic foundation administrators. The interviews focused on the philanthropic involvement of these families and reveal the continuity of philanthropic motivation between generations of a particular family and the shared interest between related families and social peers in specific areas of charitable activity. The project was sponsored by the Western Reserve Historical Society and funded by the William Bingham Foundation.
MS Number MS 4345
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English