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BOX 81-103 Correspondence and Clippings, 1948-2002
The Correspondence and Clippings series contains Kluge's correspondence, chiefly with friends and acquaintances, but little with family. Notable correspondents include artist Jacques Fabert, Armand Hammer, and cancer patient Craig Shergold. Correspondence with former Librarian of Congress James H. Billington concerns Kluge's fundraising efforts on behalf of the library. The majority of chronological correspondence was received as scrapbooks, dating from 1976 to 2001 and comprised of equal parts correspondence and clippings. Correspondence is primarily social, and includes greeting cards and invitations.

Material types include letters, cards, newspaper and magazine clippings, scrapbooks, and scrapbook pages.
Arranged alphabetically by name or chronologically.
Alphabetical
BOX 81 "A-D" miscellaneous, 1959-2001
BOX 81 Art and antiques, 1958-1998
(2 folders)
BOX 81 Christmas cards, circa 1993-1994
BOX 82 Columbia University, 1988-1992
BOX 82 Dayton, John S., 1972-1973
(2 folders)
BOX 82 "E-H" miscellaneous, 1948-2001
(2 folders)
BOX 82 Fabert, Jacques and Jean, 1958-1961
(2 folders)
BOX 83 Fabert, Jacques and Jean, 1959-1962
(3 folders)
BOX 83 Garden Week, 1995
(2 folders)
BOX 83 Hammer, Armand, 1988
BOX 83 "I-L" miscellaneous, 1956-1994
BOX 83 Kluge, Patricia, divorce, 1990
(2 folders)
BOX 84 Library of Congress, 1989-2003
BOX 84 "M" miscellaneous, 1962-2000
(2 folders)
BOX 84 "N-P" miscellaneous, 1961-2002
BOX 84 "R-T" miscellaneous, 1967-2001
BOX 84 Shergold, Craig, 1991
(2 folders)
BOX 85 Shergold, Craig, 1991
(4 folders)
BOX 85 Thank-you notes, 1990-1991
(2 folders)
BOX 85 "V-Z" miscellaneous, 1968-2000
BOX 85 Youth For Understanding (YFU) International Exchange, 1994
Chronological
BOX 85 circa 1976-1986
(2 folders)
BOX 86 1978-1983
(7 folders)
BOX 87 1984-1986
(6 folders)
BOX 88 1987-1988
(7 folders)
BOX 89 1989
(7 folders)
BOX 90 1990-1992
(7 folders)
BOX 91 1991-1992
(9 folders)
BOX 92 1992-1996
(3 folders)
BOX 92 1993, Jan.-Apr.
(5 folders)
BOX 93 1993, May.-1994. Apr.
(11 folders)
BOX 94 1994, May-Nov.
(8 folders)
BOX 95 1994, Dec.-1995, Aug.
(9 folders)
BOX 96 1995, Aug.-1996
(9 folders)
BOX 97 1996, Mar.-Oct.
(8 folders)
BOX 98 1996-1997, May
(8 folders)
BOX 99 1997, June-1998, Feb.
(9 folders)
BOX 100 1998, Mar.-Dec.
(7 folders)
BOX 101 1999-2000
(8 folders)
BOX 102 2001
(2 folders)
BOX 102 Internet research study, 1999
(4 folders)
BOX 103 Internet research study, 1999
(3 folders)
BOX 103 Miscellaneous material, 1954-1995, undated See also Container OV 5, Cartoon paintings
(3 folders)
BOX OV 2 Scrapbook, circa 1965-1980 See Container OV 2, same heading
BOX 103-111 Events and Philanthropy, 1793-2000
The Events and Philanthropy series documents Kluge's various philanthropic contributions. The papers include material related to his work on behalf of the Children's Mental Health Alliance Foundation, the Nature Conservancy, and the Princess Grace Foundation. Other material relates to his significant contributions to Columbia University and the Library of Congress, the latter in founding the John W. Kluge Center. Material documenting his role in organizing the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Centennial celebrations includes a collection of nineteenth-century documents, photographs, and ephemera from the 1886 inauguration of the statue. The nineteenth-century material includes several letters from sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, as well as autographed photographs of the statue under construction.

Material types include correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, albums, invitations, programs, printed material, and ephemera.
Arranged alphabetically by name or subject.
BOX 103 Albert Schweitzer Education Foundation, 1960-1961
BOX 103 American Academy in Berlin, 1997-1998
BOX 104 American Academy of Achievement Banquet of the Golden Plate, 1986
BOX 104 Amita Achievement Awards Dinner, 1973-1974
(2 folders)
BOX 104 Children's Mental Health Alliance Foundation, Inc., 1995-1997
(4 folders)
BOX 105 Columbia University, 1960-1990
(2 folders)
BOX 105 Exhibits, 1990-1991
BOX 105 Future contributions, 1961-1962
BOX 105 Golden Lion Award Dinner-Dance, undated
Hammer, Armand
BOX 105 An Tai Bao Coal Mine official opening, Beijing, China, 1987
BOX 105 Armand Hammer Arabian Classic, 1984
BOX 106 Birthday celebration, 1985-1989
(3 folders)
BOX 106 Dinner party, Waldorf Towers, New York, N.Y., 10 Feb. 1984
BOX 107 Festival at Ford's [Theatre], 1986
BOX 107 Occidental Petroleum Corporation's annual shareholders meeting, 1985
BOX 107 United States Committee for United World College, 1983
BOX 107 United World College of the American West, 1983-1985
(1 folder)
BOX 108 United World College of the American West, 1988-1998
(2 folders)
BOX 108 Humanitas Prize, 1974-1979
BOX 108 Images and Industry Seminar, Millikin University, Decatur, Ill., 5-6 May 1960
(2 folders)
BOX 108 Institute for East West Studies, 1997-1998
BOX 108 Iona College Twenty-third Annual Trustee Award Dinner Dance, 1984
BOX 109 Jerusalem Fund, 1997
BOX 109 John W. Kluge research fellowship, RP Foundation Fighting Blindness, 13 June 1991
BOX 109 Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International, 1995
BOX 109 Kluge radio, circa 1958
BOX 109 Library of Congress, 1990-2000 See also Container OV 3, same heading
BOX 109 Manuscripts, circa 1793, 1805 See also Container OV 5, Birth and baptismal certificate
BOX 109 Miscellaneous events and remarks, 1960-1999, undated
BOX 109 National Multiple Sclerosis Society, MS Dinner of Champions, 1996 , Nov. 12
BOX 109 National Postal Forum II, 1968 , July 24-25
BOX 110 The Nature Conservancy, 1992-1999, undated
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