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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
(6 folders)
BOX 110 Police Athletic League of New York Twenty-fifth Anniversary Super Star dinner in honor of Walter V. Shipley, 1997
BOX 110 Princess Grace Foundation, 1992, undated
BOX 110 Rockefeller University John W. Kluge Fund for the Advancement of Minorities in Biomedical Sciences, 1996
BOX 110 Sales and Marketing Executives Club, Howard G. Ford award, 1972 , June 19
BOX 110 Scrapbooks, circa 1934, 1963, 1981, undated See also Container OV 4, same heading
(2 folders)
BOX 111 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, thirty-fourth anniversary awards dinner, 1980 , Apr. 29
Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial
BOX 111 Commission orientation meeting, 1982 , Sept. 15
Original documents
BOX 111 Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, autographs, 1890-1903, undated See also Container OV 5, same heading
BOX 111 Documents and letters, 1868-1906, undated
BOX 111 Ephemera, 1882-1886, undated See also Container OV 5, Group photograph
BOX 111 Printed material, 1985-1986
BOX OV 3 Scrapbook, undated See Container OV 3, same heading
BOX 111 University of California San Francisco, a Health Sciences Campus, 1992
BOX 111 USS Lexington tour, 1971
BOX 111 "Voices from the Inside," the Claremont Graduate School Institute For Education in Transformation, 1995
BOX OV 1-OV 5 Oversize, 1805-1990
The Oversize series consists of scrapbooks, cartoon paintings, a nineteenth-century birth certificate, and photographs. Scrapbooks contain clippings, correspondence, and printed material.
Listed and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the material was separated. The items are physically grouped and housed by size.
Business Records
BOX OV 1 Scrapbooks, 1959-1979 (Container 80, same heading)
Correspondence and Clippings
BOX OV 5 Cartoon paintings, 1954 (Container 103, Miscellaneous material)
Two cartoon paintings depicting John W. Kluge as a lion hunter. Signed by Dan Strother, 1954.
BOX OV 2 Scrapbook, circa 1965-1980 (Container 103, same heading)
Events and Philanthropy
BOX OV 5 Birth and baptismal certificate, Lancaster County, Penn., 1805 , Jan. 14 (Container 109, Manuscripts)
Printed engraving with handwriting in German.
BOX OV 3 Library of Congress, Madison Council meeting scrapbook, 1990 , Apr. 24 (Container 109, same heading)
BOX OV 4 Scrapbook, "John Kluge, of Columbia University, introduces his fellow student, James Lin, son of the President of China, to Detroit, during Christmas holidays, 1934 " (Container 110, same heading)
Statue of Liberty Ellis-Island Centennial
BOX OV 5 Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, autographed prints depicting the Statue of Liberty under construction, 1876-1881 (Container 111, same heading)
BOX OV 5 Group photograph, captioned "Trip to Niagara falls for Aug. Bartholdi and the French Commission, Inauguration of the Statue of Liberty, 1886 " (Container 111, Ephemera)
BOX OV 3 Scrapbook, undated (Container 111, same heading)

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