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Aaron Diamond Foundation records

Title
Aaron Diamond Foundation records, 1955-2001.
Author
Aaron Diamond Foundation.
Supplementary Content
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableMssCol 3623Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Description
217 linear ft. (521 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Sound recordings.
  • Color slides.
  • Floppy disks.
Access (note)
  • are closed until the year 2053.
Source (note)
  • Aaron Diamond Foundation and the Irene Diamond Fund.
Biography (note)
  • The Aaron Diamond Foundation was a philanthropic foundation in New York City established by Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Diamond for the purpose of serving the public interest.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 3623
Author
Aaron Diamond Foundation.
Title
Aaron Diamond Foundation records, 1955-2001.
Summary
The bulk of the collection consists of grant files arranged alphabetically by year which record the awarding and administration of financial grants to charitable and non-profit organizations in the fields of medical research, education and culture mainly in New York City who appealed to the Foundation for funds for general support or for special projects and programs. The files include correspondence of the executive director with grantee organizations; copies of proposals and other documents including annual reports, auditors' reports, newsletters and miscellaneous printed matter submitted by grantees in support of their requests for funds; and documents relating to the administration of the grants including grant agreement letters, interim and final reports, internal memoranda, grant data worksheets, and other records. Included also are minutes of the Foundation's board of directors; and miscellaneous records including a chronological file of grant agreement letters sent; and a file of correspondence of the executive director acknowledging and rejecting requests for financial aid.
Access
Requests for employment (containers #516, 517, 518) are closed until the year 2053.
Biography
The Aaron Diamond Foundation was a philanthropic foundation in New York City established by Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Diamond for the purpose of serving the public interest. From 1986 until its termination in 1996 the Foundation awarded financial grants to a broad range of charitable and non-profit organizations in various fields including education, bio-medical research, public health, social welfare, human rights, and the performing arts. Most of the grantee organizations were located in New York City.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
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Occupation
Philanthropists.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3623
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