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The Dayton Foundation


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dayton Foundation Records

Identifier: MS-130

Founded in 1921 with an endowment from the National Cash Register Company and John H. Patterson, the Dayton Foundation serves as a public trust fund and distributes grants to various community organizations and projects. Records consist of minutes of the Distribution Committee, financial records, annual reports, correspondence, and printed materials.

Dates: 1921-1982; Majority of material found within 1921-1973

Frederick C. and Ruth P. Smith Papers

Identifier: MS-558
Abstract This collection is comprised of papers, photographs, and awards concerning Frederick Coe Smith’s work at the Huffman Manufacturing Company as President and Chairman of the Board from 1951 until his retirement in 1976, as well as his work in leadership positions of local civic organizations until 2007. These other organizations include The Dayton Foundation, Sinclair Community College, Miami Valley Hospital, and the United Way. At The Dayton Foundation Frederick C. Smith worked on several of...
Dates: 1951-2007; Majority of material found within Bulk 1985-2000

Archives of the Upper River Fund (MS-652)

Identifier: MS-652

The Upper River Fund was an endowment fund established in 1992 by Glenn Thompson and his wife Margaret, to preserve the upper Little Miami and the Mad Rivers. The collection contains meeting minutes and correspondence; financial records and reports, records from easement agreements to buy/sell agreements; and some photographs of prospective areas of land and topographical maps that outline easements along the upper Little Miami and Mad Rivers.

Dates: 1975-2019

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Annual reports 2
Dayton (Ohio) -- History 2
Financial records 2
Minutes (administrative records) 2
Awards 1