Preliminary Inventory of the Charles F. Kettering Foundation Records

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Preliminary Inventory of the Charles F. Kettering Foundation Records

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by Elizabeth Konzak.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Charles F. Kettering Foundation records
Dates: 1933-1984
Collection Number: 85001
Creator: Charles F. Kettering Foundation
Collection Size: 484 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 19 motion picture film reels, 1 phonorecord, 7 linear feet (203.5 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, grant proposals, minutes, financial records, studies, printed matter, and audiovisual material, relating to research in the fields of international affairs, science, education, and urban affairs.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles F. Kettering Foundation records, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1985.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Historical Note

American philanthropic foundation.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, grant proposals, minutes, financial records, studies, printed matter, and audiovisual material, relating to research in the fields of international affairs, science, education, and urban affairs.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Education.
Endowments--United States.
International cooperation.
International education.
International relations.
Science.
Phonorecords
Moving pictures


Collection Contents

 

Central Administration

 

Accounting

Box: 1

General Files

Box: 2

Budgets: I/D/E/A (Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Inc.), 1966-1972

Box: 3

Budgets: I/D/E/A, 1973-1975

Box: 4

Budgets: I/D/E/A, 1976-1979

Box: 5

Budgets: CFKF (Charles F. Kettering Foundation), 1969-1971

Box: 6

Budgets: CFKF, 1971-1974

Box: 7

Budgets: CFKF, 1974-1975

Box: 8

Budgets: CFKF, 1976-1979

Box: 9

Budgets: CFKF, 1979-1981

Box: 10

Budgets: CFKF, 1981-1982

Box: 11

Personnel: Staff Directories

Box: 12

Exploration Fund

 

Planning Office, Planning Documents

Box: 13

Planning Book, 1970-1975

Box: 14

Planning Book, 1975-1981

Box: 15

Program Reviews and Briefing Materials, 1978-1982

Box: 16

Monthly Reports, September 1972-March 1973

Box: 17

Monthly Reports, April 1973-October 1973

Box: 18

Monthly Reports, November 1973-June 1974

Box: 19

Monthly Reports, July 1974-January 1975

Box: 20

Monthly Reports, February 1975-August 1975

Box: 21

Monthly Reports, October 1975-April 1976

Box: 22

Monthly Reports, May 1976-February 1977

Box: 23

Monthly Reports, March 1977-September 1977

Box: 24

Monthly Reports, October 1977-June 1978

Box: 25

Monthly Reports, August 1978-March 1980

Box: 26

Quarterly Reports, March 1977-June 1981

Box: 26

Semi-Annual Reports, Fall 1981

 

Planning Committee Minutes

Box: 27

Fortnightly Group Minutes, July 1971-April 1972

Box: 27

Development Committee, 5 January 1971-15 June 1971

Box: 28

Development Committee, 24 June 1971-2 June 1972

Box: 29

Development Committee, 28 June 1972- 12 February 1973

Box: 30

Development Committee, 19 February 1973-16 July 1973

Box: 31

Development Committee, 30 July1973-19 August 1974

Box: 32

Development Committee, 30 September 1974-19 July 1976

Box: 33

Development Committee, 1 September 1976-2 November 1976

 

Executive Staff Committee,

Box: 34

Executive Staff Committee Meetings, December 1978-March 1981

Box: 34

Planning Group Notes, March-April, 1981

Box: 34

Staff Group Meeting Notes, May 1981-December 1981

Box: 35

Project Review Panel Meetings, 23 April 1979 - 5 May 1981

Box: 35

Development/Planning Committee General Files, 1971-1973

Box: 35

Executive Staff Committee Files, 1980-1981

 

Winston O. Franklin, Vice President for Planning

Box: 36

A-B

Box: 37

B-C

Box: 38

C

Box: 39

C-D

Box: 40

D-G

Box: 41

H-L

Box: 42

L-N

Box: 43

O-P

Box: 44

P-S

Box: 45

T-Z

 

James L. Caplinger, Senior Program Officer for the Social Sciences,

Box: 46

A-Z

 

Kent Collins, Director, Exploration Fund

Box: 47

A-C

Box: 48

C-E

Box: 49

E-G

Box: 50

G-H

Box: 51

L-P

Box: 52

P-Z

 

James M. Read, Vice-President for Program Management

Box: 53

A-B

Box: 54

B-C

Box: 55

C

Box: 56

C

Box: 57

C-D

Box: 58

D

Box: 59

E-F

Box: 60

G-I

Box: 61

I

Box: 62

I-K

Box: 63

L-O

Box: 64

P-S

Box: 65

S-U

Box: 66

V-Z

Box: 66

Correspondence, 1970-1977

 

Phillips Ruopp, Director, International Affairs

Box: 67

A-F

Box: 68

F-L

Box: 69

M-O

Box: 70

O

Box: 71

P-R

Box: 72

R-T

Box: 73

V-Z

Box: 73

Correspondence

 

William Shaw, Research Assistant

Box: 74

A-H

Box: 75

H-Z

Box: 76-120

Robert C. Chollar, President and Chairman of the Board,

Scope and Content Note

Meeting Minutes, agendas, and reports for conferences, grant proposals and reccomendations, planning documents, reports, correspondence, trip schedules and background materials.
 

Domestic Policy Association

Box: 121

Publications

Box: 122

National Issues Forum, organizational material and reports

Box: 123

Newsletters and press releases

 

Communications

Box: 124

Tapes by Charles F. Kettering

Box: 125

Photographs

Box: 126

News releases and awards

Box: 127

Remarks and speeches, Robert C. Chollar

 

Urban Affairs

Box: 128

A-C

Box: 129

C-H

Box: 130

H

Box: 131

H-I

Box: 132

I-M

Box: 133

M

Box: 134

M-N

Box: 135

N-P

Box: 136

P-U

Box: 137

U

Box: 138

U-Z

Box: 139

Administration

Box: 140-141

James Kunde, Director, Urban Affairs

Box: 142

Wayne Howell, Program Manager, Citizen's Involvement Project

Box: 143

Citizen's Involvement Network, Administration

Box: 144

Daniel E. Barry, Senior Program Officer

Box: 145-150

Grant Files

 

Science and Technology

Box: 151

Eric Walther, Project Manager

Box: 152-153

General

Box: 154-155

Administration

Box: 156-157

Howard A. Tanner, Director of Research, Kettering Lab, Early Grants

 

Edwin H. Vause, Vice-President, Science and Technology

Box: 158-162

General circa 1975-1978

Box: 163

I/D/E/A (Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Inc.) A-H circa late 1960s-early 1970s

Box: 164

I/D/E/A, I-Z circa late 1960s-early 1970s

Box: 165

Agribusiness Advisory Board, Tapes and Charts

Box: 166

Agribusiness Advisory Board, Newsletters

Box: 167

Kettering Magnetics Lab

Box: 168

Boss Ket project - oral history about Charles F. Kettering

Box: 169

Ephemera

Box: 170

Twentieth Century Fund on Foundation Performance

Box: 171

Laboratory reprints

Box: 172-174

Grants, slides and film

Box: 175

I/D/E/A (Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Inc.)

Box: 176

Administration

Box: 177

Administration/Miscellany

Box: 178

Administration/Admin Council Minutes and Notes

Box: 179

Administration/Education Program Council Meeting Minutes and Notes

 

Samuel Sava, Vice-President for Educational Activities, CFKF,

Box: 180

A-E

Box: 181

E-I

Box: 182

I/D/E/A

Box: 183

I/D/E/A - IGE

Box: 184

IGE

Box: 185

I-O

Box: 186

T-Z

Box: 187

Correspondence and Memos, A-T

Box: 188

Correspondence and Memos, U-Z

Box: 189

Conferences and Projects, A-E

Box: 190

Conferences and Projects, F-I

Box: 191

Conferences and Projects, I-W

Box: 192

Speeches and Papers

Box: 193-197

Charles Willis, Program Director

Box: 198

John Bahner, Director, Innovative Programs

Box: 199

Charles Willis, Program Director

 

Gallup Kettering Education Polls 1969-1981

Box: 200

Summaries and publications

Box: 201

Educational Surveys, 1977-1981

Box: 202

Educational Surveys, 1969-1976

Box: 203

Special Institute (Fellows)

Box: 204

Charles F. Kettering II, Obituaries

 

International Affairs

Box: 205

A

Box: 206

A-B

Box: 207

C

Box: 208

C-D

Box: 209

E-G

Box: 210

G-I

Box: 211

I

Box: 212

I

Box: 213

I-J

Box: 214

K-L

Box: 215

L-O

Box: 216

O-P

Box: 217

P

Box: 218

P

Box: 219

P-R

Box: 220

R-S

Box: 221

S-T

Box: 222

T

Box: 223

T-Z

Box: 224

Letters of Agreement

Box: 225-251

Grants

Box: 252-483

Additional Materials

Scope and Content Note

Aproximately every fifth box was chosen to give a represenative sample of the contents of otherwise unidenfified boxes remaining in this collection
Box: 252

Trustees Ad Hoc Committee on International Affairs

Box: 256

Press releases, Soviet-American writer's conference, by-laws, miscellany

Box: 261

NATO, Canadian trade conference

Box: 266

Articles on China

Box: 271

China 1965-1971

Box: 276

Board meeting minutes,

Box: 281

Cholar, General E-G (?)

Box: 286

Science and Technology Grants

Box: 291-293

ED (?) Grants

Box: 296

Miscellaneous publications

Box: 301

Urban Affairs, miscellaneous

Box: 306

I/D/E/A (Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Inc.) publications, G-IGE

Box: 311

Grants

Box: 316

Publications and Reports

Box: 321

Personnel, purchase orders, archives proposal, administrative miscellany

Box: 326

Publications

Box: 331-336

Grants

Box: 341

Charles F. Kettering 1876-1958, by Stuart W. Leslie (dissertation)

Box: 346

Chollar, General O-Z

Box: 351

Communications: briefing materials, president's 10 year review, CFKF 1980 annual report

Box: 356

Notebooks

Box: 361

UNA-USA Parallel Studies Program with the Soviet Union

Box: 366

ER (Exploratory Research?) Grants

Box: 371

CI (Citizen's Involvement?) Grants

Box: 382

I/D/E/A Files

Box: 387

Tapes

Box: 388-389

Videotapes

Box: 392

Kettering Information

Box: 397

Photographs

Box: 399

Tapes, slides, and film

Box: 403

Grants

Box: 407

CI Grants

Box: 412

Publications

Box: 417

Publications

Box: 422

Publications

Box: 427

Publications

Box: 432

Publications

Box: 437

Publications

Box: 442

Publications

Box: 447

Publications

Box: 452

Publications

Box: 457

Publications

Box: 462

Publications

Box: 467

Tapes

Box: 472

Publications

Box: 477

Publications

Box: 482

Tapes and slides

Record cabinet

Sound Recordings (Phonorecord) 1955 November 21

Record cabinet

Sound recordings of Charles Kettering pondering education 1955 November 21

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 85001_a_0002809

Scope and Content Note

The first recording concerns specialized vs. broad education as applied to innovation. The second concerns co-operative education. 1 disc