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Winnick, Louis

The Office Files of Dr. Louis Winnick document his work as a Program Officer, Associate Director and Vice President of the Foundation's National Affairs Division. The files also include some of his pre-Foundation files relating to his work on housing economics and urban renewal, and research for his post-retirement work on a Ford Foundation-funded consultancy grant. The bulk of these files date from 1960-1973, roughly the first half of Dr. Winnick's career with the Ford Foundation.

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Williams, Robert V.

Collection contains the office files of Robert Williams who occupied different records management related positions in the Ford Foundation's Logistical Services unit between 1969 and 1974. Logistical Services operated within the Foundation's Division of Administration, and Williams was hired as a Records Analyst before becoming Records Services Manager. The collection consists of one series of subject files. Williams' staff subject files include a lot of material that originated from before he joined the Foundation and some material that appears to have been created by Robert Mayer who was Officer-in-Charge of Logistical Services. This material may have been collected by Williams or may have been mixed in with his subject files at some point by the Foundation's archives.

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Ward, F. Champion (1910-2007)
Frederick Champion Ward was born on December 29, 1910 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. In 1954, Dr. Ward took leave from the University of Chicago to travel to India for the Ford Foundation. Upon his return, he joined the Foundation as Director of the Overseas Development Program for the Middle East and Africa. He later became Deputy Vice President for International Programs. In 1965, Dr. Ward was promoted to Vice President of Education and Research, a position he held until 1967 when he became a Program Advisor to International Division's Office of the Vice President. He retired from the Foundation in 1977. The office files of Dr. C.F. Ward span from 1956 to 2002, although the bulk of the files date prior to 1978. The collection describes Dr. Ward's areas of responsibility within the Ford Foundation, including education in Latin America and development in Asia and the Pacific as well as the Middle East and Africa.
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Thompson, Marcia

The collection contains the personal and professional files of Marcia T. Thompson, longtime promoter of financial stabilization projects in the arts. The collection includes reports and correspondence related to the Trude Lash Fellowship Program, reports and correspondence from Thompson's time at the Ford Foundation, and financial reports, correspondence, and long-term planning materials from the National Arts Stabilization Fund (NASF). There are many files related to the School of American Ballet, the New York City Ballet, and arts stabilization projects in major cities across the United States.

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Thompson, Marcia

The collection contains the office files of Marcia T. Thompson, program officer in the Office of the Humanities and the Arts at the Ford Foundation from 1953-1983. Contents include background papers, reports, correspondence, grant files, and materials relating to the Symphony Orchestra Program, the Cash Reserve Program, the Ford Foundation Stabilization Program, the Office of the Humanities and the Arts, the Education and Culture Program, and the National Arts Stabilization Fund (NASF).

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Sutton, Francis X. (Francis Xavier)

The Francis X. (Frank) Sutton papers primarily consist of material related to Sutton's time at the Ford Foundation, spanning his tenure as Assistant to the Vice President, Deputy Vice President, and his work writing the history of the Ford Foundation as a consultant. This collection documents Sutton's involvement beyond the Ford Foundation as well; it contains a substantial amount of information on the Aga Khan University in Pakistan, the Rockefeller Foundation and Bellagio Conference, and the Social Science Research Council (SSRC). Additionally, there is a small amount of material on the American Foundation for Intellectual Cooperation with Europe (AFICE) which documents its foundation and eventually, its termination. Personal files can be found at the end of the collection (Series 6) which consist of family correspondence, awards, publications, datebooks, and notebooks – most of which document Sutton's cross-organization involvement, travels, and projects.

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Sutton, Francis X. (Francis Xavier)
The Ford Foundation established the Overseas Development Program in 1951 to increase agricultural production, improve health and living conditions, and advance education in developing countries through overseas grants. During a Foundation reorganization in 1966, the Overseas Development Program merged with the International Training and Research and the Population programs to form a unified International Division. In July 1954, Francis X. Sutton joined the Ford Foundation as an Executive Associate in the Behavioral Sciences program. He become Assistant to the Vice President of the newly created International Division in February 1967 and in October of the following year, was promoted to Deputy Vice President of the division, a position he retained until his retirement in 1983. The Office Files of Francis X. Sutton span from 1949-2002 and document his tenure as a Program Associate, a Representative for East and Central Africa, and later as Deputy Vice President of the International Division. The files include correspondence, interoffice memoranda, grant proposals, papers and reports related to the Foundation's international grant-making. There are also budget files regarding the financial planning and operations of the International Division, records of Dr. Sutton's travels, and copies of speeches and articles written by Dr. Sutton. Also documented is Dr. Sutton's post-retirement work as a consultant on the History Project, an effort he spearheaded for several years.
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Stratton, Julius Adams (1901-1994)

The Office Files of Julius A. Stratton document Ford Foundation programs, administration and trustee concerns during the early years of McGeorge Bundy's Presidency. The files contain correspondence with grant seekers, grantees and Foundation staff, reports by consultants and grantees, staff memoranda, publications and news clippings. The collection measures 4 linear feet and is contained in 4 record cartons. The records document a wide range of Ford Foundation grant programs with an emphasis on fields of particular interest to Stratton, including education, science and environmental affairs.