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Commonwealth Fund

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1918

Biographical / Historical

The Commonwealth Fund was incorporated in 1918 in New York. It awards fellowships to young, potential leaders from the U.K., Australia, and New Zealand for study and travel in the U.S.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ira Vaughan Hiscock papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1284
Overview: Correspondence, office files, research materials, and writings documenting Ira Vaughan Hiscock's role as a public health educator, author, consultant, and volunteer, primarily from 1925-1939. Papers illustrate efforts of local, state, and national social welfare agencies in dealing with social problems during the Depression. These papers are part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.
Dates: 1918-1979, bulk 1925-1939

Thomas Day Thacher papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 757
Overview: Correspondence, memoranda, legal documents, reports, minutes of meetings, speeches, printed matter, photographs and memorabilia of Thomas Day Thacher, judge and political figure in New York City. The papers include significant material relating to his activities as solicitor-general, to the New York City charter of 1936, and legal papers from his period on the New York Court of Appeals. There is also considerable documentation of his service on the boards of various professional and educational...
Dates: 1779-1984, bulk 1914-1950

Charles-Edward Amory Winslow papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 749
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, organization and subject files, teaching materials, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials documenting the professional career and personal life of C.-E.A. Winslow, a prominent figure in the public health movement. Correspondence focuses on health and social welfare issues with several notable educators, doctors, and social policy advocates. Organization files include material relating to the United States Public Health Service and the...
Dates: 1874-1977, bulk 1915-1945