JMAS-58 The Ford Foundation

Documents from 22 July 1955 to 14 December 1964

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Reference Archivists

Carr, Mary

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Material concerning Jean Monnet's dealings with the Ford Foundation, includes: letter from Shepard Stone to Monnet regarding British scepticism of European unity and the need therefore for the Foundation to increase its support for the concept,- letter to Stone from Waldemar A. Nielsen, of the Ford Foundation regarding a discussion between Robert Schaetzel, Department of State, Monnet and Max Kohnstamm, Action Committee for the United States of Europe and colleagues in EURATOM, regarding a joint American-EURATOM plan for the building of six major power reactors in Europe
documentation regarding the processing of grants for the Centre de Documentation du Comite d'Action pour les Etats-Unis d'Europe,- letter from Stone seeking the advice of Monnet and Kohnstamm on the possibility of a Ford Foundation sponsored visit by Michel Gaudet, European Community legal expert to US,- note from Stone to Monnet, stating the Foundation's rejection of the "Britain and Europe" proposal, feels the project should be supported by other organisations,- memos from Stone to Ford Foundation regarding visit with Monnet, speaks of feeling in Paris that Britain is out to get the Germans and the EuropeanCommunity and Monnet's belief that Britain is going to have to join
material concerning the establishment of an Atlantic Foundation, handled by John McCloy with strong US arm in the form of a Center of Documentation attached to the Action Committee for Europe, to work with political and economic forces,- letter from Stone to Monnet asking him to intervene with the French Ministry of Justice regarding a building for the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, which the Ford Foundation supported financially,- list detailing amount of appropriations made to Monnet and/or Kohnstamm on behalf of the Action Committee from the Foundation.

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English, French

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Allied Materials

Location of Originals

The originals are held in various Archives and Presidential Libraries in the USA

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