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John Richard Lindgren Foundation for the Promotion of International Peace and Christian Unity

 Organization

The John Richard Lindgren Foundation for the Promotion of International Peace and Christian Unity was established in April, 1909 by Northwestern Trustee John R. Lindgren, who donated $25,000 to the University, the income from which was to be devoted to sponsoring lectures, conferences, and essay contests on topics relating to international peace and Christian unity; and to such other purposes as the Foundation's Committee of Direction deemed appropriate. Funds from the Foundation have supported oratorical contests; scholarships and other financial aid for foreign students at Northwestern; and contributions to such organizations as the World Council of Churches and the National Council of Churches.

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Records of the John R. Lindgren Foundation

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Identifier: 0/5/1
Abstract The John Richard Lindgren Foundation for the Promotion of International Peace and Christian Unity was established in April, 1909 by Northwestern University Trustee John R. Lindgren, who donated $25,000 to the University, the income from which was to be devoted to sponsoring lectures, conferences, and essay contests on topics relating to international peace and Christian unity; and to such other purposes as the Foundation's Committee of Direction deemed appropriate. Funds from the Foundation...
Dates: 1909, 1912-1959