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Series 5
Foundation records, 1935-1975
Boxes 61 - 63

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of materials related to the Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation, the Lettie Pate Evans Foundation, Inc., and the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, Inc. Joseph B. Whitehead, Jr.'s will provided for the creation of the Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation to honor the memory of his father and namesake. Income from the estate was used to help "the poor and needy" of Atlanta. Lettie Pate Evan established the Lettie Pate Evans Foundation, Inc. in 1945, and Conkey Pate Whitehead's will provided for the creation of the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, Inc. to honor his mother. The series contains correspondence, financial and subject files related to the foundations eleemosynary activities.

Arrangement Note

Organized into two subseries: (5.1) Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation records and (5.2) Lettie Pate Evans Foundation records.


Description of Subseries

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