Gerald Freund papers, 1952-1997, bulk 1975-1995

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Series V: MacArthur Foundation

This series documents Freund's work as the Vice President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, as well as the Director of the MacArthur Prize Fellows Program. The files, arranged chronologically, detail meeting notes, correspondence, and proposals for the foundation. It also includes selection committee notes, correspondence, and reports for the Prize Fellows Program.

MacArthur Foundation General Files

Box 5 Original Meeting Notes and Correspondence, 1979

Box 16 MacArthur Foundation Minutes: Possible Program of Individual Awards,, 1979, (2 folders)

Box 4 Financial Reports and Correspondence, 1979-1982

Box 5 Miscellaneous Proposals, 1980

Box 5 Inter-office Memos, Correspondence and Research, 1980-1981

Box 5 MacArthur BBC Documentary, 1981

Box 4 MacArthur audiotapes with accompanying letter, 1981-1982

Box 5 Board Agenda, 1983

Box 5 News Releases and Correspondence, 1991-1992

Box 4 18 Microcassettes, undated

Box 4 4 Audiocassettes, undated

MacArthur Prize Fellows Program

Box 5 Nominators and Selection Committee Notes, 1979 undated

Box 4 Selection Committee Correspondence with Saul Bellow, 1979 1983, 1979, 1983

Box 5 Reviews and Reports of Selection Committee, 1979 1981 1985, 1979, 1981, 1985

Box 5 Letter of Appointment to Program as Vice President of MacArthur Foundation,, 1979-1980

Box 4 Selection Committee Transcripts, 1981

Box 5 President's Report and Program Progress Report, 1981

Box 5 Award Planning, Procedures and Follow-up, 1981

Box 5 Responses on First Awards, 1981

Box 5 Program Staffing, 1982

Box 5 Selection Committee Notes, 1984-1985

Box 5 Program Evaluation and Goals, 1990