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Stephen H. Wilder Foundation records

Identifier: US-06-05

Scope and Content

This collection contains records of the Stephen H. Wilder Foundation including tax documents, correspondence, studies and reports that the foundation funded, and meeting minutes. The collection also includes financial ledger books and a copy of Edith Carson Wilder's will.


  • 1940-1998


Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

History of Stephen H. Wilder Foundation

The Stephen H. Wilder Foundation was established by the will of Edith Carson Wilder to inquire into and investigate subjects of general interest to the people of Cincinnati and Hamilton County especially issues related to local public policy, government administration, and elections. Edith Carson Wilder's will stipulated that the foundation support the Cincinnati Opera.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)


Records including studies, reports, correspondence of the Stephen H. Wilder Foundation.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type and then by date.

Physical Location

Archives and Rare Books Library

Finding aid for the Stephen H. Wilder Foundation records
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Finding aid prepared by Suzanne Maggard
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Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

8th Floor Blegen Library
2602 University Circle
P.O. Box 210113
Cincinnati Ohio 45221-0113