Philip M. Klutznick: Community Builder, Jewish and Civic Leader, Diplomat

Philip Klutznick

From his early years as a wartime housing official and Midwestern Jewish leader, to his decades as a visionary businessman, diplomat, philanthropist and international Jewish and civic leader, Philip M. Klutznick worked to build new communities and to bring peace close to home and around the world.

"Philip M. Klutznick: Community Builder, Jewish and Civic Leader, Diplomat" presents documents drawn from the Philip M. Klutznick Papers at the Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library. The Papers comprise 175 linear feet (306 boxes) of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, published materials, photographs, scrapbooks, architectural plans, awards and mementos and audio and video recordings. Together, these document Philip M. Klutznick's multi-faceted life and career as a pioneering community developer, philanthropist, United Nations representative, U.S. Secretary of Commerce and leader of the American and international Jewish community.

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