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This accession consists of records which document planning for symposiums, with earlier records dating back to the Office of Symposia and Seminars. Materials include
the correspondence of Wilton Dillon, Director, 1987-1988, and Chair, 1989; Carla M. Borden, Associate Director, 1987, Acting Director, 1988, and Senior Program Specialist,
1988; and Neil G. Kotler, Program Specialist, pertaining to administrative issues, budget planning, special events, and symposiums; release forms; contracts; information about
fundraising, grants, donations, and awards; budget summaries; and files pertaining to the World Food Prize, the Times Mirror Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Annie Laurie
Aitken Charitable Trust, the Statue of Liberty Centennial Celebration, and the Close Up Foundation.
The symposia documented in this accession include "Constitutional Roots, Rights and Responsibilities," "Afro-Americans and the Evolution of a Living Constitution," "Man
and Beast Revisited," and "Les Droits de l'Homme and Scientific Progress."