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The University of Toledo Archives
Manuscript Collection

 

Finding Aid

Stephen Stranahan Papers, 1972 to 1984

UM-21

Size: 1 linear foot


Provenance: Stephen Stranahan, March 8th, 1985

Access: Open

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Processing Note:

Condition: Good

Copyright: The literary rights to this collection are assumed to rest with the person(s) responsible for the production of the particular items within the collection, or with their heirs or assigns.  Researchers bear full legal responsibility for the acquisition to publish from any part of said collection per Title 17, United States Code.  The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections may reserve the right to intervene as intermediary at its own discretion.

Completed by: Joel Wurl, March 22, 1985

Historical/Biographical Sketch

Stephen Stranahan served as a UT Board Member from 1967-1977 and as Chairman of the Board from 1972-1977. He was involved with fund raising significantly, heading the Centennial Fund and the Individual Donations Committee. He worked to get university trustees exempt from the Ohio State Bill EC-3 which devised to force all those working for the state in an official capacity to disclose financial information. Stranahan resigned from the UT Board when this effort failed.

Stephen Stranahan is President of Entelco Corp. in Perrysburg, Ohio, a Toledo holding company, and President of Webstrand Corp., a real estate company. He is director of Questor Corp., the First National Bank of Toledo, and Bharat Steel Tubes, Ltd., New Delhi, India.

Stranahan is a member of the many community service organizations, including the Toledo Orchestra Association, Downtown Toledo Associates, Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce and Clear Water, Inc. He was Toledo’s Outstanding Young Man of the Year 1967 and in 1968, was named Pacemaker of the Year.


Scope and Content Note

This collection deals with a number of issues addressed by Stranahan during his service to the University Board of Trustees. Stranahan served as a board member from 1967-1977, and Chairman of the Board from 1972-1977. Most of the material deals with fund raising. Other materials include correspondence with Ward M. Canaday and the Pew Foundation. Additional information is given on the Ohio State Senate Bill EC-3.

 

Folder List

Box

Folder

Item Description

1

1

Canaday, 1972-1975

1

2

Centennial Fund; 1972

1

3

Centennial Fund; Correspondence 1972-1974

1

4

Centennial Fund; Individual Donations Comm. 1974

1

5

Centennial Fund; Treasurer’s Report 1973-1974

1

6

Correspondence, General 1972-1975

1

7

J. Preston Levis Computer Center 1976-1984

1

8

Ohio Senates Proposed Rule EC-3 1976-1977

1

9

Ohio Senates Proposed Rule EC-3 1976-1977

1

10

Pew Foundation 1974-1975

 

 

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