John Simon Guggenheim Foundation
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John Simon Guggenheim Foundation
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
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Formation1925; 96 years ago (1925)
HeadquartersNew York City, New York, US
Edward Hirsch

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation was founded in 1925[1] by Olga and Simon Guggenheim in memory of their son, who died on April 26, 1922.[2] The organization awards Guggenheim Fellowships to professionals who have demonstrated exceptional ability by publishing a significant body of work in the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the creative arts, excluding the performing arts.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Company Overview of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ "Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Dead; Philanthropist and Arts Patron". The New York Times. Retrieved .

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