Institution: International Education Board
The Rockefeller Foundation evolved to bring the arts and humanities together, from classical archaeology to contemporary museums.
A 20-year-long project, funded by Rockefeller philanthropies, took technologies enabling astronomy to an unprecedented scale.
Incorporated in 1923 with funding from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., the IEB built a major scientific network in Europe and the US in only five years.
Preserving Scholarship During World War II: the Rockefeller Foundation, Libraries, and Microphotography
Using new technology to save threatened world resources and keep free inquiry alive under threat of fascist destruction.
Funding on levels large and small helped this new area of scientific research grow and evolve.