Topic: Issues in Philanthropy

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New Research: Community Action, Hungarian Refugees, Korean Studies, and Yellow Fever Vaccines

The latest installment in our New Research series features reports using the collections of the Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, and the Social Science Research Council.

Success and Failure in Community-Based Healthcare: The East Harlem Health Center

An innovative nursing program gathered crucial data and brought healthcare to needy families, but ultimately lost its way.

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New Research: Ecological Design, Regional Theater, Political Science in Brazil, and Refugee Relief

Newly-published research reports using the archival records of the Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Near East Foundation.

The Rockefellers, National Parks, and Public Lands

The nation’s parks, perhaps our most remarkable public resource, have a history of development through private giving.

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New Research: Malaria Control in Palestine, Japanese Women’s Intellectual Networks, the Congress for Cultural Freedom, and Human Rights

New RAC Research Reports draw from the holdings of the Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund and more.

Margaret Mead’s Call for Less “Orthodox” Grantmaking

How a famous anthropologist challenged her own funder to take more risks.

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New Research: Performing Arts, Family Planning in East Pakistan, Scientific Neutrality, and Planning in India

Four recently published RAC Research Reports draw on the archives of the Rockefeller Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the Population Council.

Profiles of Women in Philanthropy

In honor of Women’s History Month, we highlight thirteen individuals from our collections to show the range of contributions women have made in the field of philanthropy and in the world at large.

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New Research: Public Health in Haiti, the Green Revolution, US-China Relations, and Law of the Sea

This edition of our monthly series features new work on the history of agribusiness, international law, diplomatic relations, and tropical disease control.

Timeline: A Century of American Philanthropy’s Engagement with Race and Racism

Delving into a century of philanthropic engagement with race, from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights era.