Topic: Issues in Philanthropy
New Research: A Monthly Spotlight on Scholarship Drawn from the Rockefeller Archive Center Collections
Research reports from a variety of disciplines examine the history of philanthropic impact across the globe.
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller’s passion for modern art influenced her children, especially her son Nelson Rockefeller, and continues to reach the public through the museum she co-founded.
How a meeting of scientists and health experts sparked a new international campaign to find a way to prevent AIDS.
How an American philanthropist’s love of medieval art created an immersive Old World experience at The Cloisters museum in New York City.
Does philanthropy always require a perfect partnership to create something great? Peering behind the facade of The Met Cloisters museum reveals that the answer is sometimes “no.”
Stepping in to save French monuments without stepping on French pride.
Moving scholarship by and about women from margin to center.
What began as an attempt to find more job opportunities for historians went further and launched a new field.
The global conversation about women’s issues takes a big step forward.
How a new foundation helped one of America’s oldest youth organizations become more racially inclusive.