Topic: Institution Building
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.
The American public broadcast system as it exists today came out of years of work by organized philanthropy.
The latest installment in our series of newly-published research reports.
Research reports drawing on several Rockefeller Archive Center collections span continents, disciplines, and eras.
Funding on levels large and small helped this new area of scientific research grow and evolve.
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 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.”
What happened to a massive agricultural development program when war broke out?