Topic: New Research

New Research: Iran Rural Health, Philanthropic Timeliness, Graciela Olivarez, and Chilean Agriculture

In this round-up, researchers report their findings from RAC holdings including the Rockefeller Foundation records, the personal papers of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. and his advisor, Frederick T. Gates, and those of David Lelewer, advisor to John D. Rockefeller, 3rd.

New Research: Kenyan Wildlife, Westchester Housing, US-China Exchanges, and Institute of International Education

The latest in the RAC New Research series highlights reports from archival research by stipend recipients, covering subjects from Kenyan Wildlife Preserves, Westchester Housing Plans, US-China Music Exchanges, and Institute of International Education. This month’s installment uses many personal papers from the RAC collections.

New Research: Prison Plastic Surgery, Indian Fellowships, Thai Nursing Program, and Nam June Paik

The latest RAC New Research series highlights reports from archival research by stipend recipients, covering diverse subjects from prison plastic surgery policies in the Civil Rights era to Indian art fellowship impacts and the roots of Thai nursing education. It includes discussions on the effects of patronage on video art and Thai-Filipino-American healthcare interactions, revealing the historical role of Rockefeller and Ford Foundations in enabling progressive social and cultural studies.

New Research: Modern Medicine in Seoul, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller and Asian Art, Burma Magazine Supplement, Agricultural Missionary Work

This edition features reports exploring the records of the China Medical Board, the Asian Cultural Council, the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations, and several individuals.

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New Research: Admissions Testing, Experimental Cinema, “Creative Capitalism,” and UN Civil Religion

Reports in this round-up draw on materials from Rockefeller family archives, the American International Association for Economic and Social Development, and the Ford Foundation.

New Research: Taiwan Medical Fellowships, Support for a Chilean University, Peru Earthquake Response, and Pharmacology in China

Four new RAC Research Reports cite from the personal papers of Nelson A. Rockefeller, as well as from records of the China Medical Board, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Ford Foundation.

New Research: Bat Echolocation, Women’s Reproductive Rights, Tropical Medicine, and Blanchette Rockefeller

In our New Research series, we highlight recently published reports written by researchers who have received RAC travel stipends to pursue their studies in our archival collections.  In this edition of the series, the authors have studied materials in a number of collections of personal papers.  They include the papers of Donald R. Griffin, Joan…

New Research: International Friendship, Museum Director Grace Morley, Cold War West Berlin, and School Finance Reform

In this edition of the series, the authors have used the papers of Nelson A. Rockefeller and John D. Rockefeller 3rd, the records of the Rockefeller Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and the Ford Foundation, and the Taconic Foundation, as well as archival materials from the Office of the Messrs. Rockefeller. 

New Research: Life Magazine, US-China Relations, Music Patronage, and Hungarian Refugees

In this edition of the series, the authors have used the papers of Nelson A. Rockefeller, the records of the National Committee on United States-China Relations, the Ford Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation, as well as archival materials from the Office of the Messrs. Rockefeller.

New Research: Universal Symbols, Poland and Democracy, Science in Colonial India, and Thomas Whittemore

In this edition of the series, the authors have used the records of the Ford Foundation, the General Education Board, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, as well as archival materials from the Office of the Messrs. Rockefeller.