Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

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The Rockefeller Brothers Fund was established in 1940 by John D. 3rd, Nelson A., Laurance S., Winthrop and David Rockefeller. It makes grants to local, national, and international philanthropic organizations that depend on the general public for funds. The program also includes support for, and in some cases direct operation of, experimental or new undertakings.

From the description of Archives, 1941-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154270091

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referencedIn Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, 1968 -1983 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Nancy Hanks Papers, 1894-1987, (bulk 1945-1983) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Office of the Messrs Rockefeller. General files. 1890-1961. Rockefeller Archive Center
referencedIn McKeon, Richard (Richard Peter), 1900-1985. Papers, 1918-1985 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Floyd B. McKissick Papers, 1940s-1980s University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979. Reminiscences of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller : oral history, 1978. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Great Britain. Colonial Office. [Activities of Rockefeller Brothers' Fund in Nigeria]. Baylor University Libraries, Moody Memorial Library
referencedIn Unitarian Service Committee. Administrative Records, 1948-1953 Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Morningside Area Alliance records, 1947-1992 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hanks, Nancy, 1927-1983. Papers, 1894-1987 (bulk 1945-1983). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Fund raising records, [ca. 1930-1979] New York State Historical Documents Inventory
creatorOf Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Institutional file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn August Heckscher Papers, 1931-1999, (bulk 1948-1976) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Paul A. Freund papers Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Rockefeller Brothers Fund. [Annual reports], 1941- Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, IUPUI
referencedIn Henry Robinson Luce Papers, 1917-1967, (bulk 1945-1967) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Eleanor T. and Sheldon Glueck papers, 1911-1972 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Hickey, Margaret, 1902-. Papers, 1928-1977. University of Missouri - St Louis, University Libraries, Thomas Jefferson, St. Louis Mercantile Library, (former branch Ward E. Barnes)
creatorOf Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Archives, 1941-1989. Rockefeller Archive Center
referencedIn Southeast Women's Employment Coalition Records, (bulk, 1868-1991, 1981-1990) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Harper, Frederick Nile. A report on the Rockefeller Brothers Fellows who have studied at Union Theological Seminary / prepared for president Henry P. Van Dusen by Nile Harper. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn American Foundations Oral History Project, 1989-1993 Indiana University, Bloomington. Center for the Study of History and Memory
referencedIn McKeon, Richard Peter. Papers, 1918-1985 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
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associatedWith American Cancer Society. corporateBody
associatedWith American Institute of Pacific Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. corporateBody
associatedWith Citizens Committee for New York City. corporateBody
associatedWith Community Service Society of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith Conservation Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Corporation for Public/Private Ventures. corporateBody
associatedWith Council on Foundations, nc. corporateBody
associatedWith Foreign Policy Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Glueck, Sheldon, 1896- person
associatedWith Hanks, Nancy, 1927-1983. person
associatedWith Harper, Frederick Nile. person
associatedWith Harvard University. corporateBody
associatedWith Heckscher, August, 1913-1997. person
associatedWith Hickey, Margaret, 1902- person
associatedWith Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory corporateBody
associatedWith Institute of International Education (New York, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967. person
associatedWith McKeon, Richard (Richard Peter), 1900-1985. person
correspondedWith McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler), 1922- person
associatedWith Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund corporateBody
associatedWith Morningside Heights, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art. corporateBody
associatedWith National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Association for the Blind. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Philharmonic. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Zoological Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Office of the Messrs Rockefeller. corporateBody
associatedWith Paul A. Freund person
associatedWith Planned Parenthood Federation of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Public Education Association of the City of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith Regional Plan Association (New York, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Riverside Church (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979. person
associatedWith Southeast Women's Employment Coalition corporateBody
associatedWith Southern Regional Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Spelman College. corporateBody
associatedWith Unitarian Service Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith United Negro College Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith United Service Organizations (U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Visiting Nurse Service of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith YMCA. corporateBody
associatedWith YWCA. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (City)
New York (State)
United States
Conservation of natural resources
International relations
Natural resources
Population control
Race relations

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Active 1941



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