Archives, 1923-1930.

ArchivalResource

Archives, 1923-1930.

The collection includes personnel and fellowship files, traveling professorship records, correspondence, memoranda, charts, clippings and surveys. There is a corresponding photograph collection of 140 items.

37 cubic ft.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6861034

Rockefeller Archive Center

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Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960

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John Davison Rockefeller Jr. (January 29, 1874 – May 11, 1960) was an American financier and philanthropist, and the only son of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller. He was involved in the development of the vast office complex in Midtown Manhattan known as Rockefeller Center, making him one of the largest real estate holders in the city. Towards the end of his life, he was famous for his philanthropy, donating over $500 million to a wide variety of different causes, including educati...

Curie, Marie, 1867-1934

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Marie Curie, née Maria Sklodowska, was born in Warsaw on November 7, 1867, the daughter of a secondary-school teacher. She received a general education in local schools and some scientific training from her father. She became involved in a students’ revolutionary organization and found it prudent to leave Warsaw, then in the part of Poland dominated by Russia, for Cracow, which at that time was under Austrian rule. In 1891, she went to Paris to continue her studies at the Sorbonne where she obta...

Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962

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Niels Bohr was a Danish physicist who made tremendous contributions to his field, transforming accepted notions of atomic structure, helping to develop nuclear fission, and advocating for international cooperation in crafting responsible nuclear policy. Bohr was born in Copenhagen in 1885 into a family that encouraged his academic pursuits. Christian Bohr, his father, was professor of physiology at the University of Copenhagen. Bohr credited his father for awakening hi...

Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977

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University president; interviewee d.1977. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Maynard Hutchins : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740103 American author and University administrator. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Chicago, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1941 Feb. 4 and Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868116 From the CSDI Collection (Mss 18) descriptio...

International House Association

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Flexner, Simon, 1863-1946

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Simon Flexner was a physician, administrator, professor of pathology at the University of Pennsylvania, director of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1901-1935). From the description of Papers, 1891-1946. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122535412 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States d...

University of Chicago., Oriental Institute

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Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954

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Enrico Fermi was a physicist. From the description of Letters, 1918-1926, to Enrico Perisco. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466015 From the guide to the Enrico Fermi letters, 1918-1926, to Enrico Perisco, 1918-1926, (American Philosophical Society) Physicist. From the description of Papers of Enrico Fermi, 1919-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068165 Physicist (slow neutrons, artificial radioactivity, beta-ray emission, statistical mode...

Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937

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Ernest Rutherford was a British physicist. From the description of Correspondence, 1890-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465954 From the guide to the Ernest Rutherford correspondence, 1890-1937, 1890-1937, (American Philosophical Society) Ernest Rutherford was a physicist and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1904. From the description of Letters, 1904-1924, to Bertram Borden Boltwood. (American Philosophical Society Library). W...

International Institute of Agriculture.

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Euler, Hans ˜vonœ 1873-1964

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Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943

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Nicola Sacco (1891-1927) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (1888-1927) were Italian immigrants who were tried and executed for robbery and murder of payroll guards Frederick Albert Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli. The case of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Sacco and Vanzetti quickly became one of America's most complicated and notorious political trials. They were found guilty on July 14, 1921, but the legal struggle to save them extended until 1927. By April 9, 1927, all appeals in the Massachu...

Pan American Union

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Noyes, Arhtur A., 1866-1936.

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American Academy in Rome

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Art school; Rome, Italy. Organized in 1894 as the American School of Architecture in Rome. In 1897, it was dissolved and its assets turned over to the newly established American Adademy in Rome, not a traditional school, but a place where architects, painters, and sculptors could work in close association. After merging with the American School of Classical Studies (f. 1895) on the last day of 1912, the American Academy in Rome consisted of the School of Fine Arts and th...

Rose, Wickliffe, 1862-1931

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National Research Council (U.S.)

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The National Research Council was organized by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's purposes of further knowledge and advising the federal government. The Council has become the principal operating agency of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering in providing services to the government, the public, and the scientific and engineering communities. From the descriptio...

Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959

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Abraham Flexner was an educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, 1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122473834 Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737398 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat r...

Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972

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Astronomer (galaxies, photometry, spectroscopy) and administrator. Astronomer, Mount Wilson Observatory, 1914-1921; director, Harvard Observatory, 1921-1952; on the astronomy faculty at Harvard from 1952. From the description of Papers [microform], 1910-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80523781 Harlow Shapley (1885-1972) was an astronomer. Shapley served as director of the Harvard College Observatory and was a professor at Harvard University, eventually he became the Pai...

Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949

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Ray Lyman Wilbur (1875-1949), physician and educator, served as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 1929 to 1933. From the description of Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582818 American educator; United States secretary of the interior, 1929-1933; president, Stanford University, 1916-1943. From the description of Ray Lyman Wilbur papers, 1906-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867219 ...

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was...

Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938

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Commonwealth Fund.

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Columbia University. Teachers College.

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International Education Board

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The International Education Board was founded in January 1923 by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. for "the promotion and advancement of education throughout the world." The Board granted fellowships to hundreds of individuals and made grants to numerous institutions in 39 countries. The IEB was most active between 1923 and 1928; it was dissolved in December 1938. From the description of Archives, 1923-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154270109 ...

Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953

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Physicist (photoelectricity, ions) and educator. On the physics faculty at the University of Chicago, 1896-1921; on the faculty at California Institute of Technology: director, Norman Bridge Laboratory of Physics and chairman of the Executive Council, 1921-1946, emeritus professor of physics and chairman of the Board of Trustees from 1946; Nobel Prize in physics, 1923. From the description of Papers [microform], 1847-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77594601 Millikan was...