The Rockefeller Archive Center Announces New Online Publication
New Online Publication from the Rockefeller Archive Center
The Rockefeller Archive Center announces the debut of a new online publication, "Rockefeller Archive Center Research Reports Online," available on the Center's website (www.rockefeller.edu/archive.ctr/). This online feature will complement the Center's two annual print publications, Research Reports from the Rockefeller Archive Center, which now will appear in the fall, and the Center's Newsletter, which becomes a spring publication in 2001. New essays will be added to the website throughout the year, and their availability will be announced in the Newsletter and Research Reports.
Eleven new essays from scholars around the world are available in the online feature's debut issue. They include three essays on science and public health in Europe; two on population control; two on higher education in the American South; two on Latin American agriculture and public health; one on film, and one on the introduction of the supermarket to Italy.
The following essays are now available online at: www.rockefeller.edu/archive.ctr/racrro1.html
Borck, Cornelius. "Mediating Philanthropy in Changing Political Circumstances: The Rockefeller Foundation's Funding for Brain Research in Germany, 1930-1950."
Buxton, William J. "Rockefeller Support for Projects on the Use of Motion Pictures for Educational and Public Purposes, 1935-1954."
Dugac, Zelko. "Rockefeller Philanthropy and Health Education in Croatia."
Faria, Lina Rodrigues de. "Scientific Traditions in Brazil: The History of the Instituto de Higiene in São Paulo."
Matchett, Karin. "Scientific Agriculture Across Borders: The Rockefeller Foundation and Collaboration between Mexico and the U.S. in Corn Breeding"
Mesner, Maria. "Engineering Global Population: The Reasoning and Policies of the Population Council."
Palló, Gábor. "Decision-making in the Rockefeller Foundation's Projects in Hungary."
Ramsden, Edmund. "Between Quality and Quantity: The Population Council and the Politics of ‘Science-making' in Eugenics and Demography, 1952- 1965."
Scarpellini, Emanuela. "Supermarkets Italiani: Nelson A. Rockefeller's International Basic Economy Corporation and the Introduction of Supermarkets to Italy."
Thuesen, Sarah C. "The General Education Board and the Racial Leadership of Black Education in the South, 1920-1960."
Wells, Amy E. "Southern Scholars and Emerging Universities in the South."
The Rockefeller Archive Center, a division of The Rockefeller University, was established in 1974 to preserve and make available to researchers the records of the University, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, members of the Rockefeller family, and other individuals and institutions associated with their endeavors. Since 1986, the Center has received the records of several non-Rockefeller philanthropies, including the Commonwealth Fund, the Russell Sage Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, the Charles Culpeper Foundation, the John and Mary Markle Foundation,and the Lucille P. Markey Charitable Trust.
The Center's collections document seminal developments and issues of the 20th century. Major subjects include African-American history, agriculture, the arts, education, international relations and economic development, labor, medicine and public health, nursing, philanthropy, politics, population, religion, science, the social sciences, social welfare, and women's history.
The Rockefeller Archive Center is located at 15 Dayton Avenue, Sleepy Hollow, New York 10591. Research inquiries by mail, email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or telephone ((914) 631-4505) are welcome.
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