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Rockefeller Archive Center

Rockefeller Archive Center

15 Dayton Avenue
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591, United States
The Rockefeller Archive Center is a repository of historical materials and a research center dedicated to the study of philanthropy and the many domains touched by American foundations, individual donors, and the civil society organizations they support. It was established in 1974 initially to gather, preserve, and make accessible the records of the Rockefeller family and their far-reaching philanthropic endeavors, such as the Rockefeller Foundation, and Rockefeller Brothers Fund. The Archive Center today holds the archives of major foundations, cultural organizations, research institutions, and many individuals associated with these organizations.

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Mauze, Abby Rockefeller

This collection documents the private life and personal activities, largely philanthropic, of Abby Rockefeller Mauzé (1903-1976). The bulk of the material contained in the collection dates from before 1960.

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Agricultural Development Council

Scope: Contains minutes of Board of Trustees meetings, general correspondence, grant files, fellowship files, training program records, workshop and seminar files, and publications. Subjects include agricultural development, agricultural economics, agriculture and politics, archaeology in Burma, farm mechanization, the education of farmers, land use, and rural development.

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Agricultural Development Council

Record Group 2 of the Agricultural Development Council collection primarily contains Fellowship files, administrative records of the Fellowship Program, Core Program files, records of both the Regional Research and Training Program (RRTP) and the Research and Training Network (RTN) as well as conference, seminar and workshop files and papers. Of particular note, there is also a small volume of Board of Trustees files and Field Office Staff reports.

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Arthurs, Alberta

Collection contains the papers of Alberta Arthurs, a consultant in the cultural and philanthropy fields and a former Director of the Arts and Humanities Division at the Rockefeller Foundation. Most of the papers regard Arthurs' career in philanthropy from when she departed the Rockefeller Foundation in 1996 to about 2006. Papers, speeches, drafts, notes, proposals, research materials, correspondence, photographs, and conference materials provide evidence of the various projects Arthurs managed and supported during this time period. Some of the key focuses of these initiatives and studies include the relationship between nonprofit and for-profit organizations within the arts field, cultural policy, cultural diplomacy, the relationship between culture and development, the role of emerging technologies within the arts, communication and convening in the arts field, and convening for cultural policy.