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Alexander G. Bearn (1923-), a physician and scientist, was affiliated with the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research starting in 1951. Prior to that he was a house physician at Guy's Hospital (1946-1947) and house physician in the Postgraduate Medical School (1948-1951), both in London. Subsequently, after joining the staff of...
Armin C. Braun (1911-1986) was a plant physiologist at The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (now The Rockefeller University).Biographical material, correspondence, grant records, manuscripts, reprints, scientific photographs. Includes extensive reprint and photograph collections relating to activities of the Rockefeller Institute's Department of Plant Pathology in Princeton, New Jersey.
Elvin A. Kabat (1914-2000), a pioneer in the field of immunochemistry, worked for three decades on standardizing immunological science. In the late 1930s he worked as a Fellow at the Institute of Physical Chemistry for the Rockefeller Foundation and later he was a leading member of the faculty at Columbia...
Institutional Background The Lucile P. Markey Charitable Trust (Markey Trust) was established as a limited term trust in the will of Lucille P. Markey in 1975. Incorporated as a Florida nonprofit organization 501(C)(3) status, the Trust began operation in October 1983. The Trust's office opened in Miami on January 1,...
Foundation Mission The William T. Grant Foundation has been dedicated to supporting research in the social sciences since 1936. The following biographical information and history of the foundation are drawn from the website of the William T. Grant Foundation (http://www.wtgrantfoundation.org). Founder William Thomas Grant was born in Stevensville, Pennsylvania in...
The Council on Foundations, Inc., incorporated in New York State in 1957 as the National Council on Community Foundations, Inc., was an outgrowth of the National Committee on Foundations and Trusts for Community Welfare, an informal association of community foundations in the United States and Canada based in Chicago. Initially,...
Bibliography, biographical material, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, reprints. Includes material about the development of the drug Tryparsamide for chemotherapy of African sleeping sickness and syphilis. Correspondents include John Auer (1926) and Arthur S. Loevenhart (1914-1926).Wade Hampton Brown (1878-1942) was a research physician in pathology at The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research,...
The Commonwealth Fund was established in 1918 with an endowment of $10 million from Mrs. Stephen V. Harkness for "benevolent, religious, educational and like purposes." The early grants supported a variety of programs while generally promoting welfare, especially child welfare. Several grants were made in the field of medical research,...
Rockefeller Foundation diaries: Officers of the Rockefeller Foundation in New York and its staff members in the field often visited educational, scientific and research institutions and laboratories in many parts of the world to maintain contacts and assess work being done. Officers and field staff frequently conferred with government officials...
Abraham Pais (1918-2000), a theoretical physicist, was one of the first founders of particle physics. He was Detlev W. Bronk Professor Emeritus at the Rockefeller University. Known for his work with the forces that control particle interaction, including the development of the principle of associated production, Pais was also a...
The Foundation for Child Development had its origins in the Guild for the Crippled Children of the Poor of New York City (the Guild), an organization whose mission was to "care for the physical, social, domestic, educational, economic, and spiritual conditions of these unfortunates." It became the Association for the...
Theodore H. Berlin (1917-1962), a theoretical physicist who came to The Rockefeller University in 1962 and died suddenly in 1962. He joined the Rockefeller University Faculty with Mark Kac and George Uhlenbeck to develop a department of theoretical physics. In the short time that Dr. Berlin was at the University...
This material is arranged in nine series: 1. Class Records, 1917-1919. 0.6 cubic feet Arranged chronologically. Includes photographs and evaluations of students; also includes correspondence, students' background notes, and tests. 2. Correspondence, 1917-1919, 1959. 2 folders Arranged chronologically. Materials in this section include correspondence and memos. Subjects include the construction...
Max Bergmann was a German biochemist. He was born in Furth, Bavaria on February 12, 1886. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Berlin in 1911, he worked closely as an assistant to Hermann Emil Fischer from 1911 to 1919. Together, they laid the foundation for scientific knowledge of...