Meyer Schapiro collection, 1919-2006 [RBML]
... Schapiro. In 1994, the Brooklyn Museum named its West Wing the Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing in honor of Schapiro and his brother, the financier and philanthropist Morris A. Schapiro. In the same year...
La Guardia Memorial House records, 1899-1993 [RBML]
... and philanthropists in England to establish Toynbee Hall the first settlement house in 1884. Originally distinguished by the commitment of educated upper and middle-class volunteers to settle in working class...
Union Settlement Association records, 1896-1995 [RBML]
..., inadequate health care, lack of educational opportunities, and crime. A similar increase in the social problems attending urban growth led reformers and philanthropists in England to establish Toynbee Hall...
George A. Plimpton Papers, 1634-1956 [RBML]
...) as an "internationally known publisher and collector, college trustee and philanthropist." As the materials in the George A. Plimpton Papers testify, those four areas of activity dominated Plimpton's public and private...
Vladimir Feofilovich Zeeler Papers, 1870-1950 [RBML]
... Government; a pivotal figure of the Russian emigration; and a journalist, editor, memoirist and philanthropist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs of many prominent cultural...
Percy and Harold D. Uris papers, 1901-2003 [Avery]
... buildings: 380 Madison Avenue, 300 Park Avenue, 485 Lexington Avenue, and 750 Third Avenue. Percy and Harold Uris were active alumni of their respective alma maters and generous philanthropists...
Eleanor Belmont Papers, 1851-1979 [RBML]
... Belmont, actress socialite and philanthropist was born December 13, 1878 in Wigan Lancashire England to an actress mother and a musician father. Her father died when she was very young and her mother Madge...
Constance Baker Motley Papers, 1935-2006 [RBML]
... went to work for the National Youth Administration. She also continued her involvement in community activities and it was through this work that she encountered local businessman and philanthropist...
Thomas Jesse Jones papers, 1899-1950 [RBML]
... over academic rigor. In spite of critiques by African American contemporaries including Carter G. Woodson and W.E.B. Du Bois, Jones remained influential, especially among white philanthropists...
James Felt papers, 1955-1962 bulk 1956-1959 [Avery]
... for a particular purpose. Source of acquisition--Gift of Henry Felt. Accession number--2008.018. James Felt was a real estate developer and philanthropist in New York City and influential chairman of the New York...
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