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To mark the Rockefeller Foundation’s centennial, the Rockefeller Archive Center has created this website to tell the story of the Foundation’s first hundred years, drawing on primary documents, photographs and film. The documents you will find on this site represent a fraction of the records held at the Archive Center. We invite you to explore the work of one of America’s oldest philanthropies as it confronted global and domestic challenges in health, agriculture, education, and many other fields.

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    MCB diary note

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    Chadbourne Gilpatric

    TenthOfNation_clip.jpg Chadbourne Gilpatric's career as a Rockefeller Foundation (RF) officer in the humanities and social sciences was characterized by a remarkable intellectual curiosity. From…

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