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01/H. Individuals in Philanthropy

 Record Group Term
Identifier: 01/H

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Adam Yarmolinsky Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS026
Overview In 1973, the Commission on Private Philanthropy and Public Needs was formed to study the relationships between foundations, the government, and the public. To meet the needs of this study the Commission contracted with several individuals to do research and write papers. Adam Yarmolinsky served as both a researcher/author and a special consultant to the Commission.This collection includes the correspondence and papers of Adam Yarmolinsky related to his service to the Commission on...

Alan Rabinowitz Bibliography and Philanthropy Publications

 Collection
Identifier: MSS141
Scope and Contents The most important component of the collection is an annotated bibliography of progressive philanthropy addressed to Brenda Burk in 2008, which is listed as the first item in the collection. Other materials include a variety of publications relating to social justice issues and progressive philanthropic organizations that Rabinowitz collected during the course of his life. Newsletters, working papers, and reports form the bulk of the collection. Materials are organized in alphabetical order...

Anna Margaret Ross Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS014
Overview Anna Margaret Ross Alexander (1913-1995) was an Indianapolis civic leader, and member and president of the Indianapolis Board of School Commissioners from 1966-1970 during the period when desegregation, integration of the teaching staff, and busing was initiated.

Mrs. Alexander was an active member in diverse civic organizations, but the records collected mainly reflect her tenure on the School Board.

Carol Bernstein Ferry and W. H. Ferry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS006
Overview Carol Bernstein Ferry and the late W. H. (Ping) Ferry were social change philanthropists who gave away a substantial part of their personal wealth to progressive social change groups, activities, and activists concentrating generally in the areas of war, racism, poverty, and injustice. The Ferrys were also board members of the DJB Foundation, established by Carol's first husband, Daniel J. Bernstein, which focused its giving in similar areas.The papers, 1971-1996, document the...

Earl and Carla Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS123
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Earl and Carla Harris Papers contains evidence of their donations, primarily receipts, itemized lists, and thank you letters. The collection also contains some event programs, clippings, and photographs.

Larry Kressley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS129
Scope and Contents The Larry Kressley Papers contain correspondence, speeches, records of international travel, documentation of his promotion to executive director, and his retirement. Of particular interest are the records relating to the renovation and rededication of the True Reformer building, which contain several VHS tapes. Also included are organization for which he served on a volunteer basis, including the D.C. Private Industry Council, the Council on Foundations, and the National Network of...

Mary Fink Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS055
Overview Mary Fink was an active volunteer and leader in the Jewish community. An active member of the National Council of Jewish Women, she served as the organization’s president from 1962-1964. As a volunteer in the Indianapolis community, she worked on a variety of governing boards and committees aimed at community betterment. This collection contains information about her and her activities in the Indianapolis community.

Merrimon Cuninggim Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS029
Overview Working in higher education and philanthropy, Merrimon Cuninggim gained national recognition in both fields. His early career was as a professor at various colleges and in 1951 he became Dean of the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He remained there until 1960 when he accepted the position of Executive Director/President of the Danforth Foundation in St. Louis, Missouri, where he remained until 1972. From 1973 to 1975 he worked as an...

Peter Dobkin Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS086
Overview Peter Dobkin Hall was a historian of American philanthropy, who held appointments at Wesleyan (1974-1982), Yale (1973-1999), and Harvard (2000 until death), and was Scholar in Residence at the Rockefeller Archive Center in 1989. He was extensively published in philanthropy but it probably best known for his book "'Inventing the Nonprofit Sector' and Other Essays on Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Nonprofit Organizations."