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Alan Rabinowitz Bibliography and Philanthropy Publications

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 by title following the bibliography.


  • 1961 - 2008


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyright material.

Biographical Note

Alan Rabinowitz (1927-2017) was an urban economist and professor of Urban Planning at the University of Washington. He was the author of seven books, including Social Change Philanthropy (1990). He served on the board of the National Network of Grantmakers.


.8 Cubic Feet (2 letter-sized document cases)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Alan Rabinowitz donated materials in 2008. A2008/09-021.

Related Materials

Please see the Alan Rabinowitz Papers, 1976-2013 at the University of Washington Special Collections for information on other aspects of Rabinowitz's career.

Separated Materials

A number of standalone published materials donated by Alan Rabinowitz have been catalogued as part of the Payton Library at IUPUI and can be found through a catalog search. See Rabinowitz's annotated bibliography for a complete list of materials included in his donation.


  • "Alan Rabinowitz." Accessed December 14, 2018.


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