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Women and philanthropy in education [electronic resource] / edited by Andrea Walton.

Contributor(s): Walton, Andrea, 1959-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Philanthropic and nonprofit studies: Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xi, 356 p.).ISBN: 0253111315 (electronic bk.); 9780253111319 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women in higher education -- United States -- History | Endowments -- United States -- History | Women philanthropists -- United States -- History | Femmes dans l'enseignement sup�erieur -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Fondations -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Femmes philanthropes -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | EDUCATION -- Higher | 19e si�ecle | 20e si�ecle | �Education des femmes | Enseignement sup�erieur | Femme | Fondation (Institution) | Histoire | Philanthropie | �Etats-Unis | Hochschullehrerin | Philanthropie | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women and philanthropy in education.DDC classification: 378.1/982 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : women and philanthropy in education : a problem of conceptions / Andrea Walton -- pt. 1. Schools, colleges, universities, and foundations. Teaching as philanthropy : Catharine Beecher and the Hartford Female Seminary / Frances Huehls -- Philanthropy and social case work : Mary E. Richmond and the Russell Sage Foundation, 1909-1928 / Sarah Henry Lederman -- Southern poor whites and higher education : Martha Berry's philanthropic strategies in the building of Berry College / Victoria-Mar�ia MacDonald and Eleanore Lenington -- Creative financing in social science : women scholars and early research / Mary Ann Dzuback -- Considering her influence : Sydnor H. Walker and Rockefeller support for social work, social scientists, and universities in the South / Amy E. Wells -- Brokering old and new philanthropic traditions : women's continuing education in the Cold War era / Linda Eisenmann -- pt. 2. Women's philanthropy as an agent of social and educational change. American philanthropy and women's education exported : missionary teachers in Turkey / Roberta Wollons -- Sisters in service : African American sororities and philanthropic support of education / Marybeth Gasman -- "Valuable and legitimate services" : black and white women's philanthropy through the PTA / Christine Woyshner -- Women's philanthropy for women's art in America, past and present / Karen J. Blair -- pt. 3. The politics of philanthropy in women's education : race, class, and gender. "Nothing more for men's colleges" : the educational philanthropy of Mrs. Russell Sage / Ruth Crocker -- The texture of benevolence : northern philanthropy, southern African American women, and higher education, 1930-1950 / Jayne R. Beilke -- "Contributing to the most promising peaceful revolution in our time" : the American women's scholarship for Japanese women, 1893-1941 / Linda L. Johnson -- Supporting females in a male field : philanthropy for women's engineering education / Amy Sue Bix.
Summary: The efforts of a determined group of women to advance women's education.
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Introduction : women and philanthropy in education : a problem of conceptions / Andrea Walton -- pt. 1. Schools, colleges, universities, and foundations. Teaching as philanthropy : Catharine Beecher and the Hartford Female Seminary / Frances Huehls -- Philanthropy and social case work : Mary E. Richmond and the Russell Sage Foundation, 1909-1928 / Sarah Henry Lederman -- Southern poor whites and higher education : Martha Berry's philanthropic strategies in the building of Berry College / Victoria-Mar�ia MacDonald and Eleanore Lenington -- Creative financing in social science : women scholars and early research / Mary Ann Dzuback -- Considering her influence : Sydnor H. Walker and Rockefeller support for social work, social scientists, and universities in the South / Amy E. Wells -- Brokering old and new philanthropic traditions : women's continuing education in the Cold War era / Linda Eisenmann -- pt. 2. Women's philanthropy as an agent of social and educational change. American philanthropy and women's education exported : missionary teachers in Turkey / Roberta Wollons -- Sisters in service : African American sororities and philanthropic support of education / Marybeth Gasman -- "Valuable and legitimate services" : black and white women's philanthropy through the PTA / Christine Woyshner -- Women's philanthropy for women's art in America, past and present / Karen J. Blair -- pt. 3. The politics of philanthropy in women's education : race, class, and gender. "Nothing more for men's colleges" : the educational philanthropy of Mrs. Russell Sage / Ruth Crocker -- The texture of benevolence : northern philanthropy, southern African American women, and higher education, 1930-1950 / Jayne R. Beilke -- "Contributing to the most promising peaceful revolution in our time" : the American women's scholarship for Japanese women, 1893-1941 / Linda L. Johnson -- Supporting females in a male field : philanthropy for women's engineering education / Amy Sue Bix.

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The efforts of a determined group of women to advance women's education.

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