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Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979

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dates 1908-1979
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesAlbany, NY; Pocantico Hills, NY;
gender M
historical notes Nelson A. Rockefeller (1908-1979) was a businessman, politician, statesman, art collector, and philanthropist. A grandson of John D. Rockefeller, the founder of the Standard Oil Company, and the son of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, he expanded the family's tradition of public life from business and philanthropy into government service and politics.

On March 3, 1961, a fire in the Executive Mansion in Albany destroyed portions of the building and much of the art collection.
decades
of activity
1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
websitehttp://www.rockarch.org/bio/nar.php
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Archives American Art
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller interviews, 1972 July 24. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art
Library and Archives
Artist file: Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
Rockefeller Archive Center
15 Dayton Avenue
Rockefeller Family Archives, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Personal Papers see details...
Columbia University Libraries
Butler Library, 6th Fl. East,
Reminiscences of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller: oral history, 1952. see details...
Rockefeller Archive Center
15 Dayton Avenue
Rockefeller Family Archives, 1819-1990, 1879-1961 (bulk). see details...
Rockefeller Archive Center
15 Dayton Avenue
Office of the Messrs Rockefeller, 1858-(1879-1961) see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
200 Eastern Parkway
Exhibition negatives: installations. 1962. Records, Masterpieces from the Collection of Governor Rockefeller. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Roy R. Neuberger papers, 1940-1979. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Harry Lowe papers, 1938-1982. see details...
Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Papers of Joseph and Stewart Alsop, 1699-1989 (bulk 1937-1989). see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Dorothy C. Miller papers, 1923-2003 (bulk 1923-1989) see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Please see individual record for location
Archive of the Museum of Primitive Art, 1949-1992 (inclusive), 1957-1975 (bulk). see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
200 Eastern Parkway
Laurence Page Roberts records, 1938-43. see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
200 Eastern Parkway
Thomas S. Buechner records, 1960-1971. see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
200 Eastern Parkway
Isabel Spaulding Roberts records, 1943-46 see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Please see individual record for location
Office of the Secretary records, 1870-[ongoing]. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art
Library and Archives
Archives pamphlet file : Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 : miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...

see also:
Rockefeller, David, 1915-
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1874-1960
Rockefeller, William, 1841-1922
Rockefeller, Michael Clark, 1938-1961