Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series VI. Other Carnegie Organizations, 1893-1981. VI.A. Home Trust Company. Box no. 3A
This ledger contains the minutes for the founding meeting of the Carnegie Home Trust Company. The Company was chartered on Oct. 22, 1901 in Hoboken, NJ. The only purpose of the Carnegie Home Trust Company was to invest, keep, and distribute the money for philanthropic activities, as well as distribute money and pensions to relatives, friends, and others as Andrew Carnegie thought appropriate. This was the beginning of Carnegie’s organized or “wholesale” philanthropy.
Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series I. Administrative Records, 1872-1996. I.C. Financial Record Books, 1872-1987. Box no. 3
This volume documents the first seven years of Andrew Carnegie's donations to communities for church organs. Carnegie was reported to joke that while he would not be responsible for what the preacher might say, he would be responsible for the positive influence of music.
Shepardson, Whitney H. (Whitney Hart), 1890-1966 (Author)
Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series VIII. Printed Material. Box no. 4
After the Second World War the Corporation hired Whitney H. Shepardson as a director for the British Dominion and Colonies Fund. He traveled extensively, and came to the conclusion that the overseas scientists suffered from isolation, being cut off from their US and Canadian colleagues by the war and travel expenses. He then revived the program of travel grants on a much broader scale. This is the first volume in a five-volume log of his 1947 trip.
Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series I. Administrative Records, 1872-1996. I.C. Financial Record Books, 1872-1987. Box no. 5
This volume contains the records of donations made by Andrew Carnegie and later by Carnegie Corporation of New York to colleges and universities for their endowments, libraries, scholarships, new buildings, programs and research.