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The Rockefeller Gift to the "University City," Paris
Mr. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., has made a gift of $2,000,000 to the "University City." His secretary, Mr. Raymond B. Fosdick, has acquainted Senator Honnorat, the president of that institution, with the terms of the gift in a letter in which it is specified that the money shall be used for the construction of a central building and for the administration of services that will assure a common bond between the various nations represented there. During the first three years following the completion of this building, Mr. Rockefeller will place further sums at the disposal of the institution to facilitate the organization of its functions: $60,000 for the first year, $55,000 for the second year, and $50,000 for the third year. He previously furnished the funds for the restoration of the palace of Louis XIV in Versailles. These examples of American generosity
PARIS. JAMA. 1928;91(10):738-739. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02700100050021