Philanthropy (See also Generosity, Patronage.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Philanthropy (See also Generosity, Patronage.)

  1. Appleseed, Johnny nickname of John Chapman (c. 1775–1847), who traveled through the Ohio Valley giving away apple seeds and caring for orchards. [Am. Hist.: Collier’s, IV, 569]
  2. Carnegie, Andrew (1835–1919) steel magnate who believed the rich should administer wealth—for public benefit. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 83]
  3. Guggenheim 19th- and 20th-century family name of American industrialists and philanthropists. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1159]
  4. Mellon, Andrew (1855–1937) financier and public official; left large sums for research and art. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1743]
  5. Rhodes, Cecil (1853–1902) British imperialist; left millions of pounds for public service; notably, the Rhodes scholarships. [Br. Hist.: NCE, 2316]
  6. Rockefeller, John D(avison) (1839–1937) American multimillionaire; endowed many institutions. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 431]