July 14, 2020
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George L. Brain Book Fund
Established in 1987 by his widow, Mila Brain Hendon, in memory of George L. Brain, Class of 1920 and a former trustee of the College. The income is used by the College library for purchasing books in the humanities.
Gordon and Roberta Chalmers Library Fund
The Gordon and Roberta Chalmers Library Fund was created in 1955 by Gordon K. Chalmers, sixteenth president of the College (1937-56). The income supports the purchase of books of interest to students and faculty members.
William Edward Cless Fund
Established in 1969 upon the retirement of William E. Cless, Class of 1925, and a trustee of the College from 1948 to 1969. Since his death in 1969, gifts have been received in his memory and added to the fund. The income supports the College's purchase of books and periodicals for the library.
Charles Edward Milmine Library Fund
Established in 1924 by Rose Milmine Parsons in memory of her brother, Charles Edward Milmine, Class of 1885. The income supports the purchase of books and periodicals by the College.
Stamp Memorial Book Fund
Established in 1988 in memory of Robert L. Stamp and Ben D. Stamp by Thomas P. Stamp, Class of 1973, and other family members to support the College's purchase of history books.
Samuel B. Cummings Jr. Fund
Established in 1975 by Professor Samuel B. Cummings, retired member of the Department of Psychology. The selection of books to be acquired by means of this fund is at the discretion of the librarian.
Marion Butler Hammond Memorial Fund
Established in 1983 by George B. Hammond, Class of 1930, M.A. 1931, and father of Phil B. Hammond, Class of 1958. The income supports the purchase of books in English-language literature requested by the Department of English for the College library.
Otto Wittman Book Fund
Established in 1994 through a gift from Otto Wittman, a 1977 recipient of an honorary doctor of fine arts degree from the College for his work as an art historian, museum director, and advocate of the arts for public appreciation. The income supports library acquisitions.
John De Boer Cummings Book Fund
Established in 1989 through a bequest from John De Boer Cummings, Class of 1922. The income supports the purchase of history and political science books for the library's permanent collection.
William Tyra Gerhold Book Fund
Established in 1986 by Christopher Bloom, Class of 1973, and his wife, JoAnne Bloom, in memory of his cousin, William Tyra Gerhold. The income supports acquisition of books for the College library in the fields of art and architecture.
Davidson Book Fund
Established in 1987 by Mr. and Mrs. Jackson B. Davidson, parents of Adele S. Davidson, Class of 1975 and member of the English department faculty. The income is available annually to the English department for library acquisitions.
Hillary Sweet Lombard Endowed Library Fund in American Literature
Established in 1999 through a trust from the Honorable James M. Lombard in honor of his daughter, Hillary Sweet Lombard, Class of 1999, to provide a library fund for American literature.
National Endowment for the Humanities Endowed Library Acquisitions Fund
Established in 1989 through a challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and gifts from alumni and friends of the College. The income supports library acquisitions that will enrich and expand the collection in the humanities.
William D. Williams Memorial Fund
Established by John H. Rhoades in 1970 in memory of William D. Williams, Class of 1922. An addition to the general endowment of the library, the income provides a book or more annually in the general field of economics or finance in memory of Mr. Williams.
Rev. J.A. Vaughn Fund
Established in 1872 through the will of Rev. John A. Vaughn. The income of the fund is at the disposal of the College librarian for binding and other incidental expenses of the library.