Library Endowments

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Allegheny Alumni Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by gifts from alumni and friends in recognition of others, is used for the purchase of books for the library.

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Emily Rusling Bates Fund

The income from this fund, established by Mrs. Arthur L. Bates, in honor of Arthur L. Bates, Class of 1880, LL.D.; Samuel P. Bates, LL.D.; and General James F. Rusling, LL.D., is used to provide financial assistance to eligible students. Any excess funds are to be used for educational resources and materials for Allegheny students, with preference given to materials on American history and government.

Philip Mohr Benjamin Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Phillip Mohr Benjamin and gifts of family and friends, is used to purchase books for the College’s library in the subject areas of history of medicine, science and public health problems.

Henry F. Boettcher Fund

The income from this fund, established by Professor Henry F. Boettcher, a former member of the Allegheny faculty, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Laurence C. Boylan, Class of 1932, Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Mrs. Elizabeth E. Boylan in memory of her husband, a lifelong educator, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students, with special preference given to autobiographical and biographical materials.

Charles A. and Anna Cloyde Brooks Memorial Book Fund

The income from this fund, established in memory of Charles A. and Anna Cloyde Brooks, is used to purchase books and periodicals for the College’s library.

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Paul B. and Alberta Cares Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by Professor Emeritus Paul G. Cares, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students. Preference shall be given to materials related to English history.

Kenneth H. and Thelma F. Cisney Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Kenneth H. Cisney, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Sara McQuiston Clark, Class of 1924, Book Fund

The income from this fund, created by Ralph A. Clark, Class of 1924, in honor of his wife Sarah McQuiston Clark, Class of 1924, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Class of 1923 Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by gifts from class members, is used for the purchase of books and periodicals for the College’s library.

Class of ’40 Fiftieth Reunion Year Gift

The income from this fund, established by the Class of 1940 on the occasion of its 50th reunion, is used to help computerize the library’s reference system, to make available continuing funds for later library enhancements, and to provide for the purchase of books and other library materials.

Class of 1969 Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by gifts from class members, is used for the purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Class of 1970 Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by gifts from class members, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Class of 1971 Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by gifts from class members, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Class of 1972 Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by gifts from class members, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Class of 1973 Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by gifts from class members, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Class of 1974 Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by gifts from class members, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Class of 1975 Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by gifts from class members, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Class of 1976 Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by gifts from class members, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Class of 1977 Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by gifts from class members, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Achsah Mead and Benjamin F. Crawford Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by family members in memory of the parents of Arthur Mead Crawford, Class of 1934, and Achsah Ruth Crawford Amrien, Class of 1935, and Betty Patterson, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

John Raymond Crawford Fund

The income from this fund, established Dr. and Mrs. William H. Crawford in memory of their son, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Lucy Pearl Crawford Fund

The income from this fund, established by Dr. and Mrs. William H. Crawford and Dr. J. R. Crawford in memory of their daughter and sister, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Professor Robert Leroy Crispin Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by friends and colleagues in 1982 to honor Professor Crispin, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students, with preference given to materials related to German literature.

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William Davis Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Henry L. Davis, Class of 1867, in memory of his father, William Davis, is used to purchase educational resourcs and materials for Allegheny students.

Edward F. and Shirley Jane Dowd Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by the estate of Shirley Jane Dowd, Class of 1944, is used to purchase books for the College’s library in memory of Edward and Shirley Dowd.

Lewis J. Dundon, Class of 1916, and Lewis J. Dundon, Jr., Class of 1943, Memorial Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by Mrs. Lewis J. Dundon and Mrs. Clement A. Furey, Jr. (Martha Dundon, Class of 1947), is used to purchase materials and resources for the College’s library.

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Lucy Prindle Foote Fund

The income from this fund, established by Lucy P. Foote, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Katherine R. Fowler, Class of 1915, Fund

The income from this fund is used to purchase educational resourcs and materials for Allegheny students with preference given to materials related to mathematics.

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Eleanor Belden Hulings Gatling Library Fund

The income from this fund, established by John W. Gatling in memory of his wife, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Edith Anna Griswold, Class of 1900, Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest from George Selby Griswold in memory of his wife, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students with preference given to those related to religous study.

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Jonathon Vernon L. Hamnett, Class of 1839, Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Kay S. McDowell in memory of Jonathan Hamnett, Class of 1839, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Wallace W. Hanson, Class of 1943, Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Ruth A. Hanson, Class of 1944, and sons Dean and William in memory of their husband and father, is used for the purchase of materials and resources for the College’s library.

Clarence R. Henderson, Class of 1950, Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Josephine Henderson, Class of 1881, in memory of her brother, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

George M. Henderson, Class of 1950, Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by friends and family in memory of George M. Henderson, Class of 1950, is used for the purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students with preference given to those related to English literature and literary criticism.

Benjamin A., Class of 1893, and Louis Clair, Class of 1900, Heydrick Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Mary T.B. Heydrick, Class of 1902, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Howe Library Fund

The income from this fund, established by Robert J. Howe, Class of 1939, and Timothy R. Howe, Class of 1969, is used to purchase materials for the College’s library, preferably on economics and related topics.

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Annamary Irons Book Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Annamary Ballinger Irons, Class of 1939, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

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Walter Jacobson ’37 Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by long time friend and supporter, Walter Jacobson, Class of 1937, is used to purchase educational resources and materials with preference given to subscriptions to Asian journals and books.

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Robert L. Kirkpatrick ’28 Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by the children of Robert L. Kirkpatrick, Sr., Class of 1928, is used to purchase materials and resources for the College’s library.

Dr. Paul A. Knights Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by friends and family in memory of Paul A. Knights, a history professor at Allegheny for many years, is used for the purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

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Horace T., Class of 1912, and Gertrude, Class of 1911, Lavely Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by the family and friends of Professor and Mrs. Lavely, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students that are related to Professor Lavely’s interests: first in the fields of religion and philosophy; then in the areas of world affairs, operatic and symphonic music, and sports.

Belle Chase Layng, Class of 1901, Fund

The income from this fund is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Lewis Study Abroad Fund

The income from this fund, established by Lynn D. Lewis and Andrew B. Lewis, loyal friends of Allegheny College, provides support for eligible students who are studying abroad.

Charles F. Lewis, Class of 1909, Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Robert S. Waters, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Dieter P. Lotze Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by the friends and family of Dieter P. Lotze, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students, with preference given to those related to German and Hungarian literature.

Daniel C. Lund, Class of 1969, Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by friends and family of Daniel C. Lund, Class of 1969, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

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Katherine A. McCune Fund

The income from this fund, established by Mrs. McCune in memory of her sister, Helen R. Adams, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Lynn Olin Mead, Class of 1881, Fund

The income from this fund, established by Martha S. Mead, Class of 1883, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Elmer O. Minnigh, Class of 1882, Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Wendell E. Minnigh, Class of 1933, and his son, Joel D. Minnigh, Class of 1971, is used to purchase materials and resources for the College’s library.

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Frederick B. Odell Memorial Fund

The income from this fund is used to purchase books for the College’s library.

Marietta Laffer Olson ’27 Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by the family and friends of Marietta Laffer Olson, is used to purchase literature and poetry books for the library.

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Elizabeth A. Parsons Memorial Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by friends and family of Elizabeth A. Parsons, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Reverend Howard Grant Parsons Memorial Fund

The income from this fund is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

President Lawrence Lee Pelletier Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by alumni and friends of the College in memory of Lawrence L. Pelletier, former President of the College, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students with preference for those related to American politics and government.

Louise C. Pelletier Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by Lawrence Lee Pelletier, Allegheny College President from 1955 1980, in memory of his wife, is used for the purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Pope John XXIII Fund

The income from this fund is used to purchase materials in Roman Catholic history and theology for the College’s library.

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Katherine A. Reynolds Fund

The income from this fund, established by friends and family of Katherine A. Reynolds, is used for the purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Julian Lenhart Ross, Class of 1923, and Carol Moodey Ross, Class of 1928, Memorial Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by the family and friends of Carol Moodey Ross, Class of 1928, and Julian Lenhart Ross, Class of 1923, is used to purchase materials for the College’s library.

Nancy Warren Rylander, Class of 1949, Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by Gustave W. Rylander, Jr., Class of 1949, in memory of his late wife, Nancy Warren Rylander, Class of 1949, is used to purchase materials and resources for the College’s library.

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John Hinsdale Scheide Fund

The income from this fund, established by John Hinsdale Scheide, is used to purchase materials for the College’s library. Preference will be given to materials on Abraham Lincoln; materials that illuminate Lincoln’s life, his era and the Civil War; and materials related to Ida Tarbell.

Dr. and Mrs. John Ritchie Schultz Memorial Fund

The income from this fund is used to purchase books for the College’s library in the subject area of American literature.

Irene Klingener Selover Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Irene Klingener Selover in memory of her friend, Dr. Gideon Sundback, is used to replenish or increase the holdings of the Sundback Library of Chemistry.

Professor Elizabeth Stadtlander Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by friends and family of Elizabeth Stadtlander, is used for the purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Sundback Library of Chemistry

The income from this fund, established by Dr. Gideon Sundback, is used to provide a superior collection of educational resources and materials in chemistry, physics, and mathematics, which is housed in the College’s Sundback Library of Chemistry.

Stanley and Annette Swartley Fund

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Stanley Simpson Swartley, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students with preference given to those related to art, literature, and modern poetry.

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Charles N. Taft, Class of 1928, Memorial Fund

The income from this fund is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Philip E. Tate, Class of 1900, Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Mrs. Philip E. Tate, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Hattie Mae Thickstun, Class of 1902, Fund

The income from this fund, established by E. Lina Thickstun in memory of her daughter, Hattie Mae Thickstun, Class of 1902, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Arthur Webster Thompson, Class of 1897, Fund

The income from this fund, established by Mrs. Arthur W. Thompson in memory of her husband, is used for the purchase of educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Captain Woodrow C. Thompson, Class of 1959, Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by friends and family of Captain Woodrow C. Thompson, Class of 1959, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.

Titus Miller Memorial Book Fund

The income from this fund, established by Harriet Titus, Class of 1923, Ruth Titus Miller, Class of 1921, and William Titus, Class of 1926, in memory of their sister, Nellie E. Titus, Class of 1924, is used to purchase educational resources and materials related to English and history, according to the recommendations made by those departments.

Georgia Roberts Tuttle Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Arthur Tuttle, Alan Tuttle, and Carolyn Tuttle Borland, Class of 1957, in loving memory of their mother, Georgia Roberts Tuttle, Class of 1916, is used to purchase books, software and other documents for the College’s library or other College learning resources facilities in the subject areas of American and English literature and other areas of special interest to Mrs. Tuttle.

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Lewis Walker Memorial Fund

The income from this fund, established by Mrs. Walker and friends, in memory of Lewis Walker, Class of 1877, is used to purchase materials related to the Civil War for the College’s library, according to recommendations made by the History Department.

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Younger Fund

The income from this fund, established by Paul H. Younger, Class of 1931, and Helen Walker Younger, Class of 1934, is used to purchase educational resources and materials for Allegheny students.