Endowments

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Morris Library has a number of endowed funds to which you can donate.

An endowed fund is a way to give in perpetuity. You can provide support to a particular subject or area of the library. Through an outright gift of $25,000 or a pledge of $5,000 per year for five years, you can create an endowed fund.

Morris Library has a number of endowed funds.

Carl. L. Schweinfurth Endowment Fund

Established for the enhancement of African Studies Collections.

Charles D. and Maude B. Tenney Library Endowment Fund

Established for the purchase of library materials in the field of Liberal Arts.

Eugene T. Simonds Memorial Library Endowment Fund

Established to purchase library materials in the field of U.S. Military History.

Piper-Robeson Library Fund

Established to purchase books on Illinois History and Culture.

Lewis E. & Elizabeth Hahn Philosophy Book Fund

Established to purchase philosophy books and publications for Morris Library.

Elmer & Carol Johnson Criminology & Criminal Justice

Morris Library will devote the annual income to the purchase of books or journals not otherwise acquired routinely, in the specific subject matter areas of criminology and criminal justice.

Max & Anna Meyers Library Endowment Fund

Established to purchase library materials for the Science Division in the field of Chemistry and Chemistry-related subjects.

Alan M. Cohn Memorial

The intent of the endowment is to help acquire materials which reflect these broad interests and, on occasion, perhaps provide funding to help preserve or restore such items, or to aid in publication of Morris Library materials related to these same areas.

Religious & Philosophy Collection Endowment Fund

Established to purchase library materials in the field of Religious Studies.

Joseph R. Dillinger Library Fund

Established to purchase library materials in the fields of Science, Engineering and Medicine.

Education & Psychology Library Fund

Established to purchase library materials for the Education and Psychology Division of Morris Library.

Muriel N. & D. Lincoln Canfield Library Endowment

Established to purchase library materials in the field of Spanish language and Hispanic linguistics.

Virginia L. Marmaduke Library Endowment Fund

Established to purchase library materials in the fields of Journalism and Communications.

Browsing Room Endowment Fund

Established to purchase library materials for the Browsing Room collection of Morris Library.

Special Collections Library Endowment

Established to purchase library materials for the Special Collections Division of Morris Library.

Core Collection Endowment

Established to purchase library materials for Morris Library.

Social Studies Library Fund

Established to purchase library materials for the Social Studies Division of Morris Library.

Science Library Endowment

Established to purchase library materials for the Science Division of Morris Library.

Humanities Library Endowment

Established to purchase library materials for the Humanities Division of Morris Library.

Queen Library-History Fund

Paying some portion or all of the department’s annual budgets for historical periodicals and monographs for the library; and by paying for teaching aids in the classroom, such as maps.

Ralph & Melba McCoy Library Fund

Established to purchase library materials for the Freedom of the Press Collection.

Lindell W. & Viola Sturgis Library Fund

Established to purchase library materials in the fields of Business and Banking.

Joseph & Catherine Mignone McGraw Endowment

Established to support Irish literature and theatre collections in the Special Collections Research Center.