Current Endowments at the University of Georgia Libraries

Alumni Library Fund
Established in 1920 by gifts from alumni.  The purpose of the fund is to buy books for the Library, preferably in connection with Southern and American history.

Ann McWhorter Memorial Fund
Established in November 1956 by Dr. William B. McWhorter '09 for his daughter, Ann McWhorter.  The purpose of the fund is to purchase books and periodicals for the Library.

Dooley Library Endowment Fund
Established in March 1988 by Vincent and Barbara Dooley.  The purpose of the fund is to provide support and enhance the Library through purchases of books and materials to support special activities for the Library.

Green Technology Endowment Fund
Established in August 1999 by John Lindsey Ludwig '61 in honor of Marie Green-Meacham, Judson Leon Green Jr., Holcombe Tucker Green, Henry Derriel Green, Ethel Green McClendon and Helen Green Battle.  The purpose of the fund is to provide technology support for the Georgia Room in the Hargrett Library.

Hargrett Library Fund
Established in October 1979 by Felix '24 and Sally Hargrett for Wesley and Leila Hargrett.  The purpose of the fund is to provide support for the Rare Book Collection of the Library and to purchase printed materials and manuscripts in the fields of history and the humanities.

James Waldo Woodruff, Sr. Chattahoochee River Valley Endowment
Established in June 1999 by the J.W. and Ethel I. Woodruff Foundation.  The purpose of the fund is to develop a unique and comprehensive collection of books, manuscripts and other materials relating to the Chattahoochee River Valley.

J.H.R. Washington Science Library Fund
Established in October 1950 by the estate of Hugh Vernon Washington.  The purpose of the fund is to purchase books on science.

J.H.T. McPherson Memorial Fund
Established in July 1975 by Dr. Ellis Merton Coulter for his close friend and colleague, Dr. John Hanson Thomas McPherson.  The purpose of the fund is to purchase books, periodicals and other resource material within the fields of history and political science that relate to the state of Georgia, the history of the South and American history.

Joy Bright Hancock Fund
Established in October 1980 by the estate of Joy Bright Hancock.  The purpose of the fund is to support the Library collections in Naval and Military Science, Women's Studies and United States History.

Library Support Trust Fund
Established in October 1939 by the estate of Dr. Robert Alexander Simpson 1877.  The purpose of the fund is to support the growth of the Main and Science Library's collections through the purchase of books or other appropriate library media forms.

Lucy Hargrett Draper Collection Fund
Established in September 1996 in honor of Mrs. Lucy Hargrett Draper.  The purpose of the fund is to support the acquisition of materials for the Lucy Hargrett Draper Collection: British and American Women in History and Law with an emphasis on the major figures in the American and British women's suffrage movements.

Mingledorff-Lorimer Lecture in Print Media Fund
Established in 1998 by Mrs. Huldah Mingleforff-Lorimer '33.  The purpose
of the fund is to support a lecture series, which will promote the George Horace Lorimer Center for Print Media in the Hargrett Library, by attracting an audience of researchers, scholars and other patrons interested in print media.

O.C. Aderhold Library Endowment Fund
Established in May 1965 by the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society in honor of Dr. Omer Clyde Aderhold '23.  The purpose of the fund is to purchase books, periodicals, computer equipment, computer software and other items, which will advance the technology and growth of the Library.

Scott M. Cutlip Endowment Fund
Established in September 2002 by the estate of Scott M. Cutlip.  The purpose of the fund is to support the preservation of the Peabody Award Archives through the purchase of supplies, equipment, contract services and maintenance necessary to preserve the archives.

Miller Learning Center Endowment Fund
Established in October 2000 from gifts of various donors.  The purpose of the fund is to support the technology and programming for the Electronic Library portion of the Miller Learning Center.

Susan Frances Barrow Tate Fund
Established in December 1988 by the Athens Historical Society in honor of the 80th birthday of Mrs. Susan Frances Barrow Tate '30.  She was the University of Georgia Library Assistant in the Special Collections division for 22 years.  The purpose of the fund is to provide additional funding for the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library to procure rare books, documents and other materials.

W. Porter Kellam Library Enrichment Fund
Established in December 1982 by Mr. and Mrs. David F. Bishop in honor of Porter Kellam.  Mr. Kellam served as Director of the Library for 20 years.  The purpose of the fund is to bring scholars and lecturers to the University to address issues of interest to the Library faculty.

William Sidney Rozier Memorial Support Fund
Established in March 1996 by Charles Rozier in memory of his brother, William Sidney Rozier.  The purpose of the fund is to purchase books and periodicals for the Science Library in the fields of physics, astronomy, cosmology and mathematical physics.  

 

For more information about establishing a collection endowment, please contact:

Chantel Dunham
Director of Development
University Libraries
(706) 542-0628
cdunham@uga.edu