Giving to the Library

Major Gifts

These individuals, corporations, and foundations made cumulative cash contributions of $10,000 or greater.

The Ahmanson Foundation

A gift in support of the UCLA History project. An additional gift to enhance the Ahmanson-Murphy Aldine Collection in the Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections

 

Alavi Foundation

To support acquisitions for the Library’s collections in Persian language and literature, Iranian history, and Islamic studies

Friends of UCLA Armenian Language and Culture Studies

To establish the Friends of UCLA Armenian Language and Culture Studies Collection Endowment to support the Library’s collections in Armenian studies

Infotrieve, Inc.

To augment the Infotrieve Collection Endowment Fund for the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library

Richard A. Lanham

To establish the Carol Dana Lanham Memorial Endowment for Books in Medieval Latin Studies

Stephen O. Lesser

To establish the Stephen O. Lesser Endowment to support the acquisition, processing, and preservation of Chinese materials in the Richard C. Rudolph East Asian Library

Constance Lodge*

To augment the Ardis Lodge Memorial Fund for the Reference Collection in the Charles E. Young Research Library

Marmor Foundation

To augment the Dr. Judd Marmor Endowed Collection in Psychiatry in the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library

Wallace I. Nispel*

To support the highest-priority needs of the Library

James O. Page Foundation

To process the James O. Page Collection for the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library

Norman J. and Armena B. Powell

To augment the Norman J. and Armena B. Powell Endowed Fund to support the highest-priority needs of the Library. An additional gift to the Library Associates, also in support of the highest-priority needs of the Library

Roth Family Foundation

To augment the Roth Family Foundation Endowed Fund for Los Angeles Photography in the Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections

Mrs. Raymond C. Rothman

To augment the Raymond C. Rothman Endowed Collection in the History of Cognitive Science in the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library

Russell G. Sherman
Cubby Sherman
Sara Sherman-Levine and Donn Levine
Amy Sherman Smith

To establish the Geraldine J. Sherman Memorial Endowment for Artists’ Books in the Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections

Cynthia J. Shelton and Gary B. Nash

To augment the Cynthia J. Shelton and Gary B. Nash Collection Endowment in Southwestern History and Culture

Ruth M. Simon

To establish the Ruth Simon Library Prize for Undergraduate Research for the Library. An additional gift to the Library Associates to support the highest-priority needs of the Library

Raymond Soto

To augment the Raymond Soto Endowed Collection in English and American Literature in the Charles E. Young Research Library. An additional gift to the Library Associates to support the highest-priority needs of the Library

Steinmetz Foundation

To support processing, cataloging, preservation, and promotion of the Ralph J. Bunche Papers in the Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collection

Edna and Yu-Shan Han Charitable Foundation

To support the Edna and Yu-Shan Han Collection Endowment Fund in the Richard C. Rudolph East Asian Library. Two additional gifts to the Library Associates in support of the highest-priority needs of the UCLA Library and the East Asian Library

Elizabeth D. Sweet

For processing, cataloging, and preservation of the William H. Sweet, MD, DSc Collection in the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library History and Special Collections for the Sciences

Joseph J. Torso*

To establish the University Librarian’s Regental Discretionary Fund under the direction of the University Librarian to support the highest-priority needs of the Library

Jacqueline S. Weber

To establish the Jacqueline and Eugen Weber Endowed Collection in European History

Gloria Werner

To augment the Gloria Werner Endowed Discretionary Fund to support the highest-priority needs of the Library

Joan S. Zenan

To support the highest-priority needs of the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library