Endowed Funds

The generous support of the following endowed funds enables the Bryn Mawr College Libraries to purchase materials in support of the teaching and research mission of the College.

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Sarah Hunter Gerdine Fund for Periodicals

View a cumulative list of individual titles purchased, beginning with fiscal year 2003.

Designated for the purchase of periodicals for the general collection. Established by Marion Bierwirth, Class of 1947, and husband John, in honor of her aunt, Sarah Hunter Gerdine.

A lifelong resident of Athens, Georgia, Ms. Gerdine's father, "owned an extensive private library, which he shared with … the entire Athens community, who were free to borrow books from his collection." The Gerdine Fund will serve as a lasting tribute to her love of books and learning."

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Susan Brandeis Gilbert Fund

Designated for the purchase of books in History (Law).

Established by a gift from Eleanor M. Delanoy, Class of 1919, in memory of Susan Brandeis Gilbert, Class of 1915.

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Arthur L. Goodhart Fund for Library

Designated for the purchase of materials for the general collection, with a preference for reference materials.

Established by a gift from Arthur L. Goodhart, who stated he was making the gift, "Because of the great interest my niece, Phyllis Goodhart Gordan, has had in Bryn Mawr College."

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Howard Lehman Goodhart Memorial Fund

Designated for the purchase of books and manuscripts printed or written before 1600 and appropriate for the Marjorie Walter Goodhart Medieval Library.

Established by a gift from John D. Gordan, Jr. on occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of his graduation from Harvard University) in memory of his father-in-law Howard Lehman Goodhart.

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Howard L. Gray History Book Fund

Designated for the purchase of books in History.

Established at the bequest of Howard L. Gray, Professor of History at Bryn Mawr from 1915 to 1940.

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Cecil Dudley Gregg Memorial Fund

Designated for the purchase of books in Chemistry and Physics.

Established by an initial gift from Marian Gregg King (Mrs. Clarence H. King), Class of 1920, in memory of her father, Cecil W. Gregg. Marian Gregg King also established a fund in memory of her mother, the Jessie Howard Gregg Fund. She died in 1989.

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Jessie Howard Gregg Fund

Designated for the purchase of materials in French.

Established by a gift from Marian Gregg Tichvinsky, Class of 1920, in memory of her mother, Jessie Howard Gregg. Marion Gregg Tichvinsky also established the Cecil Dudley Gregg Memorial Fund in memory of her father. Marian Gregg Tichvinsky died in 1989.

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Dorothy Grant Hammond Library Fund

Designated for the purchase of materials for the general collection, with a preference for those in Psychology.

Established in 1988 by the Grant Hammond family in honor of the late Dorothy Grant Hammond's 50th Reunion. Dorothy Grant Hammond majored in French.

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Margaret Gair Harper Library Fund

Designated for the purchase of materials in History.

Established at the bequest of Margaret G. Harper, M.A. 1928, in memory of her parents, made jointly the libraries of Bryn Mawr and Mt. Holyoke Colleges.

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Anne-Lindsey White Harper 1914 and Eleanor Washburn Emery 1914 Book Fund

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Designated for the purchase of books in English Literature and History of Art.

Established by a gift from Eleanor Emery Harper, Class of 1940, and her husband, Paul C. Harper, in memory of their mothers, both members of the Class of 1914.

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Alice Martin Hawkins Fund

Designated for the purchase of Fiction books, specifically that by Women Authors.

Established at the bequest of Alice Martin Hawkins, Class of 1907.

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Joseph and Gertrude Silverman Heimowitz Library Fund

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Designated for the purchase of general library materials, with a preference for reference materials.

Established by a gift of Julia Heimowitz Greenbaun, Class of 1955, in memory of her parents and in honor of her 40th Reunion.

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Susan Follansbee Hibbard Memorial Book Fund

Designated for the purchase of materials for the general collection, with a preference for those in German.

Established at the bequest of Aimee G.L. McKenzie, Class of 1897, "in happy recognition of her beloved friend and classmate Susan Follansbee Hibbard." Both Susan Follansbee Hibbard's and Aimee G.L. McKenzie's major subjects were Latin and German.

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Helen Strong Hoyt Library Fund

Designated for the purchase of materials for the general collection, with a preference for those in English literature.

Established at the bequest of Helen Strong Hoyt, Class of 1897, M.A. 1898, whose degrees were in English.

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Agi Jambor Library Fund

Designated for the purchase of materials in Music.

Begun with donations.

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Henrietta C. Jennings Endowment Fund for Library Development

Designated for the purchase of reference materials in the areas of Economics, Government, and History.

Established by Henrietta C. Jennings, Class of 1922, M.A. 1923, Ph.D. 1927.

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Johnson Alumnae Association Book Fund

Designated for the purchase of book in English literature.

Established by a gift from the Mr. and Mrs. Lewis M. Johnson Alumnae Association. The Mr. and Mrs. Lewis M. Johnson School was located at 2023 Delancy Place, Philadelphia, from 1880 until it closed in 1895.

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Jones Fund for Books and Periodicals in the Humanities

Designated for the purchase of materials in the Humanities.

Established at the bequest of Ms. Jones.

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