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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Dr. Jane Oppenheimer Fund

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Designated for the purchase of books in Biology.

Established by gifts from students, colleagues, and friends of Jane Oppenheimer, Class of 1932 and member of the Bryn Mawr College Faculty from 1938 until her retirement in 1980.

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Elizabeth Plunkett Paddock Fund

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Designated for the purchase of books in the Humanities.

Established by Joan Paddock Maxwell, Class of 1963, to honor her grandmother, Elizabeth Plunkett Paddock, Class of 1902.

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Judith A. Palmer Book Fund

Designated for the purchase of books for the general collection.

Judith A. Palmer, Class of 1967, and Katherine J. Kurnick, Class of 1968, were killed in an automobile accident in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Mr. and Mrs. Barney Palmer established this fund in memory of their daughter.

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Mary E. Scribner Palmer Memorial Fund

Designated for the purchase of books in Music.

Established in 1924 from contributions from the Class of 1912 and others in memory of Mary E. Scribner Palmer (Mrs. Nahum Chapin Palmer), Class of 1912, who died in 1924.

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Elizabeth W. Pearson Memorial Fund for Library Books

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

Established by the Class of 1924 at its Fortieth Reunion, in memory of Elizabeth Winsor Pearson, Class of 1892, mother of Elizabeth Pearson Horrocks, Class of 1924. Elizabeth W. Pearson's major subjects were Greek and Latin. Elizabeth Pearson Horrocks' major subjects were French and History.

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Matilda McCracken Peck Book Fund

Designated for the purchase of books in Growth and Structure of Cities (Architecture).

Established at the bequest of Matilda McCracken Peck, Class of 1933.

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Christine Brown Penniman Fund for the Library

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

Begun with five gifts in memory of Christine Brown Penniman, Class of 1914. "These gifts represent a special project of Baltimore Alumnae for Bryn Mawr at the Tenth Decade Campaign… Mrs. Penniman was greatly beloved and respected in Baltimore and there is reason to believe that several younger members of her family, as well as Alumnae in the Baltimore area, will contribute to this fund in her memory." Mrs. Penniman's major subjects were History, Economics, and Politics.

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Anne duPont Peyton Fund for the Library

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

Established by a gift from Bernard Peyton, of Princeton, New Jersey, to establish a library fund in the name of his mother.

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Jeanette Ridlon Piccard Book Fund

Designated for the purchase of books in the History of Religion (Christian Studies).

Established as the 55th Reunion gift from the Class of 1918 to honor Jeanette Ridlon Piccard.

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Margaret Plass Library Fund

Designated for the purchase of books in the History of Art and Africana Studies (African and Native American Arts).

Established by gifts from alumnae and friends in honor of Margaret Plass, Class of 1917.

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Barbara Thacher Plimpton and Elizabeth Thacher Hawn Library Fund

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Designated for the purchase of materials in History and the History of Art.

Established by a gift from Barbara Achincloss Thacher, Class of 1940, and her husband, Thomas Thacher, in honor of their daughters, Barbara Thacher Plimpton, Class of 1965, and Elizabeth Thacher Hawn, Class of 1968.

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Louise Hyman Pollak Memorial Book Fund

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

Established in memory of Louise Hyman Pollak, Class of 1908, by the Bryn Mawr Club of Cincinnati. Further contributions were made by members of the Class of 1908 and friends at different times. Louise Hyman Pollak's major subjects were Modern History, Economics, and Politics.

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Goldie Horton Porter Book Fund

Designated for the purchase of books in Mathematics (Real and Complex Variables).

Established at the bequest of Goldie Horton Porter.

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Iris Calderhead Pratt Book Fund

Designated for the purchase of books in English literature.

Established by a gift of Iris Calderhead Pratt, graduate student from 1910-1913.

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