Information Update - Fall 2001

Latest Friends of the Library Gifts

As Chair of the Friends of the Weinberg Advisory Board, I am very pleased to announce the 2000 Friends of the Library gifts for the Weinberg Library. The hard work and dedication of the Friends of the Library organization in building the Friends of the Library Endowment Fund reaped great benefits again this year. Endowment earnings of $1,500 were used to purchase a wide array of titles from reference books to Special Collections gems. The Friends Gift of the Library Selection Committee and the Library Faculty selected the following titles.
Peebles, Curtis. Asteroids: A History. Smithsonion Institution Press, 2000. QB651 .P44 2000
Marten, James. The Children’s Civil War. University of North Carolina Press, 2000. E468.9 .M125 1998
Dear America: Scholastic Children’s Book Series:
Across the Wide & Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell. ED LAB PZ7 .G8619 Ac 1997
A Coal Miner’s Bride: The Diary of Annetka Kaminski, Latimer, Pennsylvania, 1896. ED LAB PZ7.B2844 Co 2000
Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, The Great Migration North, Chicago, Illinois 1919. ED LAB PZ7.M478693 Cm 2000
Dreams in the Golden Country: The Diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish Immigrant Girl, New York City, 1903. ED LAB PZ7.L3274 Dr 1998
The Great Railroad Race: The Diary of Libby West, Utah Territory, 1868. ED LAB PZ7.G8619 Gr 1999
I Thought My Soul Would Rise & Fly: The Diary of Patsy, A Freed Girl, Mars Bluff, South Carolina, 1865. ED LAB PZ7.H1933 Iaj 1997
The Journal of Augustus Pelletier: The Lewis & Clark Expedition. ED LAB PZ7.L3274 J1 2000
The Journal of James Edmond Pease: A Civil War Union Soldier, Virginia, 1863. ED LAB PZ7.M9535 Jo 1998
The Journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce: A Pilgrim Boy, Plym outh Plantation, 1620. ED LAB PZ7.R459 Jo 2000
The Journal of Joshua Loper: A Black Cowboy, The Chisholm Trail, 1871. ED LAB PZ7.M992 Jo 1999
The Journal of Otto Peltonen: A Finnish Immigrant. ED LAB PZ7.D9323 Jm 2000
The Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins: A World War II Soldier, Normandy, France 1944. ED LAB PZ7.M992 Jp 1999
The Journal of Sean Sullivan: A Transcontinental Railroad Worker, Nebraska & Points West 1876. ED LAB PZ7.D9323 Jo 1999
The Journal of William Thomas Emerson: A Revolutionary War Patriot, Boston, Massachusetts, 1774. ED LAB PZ7.D4135 Jo 1998
The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung: A Chinese Miner, California, 1852. ED LAB PZ7.Y44 Jo 2000
A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620. ED LAB PZ7.L3274 Jo 1996
A Line in the Sand: The Alamo Diary of Lucinda Lawerence, Gonzales, Texas, 1836. ED LAB PZ7.G18415 Li 1998
My Brother’s Keeper: Virginia’s Diary, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1863. ED LAB PZ7.O81167 Mt 2000
My Heart Is on the Ground: The Diary of Nannie Little Rose, a Sioux Girl, Carlisle Indian School, Pennsylvania, 1880. ED LAB PZ7.R459 My 1999
My Secret War: The World War II Diary of Madeline Beck, New York 1941. ED LAB PZ7.O81167 My 2000
One Eye Laughing, the Other Weeping: The Diary of Julie Weiss. ED LAB PZ7 .D4135 On 2000
Our Strange New Land: Elizabeth’s Diary, Jamestown, Virginia, 1609. ED LAB PZ7.H4317 Ou 2000
A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl, Belmont Planta tion, Virginia, 1859. ED LAB PZ7.M478693 Pi 1997
So Far From Home: The Diary of Mary Driscoll, an Irish Mill Girl, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1847. ED LAB PZ7.D4135 So 1997
Standing in the Light: The Captive Diary of Catherine Carey Logan, Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania, 1763. ED LAB PZ7.O81167 St 1998
Voyage on the Great Titanic: The Diary of Margaret Ann Brady. ED LAB PZ7.W58274 Vo 1998
West to a Land of Plenty: The Diary of Teresa Angelino Viscardi. ED LAB PZ7.M9535 We 1998
When Will This Cruel War Be Over? The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson, Gordonsville, Virginia, 1864. ED LAB PZ7.D4135 Wh 1996
The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1777. ED LAB PZ7 .G8619 Wi 1996
Reading, Richard P. Endangered Animals: A Reference Guide to Conflicting Issues. Greenwood Press, 2000. REF QL82 .E55 2000
Gutenberg Bible. Facsimile of the 1456 edition. 3 volume set in slipcase. Brussel and Brussel, 1968. Spec. Coll. Z241 .B58 1968 a
Mauro, Anthony. Illustrated Great Decisions of the Supreme Court. CQ Press, 2000. REF KF4549 .M334 2000
Coles, Robert. Lives of Moral Leadership . Random House, 2000. BJ1547.4 .C64 2000
Jeep, John, editor. Medieval Germany: An Encyclopedia. Garland, 2000. REF DD157 .M43 2001
Meyer, Michael C. The Oxford History of Mexico. Oxford University Press, 2000. REF F1226 .O94 2000
Science and Technology Encyclopedia. University of Chicago Press, 2000. REF Q121 .S34 2000
Barrett, David B.; George T. Kurian, and Todd M . Johnson. World Christian Encyclopedia: A Comparative Survey of Churches and Religions in the Modern World. Oxford University Press, 2001. 2 vols. REF BR157 .W67 2001
Kelly, Robert J. Encyclopedia of Organized Crime in the U.S.: From Capone’s Chicago to the New Urban Underworld. Greenwood Press, 2000. REF HV 6446 .K43 2000
I want to add a special thank you to all of our Friends mem bers and supporters who have so generously given their time and contributions toward building the Friends of the Library Endowment Fund during the past year.
Diane Murray
President, Friends of the Library Advisory Council
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