Information Update - Spring 2000

1999 Friends of the Library Endowment Gifts

As Chair of the Friends of the Weinberg Advisory Council, I am very pleased to announce the 1999 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 endowment 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 Selection Committee and the Library
Faculty selected the following titles.
Adams, Janus. Freedom Days: 365 Inspired Moments in Civil Rights History. John Wiley Se Sons, 1997. E185.61 .A232 1998
Bondanella, Peter C. Dictionary of Italian Literature. Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996. REF PQ4006 .D45 1996
Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Canterbury Tales: The New Ellesmere Chaucer Monochromatic Facsimile (of Huntington Library MS EL 26 C 9). Edited by Daniel Woodward and Martin Stevens. Tokyo: Yushodo, 1997. Spec. Coll. PR 1866 .W661997
Green, Miranda J. Dictionary of Celtic Myth & Legend. Thames & Hudson, 1992. REF BL900 .G 731992
Greenfield, Jane. ABC of Bookbinding: An Illustrated Glossary of Terms for Collectors & Conservators. Oak Knoll Press, 1998. 2266.7 .G741998
Harland, D. M. The Mir Space Station: A Precursor w Space Colonization. John Wiley & Sons, 1 997. TL 789.8 .S652 M564 199
Howell, Dorothy L Environmental Stewardship: Images from Popular Culture. Greenwood Publishing Group, 1997. NX180 .S6 H721997
Lives and Works in the Arts: From the Renaissance to the 20th Century. 9 volumes. Sharpe Reference, 1997. NX 449.5 158 1997
Michener, Anna J. Becoming Anna: The Autobiography of a Sixteen `:'ear Ofd. University of Chicago Press, 1998. HV6626.52 .M54 1998
Nisan, Mordechai. Identity and Civilization: Essays on Judaism, Christianity and Islam. University Press of America, 1999. BPI 73 .J8 N57 1999
Scott; William E. November 22, 1963: A Reference Guide to the JFK Assassination, University Press of America, 1999. REF E842.9 .S37 1999
Stevens, Martin and Daniel Woodward, editors. The Ellesmere Chaucer: Essays in Interpretation. Huntington Library=,1995. PR1874 .E44 1995
Perek Shirah: Kol Ha-Omer Be•Khol Yam. London: Facsimile Editions, 1996. Spec. Coll. 8M675 .P6 Z527
Yalof, David Alistair. Pursuit of Justices: Presidential Politics and the Selection of Supreme Court Nominees. University of Chicago Press, 1999. KF8 [42.1'351999
Books on Order: Mann, Janet, et at. Cetacean Societies: Field Studies of Dolphins and Whales. University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Young, Elizabeth. Disarming the Nation: Mitten's Writing and the American Civil War. University of Chicago Press, 1999.
I want to add a special thank you to all of our Friends members and supporters who have so generously given their time and contributions toward building the Friends of the Weinberg Library Endowment Fund during the past year.

Diane Murray
Chair, Friends of the Library Advisory Council