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Law Library - Endowed Funds

Robert Burns Memorial Book Fund – a gift of Mrs. Robert Burns FR in memory of her husband

Robert Cantwell A.B. '53 J.D. '56 Law Library Fund – a gift of Barbara Cantwell in honor of her husband

Jack G. Clarke Comparative Law Book Fund – a gift of Jack G. Clarke LL.B. 1952 for acquisitions related to comparative and international law

Edward Cornell Law Librarian Fund – a gift of George D. Cornell FR

Cuccia Honor with Books Fund – a gift of Francis P. Cuccia LL.B. 1912

Mary Heagen Cuccia Memorial Book Fund – a gift of Francis P. Cuccia LL.B. 1912 in honor of his wife

Arthur H. and Mary Marden Dean Library Fund – a gift of Arthur H. Dean A.B. 1919, J.D. 1923

Thomas B. Gilchrist Memorial Endowment – a gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Von Elverfeldt FR

Sheppard Guryan J.D. '67 Law Library Endowment – a gift of Sheppard A. Guryan J.D. '67

Guryan Family Law Librarian's Endowment – a gift of Sheppard A. Guryan J.D. '67

Kurt Hanslowe Memorial Fund – a gift of Nanette Hanslowe FR and multiple donors in memory of Cornell Law School professor Kurt Hanslowe

J. Arthur Jennings Law Library Fund – a gift of the Estate of J. Arthur Jennings A.B. 1918 LL.B. 1919

Herbert D. Laube Endowment Fund – a gift of Vivian Laube M.S. '46 in honor of her husband

Library Director's Discretionary Fund –gift of an anonymous donor

Judge Alfred J. Loew Memorial Fund – a gift of Alfred J. Loew LL.B. 1921, augmented by multiple gifts from the family of Alfred Loew

Arthur H. Rosenbloom J.D. '59 Law Library Endowment – a gift from Arthur H. Rosenbloom J.D. '59

Nelson & Hattie Rosenbaum Book Fund – a gift of Paul L. Rosenbaum B.E.E. '57 and Brenda Rosenbaum A.B. '61

Sonya A. Sasuta Memorial Fund – a gift of Peter Sasuta

 

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Unnamed Law Library Funds for Acquisitions

Although not officially named, Law Library funds dedicated to acquisitions are associated with the following persons:

Earl J. Bennett – Earl J. Bennett LL.B. 1901 established in 1908 "a fund devoted to the collection of all U.S. and territorial session laws in existence."In 1929, he endowed "the Bennett Collection for its perpetual development."

Lyman P. Smith – A member of the Law School faculty from 1921 until his sudden death in 1951.

George Judd Tansey – Cornell Class of 1888.The Cornell Law Quarterly of 1926-1927 reported, "The Cornell Club of St. Louis is giving a sum as a nucleus of a George J. Tansey Memorial Fund, the income of which is to be used for the purchase of books or other material for the Library of the Law School.Such a fund is most appropriate as a memorial to Mr. Tansey, who was a great lover of books, and was also deeply interested in the Law School at Cornell" (12 The Cornell Law Quarterly 61).

Charles Edward Van Cleef – An Ithaca doctor, Van Cleef died in 1896 at age 46.His brother, Mynderse, Cornell Class of 1874, has a scholarship in the Law School named for him.

George R. Van Namee – A graduate of Cornell's College of Law in 1901, LL.B., George R. Van Namee in his professional life was a close associate of New York State Governor Alfred E. Smith, whom he served as secretary while Smith was governor and for some time after he left office.

E. E. Willever – The librarian of the Law Library circa 1920 (appointed in 1911), when Cornell Law School was housed in Boardman Hall (demolished in 1959 to make way for Olin Library, completed in 1961).

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