Donors to the IUP Libraries

The following individuals have generously given to the IUP Libraries.

Virginia C. Kuzneski Memorial Library Collection

Anthony R. and Jodell F. Kuzneski established an endowed fund to purchase library and reference materials for the nursing and allied health fields as a memorial to Virginia Catherine Kuzneski.

Sonia M. Adams

Sonia Adams gave a generous donation of DVDs and books to the IUP Libraries collection.

Martha S. Scheeren

Martha Scheeren's donation made it possible for the Libraries to add 373 children’s books to our collection.

John Conrad

John Conrad and his company have made generous donations to the IUP Libraries' collections.

Gerrard M. W. Wilson

Mr. Gerrard M. W. Wilson made a generous donation to the IUP Libraries to enhance its book collections.

Dr. Sonya M. Barclay

Dr. Sonya Barclay, a former member of the IUP History department, made a generous bequest to the IUP Libraries to support the purchase of academic titles.

Dr. Daniel A. Griffith

Dr. Daniel Griffith has generously donated to the IUP Libraries to support its science collections.

Richard Chamberlin Gift Collection

Richard Chamberlin (August 9, 1935–December 8, 2014) has donated over 1,000 books to the IUP Libraries.

Mary Jane Schafer '31 Memorial Collection

Mary Jane Schafer, an IUP alumna of the Class of 1931, was known to be a generous annual donor in support of the IUP Libraries, and, following her death in 2003, the Mary Jane Schafer Memorial Collection was created through the Foundation for IUP to honor her memory.

James E. Bobick Gift Collection

James E. Bobick, born June 7, 1943 has been a continuous donor and loyal supporter of the IUP Libraries and has donated over 1,000 books in the past decade.

Francis O. and Louise S. Lamberson Endowment

Francis “Slim” Owen Lamberson (August 27, 1906–January 16, 2000) and Louise Fink Stump Lamberson (March 12, 1912–October 13, 2001) created the Francis and Louise Lamberson Endowment at Indiana University of Pennsylvania to support the IUP Libraries.

Earl J. Hunt Lincolniana Collection

Dr. Earl Joseph Hunt (August 1, 1928–July 9, 2008) was an optometrist who spent more than four decades compiling the contents of his Abraham Lincoln memorabilia collection, which he personally donated to the IUP Special Collections and University Archives.

Dr. Irwin Marcus Book Collection

The Irwin M. Marcus Collection not only represents Marcus’ career as a history professor at IUP from 1969 to 2005, but also his research into labor history, coal culture, and the steel industry in western Pennsylvania.

Rosaly DeMaios Roffman Collection

The Rosaly DeMaios Roffman Collection contains teaching materials, professional activities, correspondence, biographical information, collaborative projects, publications, literature, and other materials.

Charles A. Davis Memorial

The Charles A. Davis Memorial Music Library Collection is used to purchase books, scores, and sound recordings in support of the educational work and research of the IUP Music Department.

William H. Culp Library Collection for Transpersonal Psychology

Dr. William H. Culp's gift supports purchases of materials for the IUP Libraries benefiting students and faculty studying transpersonal psychology.

Norma Beaumont Memorial

Dr. Lee Beaumont, a retired IUP faculty member, established the Norma Beaumont Memorial.