Donors to the IUP Libraries

  • The following individuals have generously given to the IUP Libraries.

  • Norma Beaumont Memorial
    Dr. Lee Beaumont, a retired IUP faculty member, established the Norma Beaumont Memorial.
    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.
    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.
    Rosaly DeMaios Roffman Collection
    The Rosaly DeMaios Roffman Collection contains teaching materials, professional activities, correspondence, biographical information, collaborative projects, publications, literature, and other materials.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    Richard Chamberlin Gift Collection
    Richard Chamberlin (August 9, 1935–December 8, 2014) has donated over 1,000 books to the IUP Libraries.