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For Friends of the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Fall 2011Whats Inside Page 2 Speaking out by John Ingram; Student assistant scholarship winner Page 3 e architecture of Alfred Browning ParkerPage 11 Gator Rocks Jewelry; Exhibits; Friends of the Libraries formPages 4-8 Friends of the Libraries; Cruise the Caribbean with the PCMPage 12 Deans Message Robert A. (Bob) Bryan honored at receptionBy Barbara Hood Public Information Ocer Robert A. (Bob) Bryan was honored at a reception on October 22, 2011 for his contributions to the George A. Smathers Libraries Leadership Board. Bryan, former interim president of the University of Florida (1989-90), joined the leadership board in 2004 and continued to provide leadership and service to the libraries through 2010. His contributions to the board included lobbying and advocating the vital role of the UF Libraries in academic success and excellence. His long-time association with UF and the libraries are greatly valued and appreciated. Bryan viewed his service on the library leadership board as an avenue to nd people who want to support the libraries. Im impressed by the quality of the people on the board. Its one of the most impressive boards that we have (at UF). Im very optimistic that we will do some good, he said while serving on the board. e reception was attended by Bryans friends and family members who paid tribute to him by sharing anecdotes and memories of him through the years. e libraries presented him with a plaque to be placed under one of the restored windows in the Smathers Library Grand Reading Room. Bryans children Lyla and Matthew initiated the Robert A. & Kathryn W. Bryan Library Fund in April 2011 to honor their parents. e fund supports the purchase of library research materials and books for English literature to benet UF students, faculty, sta and researchers.Page 9 Donors to the Panama Canal Museum Endowment Bob Bryan (center) greets friends and family. Bob Bryan was given a plaque that will be placed under one of the restored windows in Smathers Library Grand Reading Room.Page 10 Richard Carris on supporting the libraries; NewspaperCat
2 Chapter One Library student assistant scholarship winner Kristina Wilson, a senior from Miami, Florida, was awarded the fall 2011 James and Leslie Rutherford Library Student Assistant Scholarship. Wilson works at the Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) in a variety of capacities including cataloging, copy cataloging and upgrade cataloging. She is an English major with a minor in art history. Wilson curated the exhibition Anomalies and Curiosities of the Baldwin Library of Historical Childrens Literature in the Special Collections gallery of Smathers Library August 1-September 15, 2011. e $500 scholarship is awarded during the fall and spring semesters to a student assistant employed by the Smathers Libraries.Dean Judy Russell and Associate Dean for Advancement and Development Samuel Huang award the scholarship to Kristina Wilson.But wait! eres more to be done!!! We have all been opportuned usually on TV and now more recently through the Internet to buy into what is claimed to be a bargain: Two for the price of one; new and improved and double the quantity; just pay shipping and handling. If not completely satised, (double) your money back! Too good to be true? Too oen not true enough to be even partially good. In this, my rst essay as the Library Leadership Boards president, I want to begin by acknowledging all the good and positive work that the Dean of Libraries, the Associate Dean for Advancement and Development and other members of the libraries sta have garnered for the Smathers Libraries. Having been both a former administrator within the libraries as well as its interim Development Ocer on several occasions, I understand only too well the metaphor that if the head does not lead, the body will not go where it should. I also believe strongly that leaders can only be successful if they are willing and able to do what they ask others to do. We are looking right into the face of the conclusion to the University of Florida capital campaign. With little more than a year to go, the libraries are standing on a precipice for our portion of the campaign: do we stop where we are, almost make our goal and rest content, avoiding a drop into the precipice of failure? Or do we gather speed and leap the gap that separates us from our success? We are the many friends of the libraries who have contributed time, inuence and substance to help us reach our goal of $20 million: members of the board (past and present), members of the libraries (sta and librarians), faculty, students, alumni and many other supporters have enabled us through monetary and in-kind gis to reach at present 82 percent of our goal. We have achieved this level of success because we have honored and memorialized family and friends by naming windows in the Smathers Library; some of us have created endowments that support not only the collections but the services that our students, faculty and friends have come to rely on for their work; we have used the books of honor program for family, friends and those we admire. Academics, administrators, alumni and collectors have generously given us gis of their collections without which our research resources would be much the poorer. Tom Woodell, our boards immediate past president, included in his nal report the words: continuing eorts and annuity-like support are critical to the ongoing ability of the libraries to meet the needs of the other various academic programs on the campus of the University of Florida. It will be my goal, in concert with the board and the libraries, to bridge the gap that remains and achieve a successful conclusion to the libraries part of the capital campaign. By John Ingram Library Leadership Board PresidentSpeaking out John Ingram
Chapter One 3 On September 23, 2011 the Architecture Archives in the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections hosted a special event and reception honoring the architecture of renowned architect Alfred Browning Parker. Parkers architectural career spanned seven decades and he was one of Floridas most prolic and inuential midtwentieth century modernist architects. He was greatly inuenced by Frank Lloyd Wrights Organic Architecture and was the only architect Wright recommended as an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Fellowan honor that recognizes architects who have made a signicant contribution to both architecture and the greater society, achieving a standard of excellence in architecture at both a local and national level. e celebration featured a lecture and book signing by Randolph C. Henning, author of the new book, e Architecture of Alfred Browning Parker: Miamis Maverick Modernist and a special viewing of Our Pacesetters a documentary lm by Holly du Rivage. Two special exhibitions were also featured: Alfred Browning Parker: A Lifes Work, and an exhibition by graduate students from the UF School of Architecture, Digital Interpretations of the Regional Architecture of Alfred Browning Parker. e author, Randolph Henning, delighted the Parker family, friends and architecture students with his personal memories of Alfred Browning Parker during their eighteen year relationship while writing the book, and lmmaker Holly du Rivage spoke of her familys relationship with Parker as he designed her family home and the lasting impact he made in their lives. Especially memorable were the personal accounts from family members who spoke of the lasting legacy of Alfred Browning Parker as an architect and beloved husband and father. e Director of the School of Architecture, Martin Gold, and professor Guy W. Peterson spoke of Parkers architectural inuence on the next generation of architects and invited the audience to view the detailed analyses done by the students in the exhibition. John Nemmers, the descriptive archivist who worked closely with Parker in processing his collection, shared the importance Parker placed on the education of future architects by providing them access to documents of our built heritage. Parker was instrumental in establishing the Architecture Archives in the Smathers Libraries when he deposited his architectural collection at UF, and the Architecture Archives has now become the leading repository in the state of Florida for the preservation and scholarly research of Floridas architectural heritage. For more information about the Architecture Archives visit www.uib. u.edu/spec/architecture/ or contact Cynthia Peterson at cynthialpeterson@ u.edu or call the library development oce at (352) 273-2505.THE ARCHITECTURE OF Alfred Browning ParkerBy Cynthia Peterson Curator, Architecture Archives Members of the Alfred Browning Parker family stand to be recognized.
4 Chapter One e libraries of the University of Florida form the largest information resource system in the state of Florida. Nine campus libraries support the universitys increasingly broad research and instruction programs. Over the past 100 years, faculty and librarians have built hundreds of specialized collections, now totaling more than four million volumes, printed in practically every written language by publishers throughout the world. e George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida include specialized collections in science, architecture, art, history, languages, music and health sciences. e collections cover all areas of contemporary knowledge, from agriculture to zoology and from philosophy to history. e libraries serve all of the universitys faculty and students, but each has a special mission to be the primary support of specic colleges and degree programs. e libraries support the very best educational, research and service performance by university faculty and students, using the latest online technology and time-honored methods of collection and preservation. For more information on giving to the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida contact Samuel Huang, associate dean for advancement and development, at (352) 273-2505. F Friends of the George A. Smathers LibrariesIncludes gifts received by the George A. Smathers Libraries from November 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011 GIFTSCORPORATIONS AND FOUNDATIONS Donors of $100,000 or More Panama Canal Museum Donors of $10,000 to $49,999 A. H. Burnett Foundation The Community Foundation, Inc. JAX Health Education Program, Inc. Donors of $1,000 to $9,999 AXA Foundation Bates Family Foundation Howard & Maryam Newman Family Foundation Office for Architecture, Inc. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP George Smathers Libraries Leadership board Wells Fargo Foundation The Woodell Family Foundation, Inc. Donors of $500 to $999 Duval County Medical Society EBSCO Industries, Inc. GE Foundation Donors of $250 to $499 Books, Inc. Eli Lilly & Co. Foundation Imagine That, Inc. NextEra Energy Foundation, Inc. Procter & Gamble Co. Donors of Less than $249 ASK Associates Constellation Energy Group Delta Gamma Sorority Harris, Guidi, Rosner, Dunlap, et al. Houston Gator Club IBM Corp. Intel Foundation Marathon Oil Co. Mariner Energy, Inc. Second Nature East, Inc. Walt Disney Co. Foundation INDIVIDUALS Donors of $100,000 or More Lt. Col. William H. Baker UF Friends Individuals Dr. David & Mrs. Enid D. Owens Mr. Thomas H. Wallis, Jr. Janet K. Yamamoto, Ph.D. Donors of $50,000 to $99,999 Dr. Robert L. Egolf Donors of $10,000 to $49,999 Ms. Katherine Egolf Dr. Harold P. & Mrs. Mary J. Hanson Dr. Barbara D. Herbstman Ms. Donna M. Morris & Mr. William S. Tracy Mr. Ted C. & Mrs. Ellen B. Prosser Mrs. Eunice & Mr. Barry L. Zisser Donors of $1,000 to $9,999 Ms. JoAnne Ackely Mrs. Elizabeth E. Allen Ms. Ada Bello Mr. Matthew A. & Mrs. Sheri S. Bryan Cecilia A. Bryant, Esq. & Dr. Richard L. Lipsey Mr. Richard M. Carris & Ms. Lana M. Glass Dr. Frank Di Trolio Mr. Robert L. & Mrs. Charlotte W. Edelstein Rev. Walter D. & Mrs. Iris C. Edwards Mrs. Beverly A. & Mr. Hugh M. English Ms. Sally I. Evans & Mr. Brian D. Rodgers Mrs. Barbara M. & Mr. Martin G. Gundersen, Jr. Mrs. Pamela O. & Mr. George F. Hamel Mr. Lee D. & Mrs. Teresa Harrison Dr. Ann L. Harwood-Nuss & Dr. Robert C. Nuss Mr. Samuel T. & Mrs. Corinna K. Huang Dr. Jacob B. Huffman Mr. Alain J. & Mrs. Louise A. Huin Dr. John E. Ingram Prof. Ernest H. & Ms. Carol Ann Boyles-Jernigan Mr. Brian W. & Mrs. Elizabeth A. Keith Mrs. Lyla B. King Dr. Vernon N. Kisling, Jr. Mrs. Mary L. & Mr. Todd J. Logan Mrs. Nancy C. Macaulay Mrs. Carol S. & Dr. Brian Nielsen Mrs. Alice L. Primack Dr. Warren J. (d) & Mrs. Sylvia J. Samuels Dr. Gareth L. Schmeling Mr. Ernest A. & Mrs. Norma M. Sellers Dr. Robert L. & Mrs. Christine B. Suber Dr. Laurie N. & Mr. James C. Taylor Dr. Michele R. Tennant & Dr. Michael M. Miyamoto Mrs. Kwok-Lan C. & Dr. Yin-Po Tschang Ms. Fulbia A. Westfall Mrs. Ruby Jean W. & Mr. Warren B. Wiltshire, Jr. Mr. Harry & Mrs. Reva Wiseman Mr. Joseph J. & Mrs. Beverly B. Wood Donors of $500 to $999 Mr. Julio O. & Mrs. Maria R. de Armas Aenlle Ms. Shelley A. Arlen & Dr. John H. Moore Mr. Michael P. Beeby & Ms. Kathryn D. Thomas Ms. Cecilia Botero Dr. Michael A. & Mrs. Susan A. Chizner Mr. Steven G. & Mrs. Susan D. Christovich Mr. Roy Crissinger Dr. Charles J. & Mrs. Anita C. Cunningham Mrs. Sally & Dr. Joshua C. Dickinson III Mrs. Mary J. & Mr. Ludwig M. Frick Mr. Robert B. Gentry & Ms. Mary Sue Koeppel Mrs. Kathleen B. Haskins Dr. Carol Ritzen & Dr. William R. Kem Dr. Ilene S. & Dr. Jeffrey H. Levenson Dr. Irma P. McClaurin Mr. Michael S. Price Mr. Robert D. & Mrs. Laurie Schalow Mr. John S. & Mrs. Ruth A. Thomas Mr. Roger W. Yoerges & Ms. Denise Esposito Donors of $250 to $499 Mrs. Greta L. & Mr. David S. Abel Mr. Ignacio J. & Mrs. Lourdes I. Abella Dr. Ronald E. Beller, Sr. Dr. Herbert T. & Mrs. Maryann Bolton Maj. Allen S. Brown, Jr.Every eort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this report. Please accept our apologies if we are in error. Contact the development oce at (352) 273-2505 so that we may adjust our records. (d) = deceased
Includes gifts received by the George A. Smathers Libraries from November 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011Chapter One 5Dr. John O. & Mrs. Eve B. Cech Ms. Coral L. Chang Mr. Bernard M. Clayton, Jr. Ms. Michele J. Crump Mr. Luther Deese Mr. Robert C. Dowd & Ms. Maribeth Krupczak Mr. Richard L. Escher Mr. Frederick E. Fisher Mrs. Julia K. & Mr. Eddie J. Frederick Mrs. Vivian Menge & Dr. John T. Gallo Ms. Jo Ann Hill Mrs. Lynne W. & Dr. Robert D. Holt Ms. Rebecca J. Jefferson Ms. Martha E. Kohen & Dr. Ignacio Porzecanski Mr. Steven B. Lawson Ms. Karin E. Limburg & Mr. Dennis P. Swaney Mr. Timothy P. Malinak Dr. Timothy R. McClanahan & Ms. Nyawira A. Muthiga Dr. Norton T. & Mrs. Cynthia G. Montague Ms. Beatrice Nettles Mr. Scott W. Nixon Mrs. Esther E. & Dr. Frank G. Nordlie Dr. Sui-Kwong P. & Mrs. Juliet Z. Pao Mrs. Meredith E. & Mr. Larry A. Ratliff Mr. Karl H. & Mrs. Carolyn F. Riedl Ms. Judith C. Russell Dr. Rachel A. & Mr. Jan K. Schipper Dr. Thomas J. Sheehan Mr. Caleb B. Simmons Mrs. Florida Belle Tarapani Dr. Jon I. Teng Mr. Theophilus B. Underwood III Mr. Brian D. Webb Mrs. Melanie B. & Dr. Dennis Lee Weisman Mr. Mason A. & Mrs. Donna L. York Dr. Robert H. & Mrs. Gay A. Zieger Donors of Less than $249 Mr. Shailesh R. & Mrs. Leigh A. Adhav Ms. Erika M. Aenlle Mrs. Maria T. & Mr. Carlos M. Alberto Mr. Thomas J. & Mrs. Mary B. Ali Mr. Gregory R. Allen Dr. William R. & Mrs. Marlies H. Allen Dr. David R. Allred & Ms. Elizabeth E. Dudenhausen Ms. Helen L. Altieri Mr. Cromwell A. & Mrs. Shirley N. Anderson Mr. Alan M. & Dr. Kelli G. Applegate Dr. Ronald S. Aronson Mr. Joseph L. & Dr. Marcia E. Aufmuth Ms. Melda H. Bassett Dr. Christopher A. & Mrs. Lisa A. Baumann Mr. Yaron & Mrs. Sheryl M. Bechor Mrs. Theresa G. & Mr. John T. Bendall Mr. Bobby R. & Mrs. Glenna O. Bennett Ms. Pamela E. Bentley Mrs. Teresa M. & Mr. Julio C. Berrios Mr. Kent M. & Mrs. Jane Blocher Ms. Debora S. Bloom Ms. Marcia A. Boatwright Mr. Ronald E. & Mrs. Barbara V. Boenau Dr. Carolyn M. & Dr. William G. Boggess Ms. Teresita E. Bond Dr. Ray S. & Mrs. Judith B. Booth Dr. Dale E. Brabham Mr. Dana G. & Mrs. Donna P. Bradford Dr. Robert B. Bradley & Dr. Carolyn D. Herrington Mrs. Francine P. & Mr. Clay S. Brice Mr. Richard & Mrs. Jennifer S. Brockway Reverend C. Richard & Mrs. Elizabeth H. Broome Ms. M. Suzanne Brown & Mr. Jeremy G. Hole Ms. Margarette Brown Mrs. Sharon B. & Mr. Gregory A. Brown Mrs. Jenna S. Broyles Ms. Diane L. Bruxvoort Mr. Daniel A. & Mrs. Sheree Bunye Dr. Derek G. & Mrs. Nancy A. Burch Ms. Rebecca L. Burleigh Ms. Julie G. Burns Mrs. June S. & Mr. James C. Butler Ms. Linda C. Butson Ms. Jane Anne S. Carey Mr. Steven B. Carrico Dr. Maria C. & Dr. Diego J. Castano Ms. Madeleine F. Chambless Mrs. Taiying & Dr. Yuan-Chieh R. Chow Dr. Russell F. Christman Mrs. Shu Ching & Dr. Jacob N. Chung Mr. Daniel S. Coleman Mr. Ralph L. & Mrs. Leona S. Coleman Mr. Dennis Collins Mr. Robert R. & Mrs. Marilyn Colot Mrs. Martha L. & Mr. Warren C. Comiskey Mr. Christopher J. & Mrs. Eleanor A. Conner Mrs. Daphne C. & Mr. Karim J. Courey Mr. Thomas T. & Mrs. Kathleen D. Cox Ms. Margaret E. Crahan Mrs. Betty J. & Dr. John M. Craig Ms. Cynthia L. Craig Mr. Norman C. & Mrs. Eula W. Crews Dr. Cris Cristoffer Mr. Jia Cui Mr. Mark C. Curenton Mr. Roland C. & Mrs. Joyce L. Daniels Prof. R. Hunt & Mrs. Jeanne G. Davis Mr. Leon T. & Mrs. Iris S. Decker Dr. Susan D. DeFrance & Dr. Michael E. Moseley Mr. Bruce D. & The Hon. Paula M. DeLaney Mr. Michael J. & Mrs. Dina W. DeLeo Mr. John A. & Mrs. Sue S. DeVault Mr. David Devos Dr. Charles W. Dimmick Mrs. Chelsea S. & Mr. Mark L. Dinsmore Mr. Mike & Mrs. Tricia Donaghy Mr. James H. & Mrs. Gail Dowling Mrs. Suzanne J. & Mr. Raymond J. Droll Ms. Holly M. Du Rivage Mr. James E. & Mrs. Eileen C. Duffy Dr. Robert E. & Mrs. Janis D. Duncan Mr. Scott Eber E. E. Eckbreth Dr. Robert C. Elser Mrs. Sandra S. & Mr. Joseph A. Erler Mr. Gregory E. Euston Dr. Joseph L. & Mrs. D. Gail Evans Dr. John R. & Dr. Fonda D. Eyler Mr. Erick Fass Mr. Andrew J. & Mrs. Melinda W. Fawbush Mrs. Robin & Mr. Jeffrey Feinberg Mr. Ke Feng & Ms. Jiqing Q. Nie Mrs. Madeline A. & Mr. Stephen M. Ferkovich Dr. Maria V. & Dr. Joseph R. Ferrari Ms. Nita M. B. Ferree Mrs. Vivian L. Filer Ellen Knudson, associate-in book arts in the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections, demonstrated letterpress printing at the reception for the ARTBOUND 2011 exhibit in the Smathers Library gallery on September 19, 2011. ARTBOUND is an exhibition of Artists Books from the juried student book arts competition at the University of Florida Libraries. e exhibit can now be viewed online at http://ufdc. u.edu/exhibits/artbound2011.
Mrs. Marci J. & Mr. Carl M. Finney Ms. Helma Fire Mrs. Faith M. & Mr. G. W. Fitch II Mr. David C. Flood Dr. Sandra M. & Mr. John E. Fradd, Jr. Mrs. Laurel J. & Dr. Howard G. Freeman Mrs. Leilani S. & Mr. John W. Freund Dr. Leonard T. & Mrs. Libby Furlow Ms. Tracy L. Gale Dr. Anand M. & Mrs. Vandana A. Garde Dr. Raymond & Mrs. Ruth Gay-Crosier Ms. Nancy P. Geiger Mr. Ralph J. & Mrs. Rose A. Getty Dr. James C. & Mrs. Kathleen P. Gill Dr. C. Herbert & Mrs. C. Herbert Gilliland Mrs. Teresa F. & Mr. John C. Gilmour, Jr. Ms. Valerie J. Ginn Mr. Aaron M. Goldenberg Mr. Harvey L. Goldstein Mr. Eduardo R. Gomez Mrs. Laura S. & Mr. Victor Gonzalez, Jr. Ms. Joy K. Goodall Ms. Mary Ann Gordon Mrs. Tina A. & Mr. James A. Gorske Mr. Jeffrey J. & Mrs. Evelyn Y. Gough Dr. Alex E. S. & Mrs. Freda K. Green Dr. Robert L. Green Dr. Michele A. Gregoire Mr. Raziel & Mrs. Michelle D. Gridi Dr. David R. Griggs Mr. George M. & Mrs. Catherine H. Groome Mr. Stevan N. & Mrs. Joy W. Gutos Carroll Guzman Dr. Victor L. Guzman Mrs. Anne M. & Mr. Phillip S. Haisley Mr. William R. Hardin Mrs. Elizabeth V. Harrer Mr. Stumpy & Mrs. Ruthie L. Harris Dr. Mary J. Hasell & Dr. John H. Scanzoni Ms. Jamie Lou P. Hawthorne Mrs. Susan H. & Mr. R. Allen Haywood Mr. Robert F. & Mrs. Constance P. Head Mrs. Mary L. & Robert A. Heekin, Esq. Mrs. Elizabeth J. & Dr. Charles S. Hemenway Ms. Erika R. Henderson Dr. Emil E. & Mrs. Teresa R. Herrero Dr. Duane A. Herring Mrs. Leslie J. & Mr. David E. Heumann Mr. C. David Hickey Dr. Clay A. Hipke Mr. James R. & Mrs. Beverly K. Holler Mr. John H. Holly Mrs. Linda L. & Mr. Ronald P. Holter Mrs. Lisette & Mr. Carlos M. Hondal Mrs. Barbara J. & Mr. Leo F. Hood Ms. Melanie Hoover Mr. Terrence J. & Mrs. Laura G. Hornsby Dr. Ronald C. & Mrs. Marilyn L. Houts Dr. John J. & Mrs. Joyce D. Hren Mrs. Shu-Min L. & Dr. Chung K. Hsieh Dr. Eileen S. Huang & Dr. Kuo-Jang Kao Mr. Philip S. & Mrs. Patricia A. Huguenin Dr. S. Yumiko & Mr. John W. Hulvey Dr. Janice K. & Mr. Frank Hunter Ms. Helen L. Huntley & Mr. T. Christopher Stambaugh Mr. William S. & Mrs. Catherine A. Hurlburt Dr. Goran & Mrs. Melania Hyden Mrs. Carolyn & Mr. Carmine Iadovito Dr. Charles H. Jackman Ms. Wanda Jackson Dr. Beverly J. Jacobs Mrs. Janet R. & Mr. James E. Janke Mr. Thomas E. & Mrs. Marietta D. Jennings Mr. Peter J. & Mrs. Laura D. Jensen Ms. Rae Jesano Mrs. Lela A. & Mr. Billy W. Johnson Mrs. Lisa A. & Mr. Ernest C. Johnson III Mr. Robert L. Johnson Mrs. Bonner Joy Mr. Daryll E. & Mrs. Liz H. Joyner Mr. Neil B. & Mrs. Mary Kalmanson Mr. David A. & Mrs. Catherine R. Kasriel Dr. Alan R. & Dr. Linde Katritzky Mrs. Terrie Sue & Mr. Bryan S. Katz Mr. Howard W. & Mrs. Beverly K. Kaufmann Mrs. Christine H. & Dr. John M. Kellett Mr. Jim R. & Mrs. Jean C. Kelly Mrs. Marta C. & Mr. Michael W. Kendrick Mr. Paul J. & Mrs. Beverly J. Keyser Mr. William S. & Mrs. Cynthia K. Kirchhoff Mrs. Teri A. & Dr. Dale O. Knee Ms. Jean Kocak Mr. Nicholas L. & Mrs. Omaira Kontax Dr. Jerome T. Kresse Dr. Cora S. Kurtz Dr. Charles R. Lambert, Jr. Mr. Jeffrey Larson Mr. Stanley S. & Mrs. Jeannie W. Latimer Ms. Murray D. Laurie Mrs. Pui Y. & Mr. Philip C. Law Dr. Jeannie L. Laz-Hall & Mr. Christoper J. Hall Mrs. Patty A. & Mr. Kenneth R. Lebron Dr. Lynn W. & Mr. Paul W. Lefebvre Dr. Mark B. Lefkowitz Ms. Gail Lerner Ms. Karen Lessard & Mr. Paul Gerard Mrs. Gloria & Mr. Mitchel Levitas Mrs. Debra & Mr. Mark Levy Mr. Winfield M. & Mrs. Janet A. Lindeman Mr. Wallace S. & Mrs. Priscilla D. Lippincott Mr. Michael Lissner Prof. Joseph W. & Mrs. Lucille A. Little Ms. Bertha R. Livingstone Mrs. Lucy D. & Dr. David Loehle Dr. Janice D. Lombardi Mr. Paul S. & Mrs. Joelma R. Losch Dr. Sung Y. Lu Dr. Jeffrey R. Lucas & Ms. Denise L. Zielinski Dr. Murdo J. & Mrs. Shena M. MacLeod Mr. Richard T. & Mrs. Cynthia B. Magrini Mr. Dennis A. & Mrs. Anita V. Maietta Dr. Elizabeth B. Mann Ms. Laydene Manning Mrs. Raimonda & Mr. Genc Margjoni Mrs. Angela P. & Mr. John R. Marquardt Mr. W. Wesley Marston Dr. Paul B. & Mrs. Elizabeth F. Martin Mrs. Carmen H. & Mr. Hernan J. Martinez Mrs. Cathy L. & Mr. Richard M. Martyniak Dr. Guy C. Mattson Mr. James H. McClelland Dr. Barbara E. McDade Gordon & Dr. Jacob U. Gordon Ms. Katherine M. McDonald Mr. Paul J. McDonough Dr. Gail G. & Mr. David S. McRae Mrs. Anne D. & Dr. Albert R. Menard III Mr. John G. & Mrs. Debbie S. Menoher Ms. Mary E. Mentz Mrs. Joelen K. & Mr. Robert G. Merkel Dr. David A. & Mrs. Rebecca A. Micha Dr. Lewis D. & Mrs. Deborah L. Miller Dr. Marvin N. Miller6 Chapter One e Smathers Libraries entered a oat in the 2011 Homecoming Parade on November 4, 2011. Among those riding on the oat were Dean of University Libraries Judy Russell, Library West Chair Patrick Reakes and Library Leadership Board student representative Aaron Goldenberg.Includes gifts received by the George A. Smathers Libraries from November 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011
Chapter One 7 Mr. Mark W. & Mrs. Kimberly Q. Milner Mrs. Nancy R. & Mr. Kevin S. Miner Dr. Sharon E. Mitchell Mrs. Margaret T. & Mr. James A. Monahan Mrs. Dian R. Moorhouse Ms. Anne M. Morgan & Mr. Harper B. Mashburn Mr. MacKenzie D. Moritz Mr. Jason S. & Mrs. Monica J. Morris Dr. Jeanne A. Mortimer Ms. Judith Moskowitz-Schultz Mrs. Monina D. & Dr. Dale C. Moss Mrs. Kathleen C. & Mr. James J. Murphy Dr. Paul & Mrs. Elizabeth W. Mushak Dr. Rebecca M. & Dr. Paul D. Nagy Ms. June C. Nash Mrs. Leatrice & Mr. Stuart Netburn Ms. Hannah F. Norton Ms. Linda A. Nugent Mr. William R. & Mrs. Katherine V. Oakley Ms. Marilyn N. Ochoa Mr. David L. Oleske Dr. Anthony R. & Mrs. Kerry A. Oliver-Smith Dr. John A. & Mrs. Kathleen T. Ondrasik Mr. George W. OQuinn Ms. Jane C. Pen & Mr. Richard Falck Ms. Jeannette M. Pepin Mrs. Sherry L. & Mr. Chris C. Permenter Ms. Janet M. & Mr. Larry C. Peterson Dr. R. Morgan & Mrs. Nancy A. Pigg Mrs. Louise R. & M. John Plodinec, Ph.D. Mrs. Lora Polgar Mr. Patrick R. & Mrs. Barbara S. Ponce Dr. Charlotte M. Porter Mr. Jack & DR. Miriam Price Mr. Samuel & Mrs. Faye B. Price Ms. Yolanda Prieto Mr. Gilbert R. & Mrs. Marian D. Prost Ms. Kay A. Quinn Dr. Pierre M. & Mrs. Lillian T. Ramond Ms. Jacquelyn Y. Randall Mr. Craig Ranson Dr. Thomas J. & Mrs. Kathleen A. Raub Mr. Patrick J. & Mrs. Evelyn W. Reakes Dr. Daniel A. Reboussin & Dr. Ann L. Glowasky Mrs. Mary H. & Mr. Charles C. Rehwinkel Dr. Julia & Dr. Jonathan Reiskind Dr. Russell R. & Mrs. Karen J. Renk Mrs. Elisabeth J. & Dr. Richard R. Renner Mrs. Diana S. & Mr. Clifton F. Reynolds Mrs. Lorraine E. & Mr. David E. Richstone Mr. Jonathan & Mrs. Lavinia Ricketts Mrs. Susan N. & Dr. Abdalla Rifai Dr. Charles E. & Mrs. Christine W. Riggs Ms. Melissa Rivers Mrs. Janet F. Roberts Mrs. Marcia I. & Mr. Donald F. Roberts Mrs. Sandra & Mr. Ronald W. Robertson Dr. Darren M. Roesch & Mr. Gilbert N. Vansoi Ms. Sharyn A. Roettger Mr. Ira Rosenberg Dr. Ira E. & Mrs. Annette Z. P. Ross Dr. Thomas C. & Mrs. Mary E. Rowe Ms. Dorothy P. Rubin Dr. Kathy Rugoff Ms. Rochelle A. Runas Dr. Katheryn K. Russell-Brown Dr. Roy K. Samras & Ms. Nikki E. Sleeth Ms. Babi Satzman Mrs. Florence P. Schemer Mrs. Patty A. & Mr. Mark T. Schiefer Dr. J. Eric Schonblom Dr. Daniel M. Schulgasser & Ms. Patricia M. Connors Captain Kurt D. & Mrs. Frances X. Schulze Dr. Michael A. & Mrs. Karan A. Schwartz Ms. Margaret O. Seymour Mrs. Gladys & Mr. Bernard A. Shaw Dr. Chiayi & Dr. Cynthia H. Shen Dr. Yeayi P. & Dr. Ruth S. Sheng Dr. Isabel D. & Dr. Christopher Silver Dr. David N. & Mrs. Carole S. Silverman Ms. Ilene Silverman-Budd & Mr. Harvey M. Budd Gwendolyn D. Simmons, Ph.D. Mrs. Elizabeth Y. & Mr. Thomas B. Simpson III Mrs. Emma W. & Mr. Thomas A. Smith Dr. Lynn C. Smith Mrs. Margaret O. & Mr. F. James Smoot Dr. Christopher G. & Mrs. Deborah K. Soares Mrs. Florence Soares Mr. Theodore F. & Mrs. Jean M. Spas Mr. Leonard H. & Mrs. Gloria A. Spearman Mr. Nathaniel A. & Mrs. Naomi Spratts Mrs. Patricia A. & Mr. John R. St. Clair Ms. Lisa R. Stein Dr. Daniel L. & Mrs. Orleen F. Stoltz Mr. Robert C. & Mrs. Amy L. Strahl Ms. Grace E. Strawn Mr. Nicholas M. & Mrs. Patricia A. Strippoli Dr. Susan C. Styer Mr. Chuan-Mei Sun & Ms. Yun G. Chan Dr. Melvin E. & Mrs. Fiona C. Sunquist Mr. Edward J. Svasta, Jr. Ms. Misty L. Swain Dr. James R. & Dr. Lucille W. Swanson Dr. Janie D. & Mr. George M. Sweet Dr. Piroska L. Szabo Ms. Anne K. Tahy Dr. James L. & Mrs. Alice Q. Talbert Mr. Stephen J. & Mrs. Karen A. Thole Ms. Marilyn M. Thomas-Houston Dr. James P. Thompson Mrs. Patricia A. & Mr. Sam Thompson Mr. Steven G. Thompson Dr. Jeffrey A. Tobias Mr. Timothy P. Tolar & Ms. Charlotte C. Olson Ms. Maryann Toth Mrs. Selma H. & Mr. David Trachtenberg Dr. James C. Trager Mr. Ronald P. & Mrs. Kathryn L. Trunzo Ms. Florence M. Turcotte Mrs. Dori O. & Mr. Lewis A. Valenti Mr. Donald L. & Mrs. Diana M. Van Horn Mr. Carl L. Van Ness & Ms. Laurel J. Davis Mr. Jeff Vawter Ms. Leslie M. Veiga Ms. Grace C. Wagner Mrs. Jane M. & Mr. Harold B. Wahl, Jr. Mr. Michael & Mrs. Carla Walley Dr. Ann K. Wehmeyer Dr. David J. & Mrs. E. Judith Weiner Mr. Bruce M. Weinstein Dr. Glen C. Weiser Mrs. Mary V. & Mr. Bruce L. Welch Dr. William B. Werther, Jr. Dr. Felicia E. West Ms. Michelle M. West Ms. Amy Wexler Mrs. Susan W. & Dr. Christopher F. Whiteside Ms. Carol A. Whitmer Ms. Mary K. Whitson Dr. Gene E. Wicks Mr. Richard L. Wiggins Ms. Nancy L. Williams Mrs. Marijka D. & Mr. Milford P. Willis, Jr. Mr. Samuel J. & Mrs. Mignonne Winfrey Mrs. Elfriede & Mr. Paul G. Wolmarans Mr. Daniel H. & Mrs. Eileen W. Woodbery Mrs. Candace M. & Mr. Gregory T. Wrobel Dr. Julia A. & Mr. Michael A. Wuerz Mrs. Keesha J. & Mr. Eldridge T. Wynn Mrs. Elaine M. & Mr. George S. Yacalis Mr. James C. & Mrs. Patricia L. Yahnis Ms. Suchitra Yellapantula Mrs. Alice B. Yen Ms. Jacqueline H. Yoerges Dr. Hilda L. Yumiseva & Mr. Joachim Harnack Mr. Brian M. & Ms. Vickie Toranzo-Zacker Dr. David J. Zimet Mrs. Cathherine ZombarPLEDGESINDIVIDUALS Donors of $100,000 or More Mr. Donald A. Soper Donors of $10,000 to $49,999 Dr. Barbara D. Herbstman Mr. Alain J. & Mrs. Louise A. Huin Janet K. Yamamoto, Ph.D. Former Senator Bob Graham, second from le, and family visited the Smathers Library Grand Reading Room on August 8, 2011 and viewed materials from his donated collection.Includes gifts received by the George A. Smathers Libraries from November 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011
8 Chapter One Includes gifts received by the George A. Smathers Libraries from November 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011GIFTS IN KINDACHDUS Nasimi Aghayev Mr. Gregory R. Allen Mrs. Elizabeth Allen Ms. Shelley Arlen Nihad Awad Ms. Jessica Bara-Skowronek Mr. James G. Basker Mr. Gabriel Cabrera Becerra Mr. Edward G. Borgens, Jr. Ms. Patricia Borucki Mrs. Jenna Broyles Mr. Gene A. Budig Mr. R. Cary Bynum Dr. Roberto Cass Mr. Greg Cole Committee for the Sixty ird Year Korean Economy Southern Company Rev. Joachim Cotsonis Mr. Emilio Cueto Dr. Florin Curta Dr. Elizabeth Dale Mr. Mathew Daley Mr. Jared Daugherty Ms. Suzanna Dawidowicz Dr. Kathleen Deagan Mr. Luther Deese Dr. Frank Di Trolio Kim Dong-Nyoung Rev. Walter Edwards Dr. Bonnie Eros Ms. Kathy Egolf Dr. Ron Emihovich Jupinski Erlander M.Z. Farrukh Mr. Guillermo Fernandez Dr. Chuck Frazier Mr. Keith Fuller Mr. Lou Galambos Ms. Lauren Garber-Lake Dr. Andres F. Garces Dr. Eugene Gerberg Global Communications Publications Dr. Alex Green Dr. Philip Grow Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian Dr. Gerrardo Gutierrez Mendoza Dr. Maurice Gyer Mr. Abram Harrell Rainer Hemgsbach-Parcham Mr. William vanden Heuvel S. Hibi Dr. Talley Hipp Houston Museum of Fine Arts Dr. Jacob B. Human Institute Ramon Llull Ms. Jeri Irwin Ms. Sheila Grant Johnson Heerak Christian Kim Dr. Emile Kok-Kheong Yeoh Ms. Stephanie Koregay Mrs. Rita Kramer Mr. Frank Kubic Mr. Craig Kunaschk Ms. Katherine Lane Dr. Joe Levinson Ms. Anne Lillios Dong-Yi lin Ms. Ann Lindell Ms. Mary Litcheld Ms. June D. Littler Mr. Sean Macdonald Dr. Bernie Machen Mr. Victor Malta Mr. Jose Newton Cardosa Marchiori Mr. Joe Marianno Marine Corps History Division Mr. Larry Mason Kodo Matsunami Dr. Brian McCrea Mr. Tom Mininger Etsuya Miyamoto Mr. Gerald Monsman Mr. Jack Moore Ms. Michelle Mulholland Dr. Gerald Murray New York State Museum Ms. Alan R. Orschel Ms. Stephanie Ospina Panama Canal Museum Dr. Anne Paolucci Mr. Bruce Peele Dr. Charles A. Perrone Ms. Rochelle Pienn Ms. Mary Pixley Mr. Russell A. Pizer Ms. Tina Pruitt Mr. Andrew Reynolds Mr. Steven R. Rogers Ms. Mary Joe Romaniuk Ms. Judy Russell Ms. Norma Jean Russell Dr. Warren Samuels Mr. Safraz Sattaur Dr. Gareth Schmeling Dr. John Seelye Mr. Caleb Simmons Mr. Kyle omas Smith Mr. Lou Somma Mr. David Sowell Dr. Halina Stephan Ms. Eileen Stephens Ms. Eileen Sullivan Ms. Katherine Jane omas Ms. Susan Victoria Mr. Edward Villalon Mr. Raul Fernandez Vitores Mr. Kent Vliet Mr. Jack Waters Ms. Sandra L. Wood Mr. Sam Wyly Cruise the Caribbean with the Panama Canal Museume Panama Canal Museum, which is in the process of transferring its collection to the University of Florida, is sponsoring two fundraising cruises in early 2012 and invites the University of Florida community to come along. An 11-night cruise on Holland Americas Zuiderdam on January 16-27 will depart from and return to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, visiting the Bahamas, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Panama and Costa Rica. $100 o group fare prices is being oered museum members, and family membership in the museum is only $26. e 7-day Exotic Western Caribbean cruise on NCLs Norwegian Star leaves from Tampa, Florida on March 4 and returns on March 11. Excursions to Mayan ruins will be available in several of the ports, which include Roatan, Honduras; Belize City, Belize; Costa Maya, Mexico and Cozumel, Mexico. Onboard events are being planned. Fares begin at only $469. Special prices are available to AARP members and retired military personnel on a space available basis. More information can be obtained from the museum at 727-394-9338, firstname.lastname@example.org or www. pamamacanalmuseum.org or Travel Leaders (386-4450007, 888-652-1365, or email@example.com). A promotional yer is available here: www.uib.u. edu/pio/PCM-cruise.pdf. e mission of the Panama Canal Museum is to document, interpret and articulate the role played by the United States in the history of Panama, with emphasis on the construction, operation, maintenance and defense of the Panama Canal and the contributions to its success by people of all nationalities. e museum is located at 7985 113th Street, Suite 100 in Seminole, Florida.
Chapter One 9Erich and Kathleen Aanstoos Marylyn Dewey Adams Annabelle Alden Victoria Hollowell Allen David and Barbara Curles Aycock Bill and Dixie Humes Ayers Fred and Melanie Trim Bales Richard and Marcia Copenhaver Barrere John Bates Dorothy Irish Beall John and Ann Mackey Beers Alan P. Bentz Joan Scott Bernard Bob and Ann Cowles Best Boyd and Lucille Bevington Ruby Miriam Bissett David and Katy Miskovsky Bivin Margaret Bivin Don and Geneva Boland Dr. W. Eugene and Jane Bondurant Lt Col Robert and Mary Jill Wells Bowman Ronald Bowman and Kristan Bowman Jim and Diane Stephenson Bradley Alina Bradman Hap and Beth Brandenburg Fred and Aurora Bremer Pamela A Brown Richmond Brown Kathleen McConaghy Campbell Bill and Kay Cross Carson Major Larry and Kathryn Castleman Jim Catron Vernon and Ruth Studebaker Caturia Richard and Lila Cheville Rupert and Shirley E. Lee Chin Sue Sartain Clark John Lloyd Clement Orrin and Carol Clement George R. Cockle John and Angela Coey Mary Morland Coey Michael and Shawn Coey Carolyn Con Cunningham omas G. Con Howard and Lyn Mimi Stratford Collins James and Frances Coman Condor Outtters Alice Conover Robert and Maureen Copeskey Edward and Geraldine Pierce Corbett Sydney B. Townsend Corbett Wendy Cotton Corrigan John and Valerie Spencer Cronan J. Peter and Sara Snyder Crumpacker Nola Bliss Culley Richard Dahlstrom George and Linda Hu Dany Judy Walton Davis Louis and Barbara Egolf Dedeaux Jon and Debra Dedeaux Bonnie (Fig) Leber Dehlinger Mary C. Nehls DeMartini William and Mary Derr Donald and Elizabeth DeStano Gerarde DeTore Richard and Carolyn Rowley Dillon Ed and Bonnie Davis Dolan Palma Doner Richard and Marie Pierobon Drake Mort & Anna Dworken Clare Dyer Isabel Wood Egan George and Roberta Williams Egolf Katherine Egolf William and Carol Egolf Mary Ann Eldridge Edward and Andra English John and Marion Fahnestock Michael Felack C. B. Fenton & Co., S.A. Leslie Firth Greg & Vicki Baldwin Fischer Curtis Fitzgerald Mabelle Walker Fitzgerald Jacquelyn R. Forrest Robert G. Forsythe Mary Simpson Francis Irwin Frank Gilbert E. Freund Fern Fugleberg-Rotto Barbara Bartlett Garlitz Howard and Margaret Garner Richard and Marilyn Gayer Robert T. Geddes, Jr. Frank J. Gerchow, Jr. James and Dorothy Rowley Gerhart Kenneth R. Gerhart C. Robert & Lorraine Gibson Juanita Jones Girand Paul D. Glassburn omas R. Goethals Sharon Gonzalez Barbara Gorin-Sieger Robert and Penny Pennington Graham Jonathon J. Green Rebecca Green Dawn Crowell Gressang T. Richard and Diana Hu Grimison Vincent and Pamela Maedl Gutowski LeMoyne and Dolores Wheeler Hall Susan Hall Gerald and Sharen Halsall Max William Hanna omas and Rita Hannigan Frank Stevens Hawks Terrie Strey Harmon William J. Hatchett Reggie and Bev Boyette Hayden Stevin Helin Dona Helmerichs Walter and Sandra Zumbado Herbert Jack and Fran Yost Hern Richard and Ruth Hern Leslie and Annette Hall Highley Bernice A. Hill, Jr. Bernice A. Sanders Hill Dave and E. Jane Hilliard Charles and Felisa Hinz Carol Sergeant Hoover Tim and Helen Hotz Samuel T. and Corinna K. Huang Dennis and Peggy Hale Hu William and Jane Hu James and Joan Human Ove and Billie Hultin Charles and Sandra Hummer Louise Rathgeber Hunt Patrick Hutchings John Ingram Gary and Judy Beeby Inman Gary W. Irving Joe Jenkins Richard and Vilma M. Lopez Johnson Hubert and Margot Jordan Joseph and Ida Lucille Kane Nona Kane James and Patricia Kearns Charlotte Kerksiek Nancy King Tara King Walter H. and Suzanne Urey Kleeens Edgar and Carol Dimp Kourany James and Grace Kraemer Ernest and Barbara Bartholomew Krueger Len and Maria Kujawa Raymond K. Kulig and Barbara M. Hall Vose-Kulig Islay Lamberty William and Debra Egolf Lane Peter and Mary Lou Lang Alice Whittaker Latimer Brian & Julia Laverty Frank and Deborah Mokray Lee Roland Lees Margaret Leigh Charles and Frank Leves Amy Linden Judith R. Lindsay Lesley M. Hendricks Litzenberger Charlotte K. Longanacre Edwin Longanacre Paul Losch Christine Luken Agnes Lyman Maxine C. MacDonald Raymond Macht John M. Mallia Louis Mallia Elisa Malo-Brooks Deborah R. Mann Dottie Manthorne John and Jody Davies Marcum Robert and Colleen Lawson Mate Linda Mazerolle Eveline K. McClean William McConaughey Jimmy and Alice McKeown William and Barbara McKeown Robert R. McMillan Gail McNally and Herb Dawson Children Tom McNaughton Dr. Gustavo A. and Nelly Mellander Carol F. Meyer, M.D. Margery A. Connard Meyer Adam and Donna Malin Meyerson John and Judith Engelke Montanaro James B. Morin and Derheta Johnson Paul and Stacia Morgan Richard and Julieta Preciado Morgan Diane Morris John and Marie Morris Frank and Marilyn Mott Robert and Vernell Lukasko Mullins Declan and Emily Hearn Murphy Shirley Million Muse Ed and Joan McCullough Ohman Arvid and Pat Olson Ronald P. Nessler Dr. Terry Louis Palls-Morrison John and Linda Parazynski Deborah Pate John and Deanna Petersen Lynda Carol Philips Jerry and Kay Frangioni Pierce Fred B. Raines Robert and Gayle Fettler Rankin Virginia Kleeens Rankin Bob Redeld and Carolyn Merry James and Janet Stockham Reece Nancy Remak Ann Richardson Duane and Edna Rigby Raymond and Forest Wise Robberson Jody & Dolores Roberson Randal and Camille Robertson Joanne Steiner Robinson Sam and Beverly Rowley Robert and Jeanne Chance Rupp Judith Russell Robert and Cheryl Russell Rodney and Linda Russell Don and Joni Ryter Ray Sanchez and Ann Wood Evelyn Sanders Dr. Rachel A. Schipper Douglas and Sharon Booth Schmidt William and Barbara Scott Anthony Scottino Raquel Scottino Kathleen Lavallee Sears Geary and Bonnie Serpas Ruth E. Shaw Frederick P Sill Anne Sistrunk Frank M. Smith Gilbert M. and Pauline Sue Pincus Smith Space Coast Panazonians Jean Spitznagle Lloyd and Margaret Spradlin Alex and Linda Stearns Gary Strong James and Carol Sullivan Duncan W. Summerford Janet Sutherland Swearingen Family Lewis and Sandra Taber Christopher Tate Howard T. Tettenburn J. E. Dorn and Dolores M. omas Jed and Janice omas Mary-Ellen McGann omas Jess Kyle and Gail Goodrich Totten Frank and Marvel Davison Townsend John and Lynn Boswell Turner Mary Gilbert Urey Edna Dahl Valentine Peter Van Overen Stephen and Mary Vaughn John Viall Jacqueline E. Ashton Wagner Jeanne Walker Wagner Richard and Yovi Wainio Nancy Wells Robert Wheeler David and Jeannine Hebert Wilder omas and Kathy Wilder Rosemarie Bowker Wildsmith James R. Williford Edith Hu Willoughby Lowell and Magnolia Wilson James and Maria Martinez Witte Joseph and Beverly Bowman Wood omas M. Woodell II William and Judith Johnson Wymer William D. and Virginia M. Coy Young Deborah Zumbado Robert and Marguerite Neal ZumbadoDonors to the Panama Canal Museum (PCM) Collection EndowmentThe Panama Canal Museum (PCM) Collection Endowment supports the care and maintenance of the collection, including cataloging, digitalization, preservation and processing; planning and conducting local, traveling and online exhibits; hosting events; acquisition of related materials to enhance the collection and making the collection availablle for global access. The following have generously given to the endowment.
Libraries create catalog of digital historical newspapersBy Matthew Loving Romance Languages/Area Studies Librarian e Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers (NewspaperCat) is available at www.newspapercat.org. NewspaperCat is an online database providing links to over 1,000 full-text digital newspapers in the United States and Caribbean. e projects current coverage, which began with the Southeastern United States, is growing rapidly and will soon cover all y states. NewspaperCat improves access to historical newspapers digitized by libraries, archives, historical societies and other non-prot organizations that remain buried within search engine returns such as Google PageRank. ese newspapers represent a rich source of primary research material for researchers, students and the general public. e project to build NewspaperCat was funded by the George A. Smathers Libraries and developed with the cooperation of the Digital Library Center of the University of Florida. As a free-standing online resource with a unique web address, it is hoped that NewspaperCat will be able to improve access to these important primary resource materials by collectively improving their Google PageRank for online researchers seeking historical newspaper content. NewspaperCat will become the rst index of its kind to ingest and provide access to the Google News Archive as well as newspaper titles from across the United States and Canada. Library supporter Richard Carris talks about his passion for the librariesRichard Carris (UF ), an avid Smathers Libraries supporter, suggested the Academic Sport Challenge program for football and basketball to the Smathers Libraries in 2009. Chapter One editor Barbara Hood asked him recently about his enthusiasm for the libraries. Chapter One: How did the idea of the Academic Sport Challenge begin? Carris: It was during the Florida/Ohio State BCS National Championship game that my son asked why not have alumni contribute money to the library every time the Gators score a touchdown. I thought about this for a few seconds and said, well, that is a great idea. is gave birth to a football campaign challenge, Pay-for-Performance, where one pledges any dollar amount per touchdown. (It has subsequently been renamed the Academic Sport Challenge.) We have had support from Urban Meyer, Will Muschamp and for a similar basketball three point challenge, Billy Donovan and Amanda Butler. It is teamwork between the UAA and UF Libraries. Chapter One: What was the stimulus for you to become involved with the UF Libraries? Carris: It actually goes back to the days I was a student in the late 1970s. For more than 30 years, while working in NYC nancial services, I have continued an investment in my own human capital via educationthis all began in Library East (now called Smathers Library). e most important contributor in my pursuit of continuing education has been the hours invested at the UF libraries. e memories of being engaged in study, research and meeting other students while enjoying the ultimate collegiate experience is why I became involved with UF libraries. Chapter One: Why do you have a passion for UF and for the libraries? Carris: I view the libraries as the other Swamp. In this sport of learning the competition takes place every day in the classroom with the championship during nal exams. You ask why I have a passion for the UF libraries; well think of it compared with Gator football: e duration of the sport I talk about is actually more extensive than any other Gator sport. It includes thousands of hours of practice (study) over years until one reaches the ultimate end zone graduation. Chapter One: What are some other ways that you support the UF Libraries? Carris: I am an active member of the George A. Smathers Library Leadership Board and will fulll a ve year pledge. My other way of supporting the libraries is via active in-person participation such as trips to Gainesville to the Stakeholders Weekend. My father-in-law, Irving Glass, recently began translating Yiddish newspaper titles to English for the Price Library of Judaica under the leadership of collection head Rebecca Jeerson. Richard Carris10 Chapter One
Chapter One 11 Name Address City State Zip Home Phone Business Phone Method of Payment: I have enclosed a check payable to the UFF/Friends of the Libraries #000223 OR designate the fund of your choice from the list at the le. Employees of the University of Florida may wish to take advantage of the payroll deduction process to provide their level of support. Check here for payroll deduction. Please mail form to the Oce of Development, University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries, PO Box 117000, Gainesville, FL 32611-7000 To make a gi with a credit card, please call the UF Foundations Gi Processing toll-free number: 1-877-351-2377 OR ll in the information below and mail directly to UF Foundation, Gi Processing Department, P.O. Box 14425, Gainesville, FL 32604-2425. Visa MasterCard Discover American Express Account Number Expiration Date Name on Card Signature e University of Florida Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not for prot organization. Gis to UFF are eligible for a charitable contribution deduction. For more information contact Samuel Huang at (352) 273-2505 or Huang888@u.edu. ank you for your support! F Fiends he Liaies Yes, I support the University of Florida Libraries! I want to join the Friends of the George A. Smathers Libraries at the following level: $15 Student Friend $250 Book Friend $50 Friend $500 Librarians Friend $125 Contributing Friend $1000+ Deans Circle I would like to use my annual membership in the following: e Howe Society #004773 Stewards of Florida History #013861 OR Smathers Libraries Purchase Fund #008813 Special & Area Studies Collections #005433 Latin American Collection #016045 Price Library of Judaica #000013 African Studies Collection #011223 Asian Studies Collection #016271 P.K. Yonge Library of FL History #013861 Baldwin Library of Historical Childrens Literature #004010 Popular Cultures Collection #016107 Rare Books #011265 Archives and Manuscripts #016735 Architecture Archives #017459 Other Architecture & Fine Arts Library #008597 Education Library #005967 Health Science Center Libraries #004361 Humanities & Social Sciences Library (Library West) #012623 Journalism & Comm. Library #017269 Map & Imagery Library #017267 Music Library #005387 Marston Science Library #008591 Digitization of UF Collections #014781 Preservation #016209 Panama Canal Museum Collection at UF #016629I want to leave a legacy: Please send information about making a planned gi/bequest I would like to know how to create a library endowment I would like to learn more about charitable annuity in my estate planning I would like to include the University of Florida Libraries in my bequest By Mindy LaCroix Library Leadership Board In August, the George A. Smathers Libraries hosted a preview of Mark Lorens GATOR ROCKS Jewelry Collection at Cru restaurant in Fort Myers, Florida. Several Gator fans braved stormy weather to attend the kick-o of this collection of custom jewelry. ere were several stunning pieces, including this pendant donated by Loren for a rae at the event. Loren is an award winning custom jewelry designer and will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sales of all GATOR ROCK pieces to the UF Libraries. Several thousand dollars were raised during the event. Loren also meets with clients to design custom pieces. Anyone interested in seeing more of the GATOR ROCKS Collection or working with Loren to design a custom piece, can call him directly at (239) 482-4664.Gator Rocks Jewelry fundraiser for libraries EXHIBITSSmathers Library 2nd oor gallery Open Mon-Fri, 9:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. rough January 13, 2012 A catalogers look at the Dr. Robert L. Egolf Collection within the Baldwin Library of Historical Childrens Literature February 1 April 9, 2012 Civil War Legacies: A UF exhibit to accompany Lincoln, The Constitution and the Civil War Featuring materials from UFs special collections, the exhibit will offer perspectives on Lincoln as portrayed in childrens literature, propaganda directed against the president and a study of the Gettysburg Address. Library West, 3rd floor February 1 March 8, 2012 Lincoln, the Constitution and the Civil War Traveling exhibit that focuses on President Abraham Lincolns struggle to meet the political and constitutional challenges posed by the Civil War. http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/ lincoln
is year has been an exceptionally productive and busy year at the Smathers Libraries. We are excited to oer new services, new partnerships and new space to enhance the research and educational experiences of faculty, students, sta and researchers. A few of them I will share with you: We have joined the HathiTrust, a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. ere are more than y partners in the HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide. Currently, the HathiTrust has 8.9 million digitized volumes. Books that are in-copyright whose owners cannot be identied or located to give permission for digital access are called orphan works. As a result of its participation in the HathiTrust, users of the UF Libraries soon will have access to digital versions of some of the thousands of orphan works held in print by the UF Libraries that are also available in the HathiTrust Digital Library. ese works will be fully searchable, viewable and accessible to UF students and faculty wherever there is a connection to the Internet, and of course, the print copy remains in the libraries if needed. e UF Libraries have made available UBorrow, an unmediated interlibrary loan service that allows current students, faculty and sta to borrow books directly from participating state university libraries when they arent available at UF. e libraries recently acquired online access to several collections of streaming videos that oer a wide variety of content for academic use. Because streaming videos are viewed online, users do not need to spend the time to check out from the library to watch. e subjects range from counseling and therapy, education and opera, to human culture and behavior. Users can access the collections 24/7 to watch full videos or short segments, anywhere an Internet connection is available. We have reclaimed a long hallway in Smathers Library and turned into a quiet study area with comfortable seating and tables. We are always looking for additional spaces for study areas. An online reservation system is now available for the 14 group study rooms in Library West and one in the Education Library. e system makes it more convenient for students to reserve the rooms in advance and assure it will be waiting for them when they need to use it. As we look for ward to next year we are diligently doing everything we can to optimize our existing services, materials and facilities while responding to the needs of patrons to add what we can to enhance their research and education. We are coming into the nal year of the Florida Tomorrow compre hensive campaign at the University of Florida. e libraries have reached 82% of our goal of $20 million. We are most appreciative of those donors who have helped us achieve this goal and look forward to realizing it by the end of 2012. As always, I invite you to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a visit and tour of the libraries. Judith C. Russell Dean of University Libraries GEORGE A. SMATHERS LIBRARIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA Neuharth Journalism and Communications Library Health Science Center Libraries Judith C. Russell Dean of University Libraries Cecilia Botero Associate Dean and Director, Health Science Center Libraries Diane Bruxvoort Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources and Research Services Samuel T. Huang Associate Dean for Development and Advancement Brian W. Keith Assistant Dean for Human and Financial Resources Rachel A. Schipper Associate Dean for Technology and Support Services Chapter One is published semi-annually and distributed to friends of the libraries and selected institutions. Questions and comments should be addressed to the editor, Barbara Hood, (352) 273-2505, or email@example.com://www.uflib.ufl.edu Chapter One George A. Smathers Libraries PO Box 117000 Gainesville FL 32611-7000 NON-PROFIT ORG US POSTAGE PAID GAINESVILLE FL PERMIT NO 94 Deans message Judith C. Russell Dean of University Libraries12 Chapter One