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We thank the following donors for their role in creating growing and relevant collections to the UAS community.

Verna M. Carrigan Library Fund, est. 1992

This endowment provides for the purchase of books, equipment and facilities for the Library.

credit: P312-103a Alaska State Library, Verna Carrigan Photograph Collection

R.E. Robertson Memorial Fund, est. 1992

This fund is designated for the purchase of  resources on Alaska archaeology, anthropology, history, culture and the like. Resources for these subjects include several periodical subscriptions.  See a sampling of Robertson collection purchases.

Ruth A. and Ernest O. Swanson Memorial – UAS Fisheries, est. 1983

This fund is specifically for the purchase of resources supporting fisheries and marine sciences.  See a sampling of Swanson collection purchases.

William P. Johnson Memorial Endowment Fund, est. 1990

This fund is for library materials with no restrictions on selection or placement. This fund is usually used to purchase reference collection resources otherwise beyond the library budget. Where possible, selection is focused on titles likely to be relevant for some time.  See a sampling of Johnson fund purchases.

Mary Lou King Fund for Basketry

Donation from Mary Lou King, a Juneau resident and basket weaver, for the purchase of books and videos on traditional basketry and woven arts.  Purchases from this fund were made between 2006 and 2008. Ms. King also donated books to the library from her own collection.  Two baskets by Ms. King are featured in the Northwest Coast Art display on the lower level of Egan Library. See the King selections.


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