Endowed funds

About Endowed Book Funds for the Science Library

Anderson Fund
A bequest established in 2013. the William Sunley Anderson Fund will support the acquisition of library materials in Chemistry as well as software, hardware, and services needed to support discovery, access, use, or analysis of those resources.

Falconer Fund
The Frederic M. Falconer Memorial Book Fund was established in memory of Frederic M. Falconer for the purchase of library materials in the life sciences.  Mr. Falconer came to Stanford University in 1938, as the Assistant Librarian in the School of Biological Sciences. He worked at Stanford for 21 years, serving as the Chief Biological Sciences Librarian for the last ten years.  The endowed fund was established in 1959, after his death at the age of 46.

Fryberger Fund
The Elizabeth and William Memorial Book fund was established in 1990 to fund the acquisition and preservation of library materials relating to ecology. See recent Elizabeth K. and William B. Fryberger Memorial Book Fund purchases.

Jordan Fund
The David A. and Maureen L. Jordan Book Fund was established to fund the acquisition and preservation of library materials in financial mathematics and applied statistics. See recent David A. and Maureen L. Jordan Fund in Financial Mathematics and Applied Statistics purchases.

Loren and Wiggins Fund
The Ira Loren and Dorothy Bruce Wiggins Memorial Book Fund was established in memory of Ira Loren Wiggins (1899-1987), a longtime faculty member at Stanford, and his wife.  The fund was established in 1989 for the purchase of library materials in biology.

Mason Fund
The David M. Mason Chemical Engineering Class of 1968 Memorial Book Fund was established in 1993 by students of the chemical engineering class of '68 in memory of David Mason, founder of the Chemical Engineering Department and cherished professor at Stanford.  See recent David M. Mason Memorial Book Fund purchases.

Nielsen Fund
The Russell A. and Lenore Memorial Science Library Book Fund was established in 2001 to fund the acquisition and preservation of library materials in the fields of physics and mathematics.

Reinert Fund
The Albert H. & Ethel G. Reinert Fund was established in 1995 from the estate of Stanley G. Reinert (AB '30). The fund supports the field of chemistry.  See recent Albert H. and Ethel G. Reinert Fund purchases.

Tiernan Fund
Established in 1989, the R. Arthur & Juliette Tiernan Endowed Book Fund supports the field of chemistry and was established by John (AB '36, MD '41) and Sallie (AB '45) Reynolds in honor of Sallie Reynolds' parents.  In 2013, the name of this fund was changed to Sallie ’45, R. Arthur & Juliette Tiernan Endowed Book Fund by Chris Seaver (MBA ’79, JD ’79) in honor of his mother Sallie.  The scope was also expanded to include the acquisition of library materials on women in science and engineering.  See recent Sallie '45, R. Arthur and Juliette Tiernan Endowed Book Fund purchases.