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Library Endowments

Sherman Baldwin Memorial (1943) A gift in honor of Sherman Baldwin, LL.B. 1922, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Simeon E. Baldwin Memorial (1942) A gift in memory of Professor Simeon E. Baldwin, B.A. 1861, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Albert H. Barclay Memorial (1942) A gift in memory of Albert H. Barclay, LL.B. 1895, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Judah Philip Benjamin (1925) A gift in memory of Judah Philip Benjamin, Yale College Class of 1829, from “A New York Lawyer.”

Charles Raymond Bentley Memorial (1940) A gift in memory of Charles Raymond Bentley, B.A. 1910, from Janet E. (Mrs. C. R.) Bentley.

Edwin F. Blair Memorial (1943) A gift in honor of Edwin F. Blair, LL.B. 1928, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Gary and Brian Bookman Literature and Arts Journal Fund (1993) An endowment to underwrite subscriptions to nonlegal periodicals and newspapers, established by Robert Bookman, J.D. 1972, in honor of his sons.

Robert E. Brooks Memorial Fund (1989) Gifts in honor of Robert E. Brooks, Reference Librarian, 1960–89, from friends and colleagues, for the purchase of books on civil rights and black history.

Edward Grant Buckland Memorial (1942) A gift in memory of Professor Edward Grant Buckland, LL.B. 1889, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Edward Field Burr Memorial Fund (1987) Gifts in memory of Edward Field Burr from family, friends, and Law School graduates, for library acquisitions.

John D. Calhoun Memorial (1963) Gifts in honor of John D. Calhoun, LL.B. 1949, from members of the Class of 1949 and friends.

Arthur W. Chambers Memorial (1943) A gift in honor of Arthur W. Chambers, LL.B. 1909, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Charles E. Clark Memorial (1942) A gift in honor of Dean Charles E. Clark, LL.B. 1913, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Alan P. Colodny Memorial Fund (1982) A gift in honor of Alan P. Colodny, LL.B. 1957, from friends and relatives.

Arthur L. Corbin, Jr. Memorial (1943) A gift in honor of Arthur L. Corbin, Jr., LL.B. 1926, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Sidney W. Davidson Memorial (1943) A gift in honor of Sidney W. Davidson, LL.B. 1918, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Arthur Hobson Dean Purchase Fund in International Law (1963) Gifts in honor of Arthur Hobson Dean, partner in the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell of New York City, from members of the firm, John C. Jaqua, Jr., LL.B. 1943; George C. Kern, Jr., LL.B. 1952; John R. Raben, LL.B. 1939; Vincent A. Rodriguez, LL.B. 1944; Roy H. Steyer, LL.B. 1941; Stuart W. Thayer, LL.B. 1951.

Ganson Goodyear Depew Memorial (1924) A gift from his father, Ganson Depew, and bequest of Ganson Goodyear Depew, LL.B. 1922. Income available in the alternative to assist in the publication of books by or at the discretion of the faculty.

George H. Dession Memorial (1983) A bequest of Anna M. Dession in memory of her husband, George H. Dession, LL.B. 1930, a member of the faculty between 1931 and 1955.

Elizabeth K. Dollard Fund (1982) A gift from Elizabeth K. Dollard, LL.B. 1939, for the purchase of books for faculty research.

Ralph Gregory Elliot Fund (1986) A gift from Ralph Gregory Elliot, B.A. 1958, LL.B. 1961, for the purchase of books on American constitutional law and constitutional history.

William Dean Embree Memorial (1943) A gift in honor of William Dean Embree, LL.B. 1905, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Energy Law Fund (1986) A gift from an anonymous donor for the purchase of books related to energy law in the western American states.

James E. English (1873) Gifts from James E. English, M.A. Hon. 1873.

Wilton H. Fair (1979) A gift from Wilton H. Fair, L.G. 1953.

Edwin E. Ferguson Fund (1981) A gift from Edwin E. Ferguson, J.S.D. 1937, for the purchase of books for the library.

Robert B. Fiske Memorial (1943) A gift in honor of Robert B. Fiske, LL.B. 1926, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Macklin Fleming (1979) A gift from Macklin Fleming, LL.B. 1937.

Ford Motor Company (1965) A gift for the acquisition of books for the foreign and international collection in the law library.

The Milton R. Friedman LL.B. 1928 Real Property Fund (1998) The real estate collection of the Yale Law School library is supported by this endowment in memory of Milton R. Friedman, LL.B. 1928, given by his family in the year of the seventieth anniversary of his graduation.

Charles E. Frohman Memorial (1984) A gift from an anonymous donor in memory of Charles E. Frohman, LL.B. 1926, for the purchase of books for the Ohio Collection.

Harold N. Gast Memorial (1985) A bequest of Harold N. Gast, LL.B. 1933.

Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation (1984) A gift from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.

Max F. Goldstein Memorial (1985) A gift in memory of Max F. Goldstein, LL.B. 1909, from Elliott Goldstein, LL.B. 1939.

Goodhart (1940) Gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Philip J. Goodhart.

Jacob P. Goodhart Memorial (1941) A gift in memory of Jacob P. Goodhart, LL.B. 1887, from Clara S. (Mrs. J. P.) Goodhart.

Ashbel G. Gulliver Memorial (1942) A gift in honor of Professor Ashbel G. Gulliver, LL.B. 1922, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

William B. Gumbart Memorial (1943) A gift in honor of William B. Gumbart, LL.B. 1915, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

W. Averell Harriman Fund (1963) A gift from W. Averell Harriman, B.A. 1913, LL.D. 1964, for the purchase of books on the subject of international law.

Frederick C. Hicks (1957) A bequest from Frederick C. Hicks, M.A. Hon. 1928.

Frederick C. Hicks Memorial (1942) A gift in honor of Frederick C. Hicks, M.A. Hon. 1928, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

John A. Hoober (1940) A gift from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Richard C. Hunt Memorial (1943) A gift in memory of Richard C. Hunt, LL.B. 1908, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Mary E. Ives (1908) A bequest from Mary E. Ives.

Judge David H. Jacobs Memorial Book Fund (1999) Gifts in memory of David H. Jacobs, LL.B. 1934, from family, friends, and classmates.

Fleming James, Jr. Memorial Fund (1982) A gift in honor of Fleming James, Jr., B.A. 1925, LL.B. 1928, from friends and classmates.

Victor S. Johnson, Jr. Fund (1978) A gift from the V. S. Johnson, Jr. Charitable Trust (Victor S. Johnson, Jr., J.D. 1941) for acquisitions.

Betty A. and David A. Jones Fund (1981) A grant to the Law School for the support of the law library; a gift from David A. Jones, LL.B. 1960, and Mrs. Jones.

J. M. Kaplan Memorial (1962) A gift from the J. M. Kaplan Fund, Inc.; to be used for the purchase of books on Latin American law.

Lomax B. Lamb, Jr. Memorial (1981) A bequest from Lomax B. Lamb, Jr., LL.B. 1942.

Gertrude (Gigi) and Arthur Lazarus, Jr. Fund (1992) Gifts from the law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson; family and friends of Arthur Lazarus, Jr., J.D. 1949, and Mrs. Lazarus; for the acquisition and preservation of materials on American Indian law.

Mary Quan Lee Memorial Fund (1996) A gift in memory of Mary Quan Lee, from her children, Carol F. Lee, J.D. 1981, and Ronald D. Lee, J.D. 1985.

James H. Lehmann (1982) A gift in memory of James H. Lehmann, LL.B. 1980, from Cravath, Swaine, & Moore, for new books for the Yale law library.

Arthur L. Liman Fund (1982) A gift in honor of Arthur L. Liman, LL.B. 1957.

Allan P. Lindsay Memorial (1984) A bequest from Allan P. Lindsay, 1924.

Louis Loss ’37 Book Fund (2001) A gift from the estate of Professor Emeritus Louis Loss, LL.B. 1937, of the Harvard law faculty, for acquisitions in the field of securities regulation.

Jerome B. Lucke Fund (1920) A gift from Jerome B. Lucke, LL.B. 1871, for examination prizes, scholarships, or purchase of books for the law library.

Myres S. McDougal (1976) A gift in honor of Myres S. McDougal, J.S.D. 1931, from Victor S. Johnson, Jr., LL.B. 1941.

William Walter Meyer Fund (1984) A bequest of William Walter Meyer, M.A. 1912, LL.B. 1915.

Justice Sherman Minton Library Fund (1963) A gift in honor of Justice Sherman Minton, LL.M. 1916, from Victor S. Johnson, Jr., LL.B. 1941.

Cyrus LaRue Munson Memorial (1941) A gift in memory of Cyrus LaRue Munson, LL.B. 1875, from his sons, Edgar Munson, B.A. 1904, and George Sharp Munson, LL.B. 1907.

Arthur E. Palmer, Jr. Memorial (1943) A gift in honor of Arthur E. Palmer, Jr., LL.B. 1935, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Neil Peck and Thomas S. Nichols (1985) An anonymous gift in honor of Neil Peck, LL.B. 1962, and Thomas S. Nichols, LL.B. 1962, for the purchase of books for the energy law collection.

Frederick L. Perry Memorial (1943) A gift in memory of Frederick L. Perry, LL.B. 1897, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Edward J. Phelps Memorial (1942) A gift in memory of Professor Edward J. Phelps, M.A. Hon. 1881, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Howard W. Rea Memorial (1981) Gifts in memory of Howard W. Rea, LL.B. 1941, from his partners at Davis, Graham & Stubbs, and other friends, for the purchase of books on tax law.

A. Leo and Edna C. Ricci (1982) A gift from A. Leo Ricci, J.D. 1928, for new books.

William C. Robinson Memorial (1942) A gift in memory of William C. Robinson, M.A. Hon. 1881, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

James Grafton Rogers Memorial (1943) A gift in honor of Professor James Grafton Rogers, B.A. 1905, M.A. Hon. 1931, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Frederick Calvin Russell Memorial (1952) A gift from Donald McPherson, Jr., in memory of his father-in-law, Frederick Calvin Russell, LL.B. 1905.

Jacob Schwolsky Memorial (1967) A gift in memory of Jacob Schwolsky, LL.B. 1911, from the estate of Jacob Schwolsky, by his widow, Lyabelle Schwolsky.

Gordon E. Sherman (1932) A bequest from Gordon E. Sherman, Ph.B. 1876.

Harry Shulman Library Fund (1963) Gifts in memory of Harry Shulman, M.A. Hon. 1937, member of the faculty between 1930 and 1955, and dean of the Law School from 1954 to 1955.

Earnest C. Simpson Memorial (1943) A gift in memory of Earnest C. Simpson, LL.B. 1899, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Mollie (“Max”) Singerman Memorial (1996) A gift in memory of Mollie Singerman directed by Ernest Rubenstein, LL.B. 1953, trustee of the Mollie Singerman testamentary trust, for the purchase of books.

James R. Stewart Memorial (1943) A gift in honor of James R. Stewart, LL.B. 1934, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Louis T. Stone Memorial (1984) A gift in memory of Louis T. Stone, LL.B. 1940, by the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers and the judges of its 1982 Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition.

Thomas W. Swan Memorial (1942) A gift in honor of Dean Thomas W. Swan, B.A. 1900, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Taft Memorial (1941) Gifts in memory of Professor William Howard Taft, B.A. 1878.

Charles P. Taft (1943) A gift in honor of Charles P. Taft, LL.B. 1921, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Charles Phelps Taft Memorial (1985) A gift in memory of Charles Phelps Taft, LL.B. 1921, from Peter R. Taft, LL.B. 1961, for the purchase of books for the municipal law and local government collection.

Charles J. Tanenbaum Fund (1992) A gift from Charles J. Tanenbaum, LL.B. 1937, to support exhibits from the rare book and manuscript collection.

Auguste Rhu Taylor (1983) A bequest from Auguste Rhu Taylor, LL.B. 1937, for books.

Julius J. Teller (1983) A bequest from Julius J. Teller, LL.B. 1941.

Thomas D. Thacher Memorial (1943) A gift in memory of Thomas D. Thacher, LL.D. 1930, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

William K. Townsend Memorial (1942) A gift in memory of Professor William K. Townsend, B.A. 1871, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Joseph and Anne N. Trachtman Fund (1993) A bequest of Joseph Trachtman, LL.B. 1926, and his wife, Anne N. Trachtman, to support library acquisitions in honor of Dean Thomas W. Swan.

Harrison Freeman Turnbull Memorial (1981) A gift in memory of Harrison Freeman Turnbull, LL.B. 1931, from his partners at Wiggin & Dana.

Gordon Bradford Tweedy Memorial (1985) A gift in memory of Gordon Bradford Tweedy, LL.B. 1932, from Mary J. (Mrs. G. B.) Tweedy, for the purchase of books for the international law collection.

Francis Wayland Memorial (1943) A gift in memory of Dean Francis Wayland, M.A. 1881, from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.

Albert S. Wheeler (1906) A bequest from Albert S. Wheeler.

John M. Woolsey (1927) A gift from John M. Woolsey, B.A. 1898.

Yale Law School Fund Parents Program (1989) Gifts from Yale Law School parents for the purchase of student texts and reference works for the library.