Honor Roll of Donors | Newberry

Honor Roll of Donors

The Newberry gratefully recognizes the following donors for their generous contributions received between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.

THE ANNUAL FUND

The following donors generously made gifts to the Annual Fund and are recognized as members of the President’s Fellows.

President’s Cabinet ($25,000 and above)

Roger and Julie Baskes
Joan and William Brodsky
Jan and Frank Cicero, Jr.
The Crown Family
Alice and Richard Godfrey
Dr. Hanna H. Gray
Mrs. Mary L. Gray
Mark and Meg Hausberg
Victoria J. Herget and Robert K. Parsons
Celia and David Hilliard
Dr. Elizabeth Amy Liebman
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Cindy and Stephen Mitchell
Janis W. and John K. Notz, Jr.
Dr. Gail Kern Paster
Christine and Michael Pope
Roy and Irene Rettinger Foundation
Sheli Z. Rosenberg and Burton X. Rosenberg
Mr. and Mrs. Rudy L. Ruggles, Jr.
Karla Scherer
The Smart Family Foundation of Illinois, Inc.
Mr. David B. Smith, Jr. and Ms. Ilene T. Weinreich
Harold B. Smith
Ms. Carol Warshawsky

President’s Circle ($10,000 - $24,999)

Edith Rasmussen Ahern and Patrick Ahern
Mr. Gregory L. Barton
Buchanan Family Foundation
Mr. Lewis Collens
Ms. Celine Fitzgerald
Julius N. Frankel Foundation
James J. and Louise R. Glasser
Madeleine and Joe Glossberg
John R. Halligan Charitable Fund
Helen M. Harrison Foundation
Robert A. Holland
ITW
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Professor Lawrence Lipking
Barry MacLean
Mr. Stephen A. MacLean
Professor James H. Marrow and Dr. Emily Rose
Mr. Andrew R. McGaan
Andrew and Jeanine McNally
David E. McNeel
David and Anita Meyer
The Pattis Family Foundation
Jean E. Perkins and Leland E. Hutchinson
Mr. John P. Rompon and Ms. Marian E. Casey
John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe
Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Siragusa
Nancy and Richard Spain
Carl W. Stern and Holly Hayes
Liz Stiffel
Yellow-crowned Foundation
Anonymous (2)

President’s Senior Fellows ($5,000 - $9,999)

Tom and Melanie Berg
Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Blair, Jr.
Charles H. and Bertha L. Boothroyd Foundation
Rob Carlson and Paul Gehl
Dr. and Mrs. Tapas K. Das Gupta
Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Franke
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher B. Galvin
Daniel Greene and Lisa Meyerowitz
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Keiser Donor Advised Fund
Laura Baskes Litwin and Stuart Litwin
Ms. Sonya Malunda and Dr. E. Charles Lampley
Ms. Carlette McMullan
Ken* and Jossy Nebenzahl
Professor Jean M. O’Brien
Professor and Mrs. Larrance M. O’Flaherty
Dr. Diana Robin
Martha Roth and Bryon Rosner
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Sheffield, Jr.
Adele Simmons
Gail and John Ward
Ms. Diane A. Wittenstein
Mr. Robert J. Zarse

President’s Sustaining Fellows ($2,500 - $4,999)

Robert Beasecker and Erika King
Mr. and Mrs. Philip C. Calian
Dr. William H. Cannon, Jr. and Mr. David Narwich
Holly and Bill Charles
Nancy Raymond Corral
Mrs. Ariane Dannasch
Ms. Shawn M. Donnelley and Dr. Christopher M. Kelly
Dr. William E. Engel
Professors Stephen and Verna Foster
Alan and Carol Greene
Ms. Margarete K. Gross
Ted Haffner
Hjordis Halvorson and John Halvorson
Adele* and Malcolm H. Hast
Ann C. Bates Kittle
Hindman Auctions – Silvia and Jay Krehbiel
Janet and Art Holzheimer
Mrs. Loretta N. Julian
Mrs. Chase C. Levey
Ms. Helen Marlborough and Mr. Harry J. Roper
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Ms. Audrey A. Niffenegger and Mr. Eddie Campbell
Ms. Lynne R. Ostfeld
Mr. Michael Payette
Father Peter J. Powell
Leonard and Arlene Rosenberg
Sahara Enterprises, Inc.
Mr. Brian Silbernagel and Ms. Teresa Snider
Mrs. Anne D. Slade
Tom and Nancy Swanstrom
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wedgeworth, Jr.
Thomas K. Yoder
Helen Zell
Anonymous (4)

President’s Supporting Fellows ($1,500 - $2,499)

Mr. Alan G. Artner
Dr. Ellen T. Baird
Ms. Catharine D. Bell
Joan and John Blew
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Block
Mrs. Debi Butler
Mr. Charles T. Cullen
Ms. Lynne Fisher
Dr. Michael P. Fitzsimmons
Ms. Diana Fowee
The Franklin Philanthropic Foundation
Mr. Bernard Friedman
Mr. Martin A. M. Gneuhs
Donald and Jane Gralen
Cheryl and Hill Hammock
Pati Heestand
Ms. Kay D. Hinn
Edward C. Hirschland
Mrs. Patricia Jahn
Ivan and Kathy Kane
Professor and Mrs. Stanley N. Katz
Dr. Javier Laguna
Ms. Lou Levine
Jackie and Tom Morsch
Mr. Charles H. Mottier and Mr. Philip J. Vidal
Dr. Karole Schafer Mourek and Mr. Anthony J. Mourek
The Charles W. Palmer Family Foundation
Ms. Sara N. Paretsky
Joe and Jo Ann Paszczyk
Ms. Laurette Petersen
Meredith Petrov
Nancy and Alan Petrov
The Queenan Foundation
Ben and Nancy Randall
Mr. Charles R. Rizzo
Dr. James Engel Rocks
Ms. Alice Schreyer
Junie L. and Dorothy L. Sinson
Ms. Grace K. Stanek
Ms. Elizabeth Teich
Jacqueline Vossler
Diane and Richard Weinberg
Anonymous (3)

* Deceased

RESTRICTED GIFTS

The following donors made gifts to the Newberry’s endowment, book funds, fellowship programs, and other projects.

$25,000 and above

Roger and Julie Baskes
Mr. T. Kimball Brooker
Magdalene and Gerald Danzer
Fuller and Moskovits Family
Glasser and Rosenthal Family
Dr. Hanna H. Gray
Walter E. Heller Foundation
Victoria J. Herget and Robert K. Parsons
Celia and David Hilliard
Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Monticello College Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Humanities
Ken* and Jossy Nebenzahl
Jerome and Elaine Nerenberg Foundation
Roy and Irene Rettinger Foundation
Harold B. Smith Foundation
Terra Foundation for American Art
Anonymous (1)

$10,000 - $24,999

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
Chicago Free For All Fund at The Chicago Community Trust
Jan and Frank Cicero, Jr.
Ms. Jeanne Colette Collester
Consulate General of Brazil
Helen M. Harrison Foundation
HISTORY/A+E Networks
Mazza Foundation
Andrew and Jeanine McNally
Jean E. Perkins and Leland E. Hutchinson
Dr. Scholl Foundation
Nadia Sophie Seiler Memorial Fund
The Siragusa Family Foundation
Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation
Richard C. von Hess Foundation

$5,000 - $9,999

Professor Deborah A. Cohen
Laura F. Edwards and John P. McAllister
Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio
Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Stephen A. MacLean
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. McCamant
Morrison-Shearer Foundation
Mr. John P. Rompon and Ms. Marian E. Casey
Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois
Dr. Christine M. Sperling
Diane and Richard Weinberg
Robert Williams

$1,500 - $4,999

Mr. Garrett A. Boge
Ms. Marcy Carlin
Caxton Club
The City of Chicago
Professor Frances Dolan
General Society of Colonial Wars
Ms. Mary C. Gregory and Mr. Daniel S. Gregory
Hoellen Family Foundation
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution – Chicago Chapter
Jack L.Ringer Family Foundation
Leonard and Arlene Rosenberg
Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Illinois
Sulzer Family Foundation
Jacqueline Vossler

* Deceased

THE 2021 NEWBERRY LIBRARY AWARD CELEBRATION

The following donors made gifts of $1,500 or more to the 2021 Newberry Library Award Celebration, which was held on May 24, 2021 in honor of Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Lonnie G. Bunch III.

PRESENTING SPONSOR
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Roger and Julie Baskes
Joan and William Brodsky
Bulley & Andrews LLC
Nancy Raymond Corral
Fitzgerald Family Foundation
Madeleine and Joe Glossberg
Alice and Richard Godfrey
Alan and Carol Greene
Celia and David Hilliard
Robert A. Holland
ITW
Mr. and Mrs. Philip R. May
Mr. Andrew R. McGaan
Mr. Ronald S. Miller
Cindy and Stephen Mitchell
Mr. Robert Nauert and Ms. Heidi Kiesler
Janis W. and John K. Notz, Jr.
The Pattis Family Foundation
Jean E. Perkins and Leland E. Hutchinson
Christine and Michael Pope
Sheli Z. Rosenberg and Burton X. Rosenberg
Karla Scherer
Alyce K. Sigler
Nancy and Richard Spain
Liz Stiffel
TAWANI Foundation
Diane and Richard Weinberg
Mr. and Mrs. Peter S. Willmott

SOCIETY OF COLLECTORS

The following donors contributed $5,000 or more for the acquisition of materials for the Newberry’s collection.

Roger and Julie Baskes
Rob Carlson and Paul Gehl
Celia and David Hilliard
Robert A. Holland
Janet and Art Holzheimer
Professor James H. Marrow and Dr. Emily Rose
David and Anita Meyer
Ken* and Jossy Nebenzahl

* Deceased

PARGELLIS SOCIETY

The following corporations contributed $2,500 or more to the Newberry Library and are recognized as members of the Pargellis Society.

Bulley & Andrews LLC
HISTORY/A+E Networks
ITW
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Sahara Enterprises, Inc.
Anonymous (1)

HERITAGE AND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

The following lineage and genealogical organizations made gifts to help the Newberry preserve our cultural heritage for future generations.

General Society of Colonial Wars
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Illinois
Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois

BLATCHFORD SOCIETY

The following individuals have included the Newberry in their estate plans and the library gratefully recognizes them as members of the Blatchford Society.

Ms. Elizabeth Agard
Mrs. L. W. Alberts
Mr. Adrian Alexander
Rick and Marcia Ashton
Dr. David M. and Mrs. Susan Lindenmeyer Barron
Roger Baskes
Peter Blatchford
John C. Blew
Michelle Miller Burns and Gary W. Burns
Dr. William H. Cannon
Rob Carlson
Reverend Dr. Robert B. Clarke
Mrs. David L. Conlan
Mr. Charles T. Cullen
Magdalene and Gerald Danzer
Mr. Gordon R. DenBoer
Mr. Andrew K. Dolan
Susan and Otto D’Olivo
Laura F. Edwards
Mr. George E. Engdahl
Ms. Carla J. Funk
Susan and Vincent Furman
Louise R. Glasser
Mr. Donald J. Gralen
Margarete Gross
Dr. Gary G. Gunderson
Hjordis Halvorson and John Halvorson
Professor Neil Harris and Ms. Teri J. Edelstein
Mark and Meg Hausberg
Trudy and Paul Hawley
Celia and David Hilliard
Robert A. Holland
Mrs. Judith H. Hollander
Janet and Art Holzheimer
Louise D. Howe
Mary P. Hughes
Kathryn Gibbons Johnson
Ms. Marcia Slater Johnston
Dr. Victoria Kirkham
Ann C. Bates Kittle
Karen Krishack
George Leonard and Susan Hanes-Leonard
Larry Lesperance
Professor Carole B. Levin
Joseph A. Like
Professor Lawrence Lipking
Mr. and Mrs. William Locke
Nancy J. Lynn
Stephen A. MacLean
Carmelita Melissa Madison
Ms. Suzette Mahneke
Dr. Debra N. Mancoff
Dr. Guy A. Marco
Heidi Massa
Ms. Valerie S. Mathes
Mary Morony
Mrs. Susan T. Murphy
Mrs. Milo M. Naeve
Ms. Shanti Nagarkatti
Jossy Nebenzahl
Ms. Audrey A. Niffenegger and Mr. Eddie Campbell
Janis W. Notz
Joan L. Pantsios
Joe and Jo Ann Paszczyk
Jean E. Perkins
Ken Perlow
Christine and Michael Pope
Dominick S. Renga, M.D.
Mr. T. Marshall Rousseau
Helen M. Schultz
Stephen A. and Marilyn Scott
Alyce K. Sigler
Dr. Ira Singer
Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Siragusa
Susan Sleeper-Smith
Harold B. Smith
Rebecca Gray Smith
Zella Kay Soich
Carolyn and David Spadafora
Mr. Angelo L. and Mrs. Virginia A. Spoto
Joyce L. Steffel
Tom and Nancy Swanstrom
Don and Marianne Tadish
Mrs. Sara D. Taylor
Tracey Tomashpol and Farron Brougher
Jim Tomes
Professor Sue Sheridan Walker
Diane Weinberg
Willard E. White
Robert Williams
Mr. and Mrs. Peter S. Willmott
Drs. Richard and Mary Woods
Mrs. Erika Wright
James and Mary Wyly
Anonymous (11)

IN MEMORIAM

With gratitude, the Newberry remembers the following members of the Blatchford Society for their gifts to the library.

Constance Barbantini and Liduina Barbantini
Mr. W. Lloyd Barber
Ann Barzel
Mr. George W. Blossom III
Dr. Edith Borroff
Professor Howard Mayer Brown
Dr. Richard H. Brown
Joan Campbell
Robert P. Coale
Natalie H. Dabovich
David W. Dangler
John Brooks Davis
Mrs. Edison Dick
Donna Margaret Eaton
Professor Carolyn A. Edie
Ms. Rita T. Fitzgerald
Dr. and Mrs. Waldo C. Friedland
Dr. Muriel S. Friedman
Esther LaBerge Ganz
Lyle Gillman
Mr. Wallace H. Griffith
Mrs. Anne C. Haffner
Mr. Chalkley J. Hambleton, Sr.
Adele Hast
Mrs. Harold James
Corinne E. Johnson
Mr. Stuart Kane
Arthur B. Logan
Mr. Walter C. Lueneburg
Ms. Louise Lutz
Ms. Lorraine Madsen
Mrs. Agnes M. McElroy
Andrew W. McGhee
Mr. and Mrs. William W. McKittrick
Marion S. Miller
Ken Nebenzahl
Piri Korngold Nesselrod
Bruce P. Olson
Charles W. Olson
Rosemary J. Schnell
Marian W. Shaw
G. Shiman
Mr. Morrell M. Shoemaker
Professor Robert W. Shoemaker
Lillian R. and Dwight D. Slater
Peggy Sullivan
Cecelia Handleman Wade
Lila Weinberg
James M. Wells
Anonymous (8)