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Honor Roll of Donors

The Newberry gratefully recognizes the following donors for their generous contributions received between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.

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

Jan and Frank Cicero, Jr.

The Davee Foundation

Joan and Robert Feitler

Mary L. Gray

Mark and Meg Hausberg

Victoria J. Herget and Robert K. Parsons

Celia and David Hilliard

Ms. Elizabeth Amy Liebman

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

David E. McNeel

Janis W. and John K. Notz, Jr.

Christine and Michael Pope

Sheli Z. Rosenberg and Burton X. Rosenberg

Mr. and Mrs. Rudy L. Ruggles, Jr.

Karla Scherer

Harold B. Smith

Carol Warshawsky

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

Edith Rasmussen Ahern and Patrick Ahern

Mr. Gregory L. Barton

Joan and William Brodsky

Mr. T. Kimball Brooker

Buchanan Family Foundation

Harve A. Ferrill*

Ms. Celine Fitzgerald

Julius N. Frankel Foundation

Joe and Madeleine Glossberg

Alice and Richard Godfrey

Dr. Hanna H. Gray

Sue and Melvin Gray

John R. Halligan Charitable Fund

Helen M. Harrison Foundation

Robert A. and Lorraine Holland

Illinois Tool Works Foundation

Kathryn Gibbons Johnson and Bruce Johnson

Professor Lawrence Lipking

Mr. Stephen A. MacLean

Barry MacLean

Professor James H. Marrow and Dr. Emily Rose

Mr. Andrew R. McGaan

Andrew and Jeanine McNally

Cindy and Stephen Mitchell

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. Thomas C. Sheffield, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Siragusa

Mr. David B. Smith, Jr. and Ms. Ilene T. Weinreich

Nancy and Richard Spain

Carl W. Stern and Holly Hayes

Liz Stiffel

Gail and John Ward

Mr. and Mrs. Peter S. Willmott

Yellow-crowned Foundation

Anonymous (1)

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

Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Blair, Jr.

Charles H. and Bertha L. Boothroyd Foundation

Dr. and Mrs. Tapas K. Das Gupta

Marjorie G. Fitzgerald

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Fitzgerald

Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Franke

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher B. Galvin

James J. and Louise R. Glasser

Mrs. Mary P. Hines

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Keiser Donor Advised Fund

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Laura Baskes Litwin and Stuart Litwin

Mr. and Mrs. R. Eden Martin

Ken and Jossy Nebenzahl

Professor and Mrs. Larrance M. O’Flaherty

Dr. Gail Kern Paster

Dr. Diana Robin

Arch W. Shaw Foundation

Junie L. and Dorothy L. Sinson

Carolyn and David Spadafora

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

Joan and John Blew

Dr. William H. Cannon, Jr. and Mr. David Narwich

Rob Carlson and Paul Gehl

Holly and Bill Charles

John and Michele Donley

Ms. Shawn M. Donnelley and Dr. Christopher M. Kelly

Professors Stephen and Verna Foster

Drs. Malcolm H. and Adele Hast

Janet and Arthur Holzheimer

Jay F. and Sylvia Krehbiel

Ms. Helen Marlborough and Mr. Harry J. Roper

Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. McCamant

Jackie and Tom Morsch

Ms. Audrey A. Niffenegger and Mr. Eddie Campbell

Father Peter J. Powell

Joanne C. Ruxin

Sahara Enterprises, Inc.

Morrell M. Shoemaker

Mr. Brian Silbernagel and Ms. Teresa Snider

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wedgeworth, Jr.

The Abra Wilkin Fund

Mr. Robert J. Zarse

Anonymous (2)

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

Robert Beasecker and Erika King

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Block

Ms. Jeanne Colette Collester

Nancy Raymond Corral

Mr. Andrew K. Dolan

Janet and Craig Duchossois

Ms. Lynne Fisher

Dr. Michael P. Fitzsimmons

Ms. Mary Adrian Foster

The Franklin Philanthropic Foundation

Mr. Martin A. M. Gneuhs

Ted and Mirja Haffner

Hjordis Halvorson and John Halvorson

Pati and O. J. Heestand

Edward C. Hirschland

Mr. D. Bradford Hunt

Jane and Don Hunt

Mr. and Mrs. Martin D. Jahn

Ivan and Kathy Kane

Jared Kaplan and Maridee Quanbeck

Professor and Mrs. Stanley N. Katz

Mr. and Mrs. David B. Mathis

Ms. Helen McArdle

Janice M. McNeill

Dr. Walter S. Melion

Dr. Karole Schafer Mourek and Mr. Anthony J. Mourek

Professor Jean M. O’Brien

Ms. Sara N. Paretsky

Joe and Jo Ann Paszczyk

Mr. James Engel Rocks

Ms. Alice Schreyer

Ms. Helen M. Schultz

Tom and Nancy Swanstrom

Thomas K. Yoder

Anonymous (5)

RESTRICTED GIFTS

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

$25,000 and above

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation

Roger and Julie Baskes

Joan and William Brodsky

Mr. T. Kimball Brooker

Chicago Free For All Fund at The Chicago Community Trust

Nancy Raymond Corral

The Davee Foundation

Glasser and Rosenthal Family

Dr. Hanna H. Gray

Helen M. Harrison Foundation

Victoria J. Herget and Robert K. Parsons

Robert A. and Lorraine Holland

ITW

Mr. Jake Jacobson

Jonathan and Nancy Lee Kemper and the William T. Kemper Foundation

Ms. Elizabeth Amy Liebman

The Jack Miller Center

Monticello College Foundation

National Endowment for the Humanities

Ken and Jossy Nebenzahl

Jerome and Elaine Nerenberg Foundation

Northern Trust

Dr. Gail Kern Paster

The Pritzker Foundation

Roy and Irene Rettinger Foundation

The Rhoades Foundation

Sheli Z. Rosenberg and Burton X. Rosenberg

John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe

Rosemary J. Schnell

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Sheffield, Jr.

David L. Wagner* and Renie B. Adams

Anonymous (1)

$10,000 - $24,999

Edith Rasmussen Ahern and Patrick Ahern

Allstate Insurance Company

Jan and Frank Cicero, Jr.

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Fitzgerald

Rob Carlson and Paul Gehl

Walter E. Heller Foundation

Samuel H. Kress Foundation

Mr. Leonard A. Lauder

Professor James H. Marrow and Dr. Emily Rose

Chauncey and Marion D. McCormick Family Foundation

Andrew and Jeanine McNally

David and Anita Meyer

Jean E. Perkins and Leland E. Hutchinson

Mr. John P. Rompon and Ms. Marian E. Casey

The Siragusa Family Foundation

$5,000 - $9,999

The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation

Celia and David Hilliard

Janet and Arthur Holzheimer

Mr. and Mrs. R. Stanley Johnson

Mr. Stephen A. MacLean

Cindy and Stephen Mitchell

Mr. John Monroe

Janis W. and John K. Notz, Jr.

Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois

Swiss Benevolent Society of Chicago

Jacqueline Vossler

Diane and Richard Weinberg

$1,500 - $4,999

Ms. Elaine Cohen and Mr. Arlen D. Rubin

John McGuire and Liesl M. Olson

Morrison-Shearer Foundation

Ms. Shanti Nagarkatti

The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America

Mr. James R. Powell

Jack L. Ringer Family Foundation

Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Illinois

Carolyn and David Spadafora

Nancy and Richard Spain

Ms. Elizabeth Teich

Robert Williams

Anonymous (2)

SOCIETY OF COLLECTORS

The following individuals contributed $5,000 or more for the acquisition of materials for the Newberry’s collection or contributed materials to the collection valued at $5,000 or more.

Roger and Julie Baskes

Rob Carlson and Paul Gehl

Nancy Raymond Corral

Celia and David Hilliard

Robert A. and Lorraine Holland

Janet and Arthur Holzheimer

Mr. and Mrs. R. Stanley Johnson

Professor James H. Marrow and Dr. Emily Rose

David and Anita Meyer

Ken and Jossy Nebenzahl

John K. Notz, Jr.

Sheli Z. Rosenberg and Burton X. Rosenberg

Jacqueline Vossler

NEWBERRY LIBRARY AWARD DINNER

The following donors supported the 2019 Newberry Library Award Dinner, which was held on May 6, 2019 in honor of Pulitzer-Prize-winning novelist and essayist Marilynne Robinson.

Presenting Sponsor: Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Edith Rasmussen Ahern and Patrick Ahern

Mr. Gregory L. Barton

Roger and Julie Baskes

Mr. and Mrs. Francis Beidler

Mary S. Blust, Ph.D.

The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation

Joan and William Brodsky

Bulley & Andrews LLC

Ms. Elaine Cohen and Mr. Arlen D. Rubin

Nancy Raymond Corral

Dr. and Mrs. Tapas K. Das Gupta

Ms. Laura S. de Frise

Janet Wood Diederichs

Mr. George E. Engdahl

Ms. Celine Fitzgerald

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald F. Fitzgerald, Jr.

Marjorie G. Fitzgerald

Mrs. Miriam Frankel

Ms. Carla J. Funk

Joe and Madeleine Glossberg

Alice and Richard Godfrey

Mr. and Mrs. William Goldberg

Dr. Hanna H. Gray

Sue and Melvin Gray

Mark and Meg Hausberg

Ms. Gretchen Hause

Victoria J. Herget and Robert K. Parsons

Celia and David Hilliard

Robert A. and Lorraine Holland

Jane and Don Hunt

ITW

Kathryn Gibbons Johnson and Bruce Johnson

Ms. Heidi Heller Kiesler

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Levey

Professor Lawrence Lipking

Ms. Sonya Malunda and Dr. E. Charles Lampley

Professor James H. Marrow and Dr. Emily Rose

Ms. Helen McArdle

Mr. Andrew R. McGaan

Andrew and Jeanine McNally

David E. McNeel

David and Anita Meyer

Cindy and Stephen Mitchell

Janis W. and John K. Notz, Jr.

Dr. Gail Kern Paster

Jean E. Perkins and Leland E. Hutchinson

Christine and Michael Pope

Mr. John P. Rompon and Ms. Marian E. Casey

Sheli Z. Rosenberg and Burton X. Rosenberg

Martha Roth and Bryon Rosner

Mr. and Mrs. Rudy L. Ruggles, Jr.

Rosemary J. Schnell

Diana and Richard Senior

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Sheffield, Jr.

Alyce K. Sigler

Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Spain

Liz Stiffel

Peggy Sullivan

TAWANI Foundation

University of Chicago

Ms. Joan K. Wagner and Mr. Paul A. Haskins

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wedgeworth, Jr.

Diane and Richard Weinberg

Mr. and Mrs. Peter S. Willmott

Paul and Mary Yovovich

Anonymous (2)

PARGELLIS SOCIETY

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

Allstate Insurance Company

Bulley & Andrews LLC

ITW

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Northern Trust

Sahara Enterprises, Inc.

Anonymous (1)

HERITAGE AND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

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

The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America

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 or life-income arrangements. The Newberry recognizes them for their continued legacy to the humanities.

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

Donna Margaret Eaton

Laura F. Edwards

Mr. George E. Engdahl

Ms. Carla J. Funk

Lyle Gillman

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

Adele Hast

Mark and Meg Hausberg

Trudy and Paul Hawley

Celia and David Hilliard

Ms. Sandra L. Hindman

Robert A. and Lorraine Holland

Mrs. Judith H. Hollander

Janet and Arthur 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

Lucia Woods Lindley

Professor Lawrence Lipking

Mr. and Mrs. J. William Locke

Dr. Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel

Nancy J. Lynn

Mr. Stephen A. MacLean

Carmelita Melissa Madison

Mrs. Suzette Mahneke

Dr. Debra N. Mancoff

Dr. Guy A. Marco

Heidi Massa

Ms. Valerie S. Mathes

Mary Morony

Mrs. Milo M. Naeve

Ken and Jossy Nebenzahl

Ms. and Mr. Audrey A. Niffenegger

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

Rosemary J. Schnell

Helen M. Schultz

Stephen A. and Marilyn Scott

G. Shiman

Mr. Morrell M. Shoemaker

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

Peggy Sullivan

Tom and Nancy Swanstrom

Don and Marianne Tadish

Mrs. Sara D. Taylor

Tracey Tomashpol and Farron Brougher

Jim and Josie Tomes

Mr. J. Thomas Touchton

Professor Sue Sheridan Walker

Diane Weinberg

Willard E. White

Robert Williams

Drs. Richard and Mary Woods

Mrs. Erika Wright

James and Mary Wyly

Anonymous (11)

* Deceased