Fall 2005LibraryUpdateU N I V E R S I T YUAlbany’s LibrariesWelcome New DeanFrank D’Andraiawas named deanand director ofAlbany’s University Libraries,and began workon August 1.Prior to hisdeanship atUAlbany, D’Andraia was dean oflibrary services and professor oflibrary science at the University ofMontana. In this position since 2000,he was responsible for the leadershipand administration of the Universityof Montana Library, which consistsof the Maureen and Mike MansfieldLibrary and the library of theuniversity’s Missoula College ofTechnology.Dean D’Andraia originally comesfrom Massachusetts, and he says he’sglad to be back in the Northeast. Nostranger to the peripatetic academiclife, Frank previously held positionsat several other libraries, includingthose of the University of NorthDakota, the University of Californiaat Riverside, and the University ofLouisiana at Lafayette. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the AmericanLibrary Association and the Association of College & Research Libraries. He has contributed to numerousL I B R A R I E SN E W S L E T T E RMessage from the DeanAs I begin my tenure as the Deanand Director of the UniversityLibraries, I look around the campuswith the fresh eyes of a recent arrival.My sense of excitement about theUniversity at Albany and its Libraries—the University Library, theScience Library, and the DeweyGraduate Library—has only grownin the time since I made my first visitto campus last May.UAlbany is a vigorous, studentcentered, and community-focusedinstitution, and the UniversityLibraries reflect the institution’sforward-looking goals. I am delighted to be joining the Universityat Albany administrative team, andI look forward to working with mycolleagues within and outside of thelibraries, and to becoming an activemember of the community at large.I have been pleased to observe thatour Libraries, and those individualswho work in them, take seriouslytheir role in the educational process.The Libraries’ roots run deep, andUA students and scholars appreciateour strong tradition of service, asense of connection with our users,and pride in building a collectionthat ranks among the top 100research libraries in North America.The positive feedback the Librarieshave received from written assessments surveys by students andresearchers regarding our collectionsand operations gives me a great senseof purpose.This is an exciting time for academicresearch libraries. Daily reportsemphasize the import of informationin today’s societies. New methods ofsharing and accessing informationhave challenged the traditional rolesof print. Our library professionalslook forward to taking a leadershiprole in response to these challengesand are prepared to assist our students and scholars in remainingcompetitive in today’s informationsociety.Whatever your reason for accessinglibrary collections, either in personor through the Web, I hope you willtake time to discover the special rolethe University Libraries play here, atthe University at Albany. I am verypleased to be here, and I hope tomeet you soon.— Frank D’Andraia(continued on page 3)Editor: Roberta R. Armstrong Publishing: Linda M. Reeves Designer: Bonny Curless http://library.albany.edu
2Library UpdateUNIVERSITYATALBANYFall 2005Reunion Weekend inJune Features theLibrariesAnother successful “Afternoon withMinerva” presentation was held onJune 4. This was the second year thatreturning alumni attended a presentation highlighting the history of theUniversity at Albany through holdings in M.E. Grenander Special Collections andArchives.BrianKeough,head ofGrenander,gave a presentationentitled“DevelopingOral Historyand DigitalProjects:Documenting the History of theUniversity,” for the event, held onAlumni Weekend. “This event, whichwill be an annual event for alumni, isdesigned to call attention to the needfor support for the endowment, ThePreservation of Tradition Fund for theUniversity Libraries,” notes Fran CiceroShepherd ’62, who, along with herhusband, Phil ’60, initiated the Fundin 2004. The event was attended bymore than 60 people.That same day, the rich history of theUniversity was given voice by University Historian Geoff Williams, who wasa panelist on a program about the Greatest Generation for the Alumni Weekend. Geoff also conducted tours foralumni. Earlier in the year, Geoff madea presentation in April to the MilneAlumni Reunion entitled “History ofthe Milne School, 1945–1977.”President Hall Addresses Groupin the LibraryPresident KermitL. Hall was theUniversityLibrary’s honoredguest on May 13,when the Friendsof the Librariesco-sponsoredPresident Hall’sreading from hismost recentbook, The OxfordCompanion to theSupreme Court of the United States.The event, attended by more than100 people, marked the openingof an exhibit, “The President asScholar,” which displayed Dr.Hall’s monographs and a secondexhibit of “President Hall’s TopTen Books,” the books that haveshaped and influenced his life. Exhibits remained in the lobby of theUniversity Library through midAugust.The Greatest Generation Fund Surpasses 100,000 Goal!Established in 2003 by members ofthe Class of 1948, UAlbany’s GreatestGeneration Fund for the UniversityLibraries surged past its 100,000 goalin June 2005, three years early. Morethan 100 donors to the Fund wereinvited to attend a celebration heldon October 7, 2005, HomecomingWeekend.This fund provides support to theUniversity Libraries’ collections inarts and sciences. Other classes 1940–1949, the “greatest generation” ofAmericans, also contributed to thisfund. Major donors include: RuthAbele ’42; Eleanor Alland ’48;Adrienne Caruso ’48; BJ ’48 andChuck ’47 Chase; Dolores “Del”Cummings ’45; Sam ’48 and Dorothy’47 Dickieson; Wilma Diehl ’48;Sheila Dingley ’48; Ruth Doran ’48;Florence Graham ’45; GloriaHerkowitz ’49; Rose MatychakLernberg ’47; Leslie O’Heir ’49;Curt Pfaff ’48; Helen Kiesel Schick’48; Jacob and Betsy Schuhle ’49; andVivian Thorne ’48.In addition to contributing to theFund, the following campaign organizers worked on personal solicitations by letter and phone to membersof their classes: Ruth Abele and Carl(continued on page 3)
UNIVERSITYATALBANYFall 2005Greatest (continued from page 2)Schick ’48, who has been honored bythe Alumni Association as a prominent educator. Helen has continuedher support for University Librariesand for the Fund.“Some of my mostvivid memories areof Hawley, always sostately as well as asocial center for us,”says Helen. “It’salways fitting to linkthis generation withthe Libraries.”Helen and Walt’sfour children andtheir familiescontinue to supportthe Fund, in honorof their parents.Mitchell, Class of 1942; DelCummings and Florence Graham,Class of 1945; JoanBaden, DorothyDickieson, andAlice Randall, Classof 1947; EleanorAlland, BJ Chase,Professor ArthurCollins, SamDickieson, RuthDoran, GaryPaticopoulos, andCurt Pfaff, Class of1948; and GloriaHerkowitz, LeslieO’Heir, andMargaret Schuhle,Eleanor Holbig Alland ’48Class of 1949.The greatest force for the Fund camefrom and through the Class of 1948.Helen Kisiel Schick ’48 worked withclass members to fund this initiativeon the occasion of the 55th anniversaryof the class. Her initial gift was inmemory of her husband, WalterAs she worked tosupport the Fund, Eleanor HolbigAlland ’48, a long-time supporter ofthe Libraries, “.realized that thefuture depends on the present, and Ibegan thinking about a charitable giftannuity. I also needed to plan for mydevelopmentally disabled son, so I setLibrary 198819992001New York State Normal School opens December 18th to train teachers forthe Common Schools (grades 1-8)First Library opens at State Street BuildingDecember—College becomes a four year liberal arts college for teachersJanuary—Library destroyed in fire that burns Willett Street BuildingLibrary opened on second floor of Administration Building (in 1927 namedDraper Hall)Hawley Library opens on first floor of Hawley Building, the formerAuditoriumLibrary takes over basement of HawleyUniversity Library opens its doors, Hawley Library closedHawley Building Library reopens to service graduate programs onDowntown CampusMillionth Volume CelebrationGLPP renamed Governor Thomas E. Dewey Graduate Library of PublicAffairs and PolicyScience Library opensTwo Millionth Volume acquired3Library UpdateNew Dean (continued from page 1)scholarly journals, and is a graduateof the University of Massachusetts.Frank earned master’s degrees fromNortheastern University andSimmons College in Boston.“Fall semester will give me numerous opportunities to engage withfaculty, students, and many otherswho use and support Albany’sLibraries,” says Dean D’Andraia.“This will be a good time for allof us to get to know one another.”Frank will be meeting with Librarysupporters in New York City,Portland, Oregon, Washington,D.C., and Boston this fall.up an annuity for the Fund, with theincome to go to my son. My wish isthat many members of the GreatestGeneration will consider this type ofgift.”Curt Pfaff ’48 was another primemover for the Greatest GenerationFund. He passed away in April 2005,so he did not learn of the Fund’s greatand early success. His widow, PegPfaff, worked on the initiative withCurt. Peg notes that “Curt careddeeply for his alma mater, and for thegreat education he got there. Hisparticular passion was history, andthe Libraries at UAlbany presenteda natural repository for his philanthropy.” Peg and Curt were strongannual donors who became majordonors with a charitable gift annuityfor the Greatest Generation Fund.Peg continues to support Curt’s philanthropic legacy to the UniversityLibraries.
4Library UpdateUNIVERSITYATALBANYFall 2005New Acquisition for Special Collections and Archives,School of Criminal JusticeOn August 9, Albany’s UniversityLibraries and the School of CriminalJustice celebrated the acquisition ofthe National Death Penalty Archive.This archive represents a specialof the School of Criminal Justice andCharles Lanier.“We’re building a collection that willserve as a primary resource for historians, researchers,faculty,students,and interested members of thepublic,”said l addSing Sing prisoners. Photo by Fred Doyle, from the M.E. Grenander SpecialenormousCollections and Archives collection that includes Scott Christianson’s book,Condemned; Inside the Sing Sing Death House.ly to theunderstanding of this significant aspect ofpartnership between the Capitalour criminal justice system.” UAlbanyPunishment Research Initiative at thePresident Kermit Hall and BrianSchool of Criminal Justice (CPRI)Keough, head of M.E. Grenanderand the M.E. Grenander DepartmentSpecial Collections and Archives, alsoof Special Collections and Archives.spoke at the event.The ceremony, attended by more thanThe collection of historical materials60 people, featured leading nationalwill be an unrivaled resource for scholdeath penalty experts includingars, students, and the public interestedkeynote speaker Hugo Adam Bedau,in the history of capital punishment inemeritus professor, Tufts University;America, and in the legal and politicalWilliam J. Bowers, director of thebattles engendered by the sanction.Capital Jury Project; journalist andIn addition to housing the records andscholar Scott Christianson; DavidKaczynski, executive director of Newdocuments of leading figures in scholarship, and legal and community orYorkers Against the Death Penalty;ganizations concerning capital punMichael E. Radelet of the Universityishment, the archive includes oral hisof Colorado at Boulder; and CPRItory interviews featuring prominentco-directors Professor James Ackeractivists and professionals involved indeath penalty abolition efforts andrelated work. Currently, the archivecontains 300 cubic feet of material,and growth is anticipated.Brian Keough notes that “the archiveis especially interested in collectingprimary documents, such as letters,reports, unpublished writings, personal papers, organizational records,and related materials. We are alsolooking for monetary support forthis important scholarly resource.”For additional information on theNational Death Penalty Archive, rchives, SpecialCollections SeekPhotographs fromthe 1950s and 1960sM.E. Grenander Special Collectionsand Archives seeks photographs aboutcampus life during the 1950s and1960s. The purpose is to collect abetter photographic record of thetime period for the archives. Inaddition, some of the more notableimages will be used for notecardswhich will be used by the Library andfor Library donors.To learn more about donating photographic images and related materials,please contact University HistorianGeoff Williams (518) 437–3936 [email protected].
UNIVERSITYATALBANYFall 20055Library UpdateWhat’s New in the LibrariesJesus Alonsopresented“Latin Americain SpanishInternationalCenters:Research andPublications” atthe Seminar onthe Acquisitionsof Latin American Library Materials(SALAM) meeting in April.MarjorieBenedict willretire in September, after 29 yearsof service. Shewill continue towork part timeas the FrenchStudies Bibliographer.Deborah F. Bernnard co-edited abook, with Carol Anne Germain,Empowering Students II: Teaching Information Literacy Concepts with Hands-onand Minds-on Activities. They contributed chapters, as did their colleaguesGerald Burke, “The ResearchProcess: Getting into the ‘Flow’”; andDeborah LaFond, “Reading Texts—Connecting Research through Art andArtifacts.”Elaine Lasda Bergman, who joinedDewey Library from the UniversityLibrary in early April, had many reviews in the 2005 edition of AmericanReference Books Annual (Libraries Unlimited) and also in Library Journal.Karen Brown published “Use ofGeneral Preservation Assessments:Process” in Library Resources &Technical Services.Laura Cohen published articles inAgainst the Grain; Information Technology and Libraries; and Internet2004: Collected Presentations.Catherine Dwyer published “TheU.S. Presidency and NationalSecurity Directives: An Overview,”in Journal of Government Information.Roger Gifford, Head of Information Systems, retired in August after27 years ofservice. Morethan 30 of hiscolleaguescontributed 800 to theInauguralScholarshipFund in honor of Roger’s long andfine service to University Libraries.Alexander Gyamfi, User Education, Science Library, published“Approaches to Closing the DigitalDivide in Sub-Sahara Africa,” inInformation Development.Richard Irving is the book revieweditor for Criminal Law Bulletin.Trudi E. Jacobson and Lijuan Xu(now at Lafayette College) coauthoredMotivatingStudents inInformationLiteracyClasses, whichwas awardedthe Association ofCollege and Research Libraries’Instruction Section Publication of theYear Award for 2005.KalpanaKaul retiredin May. ThePreservationDepartmenthired MaryHoward tofill Ms. Kaul’sposition, beginning in July.Brian Keough and Amy C.Schindler published “ThinkingGlobally, Acting Locally: Documenting Environmental Activism in NewYork State,” in Archival Issues.Barbara Kinlock presented aworkshop in Basic Book Repair forthe WSWHE (Washington, Saratoga,Warren, Hamilton, Essex) Board ofCooperative Educational ServicesSchool Library System in April.Nearly 30% of the employees in University Librarieshave earned degrees from UAlbany!
6Library UpdateUNIVERSITYATALBANYFall 2005Deborah LaFond presented “CanWe Listen?: Feminist, Postcolonial,Reflexive Practice in Building a Living Underground Railroad Commemorative Tradition in Albany, NewYork” at the Conference on Intercultural Management at KatholieckeHogerschool. Mechelen, Belgium, inMay. She was a panelist at “Sustainability in Africa.” Consortium onAfrica, University at Albany, in April.Vivien-Elizabeth Zazzau was apanelist at the National Women’sStudies Association meeting inFlorida (June), and spoke on “Decolonizing the Future: Reclaiming CyberEnvironments.”Kay Shaffer consulted at the Resource Centre of the Departmentof English and American Studies atSofia University (Bulgaria) as partof exchange between University atAlbany and Sofia University JuneJuly.Karen Brown, Geoff Williams, andstudent Robert Klingenbergerreceived this year’s Pritchard Award.Lorre Smith moderated and was apanelist at “Open Access to Scienceand Scholarship,” The UniversityLibraries’ 7th Annual Symposium onScholarly Communications in April.Angie Torres, ajunior at UAlbany,won the Frankenstein StudentCompetition, anevent culminatinga series of programs in spring2005, “What Is‘Nature’ in the21st Century?.”Bill Young published “ReferenceTeam Self-Management at theUniversity at Albany,” Library Administration & Management. He has alsobeen appointed to a University-widecommittee that will develop anacademic program in HomelandSecurity.Awards andRecognitionDeanMeredith A.Butler washonored asAcademicLaureate atthe University at Albany’s prestigious CitizenLaureate Awards event in May. Sheretired in July, 2005.Timothy Jackson was the recipientof this year’s Alice Hastings MurphyScholarship Award, in support of hiseducation to become a librarian.Richard Kistnen,KwabenaSekyere, andJoana Tse wereawarded the Friendsof the Libraries Student ServiceExcellence Awards this year.Mary Osielskireceived boththe President’sAward forExcellence inLibrarianshipand theChancellor’s Award for Excellence inLibrarianship this year. She hasdistinguished herself in a variety ofroles in the University Libraries, mostrecently as a Special CollectionsLibrarian in the M.E. GrenanderDepartment of Special Collectionsand Archives.Suzanne Turner earned both thePresident’s Award for Excellence inLibrarianshipand theChancellor’sAward forExcellence inLibrarianship.Under hertenure, theincreasinglyimportant service of Interlibrary Loanand Document Delivery has flourished.For an up-to-date and completelisting of publications, presentations,honors, and awards, go to http://library.albany.edu/about/faculty.pdf.In June 2006, theFriends of theLibraries will celebratetheir twenty-fifthanniversary.
UNIVERSITYATALBANYFall 20057Library UpdateCollection Endowments for University LibrariesUniversity at Albany’s 17th President,Kermit L. Hall, announced in February 2005 that university fundraisingwill center on endowments for students and academic programs. Thestrength of the University’s academicprograms—and its students—isdirectly related to the strength of itsLibraries. We are committed tosecuring endowment support that willenhance the breadth and depth ofresources to secure UAlbany’s position as one of the nation’s finestresearch universities.Support in 2004–2005 for endowments was more than 100,000 inpledges, annuities, planned gifts, giftsof stock, and outright cash gifts.UAlbany’s Greatest Generation Fund forthe Libraries surpassed its original goalthree years early (see story, page 2).Each endowment fund listed belowhas been supported by named donorssince the endowment’s inception( 1,000– 25,000 ). Subsequent issuesof Library Update and electronic publications will provide more specificinformation about donors and eachFund’s progress.The Dean and Director’s NewInitiatives Fund for Albany’sUniversity Libraries. Established in2004 by a gift from Dean Meredith A.Butler, this fund will allow futuredeans and directors to make strategicinvestments in new initiatives toadvance the collections and servicesof the Libraries. Major contributorsinclude: Robert ’52 and Joan ’52Barron; Candace Groudine, Ph.D.’98; Professor Vivien Ng; Joseph ’52and Sylvia ’69 Persico.The Greatest Generation Fund forthe Libraries. Established in 2003by Class of 1948, this fund has surpassed its original goal of 100,000,and is now poised to raise additionalfunds through major gifts (cash,planned giving, and blends).Honoring Our ProfessorsEndowed Fund for UniversityLibraries. Established in 2004 bydonors who wish to honor specificprofessors, this fund provides supportto acquire, strengthen, and maintainthe Libraries’ collection of materialsrelated to the arts and sciences.Matthew ’57 and Sandra MLS ’71Ostoyich established this fund. DavidHardy ’57 is a major contributor.Goal: 100,000.University Libraries Fund forMaterials in Fine Arts and Performing Arts. Established in 2003by donors who care about supportingthe arts at the University, this fundenables the University Libraries toenhance and maintain collections ofmaterials related to the fine andperforming arts. Supporters includeRobert ’52 and Joan ’52 Barron;Maureen “Mo” Cowie ’82 and DavidWeiss; Carla Craft; Georgiana andJim Panton; Mary Sellen; and Dr. J.Paul ’53 and Doris ’52 Ward. Goal: 250,000.University Libraries Fund forMaterials in Economics. Established in 2003 by Jeremy Schrauf,M.A. ’75, retired professor in economics, this fund is used to strengthen and maintain the Libraries’ collection of materials related to theresearch and study of Economics.Professor and Department of Economics Chairperson Betty Danieland Professor Michael Sattinger aremajor supporters of this Fund, as isJohn Michalke ’70. Goal: 50,000.University Libraries Endowmentfor Enriching Programs in Science and Technology. Establishedin October 2003 by Dr. Charles ’73and Rene ’75 Gibbs; Ms. EdithQuake ’63; and Dr. Roy ’56, ’58 andShirley Stevens. Goal: 500,000.The Preservation of TraditionFund for the University Libraries.Established in 2004 by Philip ’60 andFrances Cicero ’62 Shepherd, toprovide funds for the preservation ofthe University’s history and traditionsthrough support of the M.E.Grenander Special Collections andArchives related to this purpose.Goal: 100,000.Gifts to endowments can be madeoutright (cash), through a living trust,or a bequest in a will, by a paid up lifeinsurance/retirement plan gift, a realestate donation, or through a planthat gives a return to the donor(charitable gift annuity or a pooledincome fund); or a charitable remainder trust or charitable lead trust. Allsuch gifts present tax advantages, andyou can combine a gift to realize significant tax advantages for you andyour family.For further information, contactRoberta Armstrong (518) 442–3540or [email protected].
8Library UpdateUNIVERSITYATALBANYFall 2005Friends Host Fall Events, Plan for Spring Anniversary CelebrationThe Friends of the Libraries have settheir agenda for fall 2005. The groupwill focus on a series of events that willenrich the shared cultural experienceof faculty, staff, students, and friendsfrom the larger community.Plans thus far include the following:University Art Museum DirectorJanet Riker will lead the tour and conduct the lecture, which will be followedby optional luncheon, UA Campus.In addition, the Friends will cosponsor the Science Library’s ScienceColloquia, a series of lectures byscience writers and journalists. September 21 — A trip tothe Peebles Island Resource Center,located on a scenic historic site at theconfluence of the Mohawk andHudson Rivers. October 8 — The Friendsof the Libraries’ Annual Book Salewas held in front of the UniversityThis academic year, the Friends arealso planning on a special series ofevents for Spring 2006. According toPresident Ben-Ami Lipetz, “We havecause for special excitement, becausewe will be entering our twenty-fifthyear of existence, and we have manyaccomplishments and experiences tolook back upon. Some appropriatecelebrating will be scheduled in thespring 2006 semester.”Board of the Friends of the Libraries2005-2006Ben-Ami Lipetz, PresidentDolores Cummings ’45, Vice PresidentRuth Abele ’42, TreasurerMary Brankman ’63, Social SecretaryCharles Ciaccio ’49Florence Graham ’45Gloria Herkowitz ’49Robert Lanni ’52Peggy MannAlice Murphy ’40Paul Ward ’53, ’54For information about events andupdated calendars, see http://library.albany.edu/giving/friends.htm orcontact Colleen McAllister at (518)442–3552 or [email protected] Libraries Wins StateArchives AwardLibrary, uptown Campus. Revenuegenerated through the annual booksale goes to support the Libraries’programs and student scholarships. October 26 — A trip toCedar Grove and Olana State HistoricSite, home of Hudson River Schoolartist Frederic Edwin Church (1826–1900). November 7 — A tour ofexhibit byBejing-basedartist LuShengzhongat UniversityArt Museum.The Board of Regents and the New York State Archives has awarded the 2005Annual Archives Award for Program Excellence in a Historical Records Repository tothe M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.An award by the Board of Regents and the New York State Archives, thisaward is given annually to the historical records repository best exemplifyingsustained excellence in efforts toward collection development, preservation,and access to archive materials. According to Christine Ward, State Archivist,the award “ recognizes the department for its many documentation projects,its efforts to reach out to teachers and students at all levels, and its generousstaff, who give freely of their time to mention others and to serve on variousboards and committees related to archives.”The Regents presented this award at a special luncheon on October 6. BrianKeough, head of M.E. Grenander Special Collections and Archives, said, “Wewere nominated by the Capital District Library Council for this statewideaward. This is a great honor, and I wish to acknowledge all the Departmentstaff in making this nomination possible.”
UNIVERSITYATALBANYFall 20059Library UpdateLibrary Donors 2004—2005Gifts to Albany’s Libraries through the Annual Fund are a vital source of funds for purchasing books and other materials,enhancing library services, for initiating special projects, and for providing general support. These funds are unrestricted.We have delineated the names of our supporters into categories in the list of recognition. The donors listed have contributed in whole or in part to the Libraries at the level noted. We have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of thislisting of our donors to the Annual Fund for July 1, 2004–June 30, 2005. If you find an error, please notify us, and acceptour apologies.The President’s ClubDavid Perkins Page Society( 10,000 to 24,999)Marcia Brown ’40Margaret S. Smith ’52and Myron A. SmithSusan S. Smith ’35Roy W. Stevens ’56, ’58and Shirley StevensJane Szlasa Ungaro ’87Doris V. Ward ’52 andDr. J. Paul Ward ’53Peter G. Weinstock ’82Christine Weintraub ’75and William P. Weintraub ’75KNAHT OUYFounders ( 5,000 to 9,999)Maureen “Mo” Cowie ’82and David WeissBruce Davis ’73 and Tracy DavisSponsors ( 2,500 to 4,999)Dorothy G. Griffin ’34Alvin Rabinowitz ’60Frances Cicero Shepherd ’62and Philip W. Shepherd ’60Members ( 1,000 to 2,499)Hugh B. Andrewsand Maureen Andrews ’62Roberta and Mike ArmstrongJoan Roeder Barron ’52and Robert E. Barron ’52Justin K. Bass ’83Elaine Brody ’68Meredith A. ButlerKyle L. Chang ’79Barbara J. Chase ’47and Charles G. Chase ’48Carla CraftEdward D. Davis, Ph.DGloria F. Deutsch ’60Vicki J. Dillon ’74Kathleen E. Doran ’39and Kenneth T. Doran ’70Mary Egan ’40Friends of the LibrariesRenee E. Frost ’78Theodore C. Gum ’81Louise De Angelis Hall ’42Kathryn B. Harvey ’55George E. Martin ’54Ruby E. Morgan ’52Alice H. Murphy ’40Georgiana Pantonand James E. Panton ’53, ’87Joseph E. Persico ’52and Sylvia Persico ’69Edith Quake ’63Cornelius V. Robbins, Ph.DMalcolm A. Rogers, Jr. ’57Finkle Rosenberg ’37Elisabeth A. Ruthman ’74and Rex S. Ruthman, Esq. ’64Jeremy P. Schrauf ’75This year the M.E. GrenanderDepartment of Special Collections and Archives’ Archives ofPublic Affairs and Policy added71 accessions including TheCapital Jury Project, New YorkState Tenants and Neighbors,Citizens Environmental Coalition, the records of The EighthStep—a folk music organization,and the papers of the late TomNattell, Albany writer, poet, andactivist. The Department addedmore than 510 cubic feet ofmaterials to its manuscript collections this year.Other Recognition ClubsMinerva Club ( 500 to 999)Arlene K. Brown ’82Neil C. Brown, Jr. ’54and Rosemary S. Brown ’57Richard T. Busch ’68Diane M. Cardone ’02Lori Ann Cerullo ’82Regina T. ConboyMary E. Condonand Thomas J. Condon ’88Betty A. Devine ’73Lon C. England ’86Mary Fedorka ’48Stephen E. Goldstone ’76Marilyn A. Huber ’69Christine Jenssen ’72and Tom JenssenMichael George King ’67Kevin T. McCooey ’79John C. Michalke ’70Florence Bensinger Milano ’36Vivien W. Ng, Ph.DAimee R. Nover ’62Madeline L. Raciti ’73
10Library UpdateUNIVERSITYATALBANYFall 2005Ed Reinfurt ’75Marion E. Rhodes ’66Jeanne E. Lampman Townley ’74Barbara H. Van Tilburg ’49and Gerald Van TilburgVirginia Mason Williams ’50Dorothy S. Dickieson ’47and Samuel C. Dickieson ’48Eugene K. Ferencik, Esq. ’69Carol A. Ferrara ’70Susan E. Fitzpatrick ’80Marie A. Francesca ’79Carillon Club ( 250 to 499)Patricia A. Adams ’86John M. Anderson ’81William J. Becker ’72Patricia A. Belair ’85Michael Blum ’71James C. Boughton ’81James P. Brustman ’72and Mary Jane Brustman ’73Debra A. Shultis Buckley ’76and William J. Buckley ’76Patricia Cannizzaro ’74Barry W. Champany ’70Max E. Chmura ’77James R. Cochran ’74Paul S. Cohen ’79Timothy J. Cowell ’73Cara Dahl ’82 and David J. Dahl ’82Carlo Funes and Marilyn C. Funes ’65Susan M. Gardiner ’75Adam L. Geiger ’82 andSusan Sommerfeld-Geiger ’84Stephen T. Gregg ’73Jean Pierre Haliouaand Judith HaliouaMary A. Hathaway ’73Brenda L. Hazard ’02Gloria Herkowitz ’49and Allan HerkowitzHerbert E. Herzog ’65Janet A. Hessney ’39Janet Barlow Hidinger ’63Barbara A. Hoelle ’60Carroll W. Judd ’53Sharmon Hazen Kenyon ’69Eve A. Kofsky ’79KNAHT OUYMarcia J. Hollis Krom ’47David S. Laiosa ’71 andJoyce R. Ritzko Laiosa ’72Joan E. Lein ’77Mark J. Loterstein, Esq. ’84J. Deborah Ludwig ’76Henry B. Maduro ’72Ruth M. Marcolina ’69Moira J. McGrane ’78Stephen A. Miller ’72Susan J. Moloney ’70Patricia Murphy Moonan ’79James D. Morgan ’73and Kathleen M. Morgan ’74Ann Marie Mullen ’61Louise Myers ’67David Newman ’81Joan Herbert Olney ’63Harvey A. Poniachek ’72Alice B. Reed ’49Donal
our criminal justice system." UAlbany President Kermit Hall and Brian Keough, head of M.E. Grenander Special Collections and Archives, also spoke at the event. The collection of historical materials will be an unrivaled resource for schol-ars, students, and the public interested in the history of capital punishment in