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Library Endowment: Cultural Heritage and Ethnic Studies

AAACNA Studies Center Endowment

Created in 2001, the Africana, Asian American, Chicano, & Native American Studies Center is made up of four collections that support academic… more

Dorothy Birkholz Library Endowment

To recognize his dear friend Dorothy Birkholz, Richard D. Boucher established this endowment in her honor. Dorothy was one of the first librarians at… more

Dr. Mary Condon Memorial Book Fund

Established by San José State University's history department, this endowment supports the purchase of books and other materials about English and… more

Genevieve Caputo Rolla Chemistry Collection Endowment

This endowment, established by Genevieve and Richard Rolla, supports the King Library's chemistry collection for teaching, learning, and research.… more

Irene Dalis Endowment

The Irene Dalis Collection and Archives Endowment honors Irene Dalis, an internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano singer and San Jose State… more

Janet W. Noah Endowment

This endowment honors the memory of Janet Weldon Noah, an elementary school teacher and wife of the late James Noah, an emeritus professor of… more

Jo Bell Whitlatch History Endowment

Associate Dean Jo Bell Whitlatch retired in 2006 after 33 years of service to San José State University. From the start of her career as a cataloging… more

Kaya Sugiyama Memorial Endowment

Shortly after she passed in 2010, this endowment was created to honor Kaya Ruth Sugiyama. Kaya was an art and music teacher who founded the… more

King Library Digital Collections Endowment

Recognizing that technology does and will continue to change the ways in which students, faculty and the community learn and conduct research,… more

Library Emerging Technology Endowment

This endowment was established in honor of Ruth Kifer, who served as Dean of the King Library before her retirement in 2016. During her tenure, Ruth… more

Mark Trent Goldberg Endowment

Engaging and fun with an enduring love for music and the arts, Mark Trent Goldberg served as the Executive Director for the Ira and Leonore Gershwin… more

Mildred Gentry Winters Endowment Fund

Established by San José State University's history department with a special gift from the estate of Mildred Gentry Winters, this endowment supports… more

Nancy & Kenneth Wiener Social Work Collection Endowment

The late Nancy Wiener, alumna of San José State University, received her Master's in Social Work from the School of Social Work. The advanced degree… more

National Endowment for the Humanities

Established over five years as a part of a successful National Endowment for the Humanities Challenge Grant, this endowment supports the King Library… more

Patricia Rowe Burns California History Collection Endowment

Established by Dr. H.W. Burns and his wife, Patricia R. Burns, the endowment honors their interest in California history, particularly of the early… more

Portuguese Heritage Collection Endowment

The endowment honors the Portuguese community in San Jose, which began in the 1850s when Portuguese settlers arrived and built a strong community in… more

Ruth Ann Moore Memorial Art Collection Endowment

This endowment holds the special distinction of being the first named endowment established at the King Library. Created in memory of Ruth Ann Moore… more

SJSU Library Endowment

The San José State University Library Endowment was established to enhance the quality of the King Library Collection and provide support to… more

SJSU Special Collections and Archives Endowment

The Special Collections and Archives Endowment was established by multiple donors to expand and enhance holdings that are unique to the King Library… more

Steinfield Library Business Collection Endowment

Alumnus Robert J. Steinfield, of the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business at San José State University, created this endowment to expand the… more