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Library Collections

Collection Endowments

Investment proceeds from endowments may be designated for general or specific purposes. Listed below are the twenty named endowments that support Coates Library. 


Beretta Texana Collection

Established in 1984 to support the acquisition of materials related to Texas history and culture. 

Walter F. & Lenora Brown

Established in 1985 to support the acquisition of materials for instruction and research in foreign languages and literatures.

Brown-Dixon Memorial

To support the acquisition of library materials.

James & Carolyn Calvert

Established in 1969 to support the acquisition of music materials.

Campbell: Man in Space

To support the acquisition of materials related to science.

Dr. Anson L. Clark Memorial

Established in 1980 to support the acquisition of library materials.

Andrew & Ruth Cowles 

Established in 1981 to support the acquisition of library materials.

Winifred Westervelt Flato

To support the acquisition of library materials.

George Hixon

Established in 1985 to support the acquisition of library materials.

Hunter

To support the acquisition of library materials related to political science.

Johnson

To support the acquisition of library materials related to religion.

Lake Hudson Joyner Family

Established in 2008 to support Special Collections.

Betty S. Kelso

Established in 1981 to support the acquisition of library materials.

Norine R. Murchison

Established in 1973 to support the acquisition of library materials.

National Endowments for the Humanities

Established in 1983 to support the acquisition of materials related to the humanities.

Republic Bank

Established in 1985 to support the acquisition of library materials.

Rue

To support the acquisition of library materials related to religion.

Texas Natural Resources

To support the acquisition of materials related to science.

Wagner

To support the acquisition of library materials.

Zinsman

To support the acquisition of materials related to urban studies.