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A Selection of Gifts to Special Collections from Queen's Alumni

Libary Exhibit, September - October 2001

Presented for Homecoming Weekend, September 2001, this exhibition is one way of saying, “Thank you” to all our donors. It represents only a sampling of the many generous gifts to Queen’s Libraries received from alumni past and present. We acknowledge them with gratitude. Gifts-in-kind and benefactions are vital to the ongoing development and enrichment of our research resources.

The Donors honoured on this occasion are:

  • John Buchan (LLD ’36)
    Private Library purchased for Queen’s by Col. R.S. McLaughlin (LLD ’46) & Mrs. Adelaide McLaughlin (LLD ’51)
  • Helen K. Garrett Memorial Fund
    Established by Dr. Thomas Garrett (Meds ’71). Helen Garrett (1946 -1970) was a former employee of Queen’s University Libraries.
  • Thomas Dow Macgillivray (Arts ’02, Meds ’05)
    Collection donated by George B. Macgillivray (Arts ’37)
  • Roland Michener (LLD ’58)
    Governor General of Canada (1967-1974)
  • Lorne Pierce (Arts ’12, LLD ’26)
    Private Library and Edith & Lorne Pierce Endowment
  • Dr. Ronald Burns Ross (Arts ’43, MA ’45)
  • Dr. Marian Webb (BA ’69)
    Botanical Collection
  • Jeannie & Vero Wynne-Edwards Collection
    Donated by Dr. Janet Sorbie (MSc ‘69) & Hugh Wynne-Edwards (MA ’57, PhD ’59) & families


Gift display of Alumni donations

Last Updated: 20 April 2012

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