Society Donors
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The Smithsonian Libraries is very pleased to thank all of our annual Smithsonian Libraries Society participants. The individuals honored here have made Smithsonian Libraries Society gifts between May 2016 and June 2017. 

MASTERPIECE LEVEL ($10,000 and above)

  • Arcadia Trust
  • Mr. Steve Berry and Mrs. Elizabeth Berry
  • The Cascade Foundation
  • Dr. David G. Furth
  • Mr. John L. Furth and Mrs. Hope L. Furth
  • Mr. Richard T. Choi and Ms. Claudia M. Perry
  • Mr. Scott Eames and Ms. Sarah Ladd Eames
  • Mr. Cary J. Frieze and the Estate of Mrs. Rose Frieze
  • Dr. Nancy E. Gwinn and Mr. John Y. Cole
  • Ms. Carolyn J. Johnsen and Mr. Richard Nye
  • The George and Jana Johnson Family Foundation
  • Mr. Alan Robert Kabat
  • Dr. Deirdre A. LaPin
  • Mrs. Edith MacGuire
  • Dr. Claire Prouty Mansur and Mr.  John P. Ryan
  • Mr. Gus Miller and Mrs. Deanne Miller and Family
  • Mr. Ronald Monark and Mrs. Deborah Ann Monark
  • Meryl Moss Media Relations, Inc.
  • Mr. David Bruce Smith and the David Bruce Smith Family Foundation
  • Mr. Robert N. Snyder and Mrs. Judy Snyder
  • Mrs. Evelyn G. Tielking and Mr. John T. Tielking
  • Ms. Kathryn C. Turner
  • Ms. Jacqueline Vossler and Mr. Richard Renner
  • Mrs. Ruth Lawson Webb
  • Ms. Christine Windheuser
  • Mr. Frederick M. Young, Jr. and Mrs. Sandra Young

ANTHOLOGY LEVEL ($5,000-$9,999)

  • Dr. Susan Battley
  • Mr. James Cerruti and Mrs. Franziska Cerruti
  • Ms. Maureen Conners
  • Ms. Nancy L. Eaton
  • Dr. Leila Heckman and Mr. Lowell Robinson
  • Dr. Candice Hughes and Mr. Louis R. Hughes
  • Mr. Stephen C. Koval and Ms. Celeste M. Sant'Angelo
  • Mr. Bruce M. Lisman and Mrs. Kyla Lisman
  • Mr. Dennis Manning and Mrs. Beth Manning
  • Ms. Katherine Neville
  • Norfolk Academy 
  • Mr. Chips Chapman Page and Mrs. Sarah Cole Page
  • Dr. Eva J. Pell and Mr. Ira Pell
  • Ms. Jayne H. Plank
  • Ms. Ruth O. Selig
  • Mr. Jerrell W. Shelton
  • Ms. Janet Stanley
  • Mrs. Amy Valeiras and Mr. Horacio Valeiras

MANUSCRIPT LEVEL ($2,500-$4,999)

  • Clyde's Restaurant Group
  • Mr. David Gonzales and Mrs. Lorelei Gonzales
  • Mr. Joseph Loundy
  • Dr. James G. Mead
  • Mr. Alan Priest and Mrs. Jo Priest
  • Mr. Charles Sands and Mrs. Jennifer Sands
  • Mr. Charles Sands and Mrs. Jennifer Sands
  • Mr. George Thomas and Mrs. Mary Augusta Thomas
  • Dr. F. Christian Thompson
  • Washington Art Library Resources Committee

VOLUME LEVEL ($1,000-$2,499)

  • Mr. Bill Amos
  • Mr. David Baldacci and Mrs. Michelle Baldacci
  • Ambassador Barbara McConnell Barrett
  • Mr. Dylan Beazer
  • Mr. Peter Bedini
  • Mrs. Sue Begyn and Mr. Larry Begyn
  • Ms. Margaret B. Caldwell
  • Mr. Andrew Campbell
  • Mr. Brad Charon and Mrs. Kathleen Charon
  • Mr. David Childers and Ms. Karla Krake Childers
  • Mr. Angelo Cifaldi and Ms. Donna Puglisi
  • Mr. Glenn Cox and Mrs. Kris Cox
  • Mr. Robert W. Croce and Mrs. Karen W. Croce
  • Ms. Rebecca Davis
  • Dr. Gail S. Davidson and Mr. Jerome Davison 
  • Mr. Morgan Dickerman
  • Dr. Robin Davisson and Smithsonian Secretary David Skorton
  • Mr. Paul Ekman
  • Mr. August Elliott and Mrs. Jane Elliott
  • Ms. Harriet K. Engle
  • Ms. Dana Feil
  • Foley & Lardner, LLP
  • Ms. Nancy Fredin
  • Mr. Jay W. Freedman and Mrs. Linda Freedman
  • The Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
  • Mr. Michael Hardy
  • Ms. Paulette Hatfield
  • Mr. Richard C. Keene and Mrs. Mary Keene
  • Mr. Brant Kelch
  • Ms. Mary B. Kozik
  • Dr. Christine Mullen Kreamer and Mr. Ross G. Kreamer
  • Mrs. Cecelia Lael and Mr. Bruce Lael
  • Ms. Jennifer Magyar
  • Mr. Edgar Masinter and Mrs. Margery Masinter
  • Mrs. Harriet C. McGuire (The Troy Foundation)
  • Mrs. Mimi Mertel and Mr. Mark V. Mertel
  • Mrs. Kerry Milligan and Mr. Robert Milligan
  • Mr. Terry Morse and Mrs. Lea Morse
  • Mr. Alan Perkins and Ms. Barbara Bonessa
  • Ms. Clarice J. Peters
  • Dr. Alan P. Peterson
  • Mr. Ramsey Potts and Mrs. Joelle Potts
  • Mr. Frank Quirk and Mrs. Betty Quirk
  • Mr. Bill Roskin and Mrs. Elayne Roskin
  • Mr. Robert E. Roscoe, Jr.
  • Dr. Joseph R. Salcetti
  • Mrs. Janet Dowling Sands and Mr. Ed Sands
  • Mr. John Sands
  • Mr. Robert P. Schmick
  • Ms. Tania Silvia
  • Mr. Scott Silverii and Mrs. Leah Silverii
  • Dr. Barbara J. Smith
  • Mr. Victor G. Springer
  • Mr. Benjamin Stein and Mrs. Jillian Stein
  • Mrs. Debi Strobl and Dr. Frederick Strobl
  • Mr. Allan Stypeck and Mrs. Kim Stypeck
  • Mr. Peter Tobiason and Mrs. Pamela Tobiason
  • Mr. Dan Veddern
  • Ms. Susan Ellen Wolf

CHAPTER LEVEL ($500-$999)

  • Ms. Grace Allen
  • Mr. Trevor Barger
  • Ms. Francine Berkowitz
  • Mr. Jere Broh-Kahn and Mrs. Bonnie Broh-Kahn
  • Ms. Sandra D. Buckner
  • Dr. Kenneth L. Caneva
  • Council on Library and Information Resources
  • Mr. Charles R. Cowan and Mrs. Candace Cowan
  • Ms. Mary Lou Cowden
  • Dr. Edward A. DeCarbo
  • Dr. William J. Dewey and Mrs. Barbara I. Dewey
  • Ms. Linda Edgerly
  • Mr. Doug Fitzgerald
  • Mr. Joshua Grizzle
  • Dr. M.G. Harasewych
  • Mr. Michael P. Hoagland and Mr. Joseph Kolb
  • Mr. John F. Jameson and Ms. B.J. Shorak
  • Mr. David S. Jernigan and Mrs. Pat Jernigan
  • Mr. Christopher Kaup and Mrs. Debra Kaup
  • Mr. Ernest Keet and Mrs. Nancy Keet
  • Mr. Dane K. Kennedy and Mrs. Martha Kennedy
  • Mr. Peter Kibbee
  • Mr. Steven Krichbaum
  • Ms. Diane M. V. Mager
  • Dr. Stephen P.  Maran and Mrs. Sally Scott Maran
  • Mr. Sam Nocifera and Mrs. Cheryl Nocifera
  • Mr. David Pickett and Mrs. Marilyn Pickett
  • Dr. Robin E. Poynor
  • Mr. Peter Rapp and Mrs. Linda Rapp
  • Ms. Rosemary L. Ripley and Mr. Peter H.S. Grubstein
  • Dame Jillian Sackler, DBE
  • Ms. Amy L. Snyder
  • Mr. J. Thomas Touchton and Mrs. Lavinia Touchton
  • Mr. Stephen H. Van Dyk
  • Mr. Harold G. Walsh and Mrs. Barbara B. Walsh
  • Dr. William J. Zeile
  • Dr. George Zug and Mrs. Patricia Zug



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