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A fund-raising campaign launched in 1982 to set up an endowment of one million dollars to support the library collections. The market value of the endowment grew from $1,085,705 in 1986 to $3,162,452 in 1996 providing an income of $44,829 in 1986 that grew to $75,692 in 1996.  Paul Shaffer was the chair of the campaign. For monthly reports on the endowment, see 1981-1982 issues of Intercom.

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