Activities of The Friends
In the period June i, 1952-March 30, 1953, the Friends
contributed in cash a total of $8,254.08. Of this, $3,329.08
was unrestricted and, with the exception of $896.99 unex¬
pended balance, has gone into our activities. The remaining
$4,925.00 was restricted for special purposes, and includes
$4,500.00 donated to the Libraries by a most generous anonymous
In addition, there have been gifts by Friends of books and manu¬
scripts, including a most important collection from the anonymous
donor mentioned above.
Last year at this time our membership was 160; now it is 266.
Gifts from Friends of the Columbia Libraries
Unrestricted .... $3,329.08 $2,950.19
Restricted..... 4,925.00 0.00
Total....... $8,254.08 $2,950.19
We are glad to welcome to the Council Walter D. Fletcher,
Trustee of Columbia University.