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booming operation now. Well managed, our endowment is now 160
million instead of being 75--which helps.
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The cost of running the Library is now 110 million instead
of 70, I think, which it was when I came in. That means that we're
getting 110 million. We've lived very dangerously with only
Gregorian there, as the sort of driving genius. We've now got a
number two man who also came from the University of Pennsylvania, was
the chief librarian in the University of Pennsylvania. So I've got
another year or so to go, then I'll have done my job and we'll turn
it over to somebody else.
Do you know who you're going to turn it over to?
Well that's not a decision that I'm going to be able to
make, but I'm hoping to turn it over to Sam Butler, who's the
managing partner of Cravath, Swaine, and Moore. I've known him for
years and he's a terrifically capable man. He's the president of the
Board of Overseers at Harvard. He's interested in this. He's
marvelous! He's raising money from the whole legal profession.
That's going to be several million dollars. After hours, which means
for him after 6:30 or 7:00 he sits down at his little machine and
writes all those letters to all the people. Pretty good. His wife
works, she's a conservator with--one of our main supports is a
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