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Kresge Library Donor Rooms

Compiled by
Janice Tigar Kramer

Index to Names

Room
Location Donor Information
     
First Floor
   
KL 100
Northeast The Trumbell Room: Gift of Florine Elliott Trumbull in memory of George Titus Trumbull
KL 129
Center The Katke Room in honor of Mr. & Mrs. Marvin L. Katke in recognition of their generosity to Kresge Library and leadership in the campaign for OU
KL 129C
Center The Friends of Kresge Library Room. This room recognizes the committed and energetic Friends of Kresge Library who have made the Glyndebourne Picnic an annual event dedicated to the enhancement of the Library.
KL 143
Northwest Gift of Ann Dulas Arner in memory of Alvin Lewis Arner
KL144 Northwest

Gift of Cathy & Bill Connellan in honor of Thomas & Florence Connellan

     
Second Floor
   
KL 222
Northeast The Bennett Room. Named for Mr. & Mrs. Ronald B. Bennett who have committed their library gift to the enhancement of the science collections.
KL 224
Center Gift of Barry M. Klein and Mr. & Mrs. George Klein
KL 225
Center The Mealey Room in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Norman F. Mealey for their generous support to Kresge Library
KL 232
Center The Fred & Dorothy Nolish Special Services Room. Gift of Edward & Edith Broida, Jack & Judy Nolish
KL 233
Center Gift of Helen & Greg Ranney
KL 237
Southeast Gift of Daniel & Miriam Medow in memory of Mark Platt
KL 247
Southwest Gift of Bernard & Nina Kent
KL 248
Southwest Gift of Ray Kizer
KL 249
Southwest Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Clair in thanks to Frederick & Irene Gibb and John & Marjorie Clair
Student Lounge / Cafe
In 2011 the room was redesigned as a Cafe.
Center- west-next to the entry lobby. Originally in 1989, this was the Kyes Room, named in honor of Mrs. Roger M. Kyes who dedicated her generous library gift to the improvement of the collections. When room was renovated in 2011 it was renamed the Suzanne O. Frankie Cafe in honor of her donation towards its completion.
     
Third Floor
   
KL 300
Center-west Gift of a Charter Class member 9-59 to 4-63
KL 311
Northwest Gift of David & Norma Verellen in honor of Bud & Betty Verellen
KL 312
Northwest Gift of Charles E. Shannon in honor of the Shannon family
KL 313
Northeast Gift of Marty & Geraldine Sabo
KL 314
Northeast Gift of Mark & Renee (DeLauney) Smith in honor of Rockne C. DeLauney
KL 323
Northeast Gift of Robert & Marcia Cooper
KL 326
Center-east Gift of John & Kathy Mills
KL 327
  Gift of Phillip & Barbara Williams
KL 339
Southeast Gift of Michael & Penny Nyberg
KL 340
Southeast Gift of Jim (Class of 1964) & Wanda Anderson
KL 341
Southwest Gift of David B. Lewis in honor of Walton A. & Dorothy F. Lewis
KL 342
Southwest Gift of Dr. James M. Garavaglia in honor of Beth Ann McWilliams
KL 351
Southwest Gift of Melisa J. Lawfield in honor of Mr. & Mrs. Frank P. Ferry
KL center Center-Northwest alcove Furniture. Gift of Smita P. Desai in memory of Subhash Patel (1950-1985) for his desire to open the minds of today's youth.
     

Fourth Floor

   
KL 402
Northwest Gift of Laurie Sagal Mutrynowski
KL 404
Northwest Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Brian E. Lee
KL 405
Northwest Gift of Ken & Marilyn Goff
KL 407
Northwest Gift of Charles & Shirley Durrett
KL 410
Northeast Gift of Frances C. & T. Edward Amos
KL 411
Northeast Gift of Leslie & Jay Mihalak (1974 & 1979) in memory of Lillian Mihalak
KL 412
Northeast Gift of Donald Wozniak
KL 414 Northeast Gift of John & Barbara Rohrbeck
KL 415
Northeast Gift of Julane & Gerald Alt in memory of Lynne Berry
KL 416
Northeast Gift of William & Denise Horton
KL 417
Northeast In honor of Frederick & Helen Mull
KL 422
Southeast Dedicated by Brothers of Kappa Upsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. January 5, 1990 in loving memory of Ricky James Taggert
KL 423
Southeast Gift of Charles & Susan Schamanski in honor of James Ozinga, professor of political science
KL 429
Southeast Woodcock East Asia Reading Room in honor of Leonard Woodcock, 1st U.S. ambassador to the People's Republic of China, former UAW president, educator and visionary public servant
   
   

Index to Names
NAME OF DONOR OR HONOREE*
KL AREA
 
Alt, Julane & Gerald
KL 415
Alumni of Oakland University South Wing addition, 1989
Amos, Frances C. & T. Edward
KL 410
Anderson, Jim & Wanda (class of 1964)
KL 340
Arner, Alvin Lewis*
KL 143
Arner, Ann Dulas
KL 143
Bennett, Mr. & Mrs. Ronald B.
KL 222
Berry, Lynne*
KL 437
Broida, Edward & Edith
KL 232
Charter Class Member, 9-59 to 4-63
KL 300
Clair, Mr. & Mrs. Thomas
KL 249
Clair, John & Marjorie*
KL 249
Connellan, Cathy & Bill
KL 144
Connellan, Thomas & Florence*
KL 250
Cooper, Robert & Marcia
KL 323
DeLauney, Rockne C.
KL 314
Delauney, Rockne C.* Bench near fountain. Donated by friends in honor of Rockne Delauney, retired 1994.
Desai, Smita P. KL center/ NW alcove furniture
Durrett, Charles & Shirley
KL 407
Ferry, Mr. & Mrs. Frank P.*
KL 351
Frankie, Suzanne O. Cafe-- Center west, next to entrance lobby.
Friends of Kresge Library
KL 129C
Garavaglia, Dr. James M.
KL 342
Gibb, Frederick & Irene*
KL 249
Goff, Ken & Marilyn
KL 405
Horton, William & Denise
KL 416
Kappa Upsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi
KL 422
Katke, Mr. & Mrs. Marvin L.*
KL 129
Kent, Bernard & Nina
KL 247
Kizer, Ray
KL 248
Klein, Barry M
KL 224
Klein, Mr. & Mrs. George R.
KL 224
Kresge Foundation Main Library Building, 1962
Kresge, Sebastian S.* Main Library Building, 1962
Kresge, Stanley S.* Main Library Building, 1962
Kyes, Mrs. Roger M.
Student Lounge -- now the Cafe
Lawfield, Melisa J.
KL 351
Lee, Mr. & Mrs. Brian E.
KL 404
Lewis, David B.
KL 341
Lewis, Walton A. & Dorothy F. *
KL 341
McBain, Stacy Ann Entrance planter, south
McGregor, Howard L. North Wing addition, 1989
McWilliams, Beth Ann*
KL 342
Mealey, Mr. & Mrs. Norman F.
KL 225
Medow, Daniel & Miriam
KL 237
Mihalak, Leslie & Jay (1974 & 1979)
KL 411
Mihalak, Lillian*
KL 411
Mills, John & Kathy
KL 326
Mull, Frederick & Helen*
KL 417
Mutrynowski, Laurie Sagal
KL 402
Nolish, Fred & Dorothy*
KL 232
Nolish, Jack & Judy
KL 232
Nyberg, Michael & Penny
KL 339
Ozinga, James*
KL 423
Patel, Subhash* KL Center/NW alcove furniture
Platt, Mark*
KL 237
Riley, Michael* Bench near fountain. Donated by the friends of Jack Wilson and Michael Riley.
Ranney, Helen & Greg
KL 233
Rohrbeck, John & Barbara
KL 414
Sabo, Marty & Geraldine
KL 313
Schamanski, Charles & Susan
kl 423
Shannon, Charles E.
KL 312
Shannon Family *
KL 312
Taggert, Ricky James*
KL 422
Trumbull, Florine Elliott
KL 100
Trumbull, George Titus*
KL 100
Verellen, Bud & Betty*
KL 311
Verellen, David & Norma
KL 311
Williams, Phillip & Barbara
KL 327
Wilson, Jack* Bench near fountain. Donated by the friends of Jack Wilson and Michael Riley.
Woodcock, Leonard*
KL 429
Wozniak, Donald
KL 412

 


Created on 12/12/06 by Linda Hildebrand / Last updated on 2/4/13 by Linda Hildebrand
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