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Bookplates

Biddle Law Library places print and/or electronic bookplates on materials purchased with endowed funds, as well as those purchased in honor of commencement award recipients.

Endowed Funds

Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll Book Fund

Established in 1988, this fund supports the purchase of library materials falling within the area of environmental law.

 

Anna and Jonas Berger Memorial Space Law Collection

Established in 1986 through a gift made by the Honorable Harold Berger (EE’48, L’51), this fund supports an air and space law collection within the Biddle Law Library.

 

Thomas McGrew Memorial Library Fund

Endowed in 1997 in memory of Thomas L. McGrew (L’70), income from the fund is be used to support the purchase of library materials in the area  of first amendment and advertising law.

 

Caroline Zelaznik Gruss and Joseph S. Gruss, PAR’64 Fund

Established in 1988, this endowed fund is to be used to support the purchase of library materials relating to the topic of Talmudic law.

Commencement Awards

Frank H. Gelman Prize:
The income from this endowment fund is to be used to award $100 to the winner.  Remaining income is to be used to purchase books in the field of real property and real estate transactions.


Noyes E. Leech Award:

This term gift fund was established in 2010 in the memory of former Professor Noyes E. Leech.  The winner of this award receives no monetary prize.  Each year a portion of the gift balance is to be used to purchase books in the field of international law to honor Leech and the award winner.


Blank Rome LLP Alvin S. Ackerman Prize:
The income from this endowment fund is to be used to provide a cash award consistent with other prizes.  Remaining income is to be used to purchase books in any field to recognizing the donor. 


Oscar Bregman Prize:

This award for excellence in the field of Business Law was established to provide a $500 cash award to the winner.  The award was a condition attached to the 1988 gift of $25,000 from Lillian Bregman to the Biddle Endowment Fund. 

 

Wapner, Newman & Wigrizer Award:
This restricted gift account receives an annual gift from the donor to be split for cash awards and book purchases.  The fund must first be used for a $100 cash award to the winner, and the remaining funds are to be used to purchase books in the field of trial advocacy.  [Note: As of 2010, the Wapner Newman & Wigrizer Award is no longer funded or awarded.]