Library Gifts and Endowments

Gifts and Endowments: A Critical Difference

Over the years gifts and endowments have played a major role in shaping the character of the Ottenheimer Library and its ability to promote the mission of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. It is with deep gratitude that we honor the benefactors who have helped advance UA Little Rock through their support of the Ottenheimer Library.

Ottenheimer Library Unrestricted Endowments and Funds:

Annual Fund

Dean’s Fund

Ottenheimer Library Development Fund

Endowments that support the acquisition of materials and other activities:

Compton Library Fund  

Established in 1991 through the generosity of LaNell Compton in memory of her father Thomas Smith Compton.  Funds are to be used to acquire materials in the humanities.

Halberg Trust Library Special Projects   

Established in 1991 by Harry Nichols Halberg and Edith Lillian Halberg.

Fribourgh Fund/Library 

Established in 1994 to honor James Fribourgh. Funds restricted to the purchase of materials in the field of History of Biological Sciences.

Sanders Library Endowment    

Established in 2000 By Kathryn Wolpers Sanders, former Director of the Ottenheimer Library, to provide unrestricted funds for the purchase of books and research materials.