Messenger - Vol. 1, No. 1, Page 44 Fall 1991 1990-91 Report of Private Support Charitable bequests, deferred gifts provide support Recently executed planned gifts Each year, many generous alumni and friends help ensure the future strength of the University of Delaware by executing bequests and other planned gifts to the University. The following individuals recently provided for future support to the University as a part of their estate plans: Frederic G. Krapf, Jr. '44-an irrevocable charitable remainder trust; John F. Horty '49-bequest for Arts and Science; Mr. and Mrs. John B. Roberts, Dr.and Mrs. Glen D. Barbaras and Mr. and Mrs. Isaac H. Whyte, Jr. (Jean Boyd '37)-recent contributions to the University's pooled income fund to benefit the Academy of Lifelong Learning; Dr. and Mrs. Karl W. Boer-a life insurance gift to endow a professorship in the field of solar energy; Mrs. Joseph P. Maxwell-bequest to support Colburn Laboratory; Roscoe M. Lewis, Jr.'50-bequest to establish a named scholarship in electrical engineering; Elizabeth Manchester '35-bequest to benefit the Academy of Lifelong Learning; A. Barton Lewis '46-bequest for civil engineering; Charles E. Chandler '31-bequest for a scholarship in chemical engineering; and three anonymous charitable remainder trusts-support for chemistry, agricultural sciences, and to provide unrestricted support. In addition, Louis B. Bloom- bequest to establish the Constance Bloom Scholarship Fund for Agricultural Sciences; combination of outright gifts and bequest by Claudia M. Horsey-for the Horsey-Wolfe Scholarship Fund; Mr. and Mrs. Vincent L. Mayer '33 (Jean Lentz Mayer MA '58)-joint bequests to establish the Vincent L. Mayer Scholarship Fund to support students participating in football or baseball at the University; and Mr. and Mrs. Milman E. Prettyman Jr. '50- charitable remainder trust for unrestricted support. Recently matured bequests and other planned gifts In fiscal year 1990-1991, the University received in excess of $2.5 million through bequests and other planned gifts.The following matured bequests and other deferred gifts were received in accordance with the donors' wills: Berta M. Church '60- for the Academy of Lifelong Learning; Charlotte R. Collins '30- unrestricted bequest; trust income from the Helen Covey Eaton Trust as well as from the Henrietta Feuerstein '39 Trust; Clarence Fraim- unrestricted bequest; W.W. Laird- bequest; Katherine E. Ranta-for scholarships in the College of Nursing; Henry Belin Robertson-for the P.S. du Pont Memorial Fund; Ernest W. Sipple 1897-partial distribution; Betty Lee Talbot-for the Ralph L. Talbot Scholarship Fund; Wilson C. Hatfield '25-for agricultural sciences and arts and science; George A. Prouse '29-for scholarship support; Everett F. Warrington '07-farmland for the benefit of the College of Agricultural Sciences and the Cooperative Extension Service; Emily B. Diffenback-her Westover Hills residence with proceeds from its sale to be used for beautification of the University campus; Andrew Allison-unrestricted support; Mrs. Arthur Carter-for scholarships in accounting; and Frances L. Bow-for an endowed fund for the College of Marine Studies. Unrestricted bequests were received under the estates of Gilbert Chambers '21 and J. Henry Smith '30. Bequests were received from Dr. George Henry-for the College of Education and the Academy of Lifelong Learning; W. Dent Smith '22-for the College of Nursing and the winter skiing program; Elizabeth C. Wright in memory of Thomas E. Clayton. The University has received a partial distribution of Mrs. Maxwell P. Harrington's bequest to create an endowed fund for the benefit of the College of Marine Studies. Helen S. Hill '26 bequeathed her entire estate to provide substantial unrestricted support. Essentially, the entire estate of Helen B. Stewart '24 was also bequeathed to the University and will establish an endowed fund for the benefit of the Department of History. Partial distribution has been received. All of these gifts reflect the strong commitment of many generous alumni and friends. Bequests and other deferred gifts will play a vital role in the continued quality of education at the University of Delaware far into the future.