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Grants and Donations

King's Library

The British Library would like to thank all those who have given their support, including:

The American Trust for the British Library
The Andor Charitable Trust
Apax Partners
The Arcadia Fund
The Art Fund
The Nicholas Bacon Charitable Trust
William and Judith Bollinger
BP Plc
British Council Connections Through Culture
The Coexist Foundation
Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum
The Dorset Foundation
David Dangoor, The Exilarch’s Foundation
Dunhuang Culture Promotion Foundation
European Commission Culture Programme
The Friends of the British Library
The Friends of the National Libraries
J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust
The Golden Web
The Gosling Foundation
The Haymills Charitable Trust
The Headley Trust
The Hellenic Foundation
Heritage Lottery Fund
The Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation
The International Research Institute of Advanced Buddhology at Soka University, Japan
Iran Heritage Foundation
Joint Information Systems Council (JISC)
Research Institute of Korean Studies, Korea University
King's Cross Central General Partner Ltd
The A G Leventis Foundation
The Leverhulme Trust
London Development Agency
John Lyon’s Charity
Marina, Lady Marks  
The Michael Marks Charitable Trust
The National Heritage Memorial Fund
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation
PACCAR Foundation Europe  
The Pidem Fund
The Pilgrim Trust
Mark C Pigott OBE
Quaritch Booksellers
The Radcliffe Trust
Sir John Ritblat and the Ritblat Family
Royal Astronomical Society
Paul and Jill Ruddock
Scouloudi Foundation
Vermeer Associates and Melvin R Seiden
Sino-British Fellowship Trust
Stephen and Chantry Westwell
Mr Henry White
The Wolfson Foundation
The World Collections Programme

British Library Patrons

Shakespeare Patrons
The Most Hon the Marquess of Salisbury

Austen Patrons
Judith Bollinger
The Clore Duffield Foundation
Christopher and Margaret Coombe
David Dangoor, The Exilarch’s Foundation
The Hon Simon Eccles
Lord and Lady Egremont
Mercedes and Michael Hoffman
The Salomon Oppenheimer Philanthropic Foundation

Woolf Patrons
William Arah
Sir David Arculus, Chair, Advisory Board
Mr Edgar Astaire
Sirdar Aly Aziz
The Andor Charitable Trust
The Nicholas Bacon Charitable Trust
The BAND Trust
Mrs S Brada
Mr David Buckley
Mr Raymond Burton
Alison Carnwath and Peter Thomson
Lord Charles Cecil
Lillian and Lincoln Chin
The John S Cohen Foundation
Mr Gordon Dawes
Sarah and Louis Elson
Sam Fogg
Helena Frost
Jacqueline and Jonathan Gestetner
Lady Hamlyn
Derek Hendriksen
Stephen and Felice Hodges
Sir Christopher and Lady Howes
The Inchcape Foundation
Bill Knight and Stephanie Williams
Brian and Lesley Knox
Mark and Liza Loveday
Sir Colin Lucas
Genevieve Muinzer and Nick Segal
Joanna and Nigel Newton
Michael Palin CBE
Julia Paton
Madeleine and Timothy Plaut
Paul and Jill Ruddock
Dr and Mrs Mortimer Sackler 
Henri Schiller
Ms Louisa Service OBE
David and Emma Verey
Stephen and Chantry Westwell
Mr and Mrs Michael Wilson
Dr Bill Zachs

and others who wish to remain anonymous

Adopt A Book Benefactors

Noor Abdlatif Al Hamad
Dr Marta Boffito
Caritas Foundation of Western Kansas
Drs Audrey and John Carpenter
The daughters of Robert Francis Ker
Gamboge Fine Art Society
Marilee Parrott
Dr Viggo Hjørnager Pedersen
Greg and Karen Reid
Dr Allen Zimbler

and many others.

Corporate Sponsors

Bouygues UK
The Folio Society
Hewlett Packard
HSBC Bank Plc
Microsoft Research Ltd


Clive John Nowell
Gordon Charles George Philo CMG MC
Lorna Swirsky
Bridget E Whipham
David and Mary Medd
Dr Edward Pennington Abson

Patrons and Benefactors of National Life Stories

The Arcadia Fund
The Baring Archive
The Charlotte Bonham-Carter Charitable Trust
The John S Cohen Foundation
Sir John Craven
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
The Friends of the British Library
Furniture History Society
Gry Iverslien
Henry Moore Foundation
Märit Rausing
Rootstein Hopkins Foundation
Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851
Southern Water
Jennifer Wingate
Yale Center for British Art

American Trust for the British Library

Chairman’s Council
Mr George B Adams
Mrs Charlotte P Armstrong
Mr Roger S Baskes
Mr R Dyke Benjamin
Mrs Christopher Chen
Dr and Mrs Paul Cushman Jr
Mr Simon Eccles
Ms Emily H Fine
Mr Ronald M Freeman
Mr William B Ginsberg
Mrs Catherine Morrison Golden
Ms Sibyl R Golden
Mr Lansing Lamont
Mr Jon A Lindseth
Mr William R Miller
Mr R David Parsons
Mr Howard Phipps Jr
Mr David N Redden
Mrs Ruth E Robinson
Mr James B Sitrick
Mr Stephen Stamas
Mrs Lisa von Clemm
Mr William J Zachs
Ms Christine Zuromskis

President’s Circle
Ms Saretta Barnet
Ms Eileen M Curran
Dr Prudence L Steiner

Ms Davida Deutsch
Mr and Mrs Ralph E Hansmann
Ms Jane Gregory Rubin

Katherine Ashton & Brian D Young
Mr and Mrs Robert Ashton
Mr Ronald R Atkins
Mrs Richard W Couper
Mr Michael E Gellert
Mr Robert D Graff
Mr Richard Hazlewood
Ms Cheryl Hurley
Ms Helene Kaplan
Mr M Holt Massey
Mr Peter Mayer
Mr Lester S Morse Jr
Mr James W Needham
Mr William S Phelan Jr
Mr and Mrs Charles E Pierce Jr
Ms Alice Prochaska
Mr David Alan Richards
Fred & Sherry Reames
Mr Alfred Ross
Mr and Mrs Stanley D Scott
Ms Tessa Smith
Mrs Szilvia Szmuch-Tanenbaum
Judith & John Thomson
Mr William B Warren
Ms Sue Ann Weinberg
Mr David E White
Mr and Mrs George H White III

Dr Bernard H Breslauer
Albert C Christoph III
Marian Speyer

Foundations and Matching Gifts
The Alfred Lee & Peter Mayer Foundation
Baskes Family Foundation
The Bay & Paul Foundations
The ExxonMobil Foundation
David L Klein Jr Foundation
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
The Morse Family Foundation
Peck Stacpoole Foundation
The Stockman Family Foundation

The Friends of the British Library

Friends Council
The Lord Hameed of Hampstead CBE DL
Dr Christopher Wright
Graham Allatt FCA
Peter Barber
Peter Beal
Amanda Benton
Dr Ruth Coman
Frances Hawkins
The Lord Hemingford
Ed King
Robert Kirton
Michael Leapman
Professor Kate McLuskie
David Marcus
Paul Stevenson
Kathy Wrennall

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