Professor Bruce I. Book taught at Manchester College from 1900 - 1914 and died 7 September 1929. During Mr. Book's tenure at the College he taught Literature, English, Manual Arts, French, Modern Langauges and also served as a Librarian.
Professor Book's daughter, Beulah Book, established an endowment for the Foreign Language Department to help with faculty development and other departmental needs. The original gift was in the form of a charitable gift annuity . Beulah died in 2009. The department will set-up the benefits of this fund during the 2010-211 academic year.
Description prepared 2 September 2010 by Jeanine M. Wine.