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    The Darwin Correspondence Project was founded by the late Frederick H. Burkhardt, president emeritus of ACLS. 

Individual Giving

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ACLS gratefully acknowledges donations from the individuals and foundations whose names appear below. ACLS is also deeply appreciative of the matching gifts from those organizations listed. 

Contributions may be designated to specific funds that honor individuals whose work has advanced scholarship and/or to a general fund that supports the work of ACLS. Designated gifts are denoted as follows:

  • ACLS/John H. D'Arms Fund, dedicated to supporting the ACLS Fellowship Program and initiatives identified with John H. D'Arms's leadership of the humanities;
  • ACLS/Oscar Handlin Fellowship in American History; and
  • ACLS/Frederic E. Wakeman, Jr. Fund for fellowships in Chinese history;
  • ACLS General Fund to support the work of ACLS overall.

Note:

  • Denotes contributions in memory of the late Frederick H. Burkhardt, president emeritus of ACLS, which were accepted through 2014, when full funding was in place for The Correspondence of Charles Darwin.

The Munro Fund for Chinese Thought supports fellowships for research on Chinese philosophical and ethical traditions.

Note: Listing for the current year presents contributions received to date. Contributors are also listed in ACLS annual reports.

$50,000 - $100,000
Lea Wakeman
$10,000 - $49,999
Peter Baldwin & Lisbet Rausing
Susan K. McClary & Robert Walser
Henry Luce Foundation at the request of Pauline Yu
$5,000 - $9,999
Elizabeth Birkelund
Jonathan D. Culler & Cynthia Chase
Robert B. Strassler
Nancy J. Vickers
$1,000 - $4,999
Joseph W. Ball
Caroline W. Bynum
James H. Cole
Nicola M. Courtright
D. Ronald Daniel & Lise Scott
Ron Daniel & Lise Scott
Shelley Fisher Fishkin on behalf of the Renée B. Fisher Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Lynn Hunt & Margaret Jacob
William Chester Jordan
Nicholas R. Lardy
Susan L. Mann
Anne & Ronald Mellor
Charles & Anne Mott
Donald J. Munro
Teofilo F. Ruiz
Stephen H. West
Steven C. Wheatley
Pauline Yu
Anonymous
$500 - $999
Hans Aarsleff
Jean M. Allman
Peter A. Benoliel
Christopher S. Celenza
Robert Joe Cutter & Carolyn M. Warner
Frances Ferguson
David Johnson
Herbert A. Johnson
David & Taiping Knechtges
Dorothy Yin-yee Ko
Ed Liebow & Erin Younger
Herbert Mann
Donald J. Mastronarde
Mary Patterson McPherson
Carl Pforzheimer III
Michael C.J. Putnam
Robert S. Rifkind
Stephanie Sandler
Elaine R. Sisman & Martin Steven Fridson
Ruth A. Solie
Patricia Meyer Spacks
The Troy-De Wit Family Charitable Fund of the Jewish Communal Fund
James D. Wallace
Winokur Family Foundation
Kathleen Woodward
Christine Worobec
Daniel J. Wright
$200 - $499
Virginia DeJohn Anderson
Richard M. Barnhart
David M. Bergeron
Mary Elizabeth Berry
John P. Bodel
Mary J. Carruthers
Madeline H. Caviness
Peter J. Caws
Stanley Chodorow
Eva Shan Chou
Dr. Bathia Churgin
Ellen Wright Clayton
John Clendenning
Jualynne E. Dodson
Richard S. Dunn
Benjamin & Sarah Elman
Edward L. Farmer
Frances D. Fergusson
Takashi Fujitani
Christina M. Gillis
Madeline Einhorn Glick
Meow Hui Goh
Hazel Gold
Robert Kent Greenawalt
John Hammer
Carla Petievich & Kathryn Hansen
Elizabeth Higginbotham
Peter Uwe Hohendahl
Samuel L. Hynes
Larry Eugene Jones
Joshua T. Katz
Nancy & Stephen Kidd
Jane Landers
Eleanor Winsor Leach
Françoise Lionnet
Carla Lord
Danielle M. Macbeth
Elizabeth C. Mansfield
Charles E. Marks
John T. McGreevy
Maureen C. Miller
Randall M. Miller
Robert S. Nelson
Robert D. Newman
James W. Nickel & Patricia D. White
Arthur S. Nusbaum
Dennis M. Patterson
Willard Peterson
Harriet Ritvo
Harry N. Scheiber
Albert J. Schütz
John R. Searle
Barbara A. Shailor & Harry W. Blair II
Judith R. Shapiro
Carla H. Skodinski
Robert C. Sleigh, Jr.
Dorothy J. Solinger
Matthew H. Sommer
Randolph Starn
Josef J. Stern
Catharine R. Stimpson
Emma J. Teng
Nicholas J. Watson
Linda L. Williams
Susan Wolf
$100 - $199
Richard Adelstein
Albert Jay Ammerman
Margaret Lavinia Anderson
Jean Ann
Richard T. Arndt
Walter L. Arnstein
Abraham Ascher
Albert Russell Ascoli
Judith A. Auerbach
James Axtell
James M. Banner, Jr.
Robin B. Barnes
Sandra T. Barnes
Suzanne Wilson Barnett
Stephen A. Barney
Robert C. Baron
Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer
Shahzad Bashir
Batsheva and Dan Ben-Amos
Ann Bermingham
Thomas N. Bisson
Philip P. Boucher
Edward Branigan
Cynthia J. Brokaw
C. Tyler Burge
Jane Burkhardt
Susan H. Bush
Martin J. Camargo
Professor Sir David N. Cannadine
Annemarie Weyl Carr
William C. Carroll
Santa Casciani
Joseph Cerny
Kang-I Sun Chang
David E. Chinitz
Professor S. Hollis Clayson
Frank M. Clover
Tom & Verena Conley
Dr. Georgeta Connor
Giles Constable
Brian Cooney
Rita Copeland
William J. Courtenay
David T. Courtwright
Steven Crowell
Beth Darlington
Dennis C. Dickerson
Albert E. Dien
Carol G. Duncan
Stephen L. Dyson
Dyan H. Elliott
Katherine Pratt Ewing
Peter G. Fish
Stanley E. Fish
Sibelan Forrester
John Burt FosterJr.
Neal C. Gillespie
Richard M. Gollin
William S. Graebner
Cheryl Greenberg
Samuel Greengus
Amy Greenstadt
James Grossman
Anil K. & Mukta Jain Gupta
Joan H. Hall
Lee Haring
Jane Hathaway
John F. Heil
Kathleen Heins & Peter Watson
Frank Hole
R. Stephen Humphreys
Constance Cain Hungerford
Sharon Lynn James
Peter Jelavich
Dale R. Johnson
Charles H. Kahn
Mary C. Kelley
Christopher Ketcham
Gail Kligman
Richard H. Kohn
John A. Larkin
Mindie Lazarus-Black
Eugenia Lean
James R. Lehning
Glenn Lesses
Alice Levine
Heping Liu
Julia Reinhard Lupton
Maeva Marcus
Gary J. Marker
Laura Matthew
Richard C. McCoy
Prof. Richard P. Meier
Esther M. Menn
James H. Merrell
Carl C. Monk
Wesley T. Mott
Carol Ann Muller
James A.R. Nafziger
George Dennis O'Brien
Jann C. Pasler
Laurie L. Patton
Jean A. Perkins
Robert O. Preyer
Edward A. PurcellJr.
Ruth Anna Putnam
Dr. Jill Raitt
Jeffrey S. Ravel
Kenneth J. Reckford
Velma Bourgeois Richmond
Matthew B. Roller
John L. Rury
David & Ruth Sabean
Jeffrey L. Sammons
Seth L. Schein
Conrad Schirokauer
Wayne Schlepp
Qin Shao
Alexander Silbiger
Jane M. Snyder
Louise K. Stein
Gary Lee Stonum
Kenneth Swope
Nathan Tarcov
James T. Tice
Elizabeth C. Traugott
Luanne von Schneidemesser
Allen M. Ward, Jr.
Drs. DX & JC Warner
David Harrington Watt
John P. Welle
Luke H. Wenger
Marilyn J. Westerkamp
Winthrop Wetherbee
Robert F. Whitman
George Wickes
Ellen B. Widmer
Karen E. Wigen
Matthew H. Wikander
Robert C. Williams
F. Roy Willis
Elizabeth and Timothy Wong
Marilyn Yalom
David Zarefsky
under $100
Karen R. Achberger
William R.H. Alexander
James S. Amelang
Laurie Nardone
Theodore Bogdanos
Edmund Bowles
Marilyn R. Brown
Walter Cahn
Dominic J. CapeciJr.
Sharon Marie Carnicke
Prof. David Chisholm
Michael R. Clapper
Dario A. Covi
Anastasia Dakouri-Hild
John W. Dardess
Cristina Della Coletta
Amelia J. Dietrich
Wai Chee Dimock
Lina Drillman
Jack D. Ellis
Ben & Monica Fallaw
Elizabeth Anne Fenn
Erwin S. Fernandez
Karen E. Fields
Herbert Fingarette
Lawrence J. Friedman
Susan S. Friedman
Margery A. Ganz
Clarke Garrett
Alexander Gelley
Kevis Goodman
Harvey J. Graff
Bruce Grant
Gerardo Gutierrez
Erica Harth
Michael J. Hathaway
Magdalena Hauner
Robert E. Hegel
Kathleen Heins and Peter Watson
Robert C. Howell
Charles Stephen Jaeger
Elizabeth Johns
Janet H. Johnson
Lawrence A. Joseph
Coppélia Kahn
Amy Kaminsky
Eric and Sarah Kansa
Edward Donald Kennedy
Rebecca Kennison & Yannik Thiem
Robert Kraft
Robert Kugler
Ellen S. Lazarus
Antoine Lentacker
Guenter Lewy
Harry B. Lincoln
Huwy-min Lucia Liu
Rose-Carol Washton Long
Joanne M. Lukitsh
Peter J. Manning
Lerone A. Martin
Emanuel J. Mickel
Gretchen Mieszkowski
Flagg Miller
Jeanne Moskal
Severine Neff
Alexander Orbach
Joseph M. Ortiz
Sherry B. Ortner
Susannah Ruth Ottaway
Judith M. Pascoe
Hans A. Pohlsander
Michael Predmore
Jonathan Prude
Nancy F. Regalado
Naomi Rogers
Stephanie Rowe
Joel Sachs
Naoki Sakai
John Sallis
Michael Seidman
Claire Richter Sherman
Daniel J. Sherman
Robert K. Shope
Robert L. Simon
David M. Stern
Petrus Wilhelmus Tax
Zeb J. Tortorici
Luman Wang
Philip M. Weinstein
K. Scott Wong
Stuart H. Young
Everett Y. Zhang
Eleonore M. Zimmermann