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Princeton Receives Bequest of $300M in Rare Books

February 17, 2015
 

Princeton University on Monday announced a bequest of 2,500 rare printed books and manuscripts. The value of the collection is nearly $300 million, making the bequest the largest gift in Princeton history. The books are from William H. Scheide (seen at right with some of his collection), a musician, musicologist, bibliophile and philanthropist who died last year.

 

 

 
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