This fund was established by Beatrice W.B. Garvan, G'65, PAR'76, PAR'77 to support the mission of the Penn Libraries' Special Collections, with a specific focus on the publications and programs of the Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image.

Long a supporter of the Library, Mrs. Garvan is a former member of the Penn Libraries Board of Advisors. She is Curator Emeritus of American Decorative Arts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.