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[Publication Title], [Date], [Publisher] Rev. Richard W. Rousseau, S.J., Memorial Fund Collection, McHugh Special Collections, The University of Scranton.
In the late 1960s, the parents of Rev. Richard W. Rousseau, S.J., (1924-2015), designated what assets would have been left to him to be placed into a trust fund used to purchase scholarly books for the University of Scranton Weinberg Memorial Library. The trust became operational after his mother's death in the late 1970s.
A collection of more than 550 modern, limited edition books of the Easton Press and Franklin Library, known for their autographed first editions and decorated bindings. The collection focuses on signed, first editions.
Acquisitions are funded by the Rev. Richard W. Rousseau, S.J., Memorial Fund.