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    See the collection of talks by ACLS President Pauline Yu. 

  • Bulletin

    The first ACLS Bulletin appeared in October 1920, one year after the organization's founding.

  • darwin

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

Individual Giving


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.


  • 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
$1,000 - $4,999
Ron Daniel & Lise Scott
Susan L. Mann
Teofilo F. Ruiz
Pauline Yu
$500 - $999
Peter A. Benoliel
Carl H. PforzheimerIII
Ruth A. Solie
James D. Wallace
Winokur Family Foundation
$200 - $499
Richard M. Barnhart
Madeline H. Caviness
Peter J. Caws
Dorothy Yin-yee Ko
Josef J. Stern
Catharine R. Stimpson
Emma J. Teng
Nicholas J. Watson
Linda L. Williams
$100 - $199
Albert Jay Ammerman
Margaret Lavinia Anderson
C. Tyler Burge
Martin J. Camargo
William C. Carroll
Frank M. Clover
Dr. Georgeta Connor
Rita Copeland
William J. Courtenay
Albert E. Dien
Jualynne E. Dodson
Carol G. Duncan
Peter G. Fish
William S. Graebner
Amy Greenstadt
Anil K. & Mukta Jain Gupta
Kathleen Heins & Peter Watson
Frank Hole
R. Stephen Humphreys
Mary C. Kelley
Richard H. Kohn
John A. Larkin
Mindie Lazarus-Black
Eugenia Lean
James H. Merrell
Carol Ann Muller
Jeffrey L. Sammons
Wayne Schlepp
Louise K. Stein
James T. Tice
Luanne von Schneidemesser
Allen M. Ward, Jr.
under $100
Karen R. Achberger
William R.H. Alexander
Laurie Nardone
Anastasia Dakouri-Hild
Lina Drillman
Jack D. Ellis
Lawrence J. Friedman
Alexander Gelley
Harvey J. Graff
Bruce Grant
Gerardo Gutierrez
Erica Harth
Kathleen Heins
Robert C. Howell
Charles Stephen Jaeger
Robert Kraft
Harry B. Lincoln
Lerone A. Martin
Susannah Ruth Ottaway
Robert O. Preyer
Daniel J. Sherman
Robert L. Simon
David M. Stern
Petrus Wilhelmus Tax
Zeb J. Tortorici
Everett Y. Zhang
Eleonore M. Zimmermann