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NUS Libraries

Distinguished Donors

Dedicated to donors of NUS Libraries for their generous contribution in enhancing the Libraries' collection

Mr. Koh Choon Joo

Fondly known as Mr C. J. Koh, the late philanthropist and lawyer donated more than 7 million dollars to NUS. The NUS Libraries benefited greatly from these donations, with a $5 million pledge for the Law Library building, a donation of $500,000 to the NUS Endowment Fund to initiate acquisition of law books for the C J Koh Collection at the Law Library, and $30,000 to kick-start this collection. [more]


Prof. Donald Anthony Low

Professor D. A. Low, an eminent historian of South Asia, Africa and the Commonwealth, has gifted a large part of his collection of books relating to South Asia to NUS Libraries in March 2005. [more]

Mr. Wan Boo Sow (Chinese Library)

In recognition of the importance of library resources in support of education, the Wan family have been making generous yearly donations for the acquisition of library collections to the NUS Chinese Library, since 1996. [more


Mrs. Wang-Chen Hsiu Chin

Mrs Wang-Chen Hsiu Chin (1922-1983) was the University Librarian of the former University of Singapore, the predecessor institution of NUS. The Lat Pau digitization project was sponsored by her family in her memory. [more]
Lat Pau digitization project, click here (In English and Chinese)


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