Gift Planning Stories

Margaret P. Patterson P94 P98 P98: Charitable Trust

September 9th, 2010 / Gift Planning

When the Very Rev. Margaret P. Patterson P94 P98 P98 established a charitable remainder trust in 2000, she designated her gift for the creation of the Patterson Family Endowed Student Aid Fund, in honor of her children—Elizabeth Patterson ’94 (whose husband is classmate R. Adrian Clarke), Harriet A. Patterson ’98, and J. Dwight Patterson Jr. ’98.

A Family (Faculty) Affair

January 1st, 2010 / Gift Planning

When Charles H. Smyth came to Princeton to teach geology in 1905, he brought his two sons with him: Charlie and Harry. Both boys grew up to attend Princeton and follow in their father’s footsteps as Princeton faculty members and both are now commemorated with endowed chairs: the Charles Phelps Smyth ’16 *17 Professorship in Chemistry and the Henry De Wolf Smyth Professorship.


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