Concert and Lecture Endowment Funds
JOHN CHAFEE ’40P LECTURE SERIES
Established in 2000 by friends and classmates of Senator John Chafee of Rhode Island, father of Zechariah ’69 and a great patriot and loyal son of Deerfield.
JOHN A. CORRY LECTURESHIP IN HISTORY
Established in 1999 by John A. Corry ’49 for guest speakers in the history department.
ROBERT CROW CONCERT AND LECTURE SERIES
Established in 1980 with a bequest from Robert B. Crow, Deerfield faculty 1943 – ‑1979.
JOHN PATTON DAVIES JR. HISTORY LECTURE FUND
Established in 1990 by Mr. and Mrs. Silas O. Kines Jr., parents of Jon ’92, in honor of their friend and former diplomat, John Patton Davies Jr.
DEERFIELD WRITING FELLOW
Established in 2001 by Steven Brill ’68, father of Emily J. ’02 and Sophia M. ’03, the fund encourages good writing across the curriculum and brings a Fellow to campus annually to serve as writer-in-residence.
MARSHALL FIELD PUBLIC AFFAIRS LECTURE FUND
Established in 1980 by a grant from the Peterborough Foundation.
WICK HUFFARD VISITING ARCHITECT PROGRAM
Established in 2005 in memory of Wick Huffard ’03, the fund brings a practicing architect to Deerfield on an annual basis for a full day of interactive learning opportunities with students.
JAFFE ART LECTURE FUND
Established in 1966 by Evelyn and William Jaffe, parents of Thomas ’67.
TEDMAN R. LITTWIN WRITERS’ FUND
Established in 2007 with gifts in memory of Tedman, beloved English faculty 1976-2006, friend and mentor, the fund supports an annual public reading and master classes by a visiting author.