The American Trust for the British Library is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to promote and support the work of one of the world’s greatest research libraries. The Trust was founded in 1979 and is supported through the generosity of its wide membership in the United States and the United Kingdom.
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Arthur Ross, New York Philanthropist And Chairman’s Council Member, Dies

Arthur rossArthur Ross, a longtime generous supporter of the American Trust through its Chairman’s Council, has died. Mr. Ross, a successful investment manager and a wide ranging philanthropist whose interests centered on the arts and the environment, played a major role in the New York City cultural scene along with his friend, the late William Golden.

A lieutenant commander in the Navy during World War II, he later became involved with international affairs, serving on various United Nations delegations and establishing a program at the Council on Foreign Relations to award authors of outstanding books on foreign policy.

One of Mr. Ross’ surviving sons, Alfred, is a Patron supporter of the American Trust.


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