Cather's nephew leaves $5.8M to UNL


The nephew of renowned author Willa Cather has bequeathed $5.8 million to support leading Cather initiatives at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Charles E. Cather left an estate gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation to create endowed funds that will provide annual support for the university’s many Cather initiatives. The funds will be used collaboratively by UNL Libraries, the Willa Cather Archive, the Department of English and the Cather Project. 

Andrew Jewell, editor of the Willa Cather Archive and professor at UNL Libraries, said the gift allows UNL to continue its long...

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