Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund supports music and musical programming
Helen Longyear Paul established the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter white Public Library in honor of her husband, Carroll Paul. The Library's extensive collection of compact discs, video-cassettes and DVDs has been developed with the income from this trust. The Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund also sponsors musical performances and concerts at the Library. This trust fund provides funding for Library programs, equipment, facilities and materials related to music. Helen Longyear Paul was an ardent Library supporter and served as a member of the PWPL Board of Trustees for many years.
More about Carroll and Helen Longyear Paul & the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund
Carroll Paul was born May 5, 1882 in
Helen Longyear, the fourth child of
After their marriage, Helen accompanied her husband on a tour of duty in the
After the death of his father-in-law, J.M. Longyear, Carroll Paul resigned from active duty in the Navy in 1922, and relocated to
His widow remained a
One of the lasting legacies Helen Longyear Paul left to the
Over the years, the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund has been used to buy music-related books, periodicals and recordings. Thanks to Mrs. Paul’s foresight, the wording of the trust includes “...any other equipment now existing or hereafter developed, designed for the appreciation and enjoyment of music.” As a result, compact discs and players, video cassettes and players, and CD-ROMs and computer equipment have been acquired for the library collection. In addition, the trust fund has been instrumental in presenting numerous concerts by local musicians, as well as artists of national renown.
The Peter White Public Library is indeed fortunate to have the benefits of the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund. The residents of the